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Revisiting the BS EN ISO 6789:2017 standard

16 Nov, 2018 | Return|

It’s been nearly a year since the revised BS EN ISO 6789:2017 standard was released. With this in mind, Philip Brodey, Sales Director at Norbar Torque Tools, the first laboratory in the world to be accredited to perform hand torque calibrations to the standard, explores the key changes, and also some of the challenges these have brought.

What does the revised standard involve?

Previously, the BS EN ISO 6789:2003 divided the requirements into three sections: design conformance testing, quality conformance testing and recalibration. The intention was to allow different groups of users to identify the relevant clauses to m