Category: Torque

The National Association for Proficiency Testing (NAPT) releases a new Torque Sensors kit sponsored by Morehouse Instrument Company

New Torque Sensors Kit The National Association for Proficiency Testing (NAPT), the most trusted name in the metrology community for providing administration, development, software tools, and support for interlaboratory comparisons, is pleased to announce the release of a new Torque Sensors kit sponsored by Morehouse Instrument Company, a leading provider of calibration services and products […]

Torque Calibration: Don't Let Tight Lids Tighten Your Market Share!

Torque Calibration Capabilities at Morehouse Struggling to open a jar is not just frustrating for your customers—it is a sign that it is time to calibrate your torque settings. In the food industry, the right lid twist is not about sealing flavors. It is also about ensuring a pleasant customer experience. Morehouse understands the force […]

Torque Control: Loose Bolts An Industry Problem

Loose Bolts: Introduction Imagine if one of the one hundred and fifty-plus car engine bolts is under-torqued; it loosens over time and eventually destroys the engine. What if the bolts are under-torqued in an airplane assembly and become loose mid-flight? What if those bolts were to the exit door, which blew off mid-flight, and the […]

5 Essential Facts About Torque Calibration

5 Essential Facts About Torque Calibration Torque Calibration is essential because almost any fastener has a specification for torque. The purpose is to maintain a clamping force where the fastener stays together and is as immune as possible to fatigue. This article will discuss the five essential must-know facts about torque calibration.  We will cover […]

Torque Calibration: Why Torque Control is Important

Torque Calibration: Why Torque Control is Important - Intro At Morehouse we teach torque classes, give webinars on torque, and perform torque calibrations on reference standards. We strive to create a safer world by helping companies improve their force and torque measurements. However, we are not immune to the safety hazards that can result from […]

Cosine Error Should be Considered in any Torque Measurement Process

Cosine Error Should be Considered in any Torque Measurement Process ISO/IEC 17025 When Calculating Torque Measurement Error Cosine Error should be considered A ‘vector’ is known as a quantity that is defined by its size and direction. Every time the effect of a known force is evaluated on a static or dynamic system, all applied, […]

The Importance of Torque Control (The Dangers of Poor Torquing Techniques)

The Importance of Torque Control At the beginning of the year, we discussed the proper way to express torque units. This blog is going to discuss the importance of torque control. Torque = Force x Length this means the expression of lbf in or N m is the correct way to express torque.  Those manufacturers […]

The proper way to express torque units is lbf·ft or N·m

The proper way to express torque units is lbf·ft or N·m Morehouse will always make an effort to educate the masses on the proper way to express torque units. Looking at several scopes, manufacturer's specification sheets, and other sources, as a metrology community, we do not always express units of torque properly. Torque =  Force […]

Torque Explained Formulas and Conversions

Torque Explained Formulas and Conversions Torque Explained - In the simplest sense Torque = Force * Length Torque is derived and traceable to SI units of length,  mass,  and time. The meter is the length of the path traveled by light in a vacuum during a time interval of 1/299 792 458 of a second. The kilogram […]

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