Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Counting Tray for Small Fasteners and Helicoils

When I had a distributorship we sold a lot of small fasteners. Socket head cap screws, set screws, nuts, washers and helicoils. As a service to our customers we would break boxes and sell them only what they needed. No need to buy 100 when you only needed 12 for the job. Counting them out was a chore. We set up a workstation just for the small sizes with a counting scale. But the scale didn't work with tiny fasteners, like 4-40 helicoils. If we only had one of these, the job would be much easier. For years I tried to talk my pharmacist out of one, but never could. Now you can buy one: