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Why it is so important to control the T.C.O. of the tools fleet

Who is in charge of the maintenance or of the cost management control knows well how important is the TCO, the “Total Cost of Ownership”, that is the total cost of ownership of a good.

This methodological approach, based on the consideration that the total cost of ownership of an industrial equipment does not only depend on the initial costs of purchase, but also on all the costs that occur during its entire life cycle – including disposal, represents a great method to measure the total costs, by identifying all expenses that may or must be incurred, in clear and measurable terms.

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    The meaning of “poka yoke”: why it is becoming increasingly functional in Lean production processes

    The meaning of “poka yoke”: why it is becoming increasingly functional in Lean production processes

    POKA-YOKE is a Japanese term. But which is its real meaning? It is used to indicate a design choice or apparatus that imposes restrictions on how an operation can be carried out to force the user to do so correctly. This composite word literally means “avoid (yokeru) careless mistakes (poka)”.

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    FIAM, with smart working we are trying out new organizational models

    FIAM, with smart working we are trying out new organizational models

    “One of our daily concerns at this difficult time is to convince our customers that we are fully operational.  They often call for information, and will not settle for communications on our website or via mail; ….”

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    Why the Product Manager for a product line is so important to customers

    Why the Product Manager for a product line is so important to customers

    For some time the Fiam team has had a PM to deal exclusively with the air motor range. Together with him, we will try to understand what benefits customers have seen in interfacing with this new figure who plays an increasingly key Product/Service role in companies.

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    New WEBINAR SERVICE by Fiam!

    New WEBINAR SERVICE by Fiam!

    We welcome you to our new WEBINAR SERVICE: an increasingly current telematic space where you can explore various topics related to the world of tightening and more, which can help improve your work.

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    Extended warranty of 24 months or 1 million cycles: eTensil confirms its constructional rigour

    Extended warranty of 24 months or 1 million cycles: eTensil confirms its constructional rigour

    The Warranty extension to 24 months or 1 million cycles (whichever is reached first) is a great benefit for the end users of of electric screwdrivers and nutrunner motors.

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    Are COBOTS safe for operators? Here is why you can choose them with confidence

    Are COBOTS safe for operators? Here is why you can choose them with confidence

    There is a growing use of smaller cobots on assembly lines as they are ideal for:

    • automating repetitive operations and making the best use of the operators’ skills
    • carrying out most tightening jobs automatically
    • being quickly reprogrammed.
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    Fiam at Samuexpo 2020

    Fiam at Samuexpo 2020

    SamuExpo is an interesting biennial event, which  this year is held in Pordenone, from 06 to 08 February, and attracts an increasing number of visitors each year.  The exhibition is divided into four thematic areas:

    • SamuMetal: dedicated to metal working tools and technologies
    • SamuPlast: for plastic technologies, machines and materials
    • Subtech: related to components and mechanics
    • Digitaldays: covering digital company culture, innovation and Industry 4.0.

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    eTensil electric screwdrivers and motors: an evolving range

    eTensil electric screwdrivers and motors: an evolving range

    After the debut of eTensil in 2018, Fiam’s electrical solutions are enriched with new models that offer new operating features and automation, depending on the operational layout.

    The new manual electric screwdrivers are versatile and intelligent, making them suitable for integration into organisations with smart production. They feature the following new functions.

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    Air motors: ideal for the construction of machinery for sterilization activities

    Air motors: ideal for the construction of machinery for sterilization activities

    The machinery for the production in the pharmaceutical and chemical industry have characteristics that involve the use of specific and often customized components such as for example the motors that are inserted on them to perform different types of drives and in any condition of use.
    The focus here is dedicated to these devices and specifically to those with pneumatic technology, that are used precisely because of their peculiar characteristics.