Should You Take Preventive Maintenance for a Torque Wrench? The Answer is YES.

To maintain consistent accuracy, torque wrenches must be checked periodically for wear or defective parts. A properly structured preventive maintenance program optimizes tool performance and reduces unexpected downtime, thereby saving time and money. The more often a torque wrench is used the faster it will wear or go out of calibration. Monitoring the number of…

Pulse Tools

Pulse Tool Selection Best Practice: Focus on Ergonomics, Productivity and Low Maintenance Cost

A pulse tool has the speed of an impact wrench with nearly the repeatability of a clutch based shut-off tool. Containing precision-machined parts the pulse unit is a sealed chamber that is filled with a formulated hydraulic fluid. Pulse blades with a custom designed precision roller push the fluid inside the rotating chamber generating hydraulic pressure that…

Insulated Torque Wrench Provides Operator Safety for High Voltage & Electrical Assembly Applications

For life-threatening high voltage and low voltage electrical assembly applications where over-torque conditions are not tolerated and operator safety is mandatory, Mountz Inc. offers Insulated torque wrenches. Designed with non-conductive plastic insulation, the torque wrenches provide operators with the proper safety for fastening applications. The Insulated torque wrenches ensure proper torque control and eliminate the…

Improve Quality and Save Money with Brushless Torque Screwdriver

Designed for high production environments, the E-DRIV NF-Series feature a high performance brushless motor design that provides durability and reduces the standard maintenance costs for electric screwdrivers. Additionally, costly mechanical micro switches have been eliminated in the NF series in favor of non-contact magnetic sensors. In addition to lower maintenance costs, the NF tool is…

Ergonomic Standards Still a Threat to Manufacturers

Even during a slow economy, manufacturers must still take all necessary precautions to ensure that their workers stay protected from injuries and disorders resulting from the repetitive use of improper manufacturing processes.  Fortunately, by initiating preventative practices and selecting ergonomically designed tools, employers can help lessen their exposure to citation and liability. A complicated and…

Methods for Checking/Auditing Pipe Flanges, Pressurized Connections and Other Critical Fastened Joints

Improper torque of high-pressure vessels can be attributed to safety incidents that cause financial loss, loss of property and even loss of life. The more volatile and dangerous the substance the more critical it is to take precautions to ensure flanges and bolts have been properly torqued and most importantly, properly audited. The Clean Air…