What is a Torque Tester?

 

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What is a Torque Tester?

A torque tester is used as a quality control device to test or calibrate torque controlled tools. This includes electronic torque wrenches, click torque wrenches, dial torque wrenches, electric screwdrivers, air screwdrivers, pulse tools, cordless screwdrivers, nutrunners, and torque screwdrivers

To ensure safety and reliability of torque wrenches and torque instruments it is essential the technicians are educated on proper use. Using a quality torque tester correctly makes a safer world through accuracy and precision. Preventing scrapped work, product recall or injury.

Robert Robb, owner. ” Customers want it quick and easy to check for accuracy of their torque wrenches, but don’t know the correct way to use the torque tester. I saw the need for educating the technicians and I decided to offer to them and train the employees how to use it correcly. ”

A representative from our A2LA certified laboratory will perform the training from mounting the tester correctly to downloading the stored torque data to the PC. They will receive a certification of completion as an authorized person to test and calibrate torque instruments, including torque wrenches, manufactured by Snap-on/CDI.

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Robb Precision Tool Services is an A2LA ISO/IEC 17025 accredited calibration lab which follows the A2LA standards with ongoing training and testing to ensure the most recent methods are followed. Specializing in certification, repair and sales including micrometers, calipers, indicators, various gages, hardness testers, optical comparators, weighing scales and torque. With over three decades of experience in the field of metrology and torque.

We are the largest CDI stocking distributor in the Pacific Northwest and with over two decades of torque experience.

We can offer expert advice on what torque product would best suit your needs.

CALL US FOR A QUOTE!

1-800-653-0857

bob@robbprecisiontool.com

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Have you checked the accuracy of your weighing scale?

Important information for all owners and operators of weighing and measuring devices

Do you check the accuracy of your weighing scales on a regular basis?

The Washington State Department of Agriculture will preform unannounced inspections on all industrial scales used for commercial use. Scales are subject to stringent requirements and rigorous testing before being approved for a COC. 

Be prepared and stay ahead of the game. Have your scales calibrated by a service company or agent that is registered with the State of Agriculture, this this will ensure accurate measurement and prevent device malfunction.  The service agent will provide you with a calibration certification that states it is in accordance to the specific requirements for WA State.

Your Basic Responsibilities

As an owner or operator of weighing or measuring equipment you are responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of your devices at all times. This includes but is not limited to assuring that:

  • The device is suitable for its intended use (by design, capacity, etc).
  • The device has an NTEP Certificate of Conformance.
  • The device is installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • All operating requirements are met such as indicating element visible, users are properly trained, and all transactions begin from a “zero” basis.
  • Suspected device errors or out-of-adjustment conditions are promptly checked and repaired by a registered service agent.
  • Security seals are properly installed on the device adjusting mechanism.
  • Devices are correctly registered with the Department of Revenue, Business Licensing Service.

Click Here for more information Information for Owners and Operators of Weighing and Measuring Devices.

Robb Precision Tool Services is a Service Agent for the Washington Department of Agriculture and can provide calibration for all commercial weight scales from 20oz. to 20,000 with a calibration traceable to NIST standards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information for Owners and Operators of Weighing Scales and Measurement Devices

Important information for all owners and operators of weighing and measuring devices

Do you check the accuracy of your weighing scales on a regular basis?

The Washington State Department of Agriculture will preform unannounced inspections on all industrial scales used for commercial use. Scales are subject to stringent requirements and rigorous testing before being approved for a COC. 

Be prepared and stay ahead of the game. Have your scales calibrated by a service company or agent that is registered with the State of Agriculture, this this will ensure accurate measurement and prevent device malfunction.  The service agent will provide you with a calibration certification that states it is in accordance to the specific requirements for WA State.

Your Basic Responsibilities

As an owner or operator of weighing or measuring equipment you are responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of your devices at all times. This includes but is not limited to assuring that:

  • The device is suitable for its intended use (by design, capacity, etc).
  • The device has an NTEP Certificate of Conformance.
  • The device is installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • All operating requirements are met such as indicating element visible, users are properly trained, and all transactions begin from a “zero” basis.
  • Suspected device errors or out-of-adjustment conditions are promptly checked and repaired by a registered service agent.
  • Security seals are properly installed on the device adjusting mechanism.
  • Devices are correctly registered with the Department of Revenue, Business Licensing Service.

Click Here for more information Information for Owners and Operators of Weighing and Measuring Devices.

 

Is Your Weighing or Measuring Device Legal?

Is Your Weighing or Measuring Device Legal?

With increased use of weighing scales in WA state it is essential that the scale is accurately calibrated by a service agent for the Washington State Department of Agriculture.

The WSDA will conduct unannounced inspections. If the scale is inaccurate or fails to meet the criteria, it will be rejected and corrective measures must be made. You must contact a service agent that is registered with the state to have it repaired.

