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Multifunction frame fixings guide | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Multifunction frame plugs, also known as frame fixings, have a wide range of applications in concrete, perforated and solid bricks, as well as aerated concrete. Because of this, it is often difficult to know and choose the right type of fixing, ... [Read More]

Henkel 3D printing achieve quality standard for medical device manufacturers | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Henkel’s Concord laboratory and Dixon production facilities in California, USA, which are dedicated to developing and manufacturing resins for 3D printing, have achieved ISO 13485:2016 certification.(...) via Henkel 3D printing achieve quality ... [Read More]

Accurate load inspection for all fasteners | Fastener + Fixing Technology

US-based Load Control Technologies is a leader within the fastener load measurement sector, with its next generation of ultrasonic fastener technology, the i-Bolt®, providing accurate load inspection for all fasteners. Here Mason MacDonald, ... [Read More]

CAN-ENG awarded contract for speciality automotive fasteners | Fastener + Fixing Technology

CAN-ENG Furnaces International Ltd has recently been awarded a contract from one of the world’s largest producers of high volume, speciality automotive fasteners, supplying a high capacity line of mesh belt fastener heat treatment systems.(...) ... [Read More]

Cordless freedom for blind rivet nut applications | Fastener + Fixing Technology

STANLEY Engineered Fastening has introduced the NB08PT-18, which it states can meet the high demands for a cordless blind rivet nut tool that delivers rapid, high volume placement capabilities, from a mobile package, whilst eradicating the constra... [Read More]

Measuring wind turbine bolt tension | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Wind turbines typically contain more than 6,000 bolts. The inspection of the larger critical bolts is required at regular intervals – these inspections are time consuming and therefore expensive, and often the results obtained can vary, depending ... [Read More]

Greenkote announces advanced G5k anti-corrosion coating | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Greenkote, global provider of advanced anti-corrosion metal coatings, has announced a significant advance in its line of corrosion protection. The proprietary new Greenkote G5k coating delivers a minimum of 5,000 hours of corrosion protection in ... [Read More]

Stress relaxation | Fastener + Fixing Technology

For the next instalment on our articles looking at the non-rotational loosening of threaded fasteners, this article focuses on a mechanism called stress relaxation. Stress relaxation results in a loss of bolt preload, without any rotation of the ... [Read More]

C-parts for the marine sector | Fastener + Fixing Technology

With over 100 years of experience in the fastener sector, Italy’s Berardi Group is continuing its mission in making C-part management easier for its clients across all industry sectors, including those in the naval and shipbuilding sectors.(...)... [Read More]

ARMA expands its clamp portfolio | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Despite the negative effects of the pandemic, ARMA Fixing Systems has increased its level of production digitalisation in 2020, as well as the design and production of an automatic forming machine to produce a new fixing clamp.(...) via ARMA ... [Read More]