Torque Wrenches and Screwdrivers

High torque screwdriver

Torques screwdrivers and other tools that operate on the same principles can help you to make delicate adjustments when you need to. If you do automotive or other sensitive mechanical work, sometimes you will need to adjust different parts of your cars or other equipment to exactly the right tension or position. Feeling when this is can be difficult or impossible without help, and that is what torques screwdrivers and similar tools are built to do for you.

A good torque wrench or torques screwdriver will let you know when you have tightened a bolt or screw to the appropriate pressure. When you use toques screwdrivers and wrenches, you will generally adjust a knob to the pressure you need to tighten the bolt or screw to. Usually, you will hear the torque wrench click when it reaches the amount of pressure that you set it to. Otherwise, these tools operate like any other screwdrivers or hand wrenches would; they just alert you when you have reached the amount of pressure that you set them to so that you can accurately adjust sensitive connections on precise equipment, like cars and similar machinery.

If you are a professional, you will need tools like this and will use them over and over in your line of work. If you are interested in do it yourself (DIY) auto or home maintenance, these tools can be essential for properly adjusting some parts on your cars, like the brakes. Tightening some bolts in your car too much or too little can damage the parts that they are attached to and interfere with the functioning of your car. Many common industrial tool suppliers make these tools, and you can buy basic torques screwdrivers and wrenches at most general home and building supply stores, like Lowes or Home Depot. Continue reading here.

Comments

Posted On
Jun 14, 2014
Posted By
Sophie Salazar

How expensive are these tools? Will they cost a lot more than normal wrenches and screwdrivers?

Posted On
Jul 14, 2014
Posted By
Seth Allen

How expensive are these tools? Will they cost a lot more than normal wrenches and screwdrivers?

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