head torque wrench


head torque wrench

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • interchangeable head torque wrench — A wrench that does not have the usual square drive for use with sockets, but is designed to accept special interchangeable heads …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • torque wrench — A wrench with a dial in the handle or a gauge with a needle for measuring the amount of pressure applied to a nut or bolt. It is used for threaded fasteners with a critical tightening torque, such as cylinder head bolts, alloy wheel lugs,… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • head torque — See interchangeable head torque wrench …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Torque wrench — A torque wrench is a tool used to precisely set the torque of a fastener such as a nut or bolt. It is usually in the form of a socket wrench with special internal mechanisms. A torque wrench is used where the tightness of screws and bolts is… …   Wikipedia

  • wrench — [1] A device for removing nuts, bolts, and other fasteners. [2] A colloquial term for a mechanic or someone who is handy repairing engines. [3] To use a wrench tool. See adjustable wrench Allen wrench box wrench brake adjusting wrench brake… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • torque — [1] Turning or twisting force such as the force imparted on the drive line by the engine. Usually measured in lb ft. It differs from work or power in that torque does not necessarily produce motion. Basically, the magnitude of a torque acting on… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • head — [1] The upper part of something. [2] A term used to express the increase of energy content in a fluid pumped, expressed in units of energy per unit of mass, usually simply ft (feet). [3] A part of the engine which covers the piston and creates… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Wrench — For other uses, see Wrench (disambiguation). A set of chrome vanadium metric wrenches, open at one end, box/ring at the other. This type is commonly known as a combination wrench. A wrench or spanner is a tool used to provide grip and mechanical… …   Wikipedia

  • wrench — wrencher, n. wrenchingly, adv. /rench/, v.t. 1. to twist suddenly and forcibly; pull, jerk, or force by a violent twist: He wrenched the prisoner s wrist. 2. to overstrain or injure (the ankle, knee, etc.) by a sudden, violent twist: When she… …   Universalium

  • Head gasket — Different kinds of gaskets, #4 indicating a V4 or boxer engine head gasket …   Wikipedia