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What is the future for the car? | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

The automotive sector is very important for the fastener industry both in terms of consumption – an average of 20kg of fasteners are used in each vehicle – and the development and quality of the products. In fact, the majority of fasteners used ... [Read More]
2021/03/04

Should a bolt thread protrude past the nut? | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Here, in the next of his series of informative articles, Bill Eccles from Bolt Science answers a common question regarding how much a bolt thread should protrude past a nut.(...) via Should a bolt thread protrude past the nut? | Fastener + Fixing ... [Read More]
2021/03/04

News: Women in Engineering – ARaymond

March 4th is the UNESCO World Engineering Day. This annual celebration highlights the achievements of engineers and engineering around the globe. While the world is becoming more equal in terms of gender equality in the workplace, engineering it’s ... [Read More]
2021/03/03

How to ensure bolted joint integrity when using a compression limiter | Fastener Engineering

Compression limiters are used to protect plastic components in bolted joints and maintain a threaded fastener’s clamp load by eliminating plastic creep.(...) via How to ensure bolted joint integrity when using a compression limiter | Fastener ... [Read More]
2021/03/03

The added value in coating | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

Specialists in dip spin coating systems have significantly improved material flow over recent years with intelligent part guidance through Multivariable Coating Systems – enabling different batches and coating states to be ran simultaneously in ... [Read More]
2021/03/03

Is your company ready for automation? This white paper has answers | Fastener Engineering

Deciding whether or not you need to, or can, automate the equipment at your company is a significant step. However, you should not assume a bottlenecked manual process will automatically work when automated.(...) via Is your company ready for ... [Read More]
2021/02/26

Hydratight takes heat out of maintenance shutdown | Fastener + Fixing Technology

A team of 40 Hydratight engineers from Germany, Holland, France, and the UK, operating under Covid-19 restrictions, was tasked with lifting vessel covers, performing on-site machining and controlled bolting on a number of vessels and heat exchanger ... [Read More]
2021/02/26

Joining the tech storm | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Here Freelancer Ian Parker chats with Professor Andy Schofield, director of technology programmes in the air sector of BAE Systems, about the Tempest project – a future combat air system – and how the ‘Factory of the Future’ concept will ... [Read More]
2021/02/22

New Edition of IFI Fastener Standards Dedicated To The Late Joe Greenslade | Global Fastener News

The 2021 edition of the IFI Book of Fastener Standards is dedicated to the late Joe Greenslade, a well-known fastener expert who served as IFI Technical Director from 2007 to 2015 and was “a true fastener industry icon, highly respected and ... [Read More]
2021/02/19

JW Winco Rolls out New Stainless Steel Adjusting Screws for Perfect Positioning – Fastener World Inc.

On production machines and mechanisms, it is often necessary to carry out repeated positioning operations as simply and reliably as possible.(...) via JW Winco Rolls out New Stainless Steel Adjusting Screws for Perfect Positioning-Fastener World. [Read More]
2021/02/18