Testing of Various Suspension Bolts with a Hand Torque Multiplier

A manufacturer of heavy-duty trailer suspensions was looking for a way they could verify torque and tension on suspension bolts used on current products and on new products that were in development. The manufacturer was experiencing quality control issues, which were causing production delays and rework expenses. Upon further investigation, the quality control manager traced…

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Pneumatic Torque Multipliers

Heavy Duty Fastening Applications with Pneumatic Torque Multipliers

Historical approaches to working with heavy-duty threaded fasteners have aimed at sheer torque power, using long lever arms and heavy hammers on slugging wrenches. More recently, the hydraulic wrench has been viewed as the solution to many problems that require serious torque. But hydraulic wrenches are notorious for their heavy ratchets, bulky compressors and laborious…

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TSN Cam-Over Torque Wrenches

Cam-Over Torque Wrench Prevents Over-Torque Conditions

TSN cam-over torque wrenches are designed to provide reliable and precise torque control for bolting applications that do not tolerate over-torque conditions. Improper torque control increases manufacturing costs and delays. Using cam-over wrench removes the operator influence out of the fastening process and offers precision and repeatable torque results. A standard click wrench cannot ensure…

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Stainless Steel Fasteners Mr Metric

The Facts About Stainless Steel

You’ve probably heard a lot about stainless steel this and that. But what’s the big deal about stainless steel — and when do you need to choose stainless steel fasteners for your project? First let’s examine what goes into stainless steel that makes it, well, stainless. Ordinary carbon steel met the world’s steel needs for…

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Tighten Fasteners with Torque Limiting Torque Screwdriver

Any manufacturing application that requires a threaded fastener to be tightened needs torque control. The cam-over philosophy of each Mountz hand torque screwdriver prevents a fastener or bolt from being under and over tightened. These torque tools are ideal for fastening applications where over-torque conditions are not tolerated. As a quality control tool, the torque…

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Selecting the Proper Socket for Your Power Tool

Choosing a socket for a power tool might seem like a simple task. Open any tool catalog or tool chest, find the correct drive size, select the hex size you need – and off you go. But it’s not that simple. The socket is often the most overlooked component when properly installing fasteners with power…

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