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Norbar Launches Hydraulic Wrench Testers

Norbar Torque Tools has launched a new range of products for testing hydraulic torque wrenches from 250 N·m up to 80,000 N·m. Comprised of a Hydraulic Tool Calibration Fixture and a Transducer, which link to a Torque Measuring Instrument, these devices will accurately calibrate both square drive and hexagon link torque wrenches.

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Team Norbar Cycles for Cancer Charity

Team Norbar's 17 cyclists raised approximately £1850 for the Against Breast Cancer charity by taking part in the Classic Oxfordshire Sponsored Bike Ride (CLOX 2011) on Sunday 8th May.

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Norbar Highlights Torque for Caravan Safety

Following a product recall by a leading British caravan manufacturer because of a number of reports of detached wheels, the world leading torque specialist Norbar Torque Tools has emphasised the need to ensure that the correct manufacturer specified level of torque is applied to the caravan wheel nuts.

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Testing Time for Torque Screwdrivers

Norbar Torque Tools is expanding its TruCheck™ range of torque wrench testers with the introduction of three new products specifically designed to calibrate torque screwdrivers. The new Norbar TruCheck™ Screwdriver Testers will allow operators to perform quick and simple calibration checks from easy-to-read LED displays without the need to call on third party calibration services, saving both time and expense. 

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Norbar Engineers Successful Apprentice Event

Norbar Torque Tools held a lively and instructive Engineering Open Evening on Wednesday 16th March at its head office and factory in Banbury, Oxfordshire. This annual event regularly attracts school students interested in becoming engineering apprentices, together with accompanying adults including parents and teachers. With over 80 participants, this year broke all attendance records, demonstrating the attraction of engineering apprenticeship as a path to a rewarding career and the growing interest in the resurgent UK manufacturing sector.

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Norbar's Canteen is Platinum Plated

For the fifth year running, the company canteen at the Banbury head office of precision engineering company Norbar Torque Tools has won a coveted Eat Well in Cherwell Award, presented by the Cherwell District Council. This means that they have now reached the highest possible grade - Platinum - having progressed through Bronze, Silver and Gold in previous years.

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Norbar Launches New Torque App

Norbar Torque Tools is launching a handy torque conversion calculator as a free download on Android and iPhone systems. Similar to the calculator featured at, the new app offers instant conversion across a full range of SI. Metric and Imperial Units.

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Norbar Motorcycle Boost to Air Charity

The Norbar sponsored motorcycle team for the Yamaha Past Masters Championship has recently assisted the YPMRC (Yamaha Past Masters Racing Club) in raising a donation of £2,074 toward the Kent Air Ambulance, collected through a raffle and other activities. Norbar is well known for providing precision torque tools for motorcycle maintenance and has been involved in this Brands Hatch event since 2004. The collection is in thanks for the rapid and efficient airlift rescue performed for the injured rider Craig Jennings earlier this season.

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Norbar TrukTorque at Euro Bus Expo

The New Norbar TrukTorque™ pneumatic torque multiplier is being exhibited at Euro Bus Expo 2010 (NEC Birmingham, UK , 2 - 4 November) on the Norbar Torque Tools Stand C66.

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Norbar TrukTorque Shaped for Success

The newly launched TrukTorqueTM pneumatic torque multiplier from Norbar Torque Tools features a special banana shaped design reaction arm to handle bolt tightening on both front and rear wheels of trucks and buses. The design also easily accommodates wheel trims and deeply recessed wheel bolts. Additionally, the multiplier has none of the noise and vibration problems associated with impact wenches.

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Norbar has devised easy-to-use online calculators that support the correct application of torque in three key areas:

  1. Unit conversion to assist international measurement definitions.
  2. Torque extension for setting correct values
  3. Torque tension to identify precise levels of torque to be applied for individual applications.


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