How to Use Your Torque Wrench to Guarantee Best Results

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A torque wrench is a tool used to apply a specific torque to a fastener such as a nut or bolt. It is usually used in situations where the tightness of screws and bolts are crucial as it allows the operator to measure exactly how much torque is being applied to the fastener. Due to the precision it provides, such tools require added care and maintenance to ensure accuracy during application.

RTS Manual Torque Wrenches

Torque Tools

The manual torque wrench is a hand tool designed to apply a specific torque to a fastener, this can be achieved in many ways through different designs of wrench, for example a dial style wrench have a buzzer and light option for exact torque application whereas the industrial breaker style actually breaks the mechanism once the required torque is achieved. 

Why is Torque Important on Firearms

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Put simply, if a bolt is not done up tight enough it may experience varying loads during loads during use which eventually cause breakage. If done up too tight, it may fail during the tensioning process. Therefore we need to find a value in between that we can work with.

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