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Count On Tools Announces Releases MecaTorque Line by PB Swiss Tools

Posted by Z.Shook on 2/24/2014 to New PB Products

Count On Tools Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces the launch of PB Swiss Tools’ MecaTorque tools. This new line of analog torque wrench screwdrivers is simple, reliable and safe for application.

The new PB Swiss Tools MecaTorque torque tools can be used in a multitude of ways. Thanks to their ergonomic handle construction and mechanical design without electronics and without batteries, they are reliable and safe for application. If needed, the handles can be adjusted: Users can adjust their torque without additional tools. This is done by unlocking the turning cap at the end of the handle, adjusting the desired value on the scale, and locking the turning cap again.

The new MecaTorque handle is available in four variants that are compatible with PB’s existing line of interchangeable blades and PrecisionBits. The handle for the range from 10 - 50 Nm is tailored to precise work: It is smaller and fits the interchangeable blades PB 53 for precision work. The larger handle is available in two versions: One for use with PB 215 interchangeable blades and one for use with C6 or E6 PrecisionBits. For high torques, the pistol-style handle provides support for perfect use. It is ideally matched for the use of PB 225 interchangeable blades.

All handles of the MecaTorque consist of non-slip material and feature ergonomics that are adjustable for various applications. The display on the analog scale is available as a metric [Nm] and a non-metric [ft*lbf] design. The new SwissGrip torque handles in ESD design ensure the discharge of electrostatic charges as well as when working in ESD-protected areas.

According to PB Swiss Tools, “The Emmental company PB Swiss Tools makes professionals more successful. Once again, the Swiss company is bringing a sophisticated innovation to the market. Its new MecaTorque torque tools allow safe, even and exact screw actions while working. Those using MecaTorque tools for their work have a handle on their working processes. The inside of the new products guarantees continuous, even tightening of screws with the specified torque. The MecaTorque is guaranteed at all times, at any time and over many years. Whether it is in manufacturing, assembly, electronics or any other application areas.”

All of the torque handles are supplied with test certificate +/- 6 percent according to EN ISO 6789. PB Swiss Tools offers a warranty of three years against manufacturing and material defects for all torque tools. The MecaTorque is 100 percent developed and manufactured in Switzerland.

All PB Swiss Tools products can be purchased online at www.pbtools.us.

Count On Tools Introduces SAE Rainbow Hex Keys from PB Swiss Tools

Posted by Z.Shook on 2/24/2014 to New PB Products

Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces that PB Swiss Tools now offers SAE Hex Key (allen keys) that are color-coded according to size and function in its Rainbow assortment. The tools are distinctively differentiated from others; thus they can be located faster in the toolbox, at the workplace or on the construction site, and recognized easily, allocated correctly and used safely.

The color-coded features of PB Swiss Tools’ Rainbow© Series set them apart from the rest by giving an indication of size to every tool. PB Swiss Tools uses the latest high-tech processes to manufacture colored handles and blades to make work better, easier and more efficient.

The Rainbow® series allows users to quickly find the right hex key, thanks to recognition of the sizes by color. The key sets feature precisely chamfered corners for easy insertion into screws. Additionally, the Rainbow® series provides absolute precision and the highest regularity with tolerances smaller than a human hair.

Rainbow® hex key sets are labeled with the serial number for additional security and to enable tracing the production back to the raw material. The key sets are chrome-plated with a powder-coated color finish for protection against corrosion. PB hex keys feature a perfect-shaped ball-point end, allowing any user to turn the screws with an angle of up to 30°. PB Swiss is the only manufacturer to offer such a large angle for ball-point hex keys, making them the most versatile for the user and very unique.

With more than 130 years of experience, PB Swiss Tools is a global leader of hand tools manufactured for use in the industrial marketplace, even for the most hazardous jobs. All PB Swiss Tools are 100 percent Swiss-made and come with an unlimited lifetime guarantee. Work with the best. 

All PB Swiss Tools products can be purchased online at: www.pbtools.us.

Count On Introduces PB Swiss Tools’ VDE-design Torque Tools

Posted by Z.Shook on 2/21/2014 to New PB Products

Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces that PB Swiss Tools, a leading partner for quality tools worldwide, has released the newest generation of PB Torque Tools with MecaTorque VDE design for work on electrical devices. These convenient tools make it easy to check screw tightening torques and fit comfortably in the hand, thanks to their ergonomic shape and high quality handle materials.

Excessive torque can cause damage while insufficient torque can pose a safety risk. In electrical work, it is extremely important to be able to control the tightening torque for screws. As a result, the Torque tools with MecaTorque VDE design have been added to the ElectroTool series, guaranteeing safe and controlled tightening of the screws for all electrical work up to 1000 volt AC / 1500 volt DC. The blades are secured in the handle and are not removable like other Torque tool models. This allows them to be coated for safe work on electrical devices.

