Industrial Tools
Torque Systems

Signaling Torque Wrenches

Type II – is preset to a specific setpoint, triggers a perceptible/audible signal when reached. The following variants can be encountered:



  • Releasing torque wrench (aka "click type" or "clicker")
    - Target value is preset
    - Reaching the set value triggers a signal
    - Application of force must be stopped by the user

  • Breaking torque wrench (aka "bending wrench" or "break-over")
    - Target value is preset
    - When the set value is reached, the spanner physically buckles; minimises vibration of assemblies
    - Application of force is interrupted

  • Slipping torque wrench (aka "slipper" or "cam-over")
    - Target value is preset
    - Reaching the set value leads to mechanical overrun/slip
    - Force is interrupted

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