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Torque

  • Automotive Industry Tensile Testing

    December 21, 2018

    In today’s day in age, the automotive industry has a huge role in our everyday lives. We drive or use public transportation to get around almost all the time! It is essential quality standards are put into place to ensure safety. To make sure the materials used in the automotive industry can withstand everyday wear […]

  • What Are Dynamometers Used For?

    December 10, 2018

    Dynamometers are commonly referred to as a dynameter or dyno. They are used to measure power, output, force, and torque. A force is applied to the flexible metallic ring of the dynamometer, it bends, and the applied force is measured. They are used in a variety of industries from laboratory science to manufacturing. Dynamometers are […]

  • Torque’s Impact on You

    Torque’s Impact on You

    February 6, 2015

    What Is Torque? Torque is rotational or turning force and is calculated by multiplying length (measured from “center of drive” to “center of handle) and force. Why Is Torque Important? If torque is not properly applied, it can lead to safety hazards such as stripped threads and premature loosening, or broken fasteners. Any of these […]

  • Torque

    Torque

    November 20, 2013

    Torque is defined as the tendency of a force to rotate an object about an axis, fulcrum, or pivot. Just as a force is a push or a pull, a torque can be thought of as a twist to an object. Torque is a measure of the turning force on an object such as a […]