Preventative Maintenance: Tips from the Bench

Maximizing Tool Efficiency: The Art of Preventative Maintenance Investing in high-quality tools is a smart move for any operation, but ensuring they perform optimally over time requires a commitment to…

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Decreasing Training and Rework Costs in Manual Threaded Assembly with Poka-Yoke and Error-Proofing

In the fast-paced world of manufacturing, optimizing assembly processes to reduce training and rework costs while maintaining product quality is essential for any business looking to stay competitive. If you’ve…

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All About Labels – A Guide to Efficient Labelling

As an assembly process evolves, and the number of goods produced skyrockets, the need for an efficient labelling process becomes increasingly necessary. With so many labels to apply finding the…

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History of Threaded Fastening – Part #2: Head Styles & Drive Types

In this installment we’re focusing on the different head styles and drive types most common to the precision fastening community at large. First let’s pick things back up from where…

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History of Threaded Fastening – Part #1: Fasteners

In this two part series we’re going to address each type of screw used in modern assembly, the head types, and the drive types. Below you’ll find a comprehensive list…

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The Basics of Torque Wrench Accuracy

There are two very important measurements of accuracy to consider when purchasing a torque wrench for highly specified threaded fastening applications in assembly. Full Scale (FS) Indicated Value (IV) The…

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Click, Break or Slip? Picking the Right Torque Wrench

The options at your disposal for preset and adjustable torque wrenches are many. Picking the correct size and shape for your application is a rather straight forward process which we…

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​Questions to Ask When Purchasing a Torque Arm

Have you thought about purchasing a torque arm for your facility? Adding torque arms to your assembly process provides numerous benefits in both efficiency and reducing operator fatigue/injuries. Therefore, in…

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Torque Testing & Calibration Explained

Regardless of what you’re manufacturing, implementing a torque measurement program to ensure your tools are applying the correct amount of torque is necessary. A proper measurement program can help you…

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The Advantage of Pulse-Fastening Technology at ASG

Pulse-fastening is one of the latest great technological advances for the automated assembly. The major previous problem that arose from direct drive systems was the ergonomic discomfort from torque reaction…

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Error-Proofing in Automated Assembly

The importance of error-proofing assembly processes can’t be over emphasized. Quality control regulations for automated procedures call for a very small margin of error, so as to most effectively optimize…

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