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New Measures - Spring 2014 | Mecmesin E-Newsletters | Media Centre

New Measures - Spring 2014            

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Welcome to Mecmesin's force and torque testing e-newsletter packed full of relevant test & measurement information.

With the new shoots of Spring finally rising after a very long wet winter, also comes the arrival of our new leading-edge precision torque tester. The Helixa brings unparalleled accuracy and control to the measurement of very low to medium torque values - and not just for spring testing! Manufacturers of finely engineered and delicate components, requiring precision alignment and fixturing, will find the Helixa an ideal solution.


If you would like a free demonstration of the Helixa or have a query regarding your test application, why not give us a call.

T: 01403 799979  

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We look forward to helping you.


Jenny Montgomery

Marketing Manager

Mecmesin Group

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Helixa Precision Torque Tester


The new Mecmesin Helixa precision torque tester brings unparalleled accuracy and control to the measurement of very low to medium torque values. It has been designed specifically for  applications where delicate or finely-engineered products require testing and accuracy and repeatability of results is crucial e.g. luer fittings on medical devices, dosage-dial drug delivery devices, cosmetics twist dispensers, electronic rotary controls, fine & high-performance bearings and light torsion springs.

Key Features:

  • Precise drive-to-loadcell alignment for optimum accuracy & test repeatability
  • Balanced to remove or apply axial compressive or tensile force
  • Controlled by Mecmesin's powerful Emperor™ software
  • Fully programmable
  • Measurement from a few mN.m up to 6 N.m
  • Interchangeable torque cells
  • Precision fixtures to hold even the finest of samples
  • Also available as a touch-screen model

Mecmesin has a team of experienced application engineers to design bespoke fixturing often required for precision testing at this level.

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On-site Calibration Service
Calibration Van
Calibration of your Mecmesin force & torque instruments is essential to avoid the production of poor quality products, which can result in product returns, unnecessary wastage and damage to your brand.

Mecmesin has more than 35 years' experience in delivering calibration solutions and offering our customers the highest level of on-going support and after sales service is Mecmesin's priority. 

To save you time and money we provide an On-site Calibration Service for force measurement up to 5 kN and torque measurement to 10 N.m. One of Mecmesin's experienced technicians will verify your instrument at your own site. This significantly increases efficiency as the service can be planned around your production schedules.


  • Prompt: Fast & convenient service with shorter lead times
  • Time saving: Reduce downtime
  • Money saving: Avoid transport costs
  • Efficient: minimal interference with your testing and production activities
  • Risk-free: Eliminates potential damage/loss during transport
  • Trustworthy: calibration using masses calibrated by UKAS accredited facilities and traceable to UK National standards. Mecmesin is ISO 9001:2000 registered
  • Reliable: nationwide coverage
  • FREE: Loadcell adjustment*
  • FREE: Extended warranty when purchasing a calibration contract**

* If found to be outside the specification

** Extended warranty to 4 years on new and 1 year old products from 1 N to 50 kN in

     tension and compression from 0.3 N.m to 150 N.m in torque


Our On-site Calibration Service is available as a 'one-off' service or annually within a '3-year calibration contract. To book a visit please contact our Calibration Services Team on


T: +44 (0) 1403 799921 or E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fill in our enquiry form.

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