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Q&A - Advanced Adhesives
Established in 1998, Advanced Adhesives remains true to its founding principles by being completely focused on using its adhesives expertise to solve challenging joining applications
Rapid wire bonders for rapid increase in demand
High-speed solutions used for manufacture of Orpheus E-band transceiver modules
Mixed reality technology investment pays off
Remote working era breathes new life into collaboration on physical equipment and products
Q&A - Faster assembly of machines
The speedier assembly of machines is a useful asset to all manufacturers, and FATH Components is a leading supplier of products for this purpose. The company offers a variety of solutions, as UK Managing Director David Hayes explains
Likely changes to encapsulation adhesives: White Paper
This article, authored by adhesives experts Inseto, examines the possible effects on some businesses if the banning of certain encapsulation adhesives containing Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) becomes a reality
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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
3 days ago
New counterbalance support hinge makes its debut
Solution claims precise control while reducing overall cost
1 week ago
Power of bonding in the automotive world
tesa has attachment of parts challenge taped
1 week ago
Bridging the gap
Specialist bridge handles from FDB at the ready
1 week ago
New riveting tool for insert nuts
New solution targets individual professionals and workers on assembly lines
2 weeks ago
Elesa SAN industrial components launch - with silver lining!
New range incorporates silver ions for sanitisation against microbes, bacteria and fungi
2 weeks ago
New Stanley cordless tools launched
Speed fastening tools aim to maximise placing capability, reduce installation cost – and are available from Zygology
2 weeks ago
‘Smallest’ handheld plasma treatment device launched
Intertronics supplies new piezobrush PZ3
2 weeks ago
Strutting its stuff!
Associated Spring Raymond expands portfolio of standard gas struts
3 weeks ago
Elesa extends its ESD range
New castors and wheels prevent build-up of electrostatic charge
4 weeks ago
Vending the rules to improve productivity
Here is news of an inventory managed package that can supply a range of consumables to production and operations staff via a vending machine. It is said to enhance efficiency and can also help reduce unwanted downtime
4 weeks ago
Handling the demands of cabinets and enclosures
FDB handles range covers multitude of options
4 weeks ago
Plastic composite compression springs help industry bounce back
Wokingham-based Lee Spring reports strong sales of its plastic composite compression springs as industry begins to bounce back
1 month ago
Fast and durable plastics bonding
New adhesive technology is bringing significant benefits to product assembly, especially where OEMs have multi-material and multi-substrate bonds that must meet stringent performance criteria
1 month ago
Thread locking solutions that work
Preventing threaded joints from becoming loose is a problem that taxes many involved in assembly. A variety of techniques are used to prevent hardware from working itself free including spring washers, tab washers, locking washers, thread sealants, thread locking patches and SEMS: to name just a few. However, Zygology says that one simple and elegant method of ensuring that when something is fastened it stays that way is a thread locking self-clinching nut from PEM
1 month ago
Achieve up to four simultaneous spot cures with ease and flexibility
LED UV light curing systems have become increasingly popular in recent years, and are fast becoming the technology of choice in many joining applications
1 month ago
Stay-Put washers cut assembly time
Designed as a retention aid, Stay‑Put Washers from ND Industries hold a fastener or multiple components in-place before final assembly
1 month ago
New SVHC-free chip encapsulation adhesives
Inseto says it is the first distributor serving the UK and Ireland to supply chip encapsulation adhesives for high reliability applications that are free of substances of very high concern (SVHC)
1 month ago
Self tapping threaded inserts now available
German manufacturer norelem is offering a range of self tapping threaded inserts in sizes M3 to M16
1 month ago
A fastener that resists loosening
Hardlock Nuts are used where a fastener must resist loosening, especially in high vibration environments. For example, they are used extensively on railway, automotive, wind turbine, mast, building, bridges, and machinery applications