Sealing solution reduces turbine maintenance costs

James Walker has a number of on-site joining solutions, such as the Walkersele OSJ-2

New spring materials for 2012

What is new for spring manufacturers next year? Responding to the needs of design engineers and manufacturers for eco-friendly, lighter, easier to manipulate fastener materials will be one of the challenges. Kay Stott reports

Blind rivet nut is a quick and simple assembly solution

Annemie Van Ocken outlines the benefits of using blind rivet nuts

Flexible pre-shaped adhesives

Designed for bonding diverse materials, including metals, plastics, and glass

Bonding of fasteners with ultra-fast light curing adhesives

Opens up new design possibilities for mounting components, says Bollhoff Fastenings

Welding developments continue to boost productivity and quality

As a family of related yet diverse joining technologies, welding continues to evolve - though designers and production engineers are always demanding greater process improvements. Paul Stevens reports on some of the latest developments in welding that could offer major advances

Coupling clamp is future proof

The CDN 3425’s principle function is to couple Burst/EFT pulses to data lines

Connector and cable assemblies optimise signal transmission in harsh environments

Cable solutions are six times more flexible than conventional optical cable, says Molex

Self-clinching concealed-head studs and standoffs

Solution for applications where the host metal sheet must remain completely sealed from air, liquid, dust, gases

Precision cold forming receives a warm reception

Jon Severn investigates how precision cold forming has the potential to help manufacturers reduce component costs by up to 70 per cent

Component and cable accessories catalogue

Component and cable accessories supplier, Anixter Component Solutions has launched of its new product catalogue

Bolts with waisted shanks put rail company back on track

SBB and Bossard AG worked in a very close co-operation to develop a stable bolted connection that also increased functional safety

The invisible tape

Christina Barg-Becker reports on an adhesive innovation for fixing cells within crystalline solar modules

Video: Tightly sealed energy tubes

Integral sealing design ensures tubes can be submerged in water or any other substances

Faster machining of seals in high grade polymers

Seals are manufactured from advanced engineering plastics, including PTFE, HNBR and FKM

Epoxy preforms have robust solvent resistance

Seal protects components from subsequent manufacturing steps, including soldering operations

Titanium Nitride coated taps

Dormer Tools has further expanded its high performance, multi-application threading programme



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