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Getting the best torque control from your wrench

15 October, 2018

Pneumatic impact wrenches were originally meant for loosening stubborn nuts and bolts. However, nowadays mechanics use impact wrenches for tightening bolts too, for example on wheels, so they can do their jobs faster, with more efficiency, and increased safety. Here’s some insight on torque regulation and how to make sure the tools is performing as expected.

Limiting vibrations – it’s all in the balance

17 September, 2018

Power tools are a key to productivity in the oil & gas or the metal working industry. Maintenance and production tasks must be carried out efficiently, however intensive use of vibrating power tools, such as grinders, can expose operators to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). How can we reduce risks, improve productivity and reduce abrasive costs at the same time?

Tools calibration: why is it important?

20 August, 2018

Calibration process is a vital step in ensuring tools are working as they should be, giving correct readings, providing a safe working environment for end-users, and ensuring that companies are upholding their legal obligations. However, calibration is often confused with accuracy and precision. Here we explore what exactly is meant by calibration and why it’s so important.