Adhesives meet safety standard

SCIGRIP adhesives accredited with new European Fire Smoke Toxicity Standard

Keeping screws and bolts tight in every situation

ThreadLoc system is Arnold Umformtechnik's range of chemical and mechanical thread locking technologies

Ultralight miniature connector for aeronautics

The new microComp Quicklatch is a 100 per cent composite miniature quick connector designed particularly for use on in-flight entertainment screens aboard commercial aircraft.

Self-clinching pilot pins

Provide hardware solutions suit positioning, alignment or pivot applications

Reinforced polyamide detent position hinges

Elsa's CFV may be mounted with either countersunk head or hex head screws

Specifying O-rings for increased life and reliability

Years of experience have been captured in a plethora of O-rings design standards and a wealth of materials is readily available to suit most application requirements. Mick Holland describes how to take advantage of these standards to mitigate risk when specifying O-rings into your fluid sealing system

Flexible system solution

Peter Kalkenings and Dr Gerhard Reusmann look at new lock bolts which offer a complete system of fastener, tool and assembly equipment

Seals help ensure smooth lifting

Double-acting seals on a crane hook are the answer for the world's largest crane vessel

Scanner welding system has nine selectable axes

Enables complex 3D components to be welded, says Rofin

Customised adhesive tapes developed for energy industry

Renewable energy technologies are increasingly replacing conventional systems. For suppliers of technologies, such as photovoltaic, solar, thermal and wind energy plants, the future is looking good

Bolt system resists effects of vibration for safer joint design

It is vital that joints holding sub-assemblies together remain secure. Bolts need to be easily removable during maintenance, but resist loosening effects of vibrations and dynamic loads. Csaba Madru reports

Use of adhesive tape in car infotainment is on the increase

Tape increasingly used in car infotainment systems

Tighter control of joining processes boosts non-threaded techniques

Product designers often rule out riveting and similar non-threaded fastening techniques, viewing them as suitable only for applications where there is no need for tight process control. However, as Paul Stevens reports, modern monitoring and servo control capabilities are creating new opportunities for these economical joining methods

Bracket clamps for a secure hold

Advanced solution for fixing routed cables



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