27 August 2020 The importance of automatic solutions in industrial tightening processes
In this interview, Marco Perreca, Fiam’s Export Area Manager, talks about the importance of automatic solutions in industrial tightening processes.
26 June 2020 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.
23 June 2020 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)”.
02 April 2020 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; ….”
01 April 2020 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.
26 March 2020 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.
04 March 2020 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.
10 February 2020 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.
03 February 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.
30 January 2020 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.