What is a torque limiting screwdriver or wrench

Torque is the measurement of a turning and twisting force. As an example, it is the force necessary to turn the head of a screw or bolt on all types of assembly applications ranging from small items like cell phones to an automotive chassis and more. As the torque is being applied to the head… Continue reading

Why use a torque control arm

Torque Control Arm systems absorb the torque produced by assembly tools reducing operator fatigue and increasing overall productivity while balancing the tool’s weight.  A second benefit is that many torque control arms hold the screwdriver to a 90 degree angle to the fastener assuring that the fastener is inserted straight without any cross threading… Continue reading

Why choose a tool stand

Why choose a tool stand

Express Assembly Tool Stands







Tool stands improve the performance of the operator by positioning the Torque Screwdriver near the work piece assembly and by providing quick access to the torque screwdriver as it hangs directly over the application. Having the Torque Screwdriver hanging above the operators assembly keeps… Continue reading

Error checking fasteners during the assembly process

Error checking fasteners during the assembly process


In manufacturing, screw counting is a quality control process. When assembly operators tighten hundreds upon hundreds of fasteners daily they will at times forget to fasten a few screws. Knowing when fasteners are not installed and seated to specification is of utmost importance.


How do we… Continue reading

Air flow effects on air screwdrivers

Air flow effects on air screwdrivers


Is an air (aka: pneumatic) screwdriver the best choice for you? Factoring in what you’re manufacturing or where you are in a multi-stage assembly, are better served with a pneumatic screwdriver?

Pneumatic tools are the best option for heavy assembly and high-output procedures. Additionally, pneumatic tools are… Continue reading

Slip clutch vs full auto shut off clutch


full auto shut off clutch screwdriverThe full auto shut off clutch screwdriver turns the screwdriver completely off once the torque setting is reached, assuring that no damage is done to the fastener or the joint.


slip clutch screwdriver

The slip clutch screwdriver, also known as the cushion clutch, slips once the torque setting is reached, until the operator… Continue reading

Choosing the right torque screwdriver for an assembly application

Choosing the right torque screwdriver for an assembly application


How is Torque is provided to a torque screwdriver?

  • Manually
  • Electric Motor
  • Battery
  • Pneumatic Drive


There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Answer When Selecting a Torque Screwdriver.

Do not be quick to purchase the first torque screwdriver that catches your eye. Not all torque screwdrivers work in the… Continue reading

Using a Torque Meter to Set a Torque Screwdriver

What is a torque meter

A torque meter, also known as a torque sensor or torque transducer is a device used to measure and record the torque on a rotating system such as a gearbox, engine, crankshaft, transmission, bicycle crank, cap torque tester or rotor. While static torque is easy to measure dynamic torque… Continue reading

Stop Using DIY Battery Tools for Your Assembly Applications

Use a real assembly Full-Auto Shutoff Clutched Inline Battery Screwdriver ensuring the reliability and torque accuracy these applications require.

One of Express Assembly Product’s newest products is our Inline 10.8V Cordless Brushless Full Auto Shut-Off Screwdriver. This is the first industry strength inline cordless screwdriver in the marketplace and they are doing great!

Why use a Torque Meter with Clutch-Type Screwdrivers

When it comes to an assembly application, not only is an accurate and repeatable torque driver paramount, but so is ensuring the proper toque is set.   A torque meter often plays a crucial role in accurately setting the torque on one of our electric or pneumatic torque screwdrivers.  Each of our drivers features an index… Continue reading

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