If you’re on the front lines of an industrial assembly process your bottom line depends upon wise capital investment in tools and equipment. It also depends upon productive, injury-free workers producing your company’s product efficiently and without defects.
Good assembly tools are expensive. But they are worth it if you use them effectively and take good care of them. This is where the idea of a tool or torque arm came from decades ago. Eliminate torque reaction for the operator, improve fastening processes and increase tool longevity by preventing careless abuse.
If you buy industrial assembly tools it is doubtful that you spend much time looking at or thinking about tool arms to put them on. You usually pick the best tool for the task and then the need to put that tool on an arm comes up later. We get that. But guess what? We spend most of our time thinking about assembly arms and tap arms. So ETA and it’s authorized distributors can make it very easy for you to get quality assembly arms or smart-arms (smart-arms provide position feedback) at a very reasonable cost.
Knowing the industrial assembly tool market and the application of torque arms, as well as an extensive background in product design & manufacturing gave ETA associates the seed idea for the formation of Ergonomic Tool Arms LLC just a few years ago (2010).
Many of the older sources for tool arms are large tool companies offering hundreds of industrial assembly tools and accessories. Torque arms are not central to their business. Try and find someone at most of those companies who has expertise in using & specifying tool arms. Or ask them to customize 1 torque arm for a unique application. Okay so before you get frustrated doing that just call us or better yet call your ETA distributor and ask him to pay you a visit.
When you need a specific industrial tooling product, like a torque arm or tap arm, wouldn’t it be nice to talk to someone whose whole livelihood depends upon expertise in that one product and it’s correct application and how that will help your operation? And wouldn’t it also great not to have to pay through the nose for that service? Call us and find out how nice the experience really is. Our number is 855-Tool Arm (855-866-5276).
When we started out our goal was to design a simple, well made arm that could be adapted and accessorized to handle the major needs in bench assembly and tapping arm markets. We also insisted we would make all critical components and assemble everything right here in the USA.
From the beginning we knew we had a good design offered at a very reasonable price, but we honestly expected that it would take some time to get people to try something new from a new company. What surprised us was the response from the industrial marketplace. Sales took off rather quickly and within the first 2 years ETA distributors had received multiple reorders from hundreds of major manufactures in North America and overseas. Through our very capable distributor network we soon had a list of customers who were top aerospace, automakers, auto component suppliers, appliance, small engine, off-road equipment manufacturers, medical and many other consumer product manufacturers.
ETA customers include; ABB Robotics AL Automotive Lighting American Airlines American Axle Ames -True Temper Anvil International Baldor Electric Motors (now ABB) Bijur Delimon Intl., BAE Systems Boeing Aerospace Borg Warner Bosch Tool Corp Bose Corporation Bradford White Corp Briggs & Stratton Bucher Hydraulics Caterpillar Chrysler Corp. Clopay garage doors Columbia Helicopter Continental Teves, Inc Cooper Electric Corning Glass Crown Forklifts Dana Driveshaft Mfg. Danaher Controls DRS Power & Control Technologies Dupont Performance Materials Eaton Corp. Emerson Tool Co. Ford Motor Company F & P America (Honda Parts) Freightliner Corporation Geiger International Office Furniture Gem Sensors General Dynamics General Electric GKN Driveline Newton, LLC Haas Automation, Inc Halliburton Hayward Pool & Spa Equipment Henry Repeating Arms Herman Miller, Inc Hewlett-Packard Hitachi Cable America Honda Horton Fan Drives HON Furniture Hubbell Electrical Products Hunter Douglas Husqvarna /Poulan Igloo Coolers ITW – Diagraph MSP JR Automation John Deere Johnson Controls Johnson & Johnson Johnson Outdoors Kitchenaid Knape & Vogt Knoll Furniture Kollmorgan Motion Tech Lennox Industries Lockheed Martin Magna International Magneti Marelli Martin Guitars Marshalltown Tools Masco Cabinets Moen MOOG Inc. Mueller Fire Hydrants Parker Hannifin Corp. Polaris Industries Port-O-Cool Purolator Products Qualcom Raytheon Renewal by Andersen Rheem Rubbermaid (Newell Rubbermaid) Schneider Electric Sioux Chief Manufacturing SL Tennessee Co Steel Case Streamlight Sturm Ruger & Co Tesla The Toro Co. Toyota Transtar Trimble Navigation United Technologies (UTC) UTC Aerospace Systems Vermont Castings and Harman Wayne Fuel Dispensers – Div of GE Energy Weil-Mclain Whirlpool Appliance Woodward Vektek ……and hundreds more
We hope you will be as pleased with the value and performance of our tool arms as the rest of our customers. Contact us and let us know. If you purchase an ETA product and are dissatisfied with it in any way, you are free to send it right back for a refund.
And Thank you in advance for choosing ETA Tool Arms!