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Why Reused Screws Are Best Avoided: Optimal Torque Explained
2024/05/12
Why Reused Screws Are Best Avoided: Optimal Torque Explained
Taiwan has lots of earthquakes but also tall buildings like Taipei 101. When building these skyscrapers, architects use strong bolts to hold the floors together. These bolts are like the building's "joints." But how do we know how tight these bolts should be?From fast trains to big bridges and deli
What are the benefits of ergonomics in hand tool design?
2024/04/22
What are the benefits of ergonomics in hand tool design?
Hand tools that are "ergonomic" are designed with the user's physical abilities and limitations in mind to lessen body stress and prevent injury. These tools help users do tasks more comfortably with their "hands" and "limbs", lower the effort needed, and encourage good posture when using them. The
Why the Source of Steel Materials Matters?
2024/01/20
Why the Source of Steel Materials Matters?
In the world of engineering, choosing the right material for hand tools goes beyond a simple selection. It's about matching the tool's purpose with its performance abilities.How much torque can the tool withstand and how hard are the materials it will encounter? These aren't just technical consider
Unsung Heroes in Everyday Machinery: The Art of Socket Making
2023/12/27
Unsung Heroes in Everyday Machinery: The Art of Socket Making
(This chart  ASME B107.110-2019 standard.) In a world where bolts and nuts intricately connect the fabric of our daily lives, from the roaring engines of cars to the  home appliances, there lies an unsung hero: the socket.   Blueprints of Precision: Designing Dimensions and Shapes The design of a s
Spline socket pro-tool or just DIY?
2023/09/17
Spline socket pro-tool or just DIY?
Is the spline socket a professional tool or just for home DIY?Is the spline socket just a DIY tool that doesn't need to be super precise tolerance?Or is it a military-grade tool used for things like airplanes, cars, and expensive heavy machines? There's a military standard for these spline sockets
How far will universal joint socket bend? Impact VS. Hand
2023/06/09
How far will universal joint socket bend? Impact VS. Hand
Many customers are curious about the flexibility of the professional universal socket produced by Tien-i. Can it bend at various angles? Can it bend 90 degrees?Typically, customers who purchase universal sockets are experienced maintenance professionals. They have found it tiring to constantly swit
2021 A Year of Gratitude
2021/11/05
2021 A Year of Gratitude
The year is 2021, 18 year since our company established in 2004. Compared with other long-history and international hand tool makers, we, Tien-I, still have a lot to learn and improve.  When we started in Taichung industrial area in 2004, we only have a dozen partners. At that time, we remember viv
What is right Package for Socket Set and Hand Tool
2021/09/06
What is right Package for Socket Set and Hand Tool
Some clients like to ask for our suggestion “what kind of package you recommend?”Many questions jump into our sales-team mind, and we will start to collect the answers for them.“What kind of your brand is?”“What is your current sale channel?”“Does your brand offer warranty? At what range?”“What is
Easy To remember: Torque Coverstion Table
2021/04/02
Easy To remember: Torque Coverstion Table
Many of our professional customers will provide us with product drawings when they ask us to produce hand tools, and most of the drawings will indicate the torque value. However, for non-engineers or inexperienced users, it is not intuitive to judge the torque from the numerical size, because the t
Hand Tool Heat-treatment Basic Knowledge
2020/12/14
Hand Tool Heat-treatment Basic Knowledge
What is the reasonable hardness range?The hardness value of a material is determined using the Rockwell test (which measures the depth of an indenter under a major load as compared to that made by a minor load) and classified according to various Rockwell scales denoted by the values HRA, HRB, HRC,
A.T.FIELD Hand Tools
2020/07/06
A.T.FIELD Hand Tools
An Evangelion-inspired hand tool collection from AT FieldJapanese anime is massively popular all over the world. As a kid, I especially loved to watch Neon Genesis Evangelion (original Japanese title: Shin Seiki Evangerion), a series created by Hideaki Anno. In this apocalyptic action story, a para
Reason Why Taiwan hardware show must go
2020/05/10
Reason Why Taiwan hardware show must go
The Taiwan Hardware Show is an annual international B2B technology exhibition for industry professionals. In 2019, a total of 430 exhibitors participated in this show. Of these, 90 percent are Taiwan manufacturers, including some leading brands, manufacturers and trading companies in the hand tool
Which Must-See Hardware Shows Are?
2020/04/22
Which Must-See Hardware Shows Are?
For Tool Industry Professionals, which of the world’s hardware shows or auto mechanic shows are simply not to be missed?There are two types of exhibition: Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C). Some exhibitions combine both types. Each type of show has a different goal and a dif
How to design and make the good sales bit sockets? (detail chart)
2020/03/11
How to design and make the good sales bit sockets? (detail chart)
"I Don't care who make what, I Just Like MY TOOLS TO NOT FAIL"This expresses how most mechanics and technicians feel. They hope their hand tools will never fall apart. Unfortunately, some parts will eventually break or get worn out.What are bit sockets? What causes them to break or to wear out? How
What Makes a Tool Handy?
2020/01/28
What Makes a Tool Handy?
What exactly makes a tool handy?How do you make a well-designed, user-friendly, quality hand tool? Before going any deeper, let’s first define what we mean by handy.People who regularly use hand tools develop a sense of whether or not a classic tool is easy to work with. You know a good ratchet han