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Moulded carry handle & compact, lightweight design
Highly portable
Adjustable to accommodate fit a wide range of shapes and sizes of containers. Integrated drip tray captures any sample spillage for ease of cleaning. IP 54 rated
Easy-to-read backlit display
Clear digital display of clockwise and anti-clockwise maximum torque results up to 6 N.m
Easy export of results
Export results to a PC or printer

Mecmesin's simple, affordable manual closure torque test instrument

For basic torque tests up to 6 N.m, the Orbis provides a reliable and accurate solution. The unit boasts a number of useful features designed to maximise usability, making clockwise and counter-clockwise measurements very easy and quick tasks to undertake.

Orbis is ideal as a simple, portable closure torque tester
  •  Compact, lightweight, simple to operate and easily portable.
  •  6 N.m capacity.
  •  Clockwise and counter-clockwise digital torque capture.
  •  Versatile mounting table, adjustable to accommodate a variety of forms.
  •  Mains or battery-powered.
  •  RS232 output for easy export of results.
  •  Water resistant design, and integrated drip tray captures spillage for easier cleaning when testing carbonated drinks.
  •  Multiple measurement units: mN.m, N.m, lbf.in, ozf.in, kgf.cm, etc.
  •  On-site calibration available.
Carry handle makes Orbis ideal for portable closure torque testing
  •  Integrated drip tray to capture spillages.
  •  Highly portable; moulded carry handle and compact, lightweight design.
  •  Rugged, water-resistant case; ideal for use on the factory floor.
  •  Non-painted polypropylene case suitable for use within pharmaceutical laboratories.
Simple key controls, clear display of closure torque measurement
  •  5 dedicated function keys for ease of operation.
  •  Lockable units and ‘max display’ modes.
  •  Clear display of clockwise and counter-clockwise maximum torque results, or ‘running’ torque display.
Software allows analysis of exported closure torque data measured from TornadoVectorProTM Lite connects to your test system or instrument, plotting test data directly onto your PC screen:
  •  View test ‘live’ on PC screen; torque vs time.
  •  Perform multiple calculations e.g. peak, trough and average.
  •  Easily identify whether sample meets pass/fail criteria.
  •  Produce summary test reports with graphical traces.
  •  Transfer information to other packages (e.g. Microsoft® Excel or SPC packages) for further analysis.
  •  Clockwise and counter-clockwise measurement
  •  Capacity of 6 N.m (50 lbf.in)
  •  Container diameter from 10 to 190 mm (0.4" - 7.5")
  •  Load accuracy is ±0.5% of full scale
  •  5000 Hz sampling rate
Accessories for this System
Standard 35 mm pegs
Provides a stable base on which to mount awkwardly-shaped samples
Large saddle plate
Dedicated moulded mandrels avoid distortion of the closure on gripping
Dedicated moulded mandrels
torque cell checkers enable the on-site verification of the torque instrument's calibration status
Orbis and Tornado Mk II torque cell accuracy check rig
Check rig will indicate whether the torque cells lie within acceptable tolerance limits of calibration
Orbis and Tornado Mk II/Vortex torque cell accuracy check rig
Non-thermal printer for digital closure testers
Mettler Toledo printer (UK)
An ideal and simple method for recording force and torque readings
DP1-VR Series 264-Digimatic Mini-Processor (UK)
Extended-length gripping pegs keep taller samples vertically aligned
Set of 4 extended 100 mm pegs
This grip allows smaller samples to be securely held in a centrally-aligned position
Mini V-block
V-jaw vice clamp grips low-friction plastic surfaces for accurate torque testing
V-jaw vice clamp, three jaws with quick lock and release lever for Orbis, Tornado, Vortex