Fastening & Joining

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New threadlocking sticks from Loctite

The self-loosening of threaded fasteners is a leading cause of catastrophic failure in industrial machinery, so maintaining appropriate clamping forces is an important element in their effectiveness. ...

Spinning clinch bolts enable quick attachment

PEM spinning clinch bolts for use in thin metal sheets introduce one-piece captive screw solutions whose controlled clinching action during installation permanently captivates the screw while ...

New retractable index plunger from Rencol

Rencol has added a new spring loaded plunger to its range of indexing and cam-action plungers. The Model 08 IP features an aluminium knob with a steel pin and spring combination.

Two component epoxy

Master Bond EP79FL is a two component, silver coated nickel conductive adhesive for high performance bonding and sealing applications. It features convenient handling, exceptionally low volume ...

Reusable fasteners cut manufacturing costs

Snaploc high performance push-on/pull-off fasteners minimise vibration and noise while allowing quick and easy 'snap-fit' installation as well as disassembly for servicing, repair or replacement.

Sourcing fasteners gets easier and faster

Depending on the type of machine being designed, there are any number of fastening components and standard parts that need to be considered to ensure that the equipment will operate efficiently and ...

A single source for threaded inserts

TFC Specialsied Fastener Products offer a extensive range of Brass Inserts for all types of engineering plastics, and methods of installation including Post Moulding and Moulded-in.

Smalley Wave Springs save up to 50%

TFC's Crest-to-Crest Wave Springs offer the advantage of assembly space savings when used to replace conventional helical coil springs.

Exotic material clips and protects fuel pipe

Jet Press has met the need for a plastic clip to secure a fuel pipe where that clip was also capable of earthing the pipe as protection against electrostatic build-up. The solution involved the use ...

Customised Self Adhesive Tapes

A self-adhesive product is a small but often essential part of a product frequently giving cost savings, greater productivity, improved presentation, cleanliness or simplicity.

Coiled spring pins provide design solution

The use of standard duty coiled pins as hinge pins in a circular saw blade guard application was causing problems during manufacture due to the high insertion forces.

Engineers’ Guide to Adhesives from Permabond

Permabond Engineering Adhesives' guide features 24-pages packed with useful information for the design engineer, including advice on: Applications and adhesive selection; Joint design – how to ...

tesa takes tape forward

tesa has launched an entirely new and radically different product range – tesa ACXplus.

Laminar Rings seal and protect

TFC's Smalley Laminar Sealing Rings are assembled to create a metallic labyrinth seal consisting of multiple rings in a groove.

Spirol machine boosts hydraulic pump assembly

When a leading manufacturer of hydraulic pumps required a method to permanently affix various sized bronze gears to 400 series stainless steel shafts, a solution was found using a heavy duty Spirol ...

Speed and accuracy from Nordson EFD Pico

EFD's PicoDot Jet dispensing system dispenses a wide range of low- to high-viscosity fluids and can apply consistent shots as small as 2 nanolitres at speeds up to 150 dots per second.

Gesipa’s rivet nut stud range

Gesipa Blind riveting systems ltd manufactures both standard as well as special rivet Nut studs to best fit its customer applications.

High strength structural blind rivet

Gesipa's Mega-Grip is a high strength structural blind rivet. The flush-break mechanically locked mandrel core improves weather resistance and provides higher shear strength.