Replace or Repair Torque Wrenches

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Replace or Repair Torque Wrenches

Using a broken or damaged tool can harm operators, the product itself, or damage other equipment on-site. Torque wrenches are robust, but with continuous usage, they can break over time due to wear and tear, which can leave you with the decision of repairing the torque wrench or replacing it with a new one. The […]

Meet the People Behind the Business: Micky Venus

Meet the People Behind the Business and learn the stories of the amazing individuals behind HTL. This month meet Micky, one of our team of Workshop Technicians that is based in our Cramlington facility. You may have had the opportunity to meet Micky as he’s the dedicated Technician in our Calibration Van, diving to customer […]


HTL’s Torque Wrench Tips

Torque Wrenches are not just tools but precision measuring instruments, which is why they should be looked after. Here are 3 HTL Tips to help prolong the life and maintain serviceability of your torque wrenches: Your hand torque wrench should only be used to torque tighten and not break out or loosen. Whenever possible, only […]

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Smile Ride: Smile more, Ride a Bike!

This years annual HTL Charity Bike Ride is a little bit different, but we wanted to help our local food bank that remained open throughout the pandemic, the Cramlington Trussell Trusts Foodbank. The cyclists will be taking on 58 miles in 1 day. They will be cycling within the local area, following social distancing regulations, […]

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18 Years at HTL

At HTL, we value our employees by helping them build long-lasting, rewarding careers. Today our Operations Manager, Ryan Carr, celebrates his 18th year at HTL. He is a vital part of our business, and the knowledge he has built up over the years ensures we continue to be reactive to our customers’ requirements. This enables HTL […]

Torque Wrenches in Aviation

Torque Wrenches in Aviation

Aircraft are designed to withstand a diverse range of temperatures, speed and degrees of altitude, and it’s because of this that they’re built with such accuracy. Many parts are held together with bolts and fasteners that must be installed and tightened to a specific torque value. Air travel is the safest form of transportation today, […]

Getting to know Jo Shepherd, HTL’s Customer Service Supervisor

Meet The People Behind the Business and learn the stories of the amazing individuals behind HTL. This month meet Joanne, our Customer Service Supervisor. Joanne has been at HTL for just over 4 years but has been in this industry for 27 years! Let’s learn more about her. What do you enjoy most about your […]

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3 Simple Steps: Prolong the service life of air motors

Prolong the service life of air motors on HTL’s Torque and Tension pumps by following these 3 simple steps. Water condensation is always a concern when using compressed air systems as it is both a natural occurrence and a by-product of compressing air. However, you can ensure optimum operation and extend the life of the […]

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The Basic Safety Principles

How to Use a Hydraulic Torque Wrench A torque wrench is simply a power tool that achieves a controlled tightening or loosening of a bolted connection, with the use of a hydraulic pump. There are varying sizes and models available, such as direct fit with a cassette type torque wrench, or by using a socket […]

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Getting to know Alex Donaldson, HTL’s Engineering Team Leader

Meet The People Behind the Business and learn the stories of the amazing individuals behind HTL. This month meet Alex, the Lead Design Engineer. Alex has been with us for 17 months and is based out of our Cramlington office. He started as a Design Engineer and in the short space of time has made […]