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Robust mid and high-range locks with excellent IP sealing

1 day ago

FDB Panel Fittings reports that its Online store now offers ex-stock mid and high-range enclosure lock programs which include quarter turn latches, locks, wing-knobs, spanner locks, all with excellent IP ratings, typically to IP65 degrees of sealing.

Robust mid and high-range locks with excellent IP sealing

norelem launches all-new flexible clamping bolt

1 day ago

norelem has announced the launch of a new flexible clamping bolt. Made from aluminium the clamping bolts offer a flexible clamping system to provide secure and powerful clamping for workpieces with regular and irregular outer contours.

norelem launches all-new flexible clamping bolt

Secure fastening in a range of applications

2 days ago

Fast and easy to turn, a new rectangle front quarter turn lock design has been introduced by WDS Components.

Secure fastening in a range of applications

Real-time quality assurance on manual safety-critical joints

3 days ago

New from Atlas Copco Tools and Industrial Assembly Solutions is a digital smart wrench that promises to take quality assurance for safety-critical joints to the next level.

Real-time quality assurance on manual safety-critical joints

What to consider when choosing fasteners for leisure craft manufacturing

15 days ago

When looking at your end product, it’s not likely your customers will think “I wonder what it’s held together with.” But since the dawn of manufacturing, what designers and manufacturers use to keep the parts of their product together has made a huge difference to cost, quality, and longevity, as the experts at Zygology explain.

Potting compound selection for LED assembly

65 days ago

Depending on an application’s needs, there are numerous potting compounds available, with formulations offering properties including being low density/lightweight, flame retardant, flexible, optically clear, and thermally conductive. It can be challenging to know which material to specify, given the different chemistries, properties, and processing requirements. Kevin Brownsill, head of technical: learning and development at Intertronics, shares insight on potting compound selection for an LED assembly.

What types of retained fastenings can I use for fixed guards?

73 days ago

You may have heard or read something about particular types of fastenings being required for securing machine guards in position. Derek Coulson, machinery safety consultant at Safe Machine, looks at the requirement for fixed guards to be attached with retained fastenings, and unravel what exactly that means, and lists some of the suppliers that offer various different types of retained fastening.

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