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Understanding ISO 6789 - Industrial Users

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This fifth article of five has been written with industrial users in mind.  Industrial applications for torque are still increasing as customers and manufacturers realise the importance of correct torque application to reduce customer complaints and warranty costs. It will help to first read article one on the general reason for change.

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Understanding ISO 6789 - Automotive, Truck & Bus Aftermarket

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This fourth article of five has been written with users in the general automotive and other road vehicle aftermarket in mind. The fifth article for general industrial users will follow. It will help to first read article one on the general reason for change.

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Understanding ISO 6789 - Calibration Laboratories

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This third article of five has been written with calibration laboratories in mind.  Further articles for, automotive end users and general industrial users will follow. It will help to first read article one on the general reason for change.

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Understanding ISO 6789 - Hand Torque Tool Manufacturers

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This second article of five has been written with hand torque tool manufacturers in mind.  Further articles for calibration laboratories, automotive end users and general industrial users follow. It will help to first read article one on the general reason for change.

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EN ISO 6789:2017 - The New Standard For Hand Torque Tools

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The 2017 edition was published at the end of February and is considerably modified from the 2003 edition.  This article is designed to explain the key differences and how the new standard is intended to be used.

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The Devil is in the Detail

Ever wondered - why torque wrenches come with a fine tooth ratchet, and why you would ever need one?

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Careers Open Evening 2017

Last night we hosted a very successful Careers Open Evening attended by over 60 parents and students.  The evening offered a variety of short tours led by all our apprentices, and product demonstrations.  On hand were engineering staff from various process streams including support functions to talk to visitors about why Norbar is a great place to work and job opportunities.

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Brexit - Six Months On

Nearly 6 months after the British public voted narrowly in favour of Brexit it still seems to be unclear exactly what we hoped to achieve in voting to leave the European Union (EU).  Hardly a day goes past without Brexit featuring in the news in some context or other and yet we are none the wiser when it comes to understanding what our future relationship with the EU will be.  Theresa May has promised to trigger Article 50 (the section of the Lisbon Treaty which needs to be invoked for us to leave the EU) by the end of March 2017, but even this is subject to a legal challenge which may delay the process.

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Review of the Year 2016

2016 was a momentous year for Norbar.  It was a year in which we left our ‘home’ of the previous 34 years and moved to a larger site across Banbury at Wildmere Road.  It was also a year in which our oil and gas orientated distributors continued to struggle to find business leaving us with a gap to fill in our gearbox and ‘engineer to order’ departments.  As it turned out, it would take most of the year to replace that oil and gas business but certainly for our gearbox product process things were looking up considerably by the end of the year.  This is how the year shaped up, month by month.

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