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Sturtevant Richmont: The Leader in Torque

Sturtevant Richmont: The Leader in Torque

Background In 1924, Walter P. Chrysler developed the deflecting beam torque wrench and licensed Paul Sturtevant to manufacture and sell his invention. Fast forward to 1940; Paul Sturtevant incorporated his own company and Frank Livermont incorporated Richmont. By the time they merged in 1964, they had produced the first wrenches, the first torque testers and the first calibration tools in torque application. Sturtevant Richmont completely pioneered the torque tool industry.  Since 1984 Sturtevant Richmont has been owned and operated by the Reynertson family and never fails to produce the highest quality of torque tools in the industry. Industry Contributions Sturtevant...

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Sturtevant Richmont Adjustable Torque Wrenches

Sturtevant Richmont Adjustable Torque Wrenches

Which Micrometer Adjustable Wrench is right for you?  Sturtevant Richmont Adjustable Torque Wrenches The SDR Square Ratchet Series is ideal for any application where: The fastener or fitting can be engaged with a socket. The operator has to frequently change torque values. High rotation or limited access requires ratcheting to achieve torque level. Repeatability and reliability are important. Error Proofing By Design: Flattened case reduces the effect of side load during application or testing. The ability to quickly select torque value and lock it is needed. Operational simplicity is needed. High durability is important. Small quantity assembly operations as well as...

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