In the United States, the most common wrenches used are the open-end wrench, and the box-end wrench. While these wrenches work just fine for normal tasks, improved technology among wrenches and screwdrivers that can measure torque and apply the specific torque calculations can make jobs easier and safer. To learn more about power torque tools, here’s a list of 3 valuable torque products you should consider adding to your collection of tools.
1) High Torque Screwdriver: Operating from 700 to 2000 RPM, a high torque screwdriver is incredibly effective in securing screws in tough to access locations. High torquing screwdrivers are ideal for light assembly and high volume manufacturing environments. Instead of using manual torque screwdrivers, electric torque screwdrivers help increase productivity by providing the operator with a faster method of assembling and disassembling of a product.
2) Mechatronic Torque Wrenches: These wrenches offer a digital, simple to read measurement of torque and tension. A mechatronic torque wrench works just like normal, manual wrench, the only difference is that these mechatronic torque wrenches feature an electronic meter, which allows the user of the wrench to apply adequate pressure and tighten the nuts and bolts to a specific level. The basic advantage of the torque wrench is that the pressure applied is appropriate at all times because it is measured. The level to which the nut and bolts are tightened is ideal, and does not become too tight or too loose.
3) Split-beam Click Wrench: Split-Beam Click Wrenches overcome many of the problems associated with traditional micrometer-style clock wrenches, especially in abusive environments. These wrenches have few components, and all critical parts are welded together at assembly. With Split-beam click wrenches it isn’t necessary to adjust to the lowest torque setting after use. Setting the tool requires only fingertip force since the adjustment mechanism is not under load. A Split-beam click wrench is the perfect tool to counter abusive environments that call for robust durability, while maintaining reliable and accurate operations.