Auditing of Fasteners to Prevent Failures
Fastening errors 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 expected result are found. That does not imply that there should be a lack of auditing; in fact, the contrary is true.
Reduce Workers' Compensation Claims In the Assembly Area
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 workplace and the assembly operation are compatible with the...
RoHS Compliance for Fasteners: What It Is, Why It Matters
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 often be overlooked with fasteners is - "Are these...