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What Kind of Hydraulic Torque Wrench Does Torq/Lite Sell?
There are several different models available when it comes to a hydraulic torque wrench from Torq/Lite. If you have a project that calls for this type of tool, we have a model that will fit your application.
We have square drive wrenches, low-profile wrenches, jam nut wrenches, and hammer union connection wrenches. We also have clamping head wrenches and those that operate on deep water riser flanges . All of our wrenches operate using hydraulic pumps that are run by air or electricity.
Our Square drive wrenches rely upon sockets and are available in different sizes. Our inline tools have several different size heads available. The diversity when it comes to the wrenches that are available allows us to make sure we offer a tool that will fit your application. Browse our website to learn more about the different types of tools we offer.
How Much Does a Hydraulic Torque Wrench Cost?
The price of purchasing a torque wrench from us at Torq/Lite really varies depending upon what type of wrench you need. The size of the wrench is the biggest determining factor in the price. A smaller wrench costs less than one that is larger or needs to work on a riser joint.
Other factors that will influence the price of the wrench include the amount of sockets, heads, pumps, and spare parts. How the wrench is going to be used and in what industry it will be used in can also affect the price of the tool.
We, at Torq/Lite, can provide you with a customized price quote once we are able to determine your needs. Contact us today to speak with one of our staff and receive a custom price quote for a torque wrench.
Why Should I Buy a Hydraulic Torque Wrench from Torq/Lite?
You should purchase a hydraulic torque wrench from Torq/Lite because we have created some of the most high quality products available on the market. All of our products are safe, accurate, and tested. We also provide the best warranty, which gives our customers peace of mind that we are backing any and all products we manufacture and sell.
When you purchase torque tools from us, you know you are getting the best on the market. We are constantly working to provide our customers with the most innovative products. This is shown by the fact that we have at least one patent in each of the last four decades.
Our commitment to our customers doesn't just stop with the product that we provide. We are in a constant pursuit to provide the best customer service. We work closely with our customers to make sure they are able to find the right wrench for their project. If they have an unusual request, we are able to modify our equipment in production to provide them the product they need to get the job done. Contact us today to learn more about our products, like our torque wrenches and tensioners.
"Our business uses hydraulic torque wrenches every single day to get into areas where other wrenches just don't fit and Torqlite's line of wrenches is the best one we ever used for this type of work. Our orders arrive on time and whenever we have a special need or question, their staff is always eager to help! They have become our one-stop shop for most of our tooling needs."
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Torque wrenches are amazingly useful precision tools that have been designed to deliver the exact amount of twisting force needed to best secure and connect components like nuts and bolts. It’s important to note that they shouldn’t be used for the simple delivery of raw force, but instead for ensuring that the exact amount of measured pressure is utilized for safe and secure application.
The following are a few key practices every user of a hydraulic or other torque wrench should use:
- Take Care When Tightening Nuts. There is both a right and a wrong method for tightening nuts. And while many people love the rule of thumb of ‘tighter is better’, that’s inherently false as over-tightening can cause big problems with the object you’re working on as too much pressure can weaken base metals and prevent required flexibility.
- Final Touch, Never First Touch. Torque wrenches shouldn’t be used as the primary method for tightening and loosening nuts and other fasteners. Rather, such fasteners should be initially threaded on until the technician in incapable of doing so and then the torque wrench should be used to supply the necessary final torque value. Likewise, when removing a fastener, use the torque wrench to release initial pressure only until it can then be removed by hand or with a basic wrench or similar hand tool.
- Routine Recalibration. Torque wrenches should be taken to the manufacturer, supplier, or other reputable calibration service professional once a year to be inspected and re-calibrated if needed. This is especially true for those using hydraulic torque wrenches.
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The hydraulic torque wrench is a specialized precision tool designed to apply a deliberate amount of force to a bolt or other type of fastener. Like any tool, it’s important to follow manufacturer’s instructions and use proper care to keep the torque wrench in good working condition. Consider the following best practices for using and maintaining a torque wrench:
- Follow the manufacturer’s instructions regarding the proper force to apply, torque direction to apply, and proper use or non-use when it applies to lubricated fasteners.
- Never exceed the torque wrench’s recommended working range.
- Take care to never drop or slide the wrench. Dropping a hydraulic torque wrench on a hard and uneven surface may impair the tool’s ability to be properly calibrated without professional help.
- Unless specified by the torque wrench manufacturer, don’t use any unspecified accessories or handle extensions.
- Don’t use the torque wrench as the main method of tightening or loosening a fastener. Instead, it should be used to apply specific torque value at the final assembly process.
- When using the torque wrench, apply slower, more methodical pumps and avoid any abrupt, jerking motions.
- If the hydraulic torque wrench signals with a click, beep, or light, it’s indicating that the desired torque has been reached and to stop continuing use.
- Following one year of full use, take the torque wrench to the manufacturer or a reputable calibration servicer to have it inspected and recalibrated.
Following these best practices and using the torque wrench according to manufacturer’s instructions will keep the tool providing accurate measurements for many years, and help prevent accidents that could lead to personal injury or equipment damage.
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A hydraulic torque wrench is a precision tool that needs to be carefully maintained and used to keep it in peak performance. Consider the following best practices for this useful equipment:
- Familiarize yourself with your hydraulic torque wrench Begin by knowing how the ratchet and the operating handle work. Ensure that you thoroughly read the manufacturer instructions that came with the hydraulic torque wrench you’re using and that it is has been accurately calibrated. Additionally, check to be sure that you are using the correct type and style of wrench for the job at hand.
- Never wind above or below the scale This can damage the tool’s internal spring. When you’re finished using the hydraulic torque wrench, be sure to wind down to the scale’s lowest value before storing.
- Apply good handling techniques Be sure to correctly fasten the tool, then grip the torque wrench at the handle’s center, and then press down. Avoid pumping as this can also damage the internal spring, and take care not to over-tighten or under-tighten your fastening. Check the tool’s calibration every time following use.
- Never submerge in solvents Hydraulic torque wrenches should never be submerged into a bucket or tub of solvents. Instead, use a rag dampened with a mild detergent to wipe down and clean the tool and check for any wear and tear.
- Keep stored when not in use Again, wind the torque wrench down to the lowest setting. Keep the tool in its supplied case when not in use to keep it free from dust and grime.
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A hydraulic torque wrench is one of the most valuable tools that any professional mechanic can use. Available in a wide variety of styles and types, they can be used to tighten anything from one to six bolts simultaneously. Whatever their specific uses, there are some best practices that should be observed.
Here are our top suggestions:
- Wear Safety Goggles – Everyone from burgeoning high school shop students to experienced mechanics are warned about the utility of safety glasses. It is simply impossible to know when or where a metal shard or some other debris will come hurtling off a surface being worked on. Never overlook this basic safety tenet.
- Maintenance is Key – Hydraulic torque wrenches are highly-engineered and exactly-manufactured quality tools designed to perform a very specific task. Nevertheless, they must be maintained to a very high standard if they are to perform properly and to last as long as advertised – especially in an environment where they are used continually and with a fair degree of stress.
- Calibrate the Tool Regularly – Many inexperienced torque wrench users will simply examine the pressure setting and conclude that everything else about the equipment is alright. Nothing could be further from the truth. Instead, torque wrenches should be calibrated on a biweekly basis. It is a key quality measurement that will lengthen the life of your tool and keep you and your staff a whole lot safer. - See more at: