Technical Considerations For The Selection Of Retaining Rings
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, September 09, 2014
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
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, September 05, 2014
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
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, June 23, 2014
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...
Corrosion-Resistant Fasteners
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, June 23, 2014
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
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, April 08, 2014
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
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, April 01, 2014
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
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, March 20, 2014
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Calculating Endplay Take-Up For Beveled Retaining Rings
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, March 12, 2014
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 Boxes
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, March 12, 2014
Sponsored by RotorClip This article discusses causes of gearbox failures as it relates to retaining rings and the associated bearing read more
Retaining rings keep parts in place
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, March 03, 2014
Spirolox retaining rings from the Smalley Steel Ring Co., Lake Zurich, Ill., serve as removable shoulders on shafts (external) or inside bores (internal) to keep components in place. Spirolox rings can be adjusted to add more or less thrust capacity by changing the ring’s thickness. read more
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