Category: All blog posts

New features available in Atlas Copco’s SQS software

Single Quality Solution (SQS) software from Atlas Copco continues to grow and evolve, with new features continually being added to its capability. SQS software provides the ability to error-proof not only a torque operation but an entire assembly process by connecting different devices in the application and ensuring the correct sequence of operations is being ...

Revolutionary new low reaction assembly tools from Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco is introducing two new low reaction tools that are revolutionizing what is possible in assembly! Several years ago, Atlas Copco launched tools with the TurboTight feature, which could be used to reduce the torque reaction felt by operators in assembly operations, and was especially effective when used on hard joints. These new tools ...

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 ...