4 Methods to Reduce Scrap and Rework in Your Manufacturing Process

4 Methods to Reduce Scrap and Rework in Your Manufacturing Process

Manufacturers experiencing excessive scrap-causing mistakes is a signal of an assembly process control issue. How can engineers and quality teams actively work to reduce the amount of scrap generated from a poor fastening process? With a process improvement initiative, manufacturers can minimize and eliminate waste and improve processes in operation. Advances in torque fastening technology…

Mountz Cam-Over Torque Wrenches

3 Ways to Prevent Over-Torque Bolting Failures with Cam-Over Wrench

Implementing a solution that prevents over-torque events is critical for engineers to reduce scrap rate costs. Applying the right amount of torque to each fastener maximizes its holding potential. Over-torquing a fastener generates risks of fastening failures and damaged products. Applying too much force while tightening a fastener can result in over-stretching a bolt, stripping…

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…

Mountz Smart Cordless Screwdrivers

How to Preset Torque Values for a Smart Cordless Screwdriver

Mountz’s all-in-one DC transducerized smart cordless screwdriver system safeguards against fastening failures for quality-minded engineers with critical industrial manufacturing applications requiring documented precision and accuracy torque control. With innovative fastening strategies and high-precision torque accuracy, the EPT provides manufacturers with the flexibility of a cordless tool with the latest error-proofing and traceability benefits – helping…

Mountz Wireless Torque Controller

Job Manager Function of Wireless Torque Controller Improves Process Control

The Mountz EPC-10 Controller can be paired with any EPT, an all-in-one transducerized smart cordless screwdriver, to improve process manufacturing reliability and efficiency. With intelligent fastening strategies and high-precision torque accuracy – engineering can program the EPT to guide the operator through the assembly process with instructions and visual target data for each fastening position.…

EPT-Series Transducerized Smart Cordless Screwdrivers

Portable Torque Control with Transducerized Smart Battery Screwdriver

The Mountz EPT is an all-in-one transducerized smart cordless screwdriver solution built for reliability and efficiency in a high-tech manufacturing process. With innovative fastening strategies and high-precision torque accuracy, the EPT provides manufacturers with the flexibility of a cordless tool with the latest error-proofing and traceability benefits – helping to reduce manufacturing defects and improve…

5 Ways to Improve Process Efficiency with Fastening Automation Workflows

5 Ways to Improve Process Efficiency with Fastening Automation Workflows

Is lost productivity impacting your manufacturing output? Repetitive fastening tasks managed across multiple workstations, tools, and assembly operators is an opportunity to improve process efficiency. Implementing a fastening automation workflow allows engineers to bridge the productivity gap. Grouping similar processes and assigning standardized tightening tasks allows manufacturers to streamline the assembly productivity process and remove…

Error-Proofing Assembly Process Techniques

Learn 5 Key Error-Proofing Assembly Process Techniques

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. Error-proofing the complete tightening process improves manufacturers’ quality control process by reducing the number of defective products pulled from the assembly…

How to Implement Error-Proofing Manufacturing

Error-Proofing Step to Prevent Incomplete Fastening Run Downs

Error-proofing the fastening process improves manufacturers’ quality control process by reducing the number of defective products pulled from the assembly line and hedging the risk of liability from product failures in the field. A screw rattling loose in the avionics of a high-performance jet or from an implanted medical device can cause significant liability and…

Torque and Angle Fastening Method

Torque and Angle Tightening Method

The Mountz smart electric screwdriver system offers a parameter setting option for an assembly application requiring torque and angle operation. The ECT and EC-Series electric screwdrivers allow a fastening process to torque a fastener to a preset value and then rotate a designated amount of degrees. The torque and angle process first tightens the fasteners…