Metric Nuts

Tips for Selecting the Proper Nut

What do all the different nuts do, and which type or types do you need to purchase? Let’s take a glimpse at the world of nuts. The essential purpose of any nut is to mate with a bolt to discourage the bolt from loosening its grip against a surface. When you thread a nut onto…

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Torque Testing

Off-Road Vehicle Manufacturer Finds Tools For Accurate and Consistent Torque Control

Robotics, computerization, and electronic mechanization have brought state-of-the-art automation to modern industrial plants.  Thus, the need to perform quality control testing and torque measurement is even more critical to achieve a return-on-investment.  Quality control testing has been neglected or downplayed by manufacturers for many years; however, a greater need for high-quality merchandise and competitive pricing…

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Air Screwdrivers

Pneumatic Screwdrivers Provide Durability, Power & Speed for Assembly Applications

Built for high production environments, the Mountz air screwdriver tools provide durability, power and speed for assembly and manufacturing applications at an affordable price. Designed for safe operation and increase comfort for operators, the air screwdrivers provide lower noise decibels than comparative pneumatic screwdrivers as well as minimal vibration and low torque reaction on the…

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Brushless Electric Screwdriver

Reduce Maintenance Costs & Improve Quality with Economical Brushless Electric Screwdriver

Electric screwdrivers with brushless motors have an extremely long operating life with no need for regular maintenance or replacement of expendable parts (carbon brushes, rotor, switches and other contact points). Heat generated by the motor is reduced and screwdriver performance is always at the maximum level resulting in reliable product quality. The brushless electric screwdriver…

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Thread Forming Screws

Thread-Forming Screws Make Their Own Way

So you need to drive a metric screw into plastic, wood or sheet metal, but there isn’t a threaded hole where you’d normally need one? Well, if you have the right screw, there’s no need to spend valuable time setting up a tap to create female-threaded holes precisely mated to the screws you want to…

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Torque Wrenches

Improving Fastening Results with 5 Tips from an Expert

Solving fastening problems is about controlling variables or eliminating potential causes that create an unwanted fastening event. Let’s take a look at common unwanted fastening events. Cross threading, thread or component stripping, unseated fasteners, missing screws, nut or bolt (omissions) these are all evident events of failure that we can see with our eyes. Thank…

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Torque Tester

Implementation of Torque Tester Improves First Pass Rating for Heater Mfg

A heater manufacturing company was experiencing improper torque control, which was costing them money in rework time and product being damaged by the assembly tools that they were using on the production floor. The heater manufacturer assembles floorboard heaters and in-wall bathroom heaters for residential construction.  A deformation with the coated sheet metal used to…

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