Rotary torque sensors improve quality by measuring torque during an application.

How Rotary Torque Sensors Reduce Lost Product

This article is about using rotary torque sensors to measure torque during the torque verification and auditing process. But first, let’s talk football. Recently, a professional field goal kicker blew an easy shot. It was his second in the game and his fifth in two weeks. You can call it coincidence or cause-and-effect, but his…

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When designing your assembly line, consider these important factors.

Stage-by-Stage Assembly Line Design: Factors to Consider

Designing an assembly line can be exciting. For in-house manufacturing engineers, it’s a chance to shape the future of your company by designing the physical space that makes your future business possible. For consulting or third-party manufacturing engineers, it’s a way to demonstrate your skills in an interesting new environment. In either case, designing an…

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torque sensor testing break-over wrench

Using a Torque Sensor to Keep Your Tools Calibrated

In “The Twits,” a short story by Roald Dahl, Mr. and Mrs. Twit, a disagreeable older married couple, play a series of nasty pranks on each other. One of these tricks is particularly illuminating for manufacturers and repair shops relying on torque tools to properly assemble products or handle maintenance jobs. To get back at…

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Automated control systems help you track production data.

Collecting Production Data Improves Quality Assurance

If you know something’s broken, you can fix it. But if you know how something got broken, then you can prevent it—and anything like it—from breaking in the first place. Which would you rather be able to do? In the assembly world, ideally, pieces in production don’t break at all. But, inevitably, they will and…

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