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There are several ways of securing parts and components to each other, e.g. gluing, riveting, welding and soldering. However, by far the most common method of joining components is to use a screw to clamp the joint members with a nut or directly to a threaded hole in one of the components. The advantages of this method are the simplicity of design and assembly, easy disassembly, productivity and in the end – COST!
The tightening torque is for practical reasons the criteria normally used to specify the pre-stress in the screw. The torque, or the moment of force, can be measured either dynamically, when the screw is tightened, or statically, by checking the torque with a torque wrench after tightening.
In sophisticated tightening processes the angle can also be used to define the yield point and allow tightening into the plastic area of the screw.
Torque measurements are made according to one of two principles:
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