Technical Articles

Mountz, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Torque Sensing)
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A torque wrench is a precision tool and should be treated and maintained like a measuring instrument. A torque wrench must be properly calibrated and maintained on a preventative maintenance and...
(Power Supplies)
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Mountz was asked by a long time Aerospace customer who was looking to increase their productivity. In its manufacturing operation, the aerospace company was using light assembly electric torque...
(Hand Tools)
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To fly! Aviation is a miraculous, dangerous industry. There isn't a lot of room for error, whether you're a fighter pilot, a helicopter repairman, or a manufacturer producing aircraft products or...
(Tools)
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There are three reasons why you might want to read an aircraft torque bolt chart. The first is, you're in school. If that's the case, congratulations! We hope you take the knowledge with you when you...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Anyone who has worked on a car's brake lines has confronted the problem of needing a tight, reliable seal between the fittings that tie the line to the rest of the brake system. These need to hold...
(Torque Sensing)
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The critical question must be asked: If proper joint design and proper torque application still do not guarantee that effective tension has been achieved, how can we know if the installed fastener...
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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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...
(Torque Sensing)
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Guide to the Calibration of Torque Testers & Sensors with a Segment Arm...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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The advantages of continuous rotation, as provided by torque multipliers, are especially beneficial when it comes to heavy-duty torque fastening applications...
(Hand Tools)
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Service members need to trust their vehicles. Whether being used domestically or abroad, driven in convoy down I-95 or winding through the snowy peaks of Kandahar, military vehicles must be in top...
(Force Sensing)
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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....
(Torque Sensing)
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Demystifying Torque: What You Should Know About Torque Control & Its Impact on the Bottom Line...
(Torque Sensing)
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Building this new piece of equipment involved a variety of different torque requirements. In the initial assembly, workers were using seven different drivers due to the various specs of the electronic...
(Torque Sensing)
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Not only do people depend on safe drones, but drone safety is also mandated by law. Manufacturers need solutions that can document each fastener a tool screws in, creating a paper trail for the FAA...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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Whether your manufacturing staff is assembling components used for electronics, aircraft, automobiles or appliances, it s important to identify potential ergonomic risk factors. Power tools, both...
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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Without proper ergonomics on the production floor, employees can be subject to musculoskeletal disorders when a mismatch arises between the physical capacity of workers and the physical demands of...
(Torque Sensing)
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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:...
(Torque Sensing)
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Finding the right quality torque multiplier comes down to knowing what the best type of torque multiplier for your application is and locating a reputable, reliable supplier....
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Torque wrenches of various types assemble and repair the electronics and mechanical devices we use every day. These torque tools ensure that the fasteners that hold these products together are...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is a costly nuisance for electronics manufacturers. After all, both the solid-state electronics being assembled and the human or automated tool assembling it build and...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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An air tool is a powerful instrument, capable of doing a great amount of work in a short time. But to be used safely and effectively, its operator must know and follow best practices for operation and...
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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A lot happens in a day at the factory. Noise levels rise and fall. Temperatures climb and plummet. Shifting vibrations rattle and roll through the building and everything in it. Workers come and go,...
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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Which force has the biggest effect on our world? Gravity is certainly a strong contender for top dogâ€"it keeps you in your seat, your house on the ground, and the sun in the sky. There is, however,...
(Hand Tools)
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Finding the right torque wrench for an assembly makes the process more efficient. For one, choosing the right torque wrench can improve production times. By selecting preset wrenches over adjustable...
(Medical)
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Torque Needs in the Medical Device Manufacturing Process...
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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Modern manufacturing is global. One company's product - like a sedan, a tractor, or an airliner - may be made of materials from dozens of countries and assembled in dozens more. No matter how many...
(Torque Sensing)
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Robots are known for repeatability. Programmed to perform mathematically-defined actions, as opposed to the associative actions taken by human operators, they will make nearly identical motions, over...
(Tools)
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The first question to ask when considering installing screw presenter machines in your assembly process is, "will these be materially helpful when assembling my product?" It may seem like an obvious...
(Torque Sensing)
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Everything that is assembled on a manufacturing line is put together using some sort of fastening strategy, and torque is a large part of these strategies. Consider the measurement of torque and angle...
(Torque Sensing)
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Everything that is assembled on a manufacturing line is put together using some sort of fastening strategy, and torque is a large part of these strategies. Consider the measurement of torque and angle...
(Tools)
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Selecting the right torque tool for the job is crucial. Selecting the incorrect torque tool can affect production yields, manufacturing costs, product quality, product reliability, reputation and...
(Fastening and Joining)
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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...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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A lot of people start their day with a cup of coffee. There are many ways to make that cup of coffee. But there's one way that's only arrived this century, on the wings of the Internet of...
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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There are two basic laws in the world: gravity and entropy. Gravity makes things fall down and is the reason the aerospace industry exists. Entropy makes things fall apart and is the reason you have...
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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Learn the key benefits of conducting a routine torque verification process with your assembly tools....
