Differences in High-Capacity Torque Wrenches

As hinted by the name, a torque wrench helps apply rotating force on a fastener like a bolt or a nut to loosen or fasten it. There are three high-capacity types of this kind of wrench. These are hydraulic, pneumatic, and electric wrenches. Their main difference lies in their powering forces, which provide unique advantages to each type while also having certain limitations to their operation. Here is an overview of the main differences between these three. 

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Industrial Applications that Require Accurate Torque

A torque wrench is a tool used to ensure optimal tightness of bolts and screws. It has special internal mechanisms that aid in setting specifications for a specific application. Thus ensuring there is enough tension and loading of all parts. It is key to ensuring quality work.  

Two types of torque wrenches are ideal, depending on their application. It is used in various fields to ensure machinery and equipment safety, quality, and smooth running. 

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How to Ensure Pneumatic Torque Wrench Accuracy

There’s been a lot of talk recently in the petro-chemical industry about pneumatic torque wrench accuracy and inaccuracy.

These tools are accurate, and repeatable, but there are several factors you’ll need to consider when ensuring pneumatic torque wrench accuracy:

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