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  • Top 4 Things to Expect in Quality Torque Tools

      In many bolting applications, precision and accuracy are necessary parts of the job. When the fasteners are tightened for applications such as oil seals or structural components, they must have precise amounts of torque applied with torque tools that can accurately deliver the proper amount in a repeatable fashion, with minimal variation between fasteners. […]

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  • 5 Jobs Where a Flange Spreader Comes in Handy

    A flange spreader is a mechanical or hydraulic tool that can fit between two adjacent surfaces, such as pipe flanges, and spread them apart, allowing seals to be changed, heavy objects to be moved, or openings to be widened. There are four basic types of flange spreader, including screw-type manual spreaders, wedge-shaped manual or hydraulic […]

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  • 12 Common Types of Air Tools

    Air tools are popular in many industries because they tend to be less expensive, more durable, lighter and smaller than similar electric tools. They are easy to use and maneuver for the operator, and they reduce fatigue when operating the tools for long periods. Today, there is a wide array of air tools both for […]

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  • 8 Tips for Using a Flange Spreader

    On pipelines that carry natural gas or oil, or plumbing systems that carry water, other liquids or gases, a flange spreader is a critical tool that is used to separate two pipe flanges, or a pipe flange and a device like a valve or a meter. Often, such pluming systems have lateral pressure holding the […]

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  • Top 10 Features to Look For in Your Next Hydraulic Torque Wrench

    When loosening, tightening or applying a precise amount of torque to nuts, bolts and other fasteners, a hydraulic torque wrench can make the job much easier, quicker and, most importantly, safer than other methods, including manual tools. Whether you are bolting together flanges on an oil pipeline, tightening lug nuts on heavy equipment, or loosening […]

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  • Air tools: Definition, benefits, buying tips and maintenance

      Air tools, also called pneumatic tools, are power tools that are driven by air instead of electricity. They are popular in many different businesses, including automotive repair, construction, manufacturing, metal fabrication, aircraft manufacturing and paint shops. There are a wide variety of air tools available, such as impact wrenches, ratchets, drills, grinders, nail guns and […]

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  • 7 Reasons Hydraulic Torque Tools Perform Better Than Other Options

    6 Reasons Hydraulic Torque Tools Perform Better Than Other Options In many bolting applications, applying the correct amount of torque to the fasteners is critical. Too little torque could allow the fasteners to back off, and too much torque could stress the fasteners, causing them to fail prematurely. Uneven torque could allow sealed joints to […]

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  • Torq/Lite introduces Robo-Spider for automated torquing

        Share This Gifographic About Torq/Lite Introduces Robo-Spider for Automated Torquing <strong>Torq/Lite introduces Robo-Spider for automated torquing </strong></p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <p><a href=”http://www.torqlite.com/hydraulic-torque-wrenches-old”><img src=”http://www.torqlite.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Torq-lite-412-413-v5-354×1024.gif” alt=”Torq/Lite Introduces Robo-Spider for Automated Torquing” width=”479″ height=”6571″ /></a>

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  • 4 Types of Flange Spreader and How They are Used

    In pipelines and plumbing systems carrying large volumes of pressurized liquids or gases, heavy-duty cast iron or steel pipe sections are often bolted together using flanges at each end of the pipe. The flange bolts provide tension to keep the two flanges pulled securely together, and the flanges provide a flat mating surface where gaskets […]

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  • The Economics Of Calibrating Torque Tools

    For purposes of efficiency and durability, torque tools should be calibrated at least annually. Back before the days of modern technology, calibrations were done manually and, predictably, they involved a lot of guess-work. Thanks to the emergence of innovations and advancements in technology, the days of trial and error are over. Calibration of torque tools can now […]

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  • 10 Things You Need To Know About Joint Assembly

    Tension VS. Torque Securing joints is an essential element of fabrication in many fields. Proper alignment is achieved by using one of two methods; the torque or tension methods. Both methods will ultimately secure the joint, however, there is a debate concerning which method provides the best and most consistent bolt load value. The integrity […]

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  • 10 Things That Help Some Tool Manufacturers to Stand Out in Today’s Competitive Marketplace

    The tool manufacturing industry continues to grow and change. Though this industry has always been one of the most fluid – in that it continues to change and develop as needs change – today’s innovation and resources have led to incredible solutions and opportunities in this industry. For those companies seeking out a specific product […]

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  • Torque Tools: 10 Types of Torque Wrenches

    When it comes to torque tools, there are a variety of torque wrenches. These torque tools are used when the tightening of bolts and screws is critical. It precisely applies a specific torque to a fastener like a bolt or nut. With a torque wrench, the user can measure the torque applied to meet the […]

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  • Top 4 Reasons to Use Torque Tools

    Torque tools have a precise function that is much more than simply tightening two components together. While that is a goal when it comes connecting nuts, bolts and other elements to one another, the primary reason for using these types of tools is because they are designed to deliver a precise twisting force to those […]

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  • 7 Common Industries That Have Benefited From Using Torqlite Tensioners and Tools

    You probably already know that Torqlite offers some of the most durable tensioners and torque tools on the market. But did you know that they work with a vast range of different industries and companies all over the globe?  It’s true. In the company’s rich history, they have proudly worked with a multitude of firms […]

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  • Top 4 Reasons to Use Torque Tools

    Torque tools have a precise function that is much more than simply tightening two components together. While that is a goal when it comes connecting nuts, bolts and other elements to one another, the primary reason for using these types of tools is because they are designed to deliver a precise twisting force to those […]

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