(Torque Sensing)
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Torque measurement is utilized in three areas of assembly. Controlling torque is essential for companies to ensure their product's quality, safety and reliability isn't compromised....
(Torque Sensing)
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Improper torque of high-pressure vessels can be attributed to safety incidents that cause financial loss, loss of property and even loss of l...
(Torque Sensing)
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We've come a long way since Rossum's Universal Robots. Robots today are rising in every industry, from manufacturing to agriculture to warehousing and logistics. Such robots are tasked with delicate,...
(Torque Sensing)
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The best solution for manufacturers chasing speed and precision is investing in a capable suite of power torque tools....
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Assemblers fumble around with screws daily during the fastening process. The repetition of grabbing small fasteners from a bin is tedious and time-consuming. The constant repetition of picking-up and...
(Hand Tools)
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The correct tightening of COAX and SMA Connectors used in RF cabling applications is essential to ensure optimum performance. This is particularly important in high frequency applications using...
(Torque Sensing)
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When operating torque tools for high torque and high speed applications, it is extremely important to consider the issue of torque reaction of the tools being used. For torque tools such as torque...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Whether you're in manufacturing or maintenance, it's essential to use the right tools in order to get the job done right. After all, the tools you invest in will determine the type of work your...
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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Synopsis When planning a production area, it pays dividends in the long term to plan the ergonomics of the operation and consult a health and safety inspector or ergonomic manager. Ensure both the...
(Fastening and Joining)
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Everyday fasteners and fasteners are being tightened and torqued into a wide range of manufactured products, like electronics, medical devices, automobiles, air crafts and more. One item that can...
(Torque Sensing)
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Give the average person an electric screw gun, torque gun, or other power fastening tool and their first impulse will be to tighten a fastener as much as they possibly can. Often to the point that...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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There is a variety of "Preset" and "Adjustable" torque screwdrivers, but selecting the correct hand screwdriver for your application depends on your objective. Preset torque screwdrivers offer...
(Tools)
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To fully utilize the high performance of a quality power tool, it's important to know the demands made on the power tool by different screwed joints....
(Fastening and Joining)
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These general guidelines are to help identify potential pitfalls relating to the tightening of bolted joints....
(Fastening and Joining)
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Joint relaxation occurs to some extent in all fastened joints. There are techniques that can be used to help resolve any "joint relaxation" from incurring during fastening process....
(Torque Sensing)
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Meeting Quality Control Requirements with Preset Torque Screwdrivers...
(Torque Sensing)
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Regular torque tool calibration ensures repeatable accuracy and adherence to international standards. Torque calibration also guarantees the equipment is operating at peak performance and can...
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Airlines operate in a high-pressure environment. They are in constant competition for customers and operate on very tight schedules with little leeway. Refits of aircraft in an airline’s fleet...
(Torque Sensing)
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What's one thing the future is guaranteed to bring? More work. More products must be built, faster. In order to keep pace with the constantly accelerating economy, manufacturers must find ways to...
(Torque Sensing)
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The following 10 tips for achieving precision torque control will give OEMs vital information needed to streamline their production processes:...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Our businesses are always moving forward into the future. Over and over again, it's time to sit down and design a new prototype, update older designs, or reconfigure an assembly plant for a new...
(Torque Sensing)
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Similar to power tools, torque measurement tools will go out of calibration with extended use. Regular examinations are needed to detect wear and defective parts to keep these tools working at optimal...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Manufacturing companies globally that use fasteners, bolts, and nuts need to ensure their torque process and quality standards are complying with international standards, like ISO. Establishing...
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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Cpk measures two things: 1) how close the mean of the readings are to the center of the lower and upper spec limits; and 2) how widely spread the readings are...
(Torque Sensing)
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Adequate clamping prevents relative motion between parts of the joint and leakage from joints containing gaskets. Measuring a bolts clamp force is difficult, especially under production assembly...
(Torque Sensing)
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Smarter manufacturing environments are demanding higher quality tools for precise assembly applications. Companies need partners they can trust to provide education on relevant data and proper torque...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Smarter manufacturing environments are demanding higher quality tools for precise assembly applications. Companies need partners they can trust to provide education on relevant data and proper torque...
(Torque Sensing)
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Work on assembly lines depends on repetition, and using power torque tools to perform the same task over and over is tiring. Employee fatigue dramatically increases the possibility of errors that...
(Torque Sensing)
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Torque is a turning or twisting force and differs from tension, which is created by a straight pull. However, we use torque to create a tension....
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Can you open a can with a hammer? Sure. But it would probably be easier with a can opener. Special jobs take special tools; using the right tool for your job saves effort and increases productivity....
(Torque Sensing)
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A lot of people feel nervous as they walk down the boarding ramp to catch their flight. In fact, up to 25 percent of Americans experience some fear of flying and will spend their trip across the sky...
(Torque Sensing)
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Torque measurement is a key component for any quality control process. Learn the key benefits for conducting a routine torque verification process with your assembly tools....
(Hand Tools)
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Increasing Assurance in Critical Assembly Operations with Electronics Manufacturing Tools...