Mountz Ergonomic Torque Arms

4 Ways to Reduce Workers’ Comp Liability in Your Manufacturing Process

Workplace injuries are a multi-billion dollar dilemma, especially for the manufacturing and production industry. These injuries result in: Lost productivity Increased insurance premiums Legal expenses All of which cost companies time and money. The cost of preventing these injuries before they happen is always lower than the cost of dealing with injuries after they occur.…

Select the right electric screwdriver for your application.

How to Select an Electric Screwdriver for the Manufacturing Process

Power-driven screwdrivers are suitable for an assortment of assembly applications. Determining the right electric screwdriver for your fastening application is a challenging process. The requirements for selecting an electric screwdriver for production engineers vary depending on the product type, materials, and the manufacturing process. When choosing the proper tool for the joint you are fastening…

FGA Adjustable Torque Screwdrivers

Improve Productivity with FGA Adjustable Torque Screwdriver

An adjustable torque screwdriver can save manufacturers and maintenance workers time and money by allowing them to accurately tighten critical fasteners of different sizes—all with a single tool. Thanks to the tool’s externally adjustable torque settings, you can quickly switch torque values in the field or at the station, improving productivity. A quality adjustable screwdriver…

Friction Impacts Torque and the Fastening Process

How Friction Impacts Torque and the Fastening Process

What is the relationship between torque and friction? The process of tightening a fastener involves various elements. The friction behavior between the fastener and the joint is critical to secure the desired clamp load. Torque and friction go together like peanut butter and jelly or nuts and bolts.   With the torque control assembly method, it is…

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-IFR (Impact Free Resetting) preset screwdriver

Torque Screwdriver for Vibration Sensitive Fastening Applications

Mountz FG-IFR (Impact Free Resetting) preset screwdrivers use a cam-over mechanism to improve process control and productivity. The unique IFR cam over design provides a low-impact reset mechanism, ideal for assembling shock-sensitive components that reduce the vibration transmitted in the screw tightening process—ideal for fastening delicate parts such as electronics, plastics, and medical devices. Torque…

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…

Mountz FGC Cam-Over Torque Wrenches

Prevent Over-Torque Events with FGC Cam-Over Wrench

How do you prevent an over-torque event for a fastening application? The FGC torque wrench is engineered with a cam-over technology and prevents over-torque. The cam-over mechanism physically prevents the operator from over-torquing fasteners. Selecting a poka-yoke tool improves process control and reduces scrap rates. Fastening bolts with a click wrench expose manufacturers to a…

EPC-10 Wireless Controller

EPC-10 Wireless Controller for EPT Cordless Screwdrivers

The EPC-10 wireless controller operates with the EPT-Series transducerized smart cordless screwdrivers. The controller can monitor and collect fastening and event data for up to 8 wireless EPT battery screwdrivers. As cordless tools are used independently, the fastening and event are sent to the EPC-10 controller in real-time once the operation is completed. The cordless screwdriver stores…