Error-Prevention

Learn 5 Key Error Prevention Techniques for the Assembly Process

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. Preventing errors during the tightening process improves manufacturers’ quality control by reducing the number of defective products pulled from the assembly…

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 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.…

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…

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…

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…

Mountz Smart Electric Screwdrivers

Auto Program the RPM Setting for Smart Electric Screwdrivers

When fastening long screws with the EC or ECT smart electric screwdrivers, are you looking for efficiency and accuracy? The auto-customizing feature learns the characteristic of the rundown and will automatically program the free angle. This process allows the tool to operate at a high RPM and then automatically slow down to a low fastening…