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Issue: #125 September 2020 | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

A poem by Walt Whitman, ‘O Captain! My Captain!’ was famously referenced in the film Dead Poet’s Society, when students stood on their desks in honour of their teacher Mr Keating, played by Robin Williams, when he left the school. With that ... [Read More]
2020/09/15 | 10 Minutes with Peggy Hsieh, Brighton Best International (BBI)

TS: You have been interviewed before so I’d like to try to ask you some questions that you have not already been asked. Maybe some question that I would find interesting. The success of BBI is unquestioned and your company’s growth is impressi... [Read More]

Issue #125 September 2020 Preview | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

In this episode of Fastener Talk, Editor Will Lowry and Deputy Editor Claire Aldridge take you through what to expect in Issue #125 September 2020 of Fastener + Fixing Magazine.(...) via Issue #125 September 2020 Preview | Fastener + Fixing ... [Read More]

3D Printed Fastening Part 2 – Attachment Without Inserts | Embedded Computing Design

In my previous 3D-printed fastener post, we primarily discussed different insert options for screw attachment. While popular, I have yet to use such techniques, instead opting to form threads and other attachment accommodations into the print ... [Read More]
2020/09/07 | 10 Minutes with Rich Cavoto, Metric & Multistandard

TS: For such a youthful guy it is incredible that you have been with the same fastener company, Metric & Multistandard, for 42 years (give or take). That is almost unheard of, especially today. So, let’s talk a bit about how you got started ... [Read More]

fischer, plasterboard fixings & special fasteners in Torque | Torque-Expo

Torque Magazine’s August digital magazine has been sent out to subscribers and is now available to read online.(...) via fischer, plasterboard fixings & special fasteners in Torque. [Read More]

Why do nuts fall off bolts even against gravity? | Fastener + Fixing Technology

A question was recently asked if it was possible for a loose nut to act against gravity and rotate off a bolt. Such instances can happen, but only under dynamic load conditions, i.e. the bolt being subjected to some degree of vibration.(...) via ... [Read More]

The Netherlands fasteners market, ETAs and rail fasteners in the latest Torque Magazine

The latest edition of Torque Magazine has been arriving with fastener, tool and related businesses and is now also available to read online.(...) via The Netherlands fasteners market, ETAs and rail fasteners in the latest Torque Magazine. [Read More]
2020/08/20 | 10 Minutes with Morgan Wilson, Show Manager of the International Fastener Expo

TS: It has to have been a tough few months for IFE and you in particular as you had to postpone the Fastener Show for 2020. I know you came under some pressure to cancel this year’s show but I’m guessing it is not so simple to just pull that ... [Read More]
2020/08/20 – Get Ready for Virtual Fastener Shows

Below is a “Buyer’s Guide to the China Fastener Show (Online)” that was sent to me by the show management. I am sharing here for a few reasons. First, if you are interested in checking out a Virtual Trade Show and have not participated in one ... [Read More]