has introduced the Hybrid, a new product for repeatable screw
fastening technology. According to Mountz, the patented HD Series
Torque Control System is
the world's first torque control tool using both air and electric power
to set and control torque. The HD's precise pneumatic pressure sensor
and patented algorithm allow for precision digital torque selection.
Adjustable torque and parameter settings occur with 'one touch' on the
front panel or through PLC signal. A high accuracy, brushless DC motor
provides repeatable torque control.
The HD-Series delivers this cost and quality benefit through
features such as digital adjustable torque setting, variable torque and
speed control, multiple I/O options for integration with PLC and other
line control techniques. A Windows based software package that can
customize each fastening applications is included with the product. The
torque control system features built-in error proofing data and screw
counter. Multiple fastening strategies can be implemented for sensitive
or of difficult assembly joints. The HD Series tool increases
productivity as one tool can be programmed to do the job of multiple
conventional tools, saving time, maintenance cost, space and training.
The HD-Series features a programmable digital torque setting with
memory for 8 preset torque settings. The electric screwdrivers feature
a high performance brushless motor design that provides durability and
reduces the standard maintenance costs for electric screwdrivers. The
casing and bit tip of the electric screwdriver is designed to prevent
electrostatic discharge (ESD). The controller of the HD-Series features
a built-in screw counter, which prevents screw-fastening errors and
detects cross threading, omissions, unfinished rundowns and cycle
incompletes. Using a screw counter is like putting the eyes and ears of
a quality control manager where they are needed most - right at the
assembly area. HD crew counting and error detection verify that all
fasteners have been installed and that they were seated to the assigned
preset torque setting.