Which is the Best Torque Wrench? Ten Brands Tested

Torque Wrenches

Each torque wrench was tested for initial accuracy when new at 50, 100, 150, 200, and 250 foot-pounds. The torque wrench contenders were then tested at 50, 150, and 250 foot-pounds in the counterclockwise direction. Subsequently, the wrenches were cycled 1,000 times at 100 foot-pounds and then tested again for accuracy.

10 Torque Wrench brands Tested:

  • Snap-On,
  • Wera,
  • Craftsman,
  • Kobalt,
  • ICON,
  • DeWalt
  • SK Hand Tools,
  • Proto Tools,
  • Performance Tool,
  • Lexivon, and
  • Vintage Craftsman.

Torque Wrenches Tested In This Video

(in no particular order):

Snap-On Torque Wrench: Purchased from Snap-On

ICON Torque Wrench: Purchased at Harbor Freight