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
Blind rivet bolt combines screw and nut for faster assembly
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, March 03, 2014
The Leankeasy blind rivet bolt from Clufix, Cluses, France, crimps the nut as a screw is turned to lock two metal sheets or plastic parts together. This makes installation a one-step process and only a single fastening component is needed. Installation requires no special equipment. read more
The development of welded steel fatigue design guidelines
Machine Design - Fastening & Joining, February 28, 2014
Todd Palmer, Taylor Machine Works Here''s a brief look at how modern fatigue-design guidelines came about. A recent Machine Design article, “The basics of fatigue in welded steel structure,” made reference to the fact that extensive research has been conducted by various organizations in...
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