torque wrench

torque wrench
torque wrench
a wrench that indicates, as on a dial, the amount of torque exerted in tightening a bolt, nut, etc.

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  • 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 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 — A wrench designed to disengage when the torque required to turn a bolt, nut, or the like increases beyond a certain point. Also, a wrench with a gauge, which shows the pressure exerted …   Aviation dictionary

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

  • torque wrench — noun A torsion wrench. Syn: tension wrench …   Wiktionary

  • torque wrench — noun a tool for setting and adjusting the tightness of nuts and bolts to a desired value …   English new terms dictionary

  • Hydraulic torque wrench — References * [ overview.html Hydraulic Torque Wrench] * [http://www.hytorc.comee also*Power tool *Socket wrench *Flange …   Wikipedia

  • click-type torque wrench — A torque wrench which gives out an audible click when the preset torque is reached …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • head torque wrench — See interchangeable head torque wrench …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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