Torque wrench accuracy ranges help you tighten fasteners to the perfect level.

Keep It Tight (But Not Too Tight) by Knowing Your Torque Wrench Accuracy Ranges

In 2017, the International Organization for Standards (ISO) updated its guidelines for the accuracy and calibration of hand torque tools, previously modified in 2003. It was a comprehensive update that split the standard into two parts. The first part, ISO 6789-1:2017, lays out requirements for the design and testing of torque tools to ensure they…

Effective Maintenance of Farm Tools and Equipment With Modern Torque Control

Modern farming is a capital-intensive industry. The large machines that family farms and corporate farming operations employ to seed, weed, tend, and harvest can represent sizeable portions of multiple years worth of revenue. In order for the farm to succeed, these tractors, combines, harvesters, and other large pieces of equipment must do enough work to…

Cam-over wrenches are an excellent choice for roller coaster assembly.

Why Torque Tools Are Essential for Safe Roller Coaster Assembly

Roller coasters are thrilling. Riders soar and dive and flip upside down. They get blasted out of tunnels and splashed down through ponds. It’s an experience that causes people to grip their handrails, white-knuckled, to scream in terror, to pant for breath, and, when it’s over, to laugh. The intended effect is to expose riders…

Proper torque control is essential when working with large assets.

Understanding Torque Tool Asset Management

Large assets—such as holding tanks, heat exchangers, sawmills, dynamos, or nuclear reactors—are indispensable to many industries and government services. When a large asset fails, production facilities face significant downtime costs. If the industry provides an essential service to the community, such as a large power plant or a wastewater treatment facility, then the failure of…