Learn 5 Key Error Prevention Techniques for the Assembly Process

Solving fastening errors is about controlling variables or eliminating potential risks that create an unwanted fastening event. Mistake proofing is the quickest path to zero defects and is a critical enabler for efficient manufacturing. Preventing errors during the tightening process improves manufacturers’ quality control by reducing the number of defective products pulled from the assembly…

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Ergonomic Torque Arms

How Assembly Line Ergonomics Boosts Productivity and Keeps Workers Safe

Flat-pack furniture famously exported by Scandinavia offers practical lessons about the importance of assembly line ergonomics. Assembling the furniture doesn’t seem difficult, especially if you have your own power tools, along with the small disposable screwdrivers and hex keys that come with the furniture. However, once you have it assembled, you may find your hands…

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Scout Screw Counter

Reduce Costly Screw-Fastening Errors with the Scout Screw Counter

The Scout screw counter is an error-prevention device that detects and eliminates costly screw-fastening errors during the assembly process. Using a screw counter is like putting the eyes and ears of a quality control manager where they are needed most – right in the assembly area. Fastener tracking devices, like a Scout screw counter, count…

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Torque Calibration Program

How to Create an Effective Torque Measurement & Calibration Program

Manufacturing products of consistent quality requires the ability to monitor and measure torque. Quality control starts with processes. For engineers, implementing an entire torque measurement program is essential for success at all levels. Simply running a fastener or bolt down until it’s snug and tight and assuming the torque control process is complete is no…

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Contract Manufacturing with Torque Tools

How to Confirm Torque Values from Contract Manufacturers

Modern manufacturing is global. One company’s product—like a sedan, a tractor, or an airliner—may be made of materials from dozens of countries and assembled in dozens more. No matter how many smaller contract manufacturers are involved in creating a final product—whether one or two hundred—only one company is ultimately responsible for the final project. The…

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Mountz Torque Wrenches

How to Select a Torque Wrench or Screwdriver to Improve Quality Process

How do you select a torque wrench or screwdriver for a fastening application? While choosing a torque wrench or screwdriver for a torque application may seem straightforward, understanding the differences between tool types and product features can be confusing. Each class of hand tools relies on different torque limitation methods, and other techniques are most…

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Mountz TBX Break-Over Wrenches

Enhance Quality & Minimize Torque Errors with Break-Over Torque Wrenches

When under or over-torquing puts manufacturers’ products at risk, a break-over wrench can help support a quality control process by empowering an operator to prevent assembly errors. The Mountz TBX line of precision preset break-over wrenches ensures consistent process and quality control for accurately tightening various types of fasteners. The torque limiting wrench informs the…

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Mountz Brushless Electric Screwdrivers

Enhance Manufacturing Efficiency with Brushless Electric Screwdrivers

An electric screwdriver with a brushed motor incurs frequent maintenance intervals and costs that impede manufacturing efficiency and production output. Keeping power tools operating at total capacity is an essential objective for a manufacturing engineer to ensure productivity doesn’t falter. Electric screwdrivers with brushless motors are engineered for higher efficiency and performance. Brushless power tools…

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