Understanding the basics of a Micrometer Adjustable Torque Wrench

Understanding the basics of a Micrometer Adjustable Torque Wrench


Buying a quality Micrometer Adjustable Torque Wrench

Micrometer Adjustable Torque Wrench introduction

Micrometer Adjustable Torque Wrenches are extremely versatile, easy to use and reliable. One of the best quality torque wrenches on the market, these provide excellent value for money and are a great all round Torque Wrench.

Depending on the brand, these types of torque wrenches can be either really well made, accurate, and last a lifetime, or they can be cheap and nasty.

Therefore, it is important to research into which brands provide the best quality at an affordable price. Things to consider include warranty, accuracy tolerance, as well as calibration and servicing requirements.


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How to set the torque measurement

Firstly the torque is set by winding the torque wrench handle until the correct torque measurement is set on the scale. These torque wrench measurements can be seen on the torque wrench body or barrel.

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Rotating the handle clockwise tightens a spring inside and when you apply torque to a nut or bolt, the tool clicks to let you know the correct torque has been reached. The torque wrench handle is also knurled, providing extra grip.


Safety considerations for Micrometer Adjustable Torque Wrenches

Obviously, it is extremely important to always refer to the torque wrench manufacturers safety and usage instructions when using a micrometer adjustable torque wrench.

Furthermore, It is imperative to understand the relevance of torque, as well as the torque measurement requirement of the nut or fastener being tightened. The functioning of your machinery, engine or other component depends on the torque adjustment. The specified torque/force is the manufacturer's recommendation about the amount of force that needs to be applied on the nuts or the bolts of the component. If you go past the desirable level, it could damage your components.

Additionally, always consider the manufacturers requirements for calibration and servicing of your torque wrench

Benefits of a Micrometer Adjustable Torque Wrench

One of the major benefits of the Micrometer torque wrench is its ratchet function for either Left or Right hand operations. Warren & Brown Micrometer Adjustable Torque Wrenches feature a distinct breaking action when the set torque is reached. The automatic reset feature ensures that the wrench will automatically reset itself after use by removing load on the spring and ensuring that it is ready to operate again.

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Micrometer Adjustable Torque Wrench accuracy and sizes

Micrometer torque wrenches come in a variety of sizes, to suit a range of low, medium or high torque applications. The Warren & Brown Adjustable Torque Wrenches that we supply, have a an accuracy of +/- 4%, which meets or exceeds Australian standards.
To see the variety of available sizes that we provide, please see the following link.

Conclusion - Micrometer Adjustable Torque Wrenches

When deciding on the best micrometer adjustable torque wrench to use, you first need to determine which tool will best suit the application that you require it to perform. In regards to torque wrenches on the market, there are so many different types that vary in function, accuracy and durability.

Remember, a micrometer torque wrench is a precision instrument and it is worth investing in a quality product. Therefore, investing in a quality torque wrench will certainly prove to be the wisest choice, as you will get a tool that is accurate, durable and guaranteed to last many years.