Young Fastener Professionals: An Interview with Amber Artz | Fastener News Desk

Feb 27, 2017
Amber Artz

Posted by Fastener News Desk | Feb 24, 2017 | Fasteners, Featured, News | The Young Fastener Professionals organization has appointed three new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the Board of Directors are Baron Yarborough of Spring Bolt & Nut Mfg., Jessi Solt of G.L. Huyett and Amber Artz of the Boulder Company. According to Ryan Kertis, the President of the Young […]

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Tightening torques explained | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Feb 27, 2017
Tightening Torque explained

21st February 2017 Originally published: 1st January 2011 By Mark Salmon, Independent Fixings Consultants Ref: FFM671101/66 Mark Salmon, of Independent Fixing Consultants, is always banging on about the benefits of tightening a fixing to the manufacturers recommended torque because this will induce a clamping force greater than the recommended tensile load (…) via Tightening torques […]

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Hague Fasteners Announces Expansion Plans | UK Construction News

Feb 27, 2017

Threaded and milled special fasteners manufacturer, Hague Fasteners, has announced plans to expand its business operations in Willenhall. The company completed the purchase of a new manufacturing facility at the end of January and is a short distance from its existing Watery Lane factory. Work to build a new custom refitted Fastener Manufacturing facility is […]

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Bulten says forms JV with Ramco in the U.S. | Reuters.com

Feb 27, 2017

Sunday, 26 Feb 2017 09:53am EST BULTEN : Says establishes in USA and forms a joint venture with Ramco for fastener solutions for the North American market . Says joint venture to be equally owned (50/50) . Says sets up an U.S. subsidiary for producing externally threaded fasteners for the same market . Says the […]

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Distributor’s Link Magazine celebrates 40 years in the fastener business | Torque Expo

Feb 24, 2017
Link Magazine

24TH FEBRUARY 2017 JONATHON HARKER INTERNATIONAL, NEWS Distributor’s Link Magazine is celebrating 40 years in business in 2017. The USA-based fastener magazine is published quarterly and headed up by Editor and Publisher Leo J Coar with Director of Sales and Marketing Tracey Lumia. Over the years the magazine has expanded into digital editions and social […]

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WDS Quick Release Pins help speed up automotive production line | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Feb 23, 2017
KMT

20th February 2017 The auto-sport division for one German car manufacturer turned to machine tool specialists, KMT Ltd, to develop tooling for production of exhaust mufflers. KMT used WDS Component Parts Ltd quick release pins to affect fast swap over of jig assemblies. (…) via WDS Quick Release Pins help speed up automotive production line […]

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Lawson Products Sees Strong Q4 Sales | Global Fastener News

Feb 23, 2017

Lawson Products reported sales, including fasteners, increased 0.25% to $276.6 million in 2016. “Our business improved as 2016 came to a close,” stated CEO Michael DeCata. “Fourth quarter average daily sales increased 5.4% from a year ago and also grew over the immediately preceding quarter. via Lawson Products Sees Strong Q4 Sales | Global Fastener […]

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NORMA Group extends test capacities for fluid systems | Fastener+Fixing

Feb 23, 2017

23-Feb-2017 NORMA Group is expanding its test laboratories in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. In modern test facilities, qualified experts will validate new products and develop plastic materials for fluid systems. Stress and long-term tests simulate realistic operating conditions with regard to temperatures, pressures and vibrations. (…) via NORMA Group extends test capacities for […]

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Improving heading processes | Fastener+Fixing

Feb 23, 2017

22-Feb-2017 Amongst its wide range of lubricants dedicated to the requirements of cold heading machinery, CONDAT says its new solutions provide high duty lubrication with optimum safety and budget from 250°C to 900°C. (…) via Improving heading processes.

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Verbindungstechnik: Bauteile korrekt verschrauben | AUTOCAD Magaz

Feb 23, 2017
Hytorc

Hytorc, Anbieter von hydraulischer und pneumatischer Verschraubungstechnik, will Monteuren das fehlerfreie Verschrauben von Flanschverbindungen um ein Vielfaches leichter machen: Das vom Unternehmen selbst entwickelte FlangeFIX ist ein in verschiedenen Größen erhältliches Kennzeichnungssystem, das vom Anwender binnen Sekunden wie ein Band um den Flansch gelegt wird. FlangeFIX funktioniert auch an anderen Bauteilen mit hohen Qualitätsanforderungen, wie beispielsweise […]

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