Case Studies: Tools Applications

Cable Tie Tool

HellermannTyton developed an innovative new cable tie tool that offered the ability to select the tension applied to the cable ties as they were being affixed. Continue reading

Axe Handle

Over the years there has been little innovation in the basic design of traditional wooden tool handles, furthering familiar problems such as broken handles and loose axe heads. Continue reading

Fastening Tool

Vertex Fasteners Inc. received these comments while conducting research on fastening tools for the bedding and furniture industry. Continue reading

Broom Handle

A broom handle requires strength and rigidity foremost, but in this instance, chemical and heat resistance were also necessary to withstand repeated cleaning. Continue reading

Soil Sampler

When En Novative Technologies, Inc., developer of the En Core® Sampler, set out to create a device to collect soil samples with minimal handling and maximum accuracy, it tested 20 to 30 different resins. Continue reading

Windshield Repair Fixture

Repairing chips and minor cracks in automotive windshields has become a colorful job for field repair technicians at Speedy Auto & Window Glass. Continue reading

Drill Housing

Maxicraft S.A. in Vemantes, France, manufactures a complete line of sturdy hand-held tools used by do-it-yourself consumers throughout Europe. Continue reading

Antistatic Alignment Tool

Shin Chin Industrial Company, Ltd., in Taiwan tapped the international expertise of RTP Company in designing a family of durable, anti-static alignment tools. Continue reading

Trimmer Assembly

Advanced Plastics Molding of Sparks, NV turned to RTP Company as they developed specifications for an innovative replacement head for grass trimmers. Continue reading

Cordless Nailer

ITW Paslode of Vernon Hills, IL developed the first, and only, cordless nailer serving the construction industry. The Paslode Impulse Compact, weighing less than 7 lbs., is used for new construction and remodeling. Continue reading