NTS-6 Motorized Rotating Friction Torque Tester

NTS-6 Rotating Friction Torque Tester

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NTS-6 Motorized Rotating Friction Torque Tester

Series: NTS-6

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NTS-6 Motorized Rotating Friction Torque Tester checks the smoothness of rotation of the components of small precision motors, such as, gearbox, bearings, oil seals, etc. The motorized tester turns at a set rotational speed based upon the model. See the specifications table for more details. The tester can be used to measure torque in CW and CCW directions.

The NTS-6 has three modes of operation: real time, PP (peak) and PD (continuous output).

The NTS-6 torque tester has programmable high/low setpoints to enable go/no-go testing. Three indicator lights inform the user where the current torque reading is in relation the the setpoints. YELLOW lights up for measurements less than Low setpoint, GREEN lights between High and Low setpoints, and RED for over High setpoint and testing automatically stops.

SPC Capable

Torque data can be continuously output through the USB virtual COM port enabling you to display a torque profile using data acquisition software. Use the special SW-1SV-USB-NTS spreadsheet to create a torque profile.

All new NTS-6 testers include a free 3 Point Calibration Certificate traceable to NIST. ISO-17025 Certificates are available at an extra charge. NTS-6 testers are sold as a kit and include torque tester display unit, torque detector, Phillips tip, cable and AC power cord.

NTS-6 Ranges

Accuracy: ±1% F.S., ±1LSD
Note: oz models do not have selectable units
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ModelCapacity Max Speed (no-load) Bit Size
NTS-6-S1oz0.30 ~14.00854mm
NTS-6-S2oz0.30 ~ 28.00254mm
NTS-6-S5oz3.0 ~ 70.0134mm
NTS-6-S10.030 ~ 0.9000.030 ~ 1.0003.0 ~ 100.0854mm
NTS-6-S20.030 ~ 1.7400.030 ~ 2.0003.0 ~200.0254mm
NTS-6-S50.30 ~ 4.500.30 ~ 5.000.030 ~ 0.500134mm
NTS-6-S100.30 ~ 9.000.30 ~ 10.000.030 ~ 1.000186.35mm HEX
NTS-6-S200.30 ~ 17.400.30 ~ 20.000.030 ~ 2.000186.35mm HEX
NTS-6-S500.30 ~ 45.000.30 ~ 50.000.030 ~ 5.00056.35mm HEX

NTS-6 Standard Features

  • Selectable units lbf-in, Kgf-cm, mN-m or N-m (except oz models)
  • Peak, Real Time and Continuous Output modes (selectable)
  • RS-232C output n Both CW and CCW operation
  • Programmable high/low setpoints for Go/No Go testing

NTS-6 Specifications

Fixed Speed (no-load)85rpm25rpm13rpm18rpm18rpm5rpm
Dimensions (detector)28mm dia. × 155mm37mm dia. × 195mm40mm dia. x 235mm55mm dia. x 285mm
Bit size4mm dia.4mm dia.6.35mm HEX
4 digit LCD display
Both CW and CCW motorized rotation
Measuring modes
PP: Peak Mode displays PEAK torque value that will not change until a higher value is measured.
GO: Real Time Mode displays TRANSIENT torque values. RG: Output Torque Data every 1/100 seconds.
Measurement start time
Can be set up to 1 second in 0.1 second increments.
Measuring time
Time can be programmed between 1 and 20 seconds.
Go/No go testing
Programmable High and Low values; Green lamp (OK solid, NG blinking).
External input/output
Signal output (open collector): Go and No Go Data output: RS-232C (9600 baud) External start switch input
Power supply
Dimensions (indicator)
165mm W × 110mm D × 58mm H