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Smart and connected – The MicroTorque Focus 6000

The MicroTorque Focus 6000, or MTF6000, is the latest low-torque electric tool controller from Atlas Copco. There is now a small screwdriver that is truly able to exist in a networked environment and communicate with the devices and software around it! It fully aligns with Smart Connected Assembly, our vision of Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 ...

How a “QA Walk the Line” can help improve production and quality

“Walking the line” is something we have been doing at Atlas Copco for years. In partnership with our customers, we will walk up and down their assembly line, working together with engineering and production personnel at the plant to find opportunities for improvement. When we walk the line, we are typically looking for production improvements ...

Did you miss our ‘Tightening ergonomics’ webinar? You can still view it!

Ben Hanawalt, product specialist for Atlas Copco electric assembly tools, recently conducted a webinar on what ergonomics are, why ergonomics are important and how the new Atlas Copco strategy TurboTight can improve an assembly station’s ergonomics. This webinar was open to the public and free of charge. The goal of the webinar was to increase our ...

Recent installation of Atlas Copco tools shows the value of Smart Connected Assembly

A manufacturing partner of Atlas Copco’s recently announced they were building a new assembly line to build a new model of high-pressure compressors. Torque methods in the facility had been very basic: primarily air tools followed by click wrenches to assure torque quality. While these methods had been effective for our partner in the past, ...

New tools from Atlas Copco bring industry 4.0 to the wind industry

Atlas Copco has developed a range of smart, efficient tools that are revolutionizing the wind industry. Based on our Power Focus tool controller and our Tensor Revo electric assembly tool, we have a tooling package that can improve torque quality throughout the entire wind industry supply chain. Torque quality is of paramount importance in the ...

Atlas Copco presses bring the value of our torque tools to press applications

For years, Atlas Copco Tools and Assembly Systems has been a market leader in torque applications. We’ve done so by providing unique and innovative tools to our partners in manufacturing. One of the core aspects of an Atlas Copco tool is its ability to error-proof applications. As our torque tools have become more sophisticated, so ...

New content now available on Atlas Copco website

The Atlas Copco USA Industrial Tools website is being revamped to become more user friendly and easier to navigate. A few highlights: The Atlas Copco Resource Center page is a single stop for any resource you need from Atlas Copco in your day-to-day operations. This page includes links to literature and product information, product videos ...