Cap Torque Testers Series TT01

Series TT01 Cap Torque Testers are designed to measure application and removal torque of bottle caps up to 100 lbFin [11.5 Nm]. Adjustable posts effectively grip a broad range of container shapes and sizes, while optional flat and adjustable jaws are available for unique profiles. A rugged aluminum design, and simple, intuitive operation allow for use in laboratory and production environments.

Class-leading accuracy of ±0.3% and blazingly fast sampling rate of 7,000 Hz ensure reliable and consistent test results, even in quick-action applications. Password protection is provided to prevent unauthorized changes to settings and calibration.

The TT01 includes a range of sophisticated productivity-enhancing features, including USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo, and analog outputs, automatic data output and zeroing upon cap removal, memory storage for 1,000 readings, pass/fail indicators and outputs, and more. First / second peak torque detection is useful for measuring slip and breakaway torques for tamper evident closures.

Series TT01 testers include MESUR™ Lite data acquisition software. MESUR™ Lite tabulates continuous or single point data. Data stored in the TT01’s memory can also be downloaded in bulk. One-click export to Excel allows for further data manipulation.

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Series TT05 Torque Testers
  • Surface with matrix of threaded holes
  • Ideal for custom applications
  • Same functions and interface as TT01
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  • Moveable 1.25" (31 mm) length posts accommodate a wide range of sample shapes and sizes
  • Available extended post lengths and other gripping options
  • USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo, and analog outputs
  • Automatic output, data storage, and zeroing upon bottle cap removal helps automate testing processes
  • First / second peak detection for slip and breakaway torques in tamper evident closures
  • 1,000-point data memory with statistics and outputs
  • Password protection prevents unauthorized changes
  • Programmable set point indicators and outputs for pass/ fail determination
  • High-speed 7,000 Hz sampling rate accurately captures peak torque values
  • Configurable audio alarms and key tones
  • 5 selectable units of measurement
  • MESUR™ Lite data collection software included

Accuracy: ±0.3% of full scale
Sampling rate:   7,000 Hz
Power:   AC or rechargeable battery. Multi-step low battery indicator is displayed, tester shuts off automatically when power is too low.
Battery life:   Backlight on: up to 7 hours of continuous use
Backlight off: up to 24 hours of continuous use
Measurement units:   ozFin, lbFin, kgFcm, Nm, Ncm
Output:   USB / RS-232: Configurable up to 115,200 baud.
Mitutoyo (Digimatic): Serial BCD suitable for all Mitutoyo SPC-compatible devices.
Analog: ±1 VDC, ±0.25% of full scale at capacity,
General purpose: Three open drain outputs, one input.
Set points: Three open drain lines.
Configurable settings:   Digital filters, outputs, automatic output/data storage/zero, automatic shutoff, default settings, key tones, backlight, audio alarms, passwords, calibration
Safe overload:   150% of full scale (display shows “OVER” at 110% and above)
Weight:   8.4 lb [3.8 kg]
Included items:   Set of 4 1.25" length posts, universal voltage AC adapter, battery, quick-start guide, USB cable, resource CD (USB driver, MESUR™ Lite software, MESUR™gauge and MESUR™gauge Plus 90-day trial, and user’s guide), and NIST-traceable certificate of calibration (data is available for an additional charge).


  Extended length posts (CT005, CT006)
2.5" (63 mm) and 4" (101 mm) lengths available.
  Flat rubber jaws (CT001)
Set of rubber jaws for gripping square or odd shaped containers.
  Adjustable jaws (CT003)
8 rubber-edged arms may be individually adjusted in 45° increments, for gripping square or odd shaped containers.
  MESUR™gauge software (15-1004)
Tabulates and plots load vs. time or load vs. travel. Also calculates statistics, exports to Excel, and more.
  Carrying case (CT002)
Provides storage space for the TT01 tester, gripping jaws, AC adapter, and accessories.

Calibration kit (AC1036)
Complete set of brackets, cable, and hardware for calibration of any Series TT01 torque tester. Weights not available from Mark-10.

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  Connector cover kit (AC1077)
Helps protect the rear connectors against liquid entry. Three rubber covers are supplied, for the 15-pin multi-use connector, micro USB connector, and power jack.
  Certificate of calibration with data (CERT)
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  Capacity x Resolution  
Model lbFin ozFin kgFcm Ncm Nm US Price
MTT01-12 12 x 0.005 192 x 0.1 14 x 0.01 135 x 0.1 1.35 x 0.001 $1,395.00
MTT01-25 25 x 0.01 400 x 0.2 28 x 0.02 290 x 0.2 2.9 x 0.002 $1,395.00
MTT01-50 50 x 0.02 800 x 0.5 58 x 0.05 570 x 0.5 5.7 x 0.005 $1,395.00
MTT01-100 100 x 0.05 1600 x 1 116 x 0.1 1150 x 0.5 11.5 x 0.005 $1,395.00
Additional Items to Consider
CERT Certificate of calibration with data $75.00
CT001 Flat jaws for TT01, pair $75.00
CT002 Carrying case for TT01 $195.00
CT003 Adjustable jaws for TT01, pair $350.00
CT004 Spare set of 4 posts, 1.25" (included with TT01) $150.00
CT005 Set of 4 posts, 2.5" $175.00
CT006 Set of 4 posts, 4" $200.00
CT007 Kit of 4 posts of each length (12 total) $400.00
AC1036 Calibration kit for TT01 (weights not included) $650.00
AC1077 Connector cover kit $25.00
15-1004 MESURgauge Software $495.00
09-1165 Spare USB cable $30.00
09-1163 Cable, Series TT01 to RS-232 $75.00
08-1026 Spare rechargeable battery $20.00
AC1030 Spare AC adapter, 110V $40.00
AC1031 Spare AC adapter, 220V EUR $40.00
AC1032 Spare AC adapter, 220V UK $40.00
AC1035 Spare AC adapter, 220V AUS $40.00
All models include 110V AC adapters. Add suffix ‘E’ for euro plug (220V), ‘U’ for UK plug (220V), or ‘A’ for Australian plug (220V).
Ex: MTT01-12E, MTT01-50U, MTT01-100A


Series TT01 torque testers are shipped as shown at left, and include the following accessories:

(4) Sample gripping posts
(1) USB cable
(1) AC adapter
(1) Battery
(1) Resource CD
(1) Certificate of calibration without data


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