To ensure this does not happen having the scale calibrated every 6 months is critical. This will prevent costly mistakes and down time the scale is out of compliance and cannot be used.

Robb Precision Tool Services is a WSDA Service agent and will calibrate and certify your scale at the highest level of accuracy and provide you with a fast turn around.

To make this an effortless process for you we  provide pick up, delivery and rush service.

RPTS is an  A2LA acredited lab that has been serving the Northwest and beyond for over 20 years. We follow ANSI/ISO/IEC 17025-2000 standards with comprehensive training followed by ongoing intense testing to ensure that most recent methods are followed.

Please Contact Us With Any Questions

Robb Precision Tool Services

2100 196th ST SW

Lynnwood, WA 98036

(425) 672-7307

robbprecisiontool.com

 

 

 

 

Robb Precision Tool Services visits Mitutoyo

Robb Precision Tool Services visits Mitutoyo America, Los Angeles for the latest electronic components in precision metrology.

  • To implement the new technology Robb Precision Tool Services received educational training at Mitutoyo, the leader in measuring instruments and metrological technology.

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  • RPTS knows the growing need for higher precision, faster data results, and the ability to store statistics. Robb Precision Tool Services wanted their technicians to have hands on education of these new tools.

 

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  • The techs were educated on 2D Linear Height gages, Portable Roughness testers,Digital Micrometers and Calipers, Digital Indicators, Depth Measurement systems, Optical Comparators and Vision Systems, Calibration Equipment and many more.

 

  • The technicians were also introduced to the new Wireless Communication System that can be used on any tool that provides Digimatic data output. Such as, the Digimatic Caliper,Digimatic Micrometer, Digimatic Indicator and Digimatic Height Gauge.  The Wireless system will eliminate the need for data cables when sending measurements to a PC. This new technology will make it easier, smoother and more efficient without the cumbersome data cables.

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Robert Robb, owner of Robb Precision Tool Services Inc.

“As the requirements for greater accuracy of precision tools are expected, Mitotoyo is meeting these demands. I have had a relationship with Mitutoyo for over 20 years and trust their knowledge and products.”

As a calibration and repair lab, Robb Precision Tool Services understands the need for continued education. With the higher need for accuracy, training in these new technologies is essential to ensure accurate repair and calibration.

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1-800-653-0857

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What is A2LA Calibration?

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What is A2LA ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Calibration?    

 

 A2LA:

A2LA stands for the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. It is a nonprofit 3rd party institution that accredits calibration labs and preforms thorough assessment of all factors of testing and calibration to the ISO 17025 standard.  A2LA laboratories are audited regularly to ensure their continued compliance with requirements and to check that their standard of operation is being maintained.  Lab technicians may be required to take part in comprehensive and ongoing intense testing to ensure the most recent methods are being followed.

ISO/IEC:

Is the most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world. Laboratories that are accredited to this international standard are required to include factors which determine the correctness and reliability of the tests and calibrations preformed in the laboratory by a qualified technician.  Factors that are included are environment control; equipment and measurement traceability;  testing methodology; and reporting of test and calibration results.

The benefits of  A2LA ISO/IEC 17025 certification:

  • To ensure that calibration and testing are accurate and reliable.
  • Laboratories comply with internationally recognized standard.
  • Increase confidence in Testing and Calibration.
  • Save costs on an incorrect indication. Which can cause rework, scrapped product , product recall or injury.

 

Robb Precision Tool is an accredited A2LA ISO/IEC 17025 laboratory.

Visit our website at robbprecisiontool.com to see all of our calibration and repair capabilities.

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Robb Precision Tool Services Launches its New Website

 

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Robb Precision Tool Services Launches its New Website with Enhanced Features, Making it Quick and Easy to navigate.

Our new website includes our new and expanded calibration and repair capabilities of precision tools and torque wrenches. Including,
our extensive line of CDI torque wrenches.

This new website offers several features including our new contact page, making it easier to request a quote, pick up, delivery or onsite calibration. As well as a new personal log in page to view all A2LA cerificates.

Robert Robb, owner. “With our business rapidly growing, we found the need to update and redesign our website. We have a new modern look and have made it easier to navigate to our customer’s specific needs. We are also excited to present our new expanded capabilities for both calibration and repair.”

About Robb Precision Tool Services

Robb Precision Tool Services is an A2La accredited calibration lab which follows the A2LA standards with ongoing training and testing to ensure the most recent methods are followed. Specializing in certification, repair and sales including micrometers, calipers, indicators, various gages, hardness testers, optical comparators, weighing scales and torque wrenches. With over three decades of experience in the field of metrology and torque.

For more information, please contact Bob Robb at (425) 672-7307 or bob@robbprecisiontool.com