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Torque Arm Improves Safety & Ergonomics in Manufacturing

Posted by Mountz Torque September 4th, 2014 0 Comments   
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The manufacturing process is constantly evolving in response to customer needs and emerging technology. Managing the assembly workstation, tooling requirements, production flow and employee safety is indeed a challenge. The daily repetitive fastening process exposes your assemblers to potential stress injuries. Increasing your awareness of ergonomic challenges and looking for ways to improve operator safety […]

Topics: Ergonomics
 

Protecting Employees & Making the Assembly Station Ergonomic

Posted by Mountz Torque April 2nd, 2014 0 Comments   
Ergonomic Torque Arm

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 electric and pneumatic type, generally produce unwanted torque reaction that transfers over to an operator’s hand. After a while, the daily fastening process will expose your operators to repetitive stress […]

Topics: Ergonomics
 

Prevent the Risk of Injuries and Additional Expenses with an Ergonomic Solution

Posted by Mountz Torque January 29th, 2014 0 Comments   
articulated torque arm

A power tool incidentally dropped by an assembly operator at a workstation, causes additional expenses and reduces productivity. Repairing and replacing parts for the assembly tool, recalibrating the tool after its been dropped or purchasing a new replacement tool are all additional, unnecessary costs. Daily, weekly, monthly, an assembly operator performs hundreds and thousands of […]

Topics: Ergonomics
 

Ergonomic Mindset Helps Ensure Safer Conditions

Posted by Mountz Torque October 23rd, 2013 0 Comments   
Linear Torque Arm

When using a power tool, torque control is only one element engineers must resolve and get dialed in for a fastening application. There are other issues that engineers should pay attention to as well. Is there any potential ergonomic issues that may arise from the application? What about cross threading and side load occurring as […]

Topics: Ergonomics
 

Preventing Costly Ergonomic Issues in the Assembly Area

Posted by Mountz Torque September 12th, 2013 0 Comments   
Ergonomic Torque Arms

As repetitive strain injuries, like carpal tunnel syndrome, continue to increase in the assembly workplace, awareness of ergonomic solutions should be on the radar for many companies. If not, the cost for workers’ compensation claims will become a costly and growing issue. According to OSHA, “repetitive stress injuries (RSI), comprise more than one hundred different […]