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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The New Revolutionary Line of CDI Torque Wrenches

CDI Computorq SG  ELECTRONIC TORQUE WRENCH

 

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  • Built in Calibration
  • Multi-Sensory Indicators
  • Multi-Language Menus
  • Quick Release Ratchet
  • Convenient Data Download
  • Fully Programmable
  • Sequence Programming
  • Calibration Due Indicator
  • Reliable Data Trail

YOU GET TORQUE IN LESS TIME, WITH MORE ACCURACY AND CONTROL

This line of Electronic Torque Wrenches from CDI Torque Products
is truly revolutionary. They unite torque and angle in a single mode
to provide the most accurate and fastest way to tighten fasteners in
a sequence. In addition to the LED indicator lights, an audible beep
and handle vibration alert you when target torque is achieved.
The rugged all-steel construction is designed to stand up to even
the toughest work conditions. Computorq SG Torque Wrenches are
available with a 1/4″, 3/8″ or 1/2″ drive flex head or a 3/4″ drive fixed
head—all with an easy-to-use plug and play software solution and
highly programmable features.

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CDI Torque Products, a Snap-on company is the largest private labeled torque manufacturer in the world. CDI Torque Products have the same accuracy and are assembled right alongside the Snap-On wrenches. 

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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.

To check out more information about Robb Precision Tool Services Inc.,

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1-800-653-0857

stacey@robbprecisiontool.com

Finding the right Calibration Labratory

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The criteria to look for when deciding on a calibration lab

  • Maintains the highest level of industry quality standards and requirements, traceable to the National Institute of Standard and Measurement.

  • Accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. A2LA is a non profit 3rd party that accredits calibration labs and preforms thorough assessment of all factors of testing and calibration to the ISO 17025 standard. They also preform regular comprehensive audits to ensure these standards are maintained.

  • All lab technicians have continued education and testing to ensure all recent methods of calibration are being followed.

  •  The company has the software to maintain a calibration production schedule for you with your specific standard requirements and will notify you when your calibrations are due.

  • To provide online view of all your calibration certificates provided by the company.

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Optical Comparator Calibration

Robb Precision Tool Services has recently purchased an Optical Comparator which will expand their extensive calibration capabilities to include Radius Gages, Thread Pitch Gages, Thread Mic Standards and other various other gages.

An Optical Comparator is an inspection machine that projects magnified images up to 50x its actual size. The images are put onto a glass screen using illumination sources, lenses and mirrors giving a 2-D measurement. This process allows the technician to measure using the latest technology and error free inspection giving a detailed calibration certification, conforming to the International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and traceable to NIST.

PH-3515F_QMThe Optical Comparator also allows the technicians to see scratches, indentations and various imperfections. Many calibration laboratories use the general measurement of a caliper or micrometer, using this method it is impossible to see these imperfections and can be a costly and timely mistake.

If the reference gage is out of tolerance and cannot be calibrated, a new gage is necessary. Robb Precision Tool is a distributor for Mitutoyo USA and can replace the gage, saving time and money.

Robert Robb, owner “We started to receive gages from other calibration labs that were not using an optical comparator, only their trained eye and a caliper. Using this process it is impossible give an accurate reading. We purchased the comparator to give our customers a correct and detailed certification.”

                      

Robb Precision Tool Services is an A2LA accredited calibration lab which follows the International standard ANSI/ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and traceable to NIST. Specializing in certification, repair and sales of precision measuring measurement systems including torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, indicators, various gages, hardness testers, optical comparators, weighing scales, dynamometers, height gages, surface plates and many more. We have three decades of experience in the field of metrology and torque. We offer great solutions that come from commitment to meeting and exceeding expectations in precision measurement.

Robb Precision Tool Services is the largest stocking distributor in the Pacific Northwest for CDI, a Snap-On owned company. We have over 30 years of torque experience and can offer expert advice on what product will best suit your needs.

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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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