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5 Points to Consider When Buying a Torque Screwdriver

5 Points to Consider When Buying a Torque Screwdriver

If quality and consistency are important in the products you make, it is crucial that you have the most accurate and reliable torque screwdriver out there. There is a wide range in the quality of torque screwdriver options available. Some torque screwdrivers are inexpensive but tend to be inaccurate and short lived. Between inaccuracies, tool repairs and tool replacement, buying the inexpensive model typically ends up being more expensive than purchasing the high quality tool in the long run. When considering different brands, Sturtevant Richmont builds tools that are made to last. Engineers and purchasing professionals who appreciate the power...

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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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