Mig brazing shows its advantages

Brazing often used to be viewed as a poor alternative to welding. Here, Paul Stevens reports on how Mig brazing is growing in popularity for automotive repairs and other applications

Latch combines security and access convenience

New from Southco, the R4-EM electronic rotary latch can be used with a variety of security devices including RF key fobs, biometric devices and remote controls

Focus on fasteners and security

How well a design functions is often a direct result of, among other things, how well the fasteners perform. A design will not be better than its weakest link. Harlen Seow reports

Rotary sealing guide is for design engineers

Guide, from specialist sealing products manufacturer James Walker, has been published in two parts and focuses on the Walkersele high-efficiency radial lip seal

Self-adhesive spacer tapes help bonding of slim mobile phones

Christina Barg-Becker looks at bonding technology being used in slim phones.

Fastening loops moulded directly on plastic parts

Aplix will be at the Elmia Polymer trade show to exhibit its patented technology for moulding fastening loops directly onto the surface of plastic parts

Adhesives selected or designed in pre-shaped configurations

Multi-Seals Inc sealing services are suitable for companies that do not have the equipment to cure adhesive

New sealant handles flexible joints

Anaerobic product can be applied as a thin film – yet still provide the flexibility to seal parts and create a robust joint

UTS connector seals to IP68 or IP69K

A new version of Souriau's Trim Trio UTS connector includes a three-stage grommet that provides sealing to IP68 or IP69k

Concealed hinge is installed without tools

Dirak's latest 4-125SL concealed hinge is easy and quick to install, plus it acts as a lift-off hinge for improved access during maintenance

Metal adhesive is versatile and effective

Master Bond's Supreme 10HT adhesive can be used on metals and provides resistance to impact, thermal shock, vibration and fatigue cracking

Shaft couplings consist of just two components

Stock Drive Products says its new M-Type Shaftloc rotating component fastening device is low-cost, reusable and suitable for high-speed applications

Metal adhesive achieves superior bonding strength

Bonding is effectively applied on dissimilar metal substrates with different melting points

Elastic adhesive is flame-retardant

A new version of Threebond's TB1530 series single-component, moisture-curing elastic adhesives is certified flame retardant to UL94 V-0

Safety unit combines multiple functions

New from Euchner is the modular Multifunctional Gate Box system that incorporates an evaluation module, safety switch, bolt and door-locking mechanism

Combination valve packings

Combination packings continue to be standard specification for many valve stem sealing applications

A good bolt securing solution will reduce overall costs

Harlen Seow looks at a various methods for evaluating bolt securing solutions

Seals solve nuclear problem

Flaretite Seals are stamped from stainless steel or copper with patented sealing ribs around the sealing face

Security ranks first: heat lamination of card films

Christina Barg-Becker looks at the advantages and uses of modern bonding technology

Insert evolution enhances threaded joints in lightweight assemblies

Threaded inserts are useful in lightweight alloys and plastics both for improved joint performance in new components and for repairs to damaged threads. Jon Severn reports on the numerous options available


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