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Panasonic Launches New Precision High Torque Assembly Tools with Two-Way Communication

Expanded product line adds more flexibility with error-proofing technology on the assembly line

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic, a leader in cordless assembly tool technology, is expanding its portfolio of High Torque 2-Way Series that offers bi-directional communication between the tool and the qualifier.

Panasonic's new High Torque 2-Way Series tools share real-time fastening data to the qualifier with modifiable settings in torque stage, flush detection point, and cross-thread/rehit detection. The EYFNA1JRT, EYFNA1CRT, EYFNA1PRT, and EYFPA1JRT are compatible with EYFR03 and EYFR04 qualifiers that have parameter, group and job modes to better streamline manufacturing processes. For ease of use, 2-Way Tools OK/NOK light blinks to notify operator of the next active tool in the sequence.

Additional operability includes:

  • Rundown error detection
  • Variable/single speed control
  • Maintenance interval
  • Auto battery shut-down

The High Torque 2-Way Series offers high efficiency, cordless battery-powered design for freedom of movement and long-life emissions-free operation.

"This latest two-way communication upgrade to our High Torque series enables greater flexibility and control of the fastening processes from 70 – 650 Nm with no torque reaction and continues Panasonic's long tradition of keeping customer's needs at the core of our innovation," said John Olson, Panasonic Assembly Tools Group Manager.

Panasonic High Torque tools are available in a variety of drive systems to deliver versatility in manufacturing applications from automobiles, heavy equipment, off-road vehicles, general industry and agriculture/construction equipment. High Torque tools are compatible with 18V and 21.6V ultra long-life Panasonic Li-ion batteries, from the manufacturer that powers the world's most advanced electric cars.

Additional information about High Torque 2-Way Communication assembly tools can be found at na.panasonic.com/us/assemblytools.

About Panasonic Corporation of North America

Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is committed to creating a better life and a better world by enabling its business-to-business customers through innovations in Sustainable Energy, Immersive Entertainment, Integrated Supply Chains and Mobility Solutions. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. One of Interbrand's Top 100 Best Global Brands of 2018, Panasonic is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. Learn more about Panasonic's ideas and innovations at www.na.panasonic.com/us and @PanasonicUSA on all social media channels.

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National Marketing Manager 
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Betsy Sagges
Corporate PR Manager
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