Long Beach, Ca. (PRWEB) September 14, 2009
Ask a mechanic or DIY'er which is worse: over-torquing a bolt until it snaps, or under-torquing it and having it come loose and disappear along with the part it was securing. They'll tell you that either outcome can be a major bummer.
Trouble is, not everyone is willing to invest in a torque wrench, especially for occasional use. A good quality digital torque wrench is easily north of 100 bucks, and to be truly accurate, it has to be periodically calibrated at a specialty shop.
No wonder so many people elect to guess the right torque by "feel" and hope for the best. But now, thanks to the new Powerbuilt Digital Torque Adapter from Alltrade Tools, anyone with a 3/8 inch or ½" inch drive ratchet can instantly convert it to an accurate digital torque wrench. And anyone who owns a torque wrench can use the torque adapter to calibrate their wrench right in their in the garage or shop.
The Powerbuilt Digital Torque adapter is easy to set up and use, offering 5 torque measurement settings including foot pound, inch pounds and Newton-meters. It measures and records both peak and trace torque and comes complete with a calibration device and carry case. Available in both 3/8 inch drive and ½ inch drive versions, the suggested retail for the Powerbuilt® Digital Torque Adapter is $59.99.
For more information, visit http://www.alltradetools.com/torqueadapter
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