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Frequency: 12 issues/year
Description: Engineering360's Fastening, Joining & Assembly Newsletter covers information about fasteners and materials that hold parts together (screws, rivets, bolts, adhesives, etc.), the tools and systems that automate application/dispensing of fasteners/adhesives, and new assembly/disassembly techniques integrated into system design.
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Covers new technologies impacting the aerospace industry.
Serves manufacturers of consumer, commercial, business, and medical appliances, as well as the design and engineering firms, product development, and industrial design firms supporting this industry segment.
Helps engineers specify optimum parts and select best fabrication practices to improve performance, lower cost, and speed production of today's passenger cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles
Covers design, construction, and operation of plants and machinery for making such products as acids, dyes, drugs, plastics, and synthetic rubber by adapting the chemical reactions discovered by the laboratory chemist to large-scale production.
Coatings & Surface Engineering
Covers new products and developments in materials, applications, and processes for surface engineering.
Defense & Security Technology
Updates subscribers with the latest developments across all technology sectors relevant to defense and security.
Medical Equipment Design
Tracks trends and product news in the medical equipment field.
Plastics & Resins
Focuses on new materials, from engineered thermoplastics to plastic films and composites.
Covers new methods for making parts out of plastics as well as improvements to “tried-and-true” methods, such as molding, extrusion, and machining.
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Focuses on proper selection, application and uses of today's smart positioners, controllers, and valve actuators, as well as the maintenance, repair, and replacement of valves.
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Past Issues of this eNewsletter
Volume 13 - Issue 12 - 12/27/2018
How Thermal Transfer of Stator Mounting Solutions Affect Efficiency; Bolt Patching Grades of Nylon Powder; Plastic Automotive Bushings and the Engineer's Dilemma
Volume 13 - Issue 11 - 11/21/2018
Assemble Difficult Fasteners Using the Best-suited Screwdriver; Made-in-USA Stock and Custom Springs; Production Tooling with Additive Manufacturing; Xylan High-performance Fastener Coatings; Collaborative Robot Fastening System for Advanced Assembly; Quick-release Pins - Expert to Expert
Volume 13 - Issue 10 - 10/25/2018
Using the Right Screwdriver for Your Assembly Task; NBK Special Screws; How to Select Diameter and Duty of Coiled Spring Pins; Custom Springs and Wire Forms; Automatic Screwdriver System Increases Productivity 50-60%; SWaP-C Benefits of Designing with Positive Gain Slope MMIC Amps; Torque and Angle Controlled Brushless DC Electric Tool System; Get Unlimited Workpiece Payload with GV Series Dispensing Robot
Volume 13 - Issue 9 - 09/27/2018
Designed, Engineered, and Converted to Meet Your Needs; Need Smoother Steering? Improved Yoke Design Can Help; Complimentary Buyer's Guide: 3D Printing for Manufacturing Applications; Clean Alternative for Fastening Sheet Metal; Advantages of Using Light Duty Coiled Pins in Soft Materials; Work Smarter with a Tape Converter; Xylan High-performance Fastener Coatings; Reduce Vibration with Gardner Wave Washers; 781Mini Spray Valve: Dispense Smaller Spray Patterns in Tight Spaces
Volume 13 - Issue 8 - 08/23/2018
Southco Electronic Keepers; Application Spotlights: Tooling + Fixtures; The Future of Automotive Lightweighting with Tolerance Ring Stator Mounting Solutions; The Flexible Beam Coupling; Bolt Patching Grades of Nylon Powder; A Focus on Optical Kit Encoders and Modular Magnetic Encoders; Contemporary Anti-corrosion Technology for Automotive Hinges; Now Carrying GEDORE TOOL INC. Industrial Torque Tools; ESD-Safe Components Prevent Static Buildup
Volume 13 - Issue 7 - 07/26/2018
