Tools exist to make work easier. Nails call for a claw hammer, and screws, a screwdriver. But when it comes to tightening and loosening fasteners, the best tool for the job is not as clear. Should you use a wrench, a ratchet, or any other torque tool in existence?Read More
At Maxpro we are often asked, “what is a power torque wrench?” It depends on who you ask. Our company, MaxPro, is a diverse company when specializing in high capacity Torque Wrenches. MaxPro sells Pneumatic, Hydraulic, Battery and Electric torque wrenches. These four different styles of torque wrenches are all classified under the umbrella term “power torque wrench.”Read More
One of the greatest comeback stories in our industry in recent years has been the battery powered torque wrench.
When we first wrote about these tools a few years ago, it was with several caveats, including the fact that they had a shorter battery life.
But these days, battery powered torque wrenches carry many of the benefits of other torque wrench varieties with none of the drawbacks of their earlier incarnations.Read More
In the late summer of 2017, we wrote about the advantages and drawbacks of using a battery-powered torque wrench.
At the time, the negatives seemed to outweigh the positives.
Yes, a battery-powered torque wrench allows operators to work without a power cord and have electronic features that other torque tools can’t match. However, we noted in 2017 that these tools had a short battery life and a less robust motor.
But a lot can happen in 18 months, so we decided to do a follow-up that focuses on some of the changes and advancements to that product line.Read More