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To many manufactures, the concept of torque is a mystery. Ask them to describe the physics of torque and you'll likely meet a blank stare. Cracking open a dictionary won't help much either. To the... (View Full Article)
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In the maintenance and manufacturing world, tightening, controlling, or measuring torque of fasteners is imperative for production efficiency and quality control. With inadequate torque a fastener can... (View Full Article)
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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Do you believe in ghosts? If you are a manufacturing engineer, or find yourself involved anywhere within the production environment for microelectronics products, you should at least believe in the... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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A screw counter helps manufacturers detect and eliminate costly screw-fastening errors during the assembly process. Using a screw counter is like putting the eyes and ears of a quality control manager... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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There are a wide variety of Preset and Adjustable torque wrenches and selecting the shape and size for your application can be easy. However, understanding the variety of torque delivery mechanisms of... (View Full Article)
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Designed for high production environments, electric screwdrivers with a high performance brushless motor design provides durability and reduces the standard maintenance costs for standard electric... (View Full Article)
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In the manufacturing and assembly world, tightening, controlling, or measuring torque fasteners is imperative for production efficiency. An inadequately torqued fastener can vibrate or work loose:... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Joint relaxation occurs to some extent in all fastened joints and is caused by the surfaces of the part embedding or by "soft parts", such as gaskets, collapsing under the clamping force. For... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Ten tips for achieving precision torque control will give OEMs vital information needed to streamline their production processes... (View Full Article)
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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The Clean Air Act requires refineries to develop and implement a Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) program to control fugitive emissions. Fugitive emissions occur from valves, pumps, compressors,... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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In nearly every heavy industrial application, turning threaded fasteners, nuts and bolts is generally viewed by two criteria: (1) The need to fasten tightly enough to prevent movement of parts and... (View Full Article)
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Use a calibrated Torque Tool: Ensure that a calibrated torque tool is used and that a torque value is specified on the tightening specification. Be aware that certain automatic tightening tools, such... (View Full Article)
(Power Transmission)
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(Diagram A) As the nut and bolt are tightened, the two plates are clamped together. The thread angle in the bolt converts the force applied into tension (or stretch) in the bolt shank. The amount of... (View Full Article)
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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Fastening error can never be eliminated if proper technique and tools are not used. Audit discussion must begin with an understanding that a process is under control, until such time as variances in... (View Full Article)
(Machines)
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In nearly every heavy industrial application, turning threaded fasteners - nuts and bolts - is generally viewed by two criteria: (1) the need to fasten tightly enough to prevent movement of parts and... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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The clamping force is the main factor that is needed in controlling a fastened joint. Unfortunately, for large-scale production, no particular method has yet been developed to allow us to do this.... (View Full Article)
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Many joints consist of more than one fastener and bringing together surfaces that are not completely flat can be a very challenging torque problem. The sequence of tightening fasteners can have a... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Even during a slow economy, manufacturers must still take all necessary precautions to ensure that their workers stay protected from injuries and disorders resulting from the repetitive use of... (View Full Article)
(Torque Sensing)
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The accurate measurement of torque applied to rotating drives and fastening applications is an important criterion for evaluating production efficiency and quality assurance in manufacturing and... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Choosing a socket for a power tool might seem like a simple task. Open any tool catalog or tool chest, find the correct drive size, select the hex size you need - and off you go. But it's not that... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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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... (View Full Article)
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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Torque measurement is utilized in three areas of assembly. Controlling torque is quintessential for companies to ensure their product's quality, safety and reliability isn't compromised. Torque... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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To maintain consistent accuracy, torque wrenches must be checked periodically for wear or defective parts. A properly structured preventive maintenance program optimizes tool performance and reduces... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Regular torque tool calibration and re-calibration guarantees the operator repeatable accuracy and adherence to international standards. Calibration also ensures torque equipment is operating to peak... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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A Pulse tool has the speed of an impact wrench with nearly the repeatability of a clutch based shut-off tool. Containing precision-machined parts the pulse unit is a sealed chamber that is filled with... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Joint relaxation occurs to some extent in all fastened joints and is caused by the surfaces of the part embedding or by "soft parts", such as gaskets, collapsing under the clamping force. For... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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There are a variety of "Preset" and "Adjustable" torque screwdrivers, but selecting the correct hand screwdriver for you application depends on your objective. Preset torque screwdrivers offer... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Choosing a socket for a power tool might seem like a simple task. Open any tool catalog or tool chest, find the correct drive size, select the hex size you need - and off you go. But it's not that... (View Full Article)
(Torque Sensing)
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A medical manufacturer was spending too much money on outside calibration services and needed to cut cost and insure torque tools were calibrated on a regular basis. Each time any of the hand and... (View Full Article)
(Tools)
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The Mountz Weld Stud Test Tool is designed for use during the production of sheet metal products to test the strength and integrity of welds used to attach threaded studs to the sheet metal. A company... (View Full Article)
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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Regular torque tool calibration and re-calibration guarantees the operator repeatable accuracy and adherence to international standards. Calibration also ensures torque equipment is operating to peak... (View Full Article)
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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Choosing a socket for a power tool might seem like a simple task. Open any tool catalog or tool chest, find the correct drive size, select the hex size you need - and off you go. But it's not that... (View Full Article)
(Tools)
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Product Support Engineer from a Medical Manufacturer needed to develop a process that would assure system installation contractors could tighten large bolts on a 4000 lb rotating counterweight to a... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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For pneumatic assembly tools to operate properly and efficiently, it's key to provide a clean, dry flow of air to the tool. Air tools are adversely affected by moisture. Since air from a compressor... (View Full Article)
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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Torque tools go out of calibration with use. To maintain consistent accuracy, torque tools must be checked periodically for wear or defective parts. A power or hand torque tool is a measuring tool... (View Full Article)
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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Joint relaxation occurs to some extent in all fastened joints and is caused by the surfaces of the part embedding or by "soft parts", such as gaskets, collapsing under the clamping force. For... (View Full Article)
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Joint relaxation occurs to some extent in all fastened joints and is caused by the surfaces of the part embedding or by "soft parts", such as gaskets, collapsing under the clamping force. For... (View Full Article)