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According to “Brake”, the road safety charity, runaway wheels kill 8 to 10 people and injure many more each year in the UK. Norbar Torque is increasingly concerned that this issue is not given its due attention by the road haulage and public service vehicle industries where speed and low cost often seem to be the most important factors in wheel bolting.
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Incorrectly tightened wheel nuts can leave garages liable in the event of bolt failure. Dave Waters, Torque Specialist at Norbar Torque says that one click is enough.
Norbar Torque, one of the worlds’ leading manufacturers of torque wrenches and torque calibration equipment, is making a major impact in the Japanese market. The Banbury-based company took part in two UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) programmes which were designed to help British companies develop new business contacts, which has resulted in Norbar more than tripling its sales in Japan in 2012.
The PTM-92-4000 replaces Norbar’s PTM-92-3500 in the existing PTM-92 series. The new multiplier offers an increase in torque output from the 92mm gearbox, made possible with a new output carrier manufactured from a high strength, specialist steel. The update comes as part of Norbar’s on-going policy of continual improvement.
When it comes to torque wrench calibration, I often get asked “When should I re-calibrate my torque wrench? And should I wind it back to zero after use?” In fact, these two questions might well be the most frequently asked of all frequently asked questions and are rightly a subject of genuine concern for production and quality managers. To misuse the old wartime propaganda slogan a little, “Careless torque can cost lives.”
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Details of Norbar’s extensive range of torque wrenches, multipliers and equipment for measurement and calibration can be downloaded in our comprehensive online product catalogue.
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Read about Norbar’s news and developments in the UK and across our international network for the latest updates on the fascinating and fast-moving world of precision torque engineering.
Norbar apps are available free for download on Android and iPhone and are invaluable tools for engineers.
Our Torque Unit Converter provides instant conversion across Metric, SI and Imperial units.
The Torque Extension app calculates the exact torque wrench setting value for required level of torque to be applied.
Precision torque engineering is a wide and complex field which is critical to many sectors of industry and poses many questions to those seeking information about its features and practical applications.
Here are some of the key queries we regularly encounter.
Norbar has devised easy-to-use online calculators that support the correct application of torque in three key areas:
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