TRQ3 Cap Torque Tester


Cap torque tester - TRQ3

Universal handheld torque tester for closure torque testing and capper head chuck torque testing on the capper machine. Can be ordered with various test fitments for the different closure types and applications:

cap test fitment Cap testing fitment – contains 2 parts: 

1., A universal support that holds the cap fitments. Cap fitments are held by magnets for quick interchange.
2., Cap fitments: In any size up to D40 mm. with 12 serrations ((capable of any number of serrations that is a multipe of 12).
Over 40 mm cap diameter or for special closures custom cap adapters are available.
Cap fitments are easy to change without any tool, as they are held by magnets.

Sure Torque Capper Chuck Calibrator

Neck thread fitments for any kind of thread type for testing the capper head chuck torque on capper machines.

See the most common standard neck finish types here!


SmartLoadCell units can be connected to any Android smartphone (or tablet) via Bluetooth (over Android 4.4). The SmartLoadCell application offers wide range of test modes and test settings. Results can be stored, reviewed and sent to pc.

Torque tester is shipped calibrated, with traceable calibration certificate


Demo video:



TRQ1 cap torque testerIndustries: Beverage, Food, Pharmaceutical, Packaging


Areas: Laboratory, Production, Maintenance



Closure torque tests - Release torque, bridge torque, incremental torque

Capper machine chuck torque testing (continuous mode) - Application torque


  • Instant range indicationSmall, handy
  • One-button-operation
  • Instant range indication with colours
  • Can be used both as stand alone and with bluetooth connection with a smartphone
  • High storing capacity on the smartphone
  • 3 years warranty
Additional Information

Additional Information

Included accessories 1 cap fitment support + 1 cap fitment OR 1 neck adapter
Smartphone requirement 1 GB RAM, 1 GHz Processor, 4 GB ROM
Android version Android 4.4 or higher
Measuring range -10Nm - +10 Nm (cca +/- 88.5 lbfIn)
Units of measurement LbfIn, LbfFt, Nm, dNm, Ncm, kgfcm, mV/V
Displayed values Actual, Max1, (Max2), torque-time graph
Accuracy +/- 0,25% F.S.
Safe Overload 120%
Maximum measuring frequency 400 Hz (2.5 ms)
Range analysis Yes – In range / under range / over range, with Over Range Alarm function
Capable closure types Any kind of serrated twist cap
Maximum sample size Any
Calibration kit available
Operation time 6-8 hours
DC supply Micro USB
Bluetooth range 20-40 m on air
Included software Android application
Memory Thousands of results (phone memory)
Maximum length of recordings: 5000 points
Stored data’s Measurement nr, peak results, date, time, graph, instrument serial number, comment, calibration date
Resistance grade IP 65
Language English
Dimensions: Footprint / Height 113x44x20 mm
Net weight 0,25 kg
Shipping packaging Heavy duty waterproof case
Shipping dimensions No
Shipping weight No
Country of Manufacture Hungary
Warranty 3 years

SmartLoadCell has 4 different measuring modes. Relevant modes for this application:



For closure torque testing:

single or double peak mode

For chuck calibration:

continuous mode


Measured results can be saved to the memory of an Android smartphone (or tablet), if connected over Bluetooth. Further options on the smartphone:

  • Add comment and save
  • View from the history
  • Transfer to PC on Bluetooth, WiFi, USB or RS232 cable
  • Send to data logger pc program (included)
  • Print

On the PC: the included data manager program can:

  • convert results to csv-file (excel compatible)
  • display the results with graphs
  • create reports from the individual results or from the statistical analyses

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