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Applying The Right Torque

Metric Fasteners and Torque

Proper Torque

Applying the right torque to a fastener is something of a balancing act. Add too little torque and your fastener becomes a “non-fastener “– it simply slides back out of the hole. Add too much torque, however, and the force may be more than the screw can bear, causing stripped threads or even outright breakage. The materials that make up the fastener will have some say in how much torque you can safely apply. Nylon and softer metals will enjoy less torque tolerance than, say, stainless steel. Automated assembly lines for specific applications have to be told how much torque to apply. Once the ideal amount of torque is known for a particular assembly or sub-assembly, the machines that drive the fasteners into place can then deliver that precise amount every time.

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Mountz Torque: Mr. Metric’s Day Job

Mountz Logo for WebsiteMountz Torque is the torque tool specialist. No matter what you need torque related Mountz has it. Offering a wide selection of torque analyzers and sensors, wrenches, screw drivers, multipliers and more they have the products and expertise to help you find exactly what you need.

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Need an Automotive Torque Wrench?

Need a professional grade torque wrench to tighten up your metric fasteners? Look no further than MountzPro! These are the official torque wrenches used by Mr. Metric, especially for automotive uses. Whether he is working on a hobby project in the garage or working down at the shop, he always has a MountzPro professional torque wrench in hand.

True Scale Digital Torque WrenchMountzPro has two great models to fit your individual needs. Their True Dual Scale Torque Wrench is unlike other dual scale wrenches. This torque wrench is calibrated and certified in both the American and S.I. scale. for easy calibration with minimal hassle. Continue reading