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 Boxes
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
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
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
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...
How to Maximize Retention of Spring Pins
Sponsored by SPIROL When proper design guidelines are followed, companies can take advantage of the many benefits that Spring Pins offer. They significantly read more
A Comparison of Austenitic Stainless Steel Slotted Pins and Coiled Pins
Sponsored by SPIROL Austenitic stainless steel Spring Pins are manufactured from grade SAE 302/304. Austenitic stainless steel is often selected for corrosion resistance read more
Heat Versus Ultrasonic Installation
Sponsored by SPIROL This informative document analyzes the differences between heat and ultrasonic installation of Threaded Inserts into plastic read more
Small and precise weld joints
Ultrasonic welding for small parts A new version of the HiQ Dialog Series ultrasonic welding machine reportedly generates strong and reliable welds while applying low forces to the parts. This makes the unit suited for joining small, precision mechanical parts, such as for medical devices or microel...
Know your Shoulder ScrewsStories 1 - 10 of 24
Sponsored by Ondrives Shoulder screws, stripper bolts, what are they? How are they used? Shoulder screws have a variety of uses in industry and precision applications. Read this white paper to learn about the parts that make up a shoulder screw, how to specify shoulder screws, and what options are a...