Calibrating torque wrenches, was dist. rattle

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Tue Jan 27 22:47:59 EST 2004

> From: auditude at
> Is there a DIY calibration, versus calibration checking?
> Ken,

What's the diff, Ken?  A check or calibration is only a repeatability check
on the previous calibration.  I do it before every use (once every 2 or 3
years, if I need the wrench and can find it).  DYI is pretty simple.
Torque = force x the quadature lever arm length.


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