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Ultra-Performance Adhesives
LOCTITE® 402 is Henkel’s new, best-in-class instant adhesive with faster fixture speed, superior heat performance and patented formula with upgraded health and safety credentials.
Permabond races to the finish of the Triton Racing team car
When Triton Racing found itself desperate for an adhesive supplier with a stock of a carbon fibre bonding adhesive, with the team’s car’s reveal fast approaching, it turned to Permabond.
Intertronics supports 3D printed bioelectronics research
When the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE) at The University of Sheffield was looking for a way to accurately 3D print bioelectronic sensors, it reached out to Intertronics for support.
Cyanoacrylate adhesives offer ultimate instant bonding solutions
If you are looking to reduce overall manufacturing costs, increase product reliability, performance and operating life, Henkel says its Loctite cyanoacrylate adhesives (ie, instant adhesives) may be just the bonding solution for which you are searching.
A safe and efficient future for food and drink manufacturing
Marcus Schneck, CEO of Norelem, looks at how the company’s range of hygienic design products offer several benefits to food and drink manufacturers.
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1500 Series wall and corner mounting enclosure
The versatile 1500 Series enclosure from CamdenBoss is suitable for wall and corner mounting due to its unique shape and purpose built 45 degree angle mounting bracket.
Riveting insights and solutions
A guide to choosing the right fastener
Video highlights hose clamp comparisons
In this video a JCS Hi-Torque hose clamp is tested against a standard nut and bolt hose clamp, using three tests to determine the strength and durability of each
18 hours ago
General-purpose lidded enclosures are versatile and adaptable
The BM Series of enclosures from British manufacturer BCL Enclosures are a versatile and attractive series of general-purpose enclosures that suit domestic and commercial electrical and electronic installations.
22 hours ago
Smoother machinery operation with new spring sleeves
German standard components manufacturer Norelem has introduced a new range of spring sleeves for use as indexing and positioning elements.
1 day ago
Southco introduces corrosion-resistant stainless steel positioning hinge
Southco has expanded its successful E6 constant torque position control hinge series to include a corrosion-resistant cast stainless steel version that provides superior durability in harsh outdoor environments.
4 days ago
Everything you need in one box to get started with UV curing
Increased speed, enhanced accuracy and reduced waste are just a few of the benefits that UV curing can bring to your bonding process. To help make it even easier for you to achieve these boosts to your productivity, Intertronics offers the IUV101 Starter Kit.
5 days ago
Norelem makes fixing of workpieces and tools even easier
German standard components manufacturer Norelem has significantly expanded its clamping technology range of products, with more than 800 items being added to the ‘Norelem positions’ group of products.
6 days ago
Staytite nut provides simple and effective fastening
Staytite was founded and owes its name to this simple and effective all metal lock nut that resists loosening, and which outperforms many rival locking nuts on reliability and reusability.
1 week ago
Handle with electrical safety switch and LED indicator light
Ergonomic and compact, with a technopolymer certified self-extinguishing UL-94 V0 body and a monostable safety switch that ensures proper interruption of the power supply circuit, the new M.2000-SWM handle from Elesa ensures maximum protection for the operator.
1 week ago
IP65 Spanner locks now ex-stock from FDB Online store
Budget level spanner locks from the FDB Online store are so named because they use a spanner-like key to operate the quarter turn latching mechanism.
1 week ago
Multiple mounting options for modular enclosures
Multiple mounting options are now available for OKW’s ART-CASE modular plastic enclosures for modern desktop, mobile, wall and ceiling electronics.
2 weeks ago
Electrically conductive adhesives and tapes
Electrically conductive adhesives and conductive adhesive tapes are now commonplace in manufacturing and have contributed immensely to the micro design of everyday consumer electronic devices.
2 weeks ago
The design engineer’s application guide to fasteners
What are the correct fastener dimensions and specifications for my design? This is one of the many questions asked when design engineers are deciding which fasteners are right for a given project, and Essentra Components has produced an application guide to address these questions.
2 weeks ago
Adding value to HVAC systems with access hardware
Commercial heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems are some of the most expensive and critical engineered systems used in buildings today. Todd Schwanger, commercial product manager at Southco, looks at how access hardware can add value to these systems.
2 weeks ago
Why use 1" timber rivet T nuts from Jet Press?
Jet Press says its 1" timber rivet Tee Nuts provide you with faster, deeper and straighter Tee Nut insertion. They can help you to achieve a superior quality product whilst maintaining production efficiency.
2 weeks ago
Emka expands its folding T handle range
Traditional folding T handles offer a popular slimline and very effective solution to locking of panels and doors in many situations where space is limited. So Emka has developed its established products into a new range dedicated for use on heavy or oversized doors or flaps of up to 4 mm thickness.
3 weeks ago
Nylon and plastic fasteners from SD Products
Fastener specialist SD Products holds the largest stocked assortment of fir tree buttons, button rivets, scrivets, expansion rivets, removable push type rivets, panel type rivets and trim clips in the UK.
3 weeks ago
Universal 19” rack shelves added to rack accessories range
New universal cantilever shelves from Metcase enable electronics equipment without built-in 19” fittings to be added to racks or cabinets quickly and easily.
3 weeks ago
Stainless steel hinges add durability and corrosion resistance
WDS Components has expanded its range of leaf hinges, adding highly robust, anti-corrosion designs. It has also released new lift-off detachable hinges, allowing fast and simple door removal. Both of the new hinge types are manufactured from high quality 316 stainless steel.
3 weeks ago
Bridge handles moulded and stainless steel ex-stock and online
FDB Panel Fittings now offers different configurations of bridge handles ex-stock through its online shop. These are shaped for a comfortable grip and to enable sufficient force to be used in opening large doors or carrying equipment.
4 weeks ago
Lever latch offers auto-relock functionality and modern appearance
Southco has introduced the newest product in its successful C2 series of lever latches, with a new push to lock option that incorporates an auto-relock feature.

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