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Using Thread Locking Patches for Fasteners

Posted by Mountz Torque July 25th, 2014    
Thread Locking Patches for Fasteners

For parts that are fastened together and endure constant vibration, fasteners may lose grip over time. What’s the solution? A thread locking patch applied to the screw. A thread locking patch is a simple concept. The threaded area of the screw is treated with a dot of nylon, or a layer that wraps completely around […]


Stop Fumbling with Screws

Posted by Mountz Torque March 26th, 2014    
Screw Presenters

Conventional assembly methods cause assemblers to inefficiently fumble with screws that are stored in bins or shaker trays. Fumbling isn’t just a football occurrence. Daily, assembly operators using power tools fumble around picking up screws from bins and slowly align the fasteners onto a bit. In an attempt to grab one fastener at a time, […]


Screw Counter Reduces Costly Screw-Fastening Errors

Posted by Mountz Torque November 8th, 2013    
Screw Counter

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 where they are needed most – right on the assembly area. The Scout screw counter from Mountz Inc. verifies that all fasteners have been […]


Understanding Why Length Dependency Impacts the Use of a Torque Wrench

Posted by Mountz Torque September 18th, 2013    
Torque Wrench Length Dependency

Not all torque wrenches are alike. When selecting a torque wrench or operating a wrench, it’s important to understand the functions of the tool being used for the fastening application. Take time to read all instructions provided to fully understand the working features and manufacturer recommendations. The design of certain wrenches, make the tool “length […]


Tips for Selecting the Proper Nut

Posted by Mountz Torque June 19th, 2013    
Metric Nuts

What do all the different nuts do, and which type or types do you need to purchase? Let’s take a glimpse at the world of nuts. The essential purpose of any nut is to mate with a bolt to discourage the bolt from loosening its grip against a surface. When you thread a nut onto […]