The Torque Wrench - A Critical Printing Tool
I would like to talk about a tool that has many uses in the press room, but one purpose is especially critical - torquing blankets.
We have found the need recently to get ours calibrated. The reason being is that, through use, they lose their calibration over time. We had a "specialist" come in recently to calibrate ours. They were not far out of calibration, but nonetheless were off the target.
A torque wrench's calibration is especially important when mounting blankets for the following reasons: