Torque Control

Torque 101: A Guide to the Fundamentals of Torque Control

Lack of torque control has caused wheel detachment on vehicles, failures with life-saving medical instruments, and prevented electronic devices from functioning. Engineers risk product failures and escalating scrap rate costs with their manufacturing process without torque control. To many manufacturers, understanding the various elements of torque control is often overlooked or misunderstood. Manufacturers must-have resources…

FG Mini Preset Torque Screwdrivers

Prevent Over-Torque Events for Micro Fastening Applications

Production planning for torque application with micro-sized fasteners requires an engineer to find a solution to mitigate product scrap risks. It doesn’t require much force to over-torque miniature fasteners. Critical fastening assemblies, such as navigation systems for high-performance aircraft, automobiles, and machine tools, a product failure can cause severe quality issues. The rework time and…

Multi Sequence Fastening

How to Program a Multi Sequence Fastening Process for a Smart Electric Screwdriver System

The Mountz smart electric screwdriver allows you to program multiple torque preset values and fastening steps into a single rundown event. Group similar processes and assign standardized tasks: program fastening sequences and torque tolerances for each fastener in a sequence for sensitive and complex assembly joints. You can achieve multiple fastening tasks with one tooling…

FGC Wrench wrench prevents over-torque

Mountz Introduces the New FGC Cam-Over Torque Wrench

Mountz, The Torque Tool Specialist ®, introduces the next generation in cam-over wrench technology. Engineered and assembled in Silicon Valley, the FGC line of precision preset cam-over wrenches are the most advanced torque wrenches for high-level process and quality control. The wrench’s repeatability, traceability, and precision will prevent tightening failures. Surpassing the ISO 6789 standard…

Torque Tools for Medical Device Manufacturing

Optimizing Complex Medical Device Manufacturing with a DC Torque Control System

An innovative world leader in medical devices manufacturing was ramping up production on a new ultrasound instrument but was struggling to optimize their new manufacturing process. Building this new piece of equipment involved a variety of different torque requirements. In the initial assembly, workers were using seven different drivers due to the various specs of the electronic and mechanical…

Torque Automation Systems

Assembly automation is making large strides forward due to rapid advances in torque and fastening technology. Torque control systems are expediting all aspects of the automation process from installing error-proofing disciplines to the implementation of adaptive fastening strategies. Manufacturing automation is about tailoring and integrating a diversity of torque control technologies to enable an effective,…