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Category: Torque Assembly Technology

Benefits of Cordless Tools for Assembly Applications

In the debate over whether to use corded or cordless tools, you might think that cordless would prevail for all. And while many prefer the convenience benefits associated with battery-operated tools, there are some considerations that you should be aware of when it comes to these accessories. In this post, we’ll cover some of the

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Choosing an Electric Torque Screwdriver

Electric Torque Screwdrivers are versatile tools that can be used to quickly put together assemblies. They control the amount of torque placed onto the screw and ensure that the same torque is consistently applied. This advantage ensures that the screw is tightened correctly and will not become loosening over time, as well as prevents the

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What is a torque limiting screwdrivers 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 of the screw or bolt during the fastening process two main forces are at work.

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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 issues, reducing the chance of damaging the work parts.

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Why choose a tool stand

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 the work bench clean and uncluttered. Tool stands are an inexpensive way to protect your investment and are highly recommended. They protect Torque Screwdrivers from accidental damage. Such as being knocked off the work bench or being impaired by other items within your work space.

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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.

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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 again the best option in harsh environments when electric

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Slip clutch vs full auto shut off clutch

The 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.   The slip clutch screwdriver, also known as the cushion clutch, slips once the torque setting is reached, until the operator releases the activation lever. The auto clutch has ...Continue Reading >

Torque screwdriver – how to choose for an assembly application

How is Torque 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 drivers that catches your eye. Not all torque screwdrivers work in the same fashion. Safety and efficiency first, getting the quality torque

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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 is

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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 did we

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