All posts by Leea Huffine

Tensor SR31 has it all – the unrivaled low reaction pistol tool

On high-volume assembly lines, the need for ergonomic, efficient and smart torque tools has never been more important. In many cases, pneumatic pulse tools are chosen for their low reaction force on the operator, but there are numerous drawbacks with this type of tooling. Pulse tools are known for being heavy and noisy with excessive ...

SQS 3.0 – Scalable Quality Solution that grows with you

Being part of the Atlas Copco family is amazing, as we grow in and revolutionize the future of the manufacturing industry. As a leader in Industry 4.0, Atlas Copco has created and honed tooling, software and the total solution concept. Whether it be our Smart Connected Assembly tools, virtual reality or Synatec error Proofing hardware ...

Become the Best in Class in Quality with the help of the QA Global Best Practices Seminar from Atlas Copco

A defect can cost a lot. Definitely in terms of repair costs, but think also of how brand image is affected. Defects that require product recalls are being reported daily on the news and amplified by social networks. Preventing a defect is much better than curing it after the fact. In order to understand what ...

Pneumatic pulse tools – product evolution

Our range of pneumatic pulse tools has evolved over the course of 10 years, benefiting operators and production lines, due to continuous innovation from Atlas Copco. Then: ErgoPulse PTX featured a unique cam shaft design for best power-to-weight ratio. Now: ErgoPulse PTI, utilizing a robust cam shaft design. The new innovation is in the pulse ...

Scalable error proofing software for improved flexibility in moving or stop station assembly processes

The third generation of Atlas Copco’s assembly error proofing software Scalable Quality Solution (SQS3) is redesigned to seamlessly scale error proofing from a single station to the complete shop floor, working in conjunction with customer’s manufacturing execution system (MES). SQS3 answers Who did What, When, and How at the bolt level using its operator guidance, ...

Should I test the tools or the joints?

Multiple types of inspections are run every day in manufacturing plants all over the world. Some stress the importance of running joint inspections and others, instead, focus on the inspections. Both are surely important to ensure the quality of production. A joint inspection surely determines if the fastening produced adheres to the quality standards of ...

Optimize your press assembly process with the help of Press Theory Seminar Series from Atlas Copco

As a world-class partner in helping our customers achieve their assembly goals, Atlas Copco prides itself on possessing an unmatched level of application experience and practical knowledge related to assembly tools and solutions. As one example, for many years our team of sales, marketing and application specialists have provided hundreds of fastening seminars to educate ...