How Do You Use a Digital Torque Tester?

How Do You Use a Digital Torque Tester?

In the PET bottle industry, manufacturers keep a check on leakage and other factors that will make or demolish their products. A leaked bottle will not only damage your reputation among your customers but also lead to a huge loss for your company. Thus, if you want to make sure that your PET bottles should remain at the top of quality then we suggest you make use of Presto digital torque tester. This lab testing instrument from Presto will help to maintain the integrity of your product by effectively testing the force required to open a PET bottle. This user-friendly testing equipment will make sure that your PET bottles should remain intact and precise by providing the accurate analysis of the force or torque needed to open a closed cap of a PET bottle. Now, let’s focus on the working of digital torque tester for quality analysis of materials.  

Introduction about Presto digital torque tester

The Presto Testing Instruments is Asia’s best testing equipment provider that will help you by providing high-quality testing equipment for analyzing your product quality. One of the best-selling testing equipment by Presto is a digital torque tester that is highly useful in studying the efficiency of the bottle caps in the PET industries. As most of the products that are packaged in PET bottles are mainly in liquid form, they can easily be spilled over if the cap of the bottles is not closed properly. At the same time, it is also important to make sure that the bottle cap is not closed so tightly that it becomes difficult to open the bottles. The Torque tester enables the manufacturers to ensure that the bottle caps are tightened with optimum force and are opened easily. Now, let us focus on the features and technical specifications of this testing instrument.

Features of Presto digital torque tester

The digital torque tester from Presto Testing Instruments has been equipped with various advanced set of features that makes it easy for you to conduct the test without any errors. This consistent testing equipment will help to measure the force or torque required to open a PET bottle and give the result in digital format. Here we have created a list of amazing features you will get with the help of the Presto torque tester.

  • Manual clamping and operation
  • The equipment has a digital read-out with a least count of 0.1 lbs.-inches.
  • Adjustable clamping device to accommodate different sizes of the test specimen.
  • Safety lock pin provided with the instrument to avoid unnecessary torque application on the instrument.
  • Instruments with different ranges and capacities of 20 lbs.-inch, 50 lbs.-inch, and 100 lbs.-inch.
  • Easy to operate and user-friendly
  • The highly accurate torque sensor

These are some of the amazing features you will get with the use of the Presto torque tester digital model. Now, let us focus on the technical specifications of this amazing testing equipment. You can read about how you can conduct a hi-tech torque test with this testing instrument.

Technical specifications of Digital Torque tester

  • Models Available - Max. Torque Range :

              - 20 lb-inch

              - 25 lb-inch

              - 50 lb-inch

              - 100 lb-inch

  • Accuracy: ± 0.5 lb-Inch (with master weight)
  • Least Count/Resolution: 0.1 lb-inch
  • Power: 220V, Single phase, 50 Hz
  • Display: Digital (LED)
  • Load Monitoring: Peak Load indicator with Digital readout and peak hold feature
  • Minimum Diameter for specimen holding: 30 mm
  • Maximum Diameter for specimen holding: 110 mm
  • Weights for Calibration: 10 lbs., 20 lbs.

How to operate digital torque tester?

We at Presto offer a complete range of cap torque testers that will help to improve the quality of PET bottles. It would ensure that the cap of the bottle should be tight enough so that there will be no chance of leakage in products. Here we have listed some easy-to-follow steps that will help you to perform a PET bottle quality test with the help of a digital torque tester. You can read those steps below:

  • Start the machine by plugging the mains in a 3 pin 5 amp power supply socket. Turn the mains Switch on.
  • The Load indicator might show some readings due to previous test values. You must set the pressure to zero.
  • Press the TARE button and then the RESET button. Now the Load Indicator will show zero reading.
  • For the accurate placement of the testing, the sample rotates the jaw adjusting knob in the anticlockwise direction to take the jaws apart.
  • Adjust the specimen holding pegs according to the size of the specimen.
  • Place the specimen properly in such a way that it is perfectly straight and touches all four pegs at a given time.
  • After placing the specimen, tighten the jaw adjusting knob properly by revolving it in a clockwise direction.

With the help of these steps, you can easily test the sample with a digital torque meter. Before placing the specimen on the clamping unit, place the acrylic chuck on the bottle cap to easily rotate the cap during the test. After that, you can easily commence the test with the digital panel.

In this way, you can operate a digital torque tester from Presto. If you need any more information regarding the use of this testing equipment then you can consult with us by calling us at +919210903903 or email us at We will surely assist you regarding your product queries.

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