dial torque wrench

dial torque wrench
A wrench usually with a socket end and which measures the torque of a nut-bolt fastener. It registers the value on a dial.

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  • torque wrench — A wrench with a dial in the handle or a gauge with a needle for measuring the amount of pressure applied to a nut or bolt. It is used for threaded fasteners with a critical tightening torque, such as cylinder head bolts, alloy wheel lugs,… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • torque wrench — n. a wrench that indicates, as on a dial, the amount of torque exerted in tightening a bolt, nut, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Torque wrench — A torque wrench is a tool used to precisely set the torque of a fastener such as a nut or bolt. It is usually in the form of a socket wrench with special internal mechanisms. A torque wrench is used where the tightness of screws and bolts is… …   Wikipedia

  • torque wrench — noun a wrench that has a gauge that indicates the amount of torque being applied • Hypernyms: ↑wrench, ↑spanner * * * noun : a wrench that measures and indicates the amount of turning and twisting force applied in tightening a nut or bolt * * * a …   Useful english dictionary

  • torque wrench — a wrench having a dial or other indicator showing the amount of torque being applied. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • wrench — [1] A device for removing nuts, bolts, and other fasteners. [2] A colloquial term for a mechanic or someone who is handy repairing engines. [3] To use a wrench tool. See adjustable wrench Allen wrench box wrench brake adjusting wrench brake… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • torque — [1] Turning or twisting force such as the force imparted on the drive line by the engine. Usually measured in lb ft. It differs from work or power in that torque does not necessarily produce motion. Basically, the magnitude of a torque acting on… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Wrench — For other uses, see Wrench (disambiguation). A set of chrome vanadium metric wrenches, open at one end, box/ring at the other. This type is commonly known as a combination wrench. A wrench or spanner is a tool used to provide grip and mechanical… …   Wikipedia

  • Micrometer — This article is about the measuring device. For the unit of length, see Micrometre. Outside, inside, and depth micrometers A micrometer (   …   Wikipedia

  • Weighing scale — Emperor Jahangir (reign 1605 1627) weighing his son Shah Jahan on a weighing scale by artist Manohar (AD 1615, Mughal dynasty, India). A weighing scale (usually just scales in UK and Australian English, weighing machine in south Asian English or… …   Wikipedia

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