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[VIDEO] How to Calibrate a Hydraulic Torque Wrench

Last year, our video blog series explained how to set up and use a hydraulic torque wrench.

Today, we’ll look at how to make sure those wrenches are providing proper torque.

In the clip below, Maxpro's Tom Macey walks viewers through explaining some of the steps involved in calibrating a hydraulic torque wrench.

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Read The Top Torque Equipment Blog Articles of 2016

It is hard to believe that the new year is upon us. In 2016, we shared a lot of information on torque tools and their applications.  All with a goal to give you a better understanding of these tools and how they can make your job easier.

Last year we wrote over 50 articles and we received some great response. Below is a list of the top five most popular articles from our library.  We thought we would share them again to get the new year started.

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Which Is More Important: ISO 17025 Accreditation or ISO 9001 Certification?

ISO 17025 Accreditation or ISO 9001 CertificationTo the casual observer, the terms “accreditation” and “certification” might sound as though they mean the same thing.
But ISO – the International Organization for Standardization and the world’s largest accreditation/certification group – defines them differently.

  • Accreditation – “A third party attestation related to a conformity assessment body conveying formal demonstration of its competence to carry out specific conformity assessment tasks.”

  • Certification – “A third-party attestation related to products, processes, systems or persons.”

As Quality Magazine noted a few years ago, ISO’s hierarchy is set up so that accreditation outranks certification in terms of importance.

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