Designed, Engineered, and Converted Materials; Need Electronic Hardware Fast?; A Surefire Way Gasket Manufacturers Can Reduce Their Carbon Footprint; How Deflection Range Affects the Performance of Disc Springs; Xylan High-performance Fastener Coatings; Find the Right Industrial Adhesive with Our Engineering Bonding Selector!; Bolt Patching Grades of Nylon Powder; Quick-Release Detent Pins - Expert to Expert; Comparing Test Methods for Sodium Determination
Volume 13 - Issue 6 - 06/28/2018
Heavy-duty Storage That Lasts and Lasts - Accuride Slides; Testing Sensor Fusion for Autonomous Vehicles; Clean Alternative for Fastening Sheet Metal; New Concept in Wire and Tube Processing; Find the Right Industrial Adhesive with Our Engineering Bonding Selector!; Custom Springs, Wire Forms, and Assemblies for Extreme Operating Conditions; Torque and Angle Controlled Brushless DC Electric Tool System; New Multi-point Automatic Lubrication System for Robotic 7th Axis
Volume 13 - Issue 5 - 05/24/2018
Electronic Component Assembly; Why Pay for Unnecessary Power to Generate Required Field Strengths?; Bringing Intelligence to Vibration Monitoring Solutions; Portable Stud Welding for Confined Spaces; The Difference Between Cold Headed and Machined Solid Pins; Solutions to Design Problems; Find the Right Industrial Adhesive with Our Engineering Bonding Selector!; New Performus™ X Series for Reliable Dispensing Control; The Future of Automotive Lightweighting with Tolerance Ring Stator
Volume 13 - Issue 4 - 04/26/2018
Strength + Beauty: VHB (Very High Bond) Tapes; Designed, Engineered, and Converted Materials; Fastening and Joining of Sensitive Products Without Rejects; Celebrating 55 Years of Supplying Quality 410 Screw; Find the Right Industrial Adhesive with Our Engineering Bonding Selector!; Custom Springs, Wire Forms, and Assemblies for Extreme Operating Conditions; New Adhesive and Sealant Selection Guide Available
Volume 13 - Issue 3 - 03/22/2018
AS9100 Rev D Certified Fastener Requirements; Solid Pins; Self-clinching Captive Panel Screws (Bulletin PF); Find the Right Adhesive with Our Bonding Selector!; Ultra Precision Extension Springs
Volume 13 - Issue 2 - 02/22/2018
AS9100 Rev D Certified Fastener Requirements; Southco's SC Electronic Locking System at; Automatic Screwdriver System Increases Productivity 50-60%; Regular Weld vs Stud Weld; Is Zero Down-time Possible with Automated Fastener Assembly Lines?; Find the Right Adhesive with Our Bonding Selector!; The Quick-release Pin Experts; New Adhesive & Sealant Selection Guide Available
Volume 13 - Issue 1 - 01/25/2018
White Paper: Simplifying In-vehicle Testing with the EX1401 DAQ System; Automatic Screwdriver System Increases Productivity 50-60%; Empowering Innovation, Engineering Value; Clean Alternative for Fastening Sheet Metal; Launches eCommerce for Coiled Spring Pins
Volume 12 - Issue 12 - 12/28/2017
White Paper: The Future of Performance and Affordability; What is a Belleville Washer?; Approaching Zero Defects in Aerospace Manufacturing
Volume 12 - Issue 11 - 11/22/2017
Handheld Servo Screwdriver on PKS-Stand; Bolt Patching Grades of Nylon Powder; Glo-Ring® Infrared Heat Tools Shrink Tubing Quickly and Safely; Brazing Alloy Preforms; Made-in-USA Stock and Custom Springs for Any Project; Empowering Innovation, Engineering Value; Speed Assembly, Eliminate Risk, Try SLIC; Metal Additive Manufacturing: The Evolution of Manufacturing
Volume 12 - Issue 10 - 10/26/2017
Handheld Servo Screwdriver on PKS-Stand; Bolt Patching Grades of Nylon Powder; No Insignificant Surfaces, 1,000+ Hours Corrosion Resistance; Success Secured in a Backflip; New Acrylic Tape for Automotive Exterior Component Attachment; Automatic Screwdriver Systems with Demo Video; Customized Automation Systems Deliver High Reliability
Volume 12 - Issue 9 - 09/28/2017
Tape is Replacing Mechanical Fasteners; Coiled Pins Balance Strength and Flexibility; Silicone Bonding and Sealing; VHB Adhesive Tape Provides Reliable Bond; Build the Best Work Truck; Speed Assembly, Eliminate Risk, Try SLIC
Volume 12 - Issue 7 - 07/27/2017
Build the Best Work Truck; Handheld Servo Screwdriver on PKS-Stand; Simplify Your Manufacturing Process; Eliminate Fasteners for Endless Possibilities; Releases Updated Alignment Dowel Catalog; Change What's Possible with Metal Bonding Assemblies; When Just Fastening Isn't Enough; New Acrylic Tape for Automotive Exterior Component Attachment; Surface Contact Pressure Indicating Sensor