Socket Outlet Torque Balance
Product details: Model KP-LJ2:
The Plug torque tester is for compliance is checked by engaging the
device, as during intended use, with the socket-outlet of a test
apparatus as shown in IEC60065 Figure 11.
A device provided with pins intended to be introduced into fixed
socket-outlets shall not impose undue strain on these
The balancing arm of the test apparatus pivots about a horizontal
axis through the centre lines of the contact tubes of the
socket-outlet at a distance of 8 mm behind the engagement face of
With the device not in engagement, the balancing arm is in
equilibrium, the engagement face of the socket-outlet being in the
After the device has been engaged, the torque to be applied to the
socket-outlet to maintain its engagement face in the vertical plane
is determined by the position of a weight on the balancing arm. The
torque shall not exceed 0,25 Nm.