Fatigue in welded-steel structures
Todd Palmer, Engineering Group Leader, Taylor Machine Works, Louisville, Miss. Here are some basic principles and methods for predicting the durability of welded structures that bear fluctuating loads. For engineers who design welded-steel structures subject to dynamic loading, fatigue life is norma...
Technical Considerations For The Selection Of Retaining Rings
Sponsored by Rotor Clip Design engineers are challenged daily to come up with economical designs that reduce weight, size, raw materials, and labor. This competitive mandate affects every facet of the read more
Quick-release shaft collar secures components on shafts
It can be difficult for technicians to keep tools and reels secured on smooth shafts. That’s the major reason designers at Amacoil, Aston. Pa., designed EasyLock shaft collars. They hold items on shafts and install quickly without special tools on smooth, case-hardened (Rockwell 55 or higher) ...
Self-Clinching Standoffs for Ultrathin Stainless Steel
Type TSO4 self-clinching stainless-steel standoffs are designed for stacking or spacing components to or from ultrathin stainless-steel panels. The specially hardened fasteners permanently install into stainless-steel sheets as thin as 0.025 in./0.63 mm with only a single mating screw required...
HuckGuard is a zinc-rich basecoat with an organic topcoat that pretreats fasteners from corrosion. The coating lets the company’s HuckBolts and collars sustain up to 1,000 hr of salt-spray testing — with no painting — while those only coated with zinc handle only 100 hr. While Huck...
The versatility of industrial brushes
Sponsored by Sealeze Where are brushes used? What are common constructions? What are filaments made of? What are some typical uses of industrial brushes? Brushes are used to seal, shield, guide, convey, support, cushion, clean, deburr, apply surface finishes, and play an integral role in other less ...
Versatility of Brush
Sponsored by Sealeze Where are brushes used? What are common constructions? What are filaments made of? What are some typical uses of industrial brushes? Publication Info read more
Product Spotlight: Fasteners & Adhesives
Product Spotlight: Fasteners & Adhesives read more
Calculating Endplay Take-Up For Beveled Retaining Rings
Sponsored by RotorClip The article discusses how beveled retaining rings are the obvious choice in high speed production over shims and washers. The article is read more
Preventing Ring Failures Due To Rotational Movement In Wind Turbine Gear BoxesStories 1 - 10 of 17
Sponsored by RotorClip This article discusses causes of gearbox failures as it relates to retaining rings and the associated bearing read more