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…

Error-Proof Manufacturing

Mountz Torque Video Webinar: How to Implement Error-Proofing Manufacturing and be COVID-19 Compliant

Mountz, The Torque Tool Specialists®, hosted a torque webinar about how to improve quality by implementing error-proofing techniques, along with tips for transforming the manufacturing area to be COVID-19 compliant. Minor fastening errors can quickly blossom into big problems. Over- or under-tightening can cause the fastener or assembly to fail under stress, either immediately or later.…

Torque Tools for Contract Manufacturing

Contract Manufacturer Implements Innovative Error-Proofing and Data Collection Process

As the digital age marches forward, electronics assembly is in high demand. This global electronic contract manufacturer customer has locations around the world designed to meet the unique needs of every kind of assembly. In one of its US facilities, they contract manufacture servers and routers for industry-leading companies. Because some of the boards being…

Aerospace Torque Tools

Aerospace Manufacturer Maximizes Productivity While Maintaining Quality with Electric Screwdrivers

Mountz was asked by a long time Aerospace customer who was looking to increase their productivity. In its manufacturing operation, the aerospace company was using light assembly electric torque screwdrivers to build the power modules that sit under the middle seat in each row of the plane to enable passengers to charge their devices. With…

When manufacturing emergency equipment, proper torque control is paramount.

The Importance of Torque Control in Emergency Equipment Manufacturing

Emergency equipment varies widely. Simple tools—like backboards, braces, anchors, pulleys, ladders, and axes—intermingle with more complex equipment like SCBA gear, ventilation fans, HAZMAT-rated suits, the jaws of life, and even remote-controlled or autonomous search and rescue drones. For each of the many, far-ranging types of emergencies in the civil, industrial, wildland, marine, or military spheres,…

Medical manufacturing requires precise torque control.

Appropriate Torque Verification Devices and Procedures for Medical Manufacturing

Medical devices sold in the United States are subject to some of the most stringent manufacturing requirements in the world. Guidelines for every stage, from establishment registration to labeling, are detailed in U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. Inspections are regularly conducted to enforce FDA regulations, and fiduciary penalties are levied for noncompliance. In…