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Norbar Launches New T-Box XL™

Norbar Torque Tools has launched its new comprehensive torque data management instrument, the T-Box XL™ and Torque Data Management System (TDMS), specifically designed for torque calibration laboratories and torque process control in the production environment.

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Norbar Celebrates Factory Opening with Creativity

To kick-start the competition, Norbar provided local schools with 8ft x 4ft sheets of MDF and suggested children try to think outside the box to create bright, vibrant and peaceful designs. The schools that rose to the challenge included Warriner, Chipping Norton, Bloxham Primary, Wroxton Primary, Dashwood, Bishop Carpenter and The Grange.

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Norbar Launches New Electronic Torque Wrench

To meet the demands of industry for quality control and production traceability, Norbar has designed an electronic torque wrench that is capable of measuring, displaying, storing and transmitting torque and angle target results and receiving configuration settings from TDS (Torque Data System) computer software via a USB or wireless interface.


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Norbar Launches New Electronic Torque Tool

Norbar, the world’s leading torque company, has designed the EvoTorque® to ensure that operators have the correct torque output from hard through to soft joints by utilising patent pending motor technology and control software. The EvoTorque® can also safely be used on pre-tightened bolts as part of a joint verification process

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Norbar Strengthens Manufacturing Management Team

Norbar Torque Tools has appointed Alan Collins as its new Torque Wrench Facility Manufacturing Manager.  The appointment comes during a period of expansion for the Banbury based firm which recently began a phased move to a new 170,000 sq ft site on Wildmere Road in the town.

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Banbury Manufacturer Named Employer of the Year

The Banbury based company is the world’s leading manufacturers of torque wrenches and torque calibration equipment, employing 275 people in the local area. The award win comes during a period of expansion for the firm which recently began a phased move to a new 170,000 sq ft site on Wildmere Road in Banbury.


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Good Bolting Practice

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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Torque Wrenches - One Click Is Enough

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.


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Norbar Torque Receives Japanese Export Boost

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.

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Norbar Launch New Torque Multiplier

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.

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