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  • Establishing a Quality Torque Program
    In the manufacturing and assembly world, tightening, controlling, or measuring torque fasteners is imperative for production efficiency. An inadequately torqued fastener can vibrate or work loose: conversely, if the tension is too high, the fastener can snap or strip its threads. Faced
  • Fastening in a clinch
    angle. To install snap-in panel fasteners place the fastener into mounting hole on punched side of the sheet and press with finger pressure. To install a floating panel fastener, the fastener is placed in a recessed anvil. The panel, and then a washer, is placed over the shank of the fastener
  • Tips For Torquing Fasteners
    . Conversely, if tension is too high, fasteners can snap or strip their threads. Faced with these problems, manufacturers are realizing that precise torque control spells the difference between safe, reliable, and economical products and complete disaster. Precise control of torque is also key to good
  • Captive Nuts
    before selecting the fastener. There are several categories of self-retained nuts. Plate or anchor nuts have mounting lugs which are riveted, welded, or screwed to the part. Caged nuts use a spring-steel cage that retains a standard nut. The cage may snap into a holder or clip over a panel edge

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