Pneumatic Torque Wrenches
Pneumatic torque wrenches are used every day by professionals who work in a wide variety of industries. Pneumatic torque wrenches are different than impact wrenches in that they use gears to torque down the bolt through an air driven motor. The impact wrench doesn’t use gears. The persons using pneumatic torque wrenches can control the torque output by controlling the air pressure. Industries that use pneumatic torque wrenches include those in the oil and gas industry, mining and construction, power plants, shipyards, steel mills, locomotives, off road equipment and cranes, and all types of industrial service companies supporting these market sectors.
Pneumatic torque wrenches need to be high quality, tough and durable tools. Pneumatic torque wrenches should be purchased from manufactures that ensure their tools are designed to consistently satisfy the demands of the industry during construction, production, breakdown, and routine shutdown repair and maintenance. There are various manufactures that produce these kinds of industrial strength tools and it is very important to do some comparison shopping in order to find the best buys.
Wherever an accurate torque is required on a nut or bolt, the pneumatic torque wrench is used. The pneumatic torque wrench is also used to remove a stubborn nut. Another benefit that these kinds of torque wrenches provide is the fact that they create very little vibration so there is a higher degree of repeatability and accuracy. Pneumatic torque wrenches have a capability range of 118Nm up to 47,600Nm.
Pneumatic torque wrenches require the use of an air compressor. You must match the air compressor capabilities with pneumatic torque wrenches for the best performance. When looking for the best pneumatic torque wrenches it is a good idea to go online to do some research. You can find various reviews of the different kinds of industrial strength torque wrenches online. Various manufacturers provide customer reviews but is always best to find independent reviews on the different brands as well.