Don't Forget Your Tri-Sure® Breakaway Preset Torque Wrench

Tue, April 27, 2021

When shipping or storing filled steel or plastic drums that have Tri-Sure® plugs installed, Tri-Sure Preset Torque Wrenches assure proper tightening of each plug to their specified torque requirement and keep your company in compliance with D.O.T. Regulations. Each Tri-Sure Preset Torque Wrench includes a Certificate of Calibration, something you may be asked to produce during a D.O.T. audit. When it is time to have your preset wrench recalibrated, Tri-Sure will provide you with a new certificate of calibration.

Why a Preset Torque Wrench? It decreases the chance of error that can occur if not setting the proper torque on an adjustable wrench, or not paying attention to the needle on a beam-style torque wrench, leading to over or under compression of the plug gasket, resulting in a leaky drum. Another reason is the Tri-Sure Preset Torque Wrench is two wrenches in one, eliminating the need to readjust for the different torque requirements of each plug. Simply torque the 2” plug, then flip the wrench over and torque the ¾” plug. It’s that easy. Tri-Sure Presets apply just the right amount of torque to Tri-Sure plugs in steel and plastic drums. The handle will slip, or breakaway, to signal the user that the proper torque has been reached. In fact, that is why they are commonly referred to as “Breakaway” Preset Torque Wrenches. Available as Standard or Non-Spark.

To learn more about available tooling options, visit our page on Tooling and Insertion.

Tri-Sure® Amsterdam celebrates 100th anniversary

Wed, November 13, 2019

On November 8th  2019 our manufacturing plant in Amsterdam celebrates its 100th anniversary.

On this date in 1919, Bernhard van Leer started the Van Leer United Factories Corporation (VALEFA) at the Asterweg site in Amsterdam. Initially the factory produced boxes for margarine, soap and cigarettes. In 1926 the factory started producing steel drums for a company we now know as Shell.  The close proximity of the site to the refinery was highly advantageous as the drums were floated across the canal onto the Shell site.

Tri-Sure® at Industrial Pack 2019 (27-28 March)

Thu, March 21, 2019

Tri-Sure® will be present at the Industrial Pack 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia being held on March 27-28th. The Industrial Pack is the only dedicated expo for industrial, transit & protective packaging.

We would love to see you at the show and looking forward to welcoming you at our stand, Booth 323 and meet with the entire Tri-Sure® Sales Team.



Tri-Sure® at Industrial Pack 2018 (4-5 April)

Fri, March 09, 2018

Tri-Sure® will be present at the Industrial Pack 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia being held on April 4-5. The Industrial Pack is the only dedicated expo for industrial, transit & protective packaging.

We look forward to welcoming you at our stand, booth 321. Booth 321 is directly across from the hospitality area.

Please see the link below for more information:

Tri-Sure® Amsterdam passes SMETA 4-pillar audit

Thu, May 18, 2017

Tri-Sure® Amsterdam has earlier this year completed a SMETA 4-pillar audit in conjunction with a major customer. The Audit included an assessment of Labour Standards, Health & Safety, Environment and Business Ethics.

The SMETA Best Practice Methodology v.5.0 Dec 2014 was applied. The scope of the audit covered all employees on site including service providers and contractors.

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