was to create a means to help users select the appropriate Simpson
Powder Actuated Tool for a given application.
of Powder Actuated Tools is extensive, and might be confusing to
potential customers. A method of simplifying tool selection was
order to accomplish this task, a database was created which contained
Simpson's recommended applications for each PAT tool, along with
other tool details. An ASP page was then designed to connect with
that database and display a set of recommended tools according to
which tool application the user has selected. The user can then
click on the chosen tool to receive the full product details. Additional
graphic elements were designed to help highlight the Good/Better/Best
range of tools for each application.
the PAT Selector page