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

Jun 08, 2012

PB Swiss Tools

PB Swiss Tools

 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 world-wide, has released the newest generation of PB Torque Tools with VDE design for work on electrical devices. These convenient tools make it easy to check screw tightening torques and lie comfortably in the hand due 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 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 Torque VDE series is available in Phillips (#1 & #2), Pozidriv (#1 & #2), Phillips/Slotted (#2), and Pozidriv/Slotted (#2) sizes with preset of 1.40 Nm (1.03 ft. lbs.) for smaller sized tools and 4.5 Nm (3.32 ft. lbs.) for larger sized tools. Preset torque range can be adjusted as required with recalibration using a testing device. All PB Torque tools are certified ±6 percent.

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

Count On Tools Inc., a precision component manufacturer specializing in all aspects of the machining industry, has been setting new performance standards in the SMT pick-and-place nozzle market since 1991. As the ORIGINAL source for high-quality, low-cost vacuum placement nozzles and associated consumables, they have pioneered with world-class development and process engineers that combine to ensure that innovation and competitiveness is applied to all of its extensive product range. The company also stands behind its products 100% with a full warranty. Count On Tools’ products are in use at many of the world's leading electronics manufacturing companies. Proven engineering expertise, coupled with the latest in design and manufacturing technology, has allowed the company to simplify the complexities of the industry and deliver a solution to its customers.

The company also maintains and supports a strong position in the hand tool industry, offering the highest quality hand tools in the world with PB Swiss Tools. These tools compliment any and all high-tech environments requiring optimum performance from both their equipment and technicians.

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