Torque Wench Recommendations

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Re: Torque Wench Recommendations

Postby Siarm » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:12 am

Quiet corner wrote:That Sealey one is very good for the money and comes with the calibration certificate. Can recommend



Can you check the torque for reverse threads?

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Re: Torque Wench Recommendations

Postby Quiet corner » Fri Jan 25, 2013 23:45 pm

Think so mate but will double check now

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Re: Torque Wench Recommendations

Postby Siarm » Sat Jan 26, 2013 18:44 pm

Thanks mate. :)

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Re: Torque Wench Recommendations

Postby Quiet corner » Thu Jan 31, 2013 16:01 pm

HI

Just to confirm that the sealey will not torque reverse threads.

Thanks,
Alex

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Re: Torque Wench Recommendations

Postby Siarm » Thu Jan 31, 2013 16:14 pm

Cheers Alex, I bought one, arrived today. Nice bit of kit.

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Re: Torque Wench Recommendations

Postby Batmo » Thu Jan 31, 2013 20:45 pm

I work in a test lab where we use torque wrenches all day every working day and which are re-calibrated at 6 month intervals. There is usually no difference at cal time unless the tool has been abused by going beyond it's working range or if it's been dropped. If you look after it a good torque wrench will last many years without significant loss of accuracy.
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Re: Torque Wench Recommendations

Postby cooldad » Fri Feb 01, 2013 09:05 am

Why would you want to weigh a known mass?
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Re: Torque Wench Recommendations

Postby Batmo » Fri Feb 01, 2013 13:08 pm

cooldad wrote:Why would you want to weigh a known mass?

I would want to weigh a known mass to check that the balance read the same as I knew the mass to be.

I just don't understand what that has to do with a torque wrench!

Also I just noticed that the title says Torque Wench, which is a very different thing...
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Re: Torque Wench Recommendations

Postby Siarm » Fri Feb 01, 2013 13:13 pm

Batmo wrote:
Also I just noticed that the title says Torque Wench, which is a very different thing...



Damn I bought the wrong thing then. :lol:


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