The PB Swiss Tools MecaTorque VDE series is available in Phillips (#1 and #2), Pozidriv (#1 and #2), Phillips/Slotted (#2) and Pozidriv/Slotted (#2) sizes. The fixed connection of matching blade and handle guarantees a high degree of safety at work. The MecaTorque VDE torque range can be adjusted as required with easy re-calibration using a standard testing device.

All of the torque handles are supplied with test certificate +/- 6 percent according to EN ISO 6789. PB Swiss Tools offers a warranty of three years against manufacturing

With more than 130 years of experience, PB Swiss Tools is a global leader of hand tools manufactured for use in the industrial marketplace, even for the most hazardous jobs. All PB Swiss Tools are 100 percent Swiss-made and come with an unlimited lifetime guarantee. Work with the best. 

All PB Swiss Tools products can be purchased online at www.pbtools.us.

Count On Tools Introduces New Color Options for PB Swiss Tools’ BikeTools

Posted by Z.Shook on 2/21/2014 to New PB Products

Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces that PB Swiss Tools has introduced a variety of color options for its BikeTool. The high-quality BikeTool is a small, handy and robust tool for biking enthusiasts. Now, the PB BikeTool is available in purple and green. Red, blue, black, and yellow BikeTools have been available since early last year.

Weighing less than 3.5 oz. (98 grams), the BikeTool is compact and easy to carry. The tool measures 3.98"L X 1.42"W X 0.83"H and features rounded edges to protect against injuries from crashes. The BikeTool offers eight C6 PrecisionBits and an adapter with which the bits can be fitted on the 5mm L-wrench. Two plastic tire levers are clicked onto the BikeTool on both sides. Depending on the application of the L-wrench, the tool creates force or speed.

Like all hand tools from PB Swiss Tools, the BikeTool was subjected to various endurance tests. Since only the best materials are used, the BikeTool is very tough and precise. With its rounded form, the tool fits perfectly in the hand, thereby protecting against injuries in case of a fall. Safety and efficiency also are guaranteed with the BikeTool. It offers maximum breakdown safety for cyclists.

With more than 130 years of experience, PB Swiss Tools is a global leader of hand tools manufactured for use in the industrial marketplace, even for the most hazardous jobs. All PB Swiss Tools are 100 percent Swiss-made and come with an unlimited lifetime guarantee. Work with the best.

All PB Swiss Tools products can be purchased online at www.pbtools.us.

PB Swiss Tools launches SwissGrip Stubby Screwdrivers

Posted by Z.Shook on 2/19/2014 to New PB Products

Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces the release of PB Swiss Tools’ SwissGrip Stubby screwdrivers. The SwissGrip Stubby screwdrivers are designed to reach difficult to access screws. The new short two-component design excels with the same outstanding properties as the popular standard SwissGrip handles. The soft sheathing made of skin-friendly Santoprene® provides a comfortable grip.

The surface structure and the ergonomic grooves ensure a firm hold, even under wet or oily application. The color-coding with screw symbol and imprinted size at the end of the grip ensure that the right tool is quickly available. The PB Swiss Tools SwissGrip Stubby series is available in two distinct variations: Fixed blades (for flat/slotted, Phillips, and Pozidriv screws) and interchangeable with a magnetic holder for quarter inch bits.

Advantages of the SwissGrip Stubby Screwdriver include:

  • Universal application and easy-to-use – even with wet hands.
  • Ergonomic grooves make it possible to achieve high torque levels.
  • Resistant against acetone and diluents.
  • Robust and impact-resistant.
  • Pleasant to hold thanks to the soft Santoprene coating®.

With more than 130 years of experience, PB Swiss Tools is a global leader of hand tools manufactured for use in the industrial marketplace, even for the most hazardous jobs. All PB Swiss Tools are 100 percent Swiss-made and come with an unlimited lifetime guarantee.

All PB Swiss Tools products can be purchased online at www.pbtools.us.

Count On Tools Inc. Announces APEX Special

Posted by Z.Shook on 2/1/2014 to Event News

Count On Tools Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces two limited time specials for the IPC APEX EXPO. Effective immediately, all STRIPFEEDER .mod V2 kits are 20 percent off and all ezLOAD modules are buy two, get one free through April 30, 2014. To redeem the offer, mention coupon code APEX14.

The new STRIPFEEDER systems are a cost-effective way to load many components, including odd-form and custom components, without purchasing expensive feeders. The quick-to-assemble, easy-to-install modules are designed for rapid loading of tape-and-reel components on existing SMT equipment.

The ezLOAD PCB Support System offers customers building larger boards the option of a custom-built ezLOAD board support for specific applications. The design can be customized for any length and width combination. In most cases, it also is adjustable for multiple applications.

For more information, speak with a company representative in Booth #725 at the IPC APEX APEX, scheduled to take place March 25-27, 20114 in Las Vegas, or visit www.cotinc.com.