ISQ announces new partnership with Norbar Torque Tools

ISQ has announced a new partnership with Norbar Torque Tools to expand its fixed location and mobile calibration capabilities in Portugal.

The partnership will involve an upgrade to LabMetro, ISQ’s metrology laboratories, that are accredited to IPAC (Portuguese Institute of Accreditation) and will include a range of new equipment. The company has laboratories in both Porto and Oeiras.

The partnership involves an expansion to ISQ’s torque calibration range and also assistance in preparing for the requirements of ISO standard – “Assembly tools for screws and nuts - Hand torque tools” ISO 6789-1:2017 and ISO 6789-2:2017.

Juan Carlos Casas, Norbar’s representative, said: “ISQ now have a superb torque wrench calibration capability in both fixed locations and mobile facilities.”

He added: “The TWC Auto torque wrench loader takes the user through the data acquisition required for an IS0 6789-2 calibration in a most intuitive way. With this equipment, they have taken a big step towards readiness for accreditation to ISO 6789:2017. We are confident that this equipment will be a great asset to the ISQ laboratories in their desire to achieve accreditation to the standard”.

Januário da Torre from ISQ, said: “We approached Norbar Torque because of our past experience using their equipment. Working alongside Norbar has been a great experience and we hope in the in future, through Drilco and the regional sales manager of Norbar, to solidify our relationship and develop more solutions that will allow us to grow in Portugal and beyond.”

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