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Fastening and Bonding.net publishes news and information about suppliers, products, applications and systems for OEMs seeking to join things together better. The website is updated daily with all the latest news and innovations that will be of interest to design, production and R&D engineers tasked with identifying, evaluating and sourcing fastening, bonding or joining solutions and suppliers. If you are an engineer in manufacturing industry, this site is for you.
Q&A - faster assembly of aluminium sections
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
Machine Builder of the Month
Based in Bristol, Visppro is privately owned by Ben Cann and Roger Standing. The business specialises in automation projects from the smallest to the largest
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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
2 days ago
Information bulletin on optical bonding of e-paper displays
Schurter has released a paper discussing the optical bonding of e-paper displays
3 days ago
DIRAK hardware from FDB Panel Fittings
FDB Panel Fittings has annnounced that its portfolio now includes the expanding DIRAK hardware range for specialist metal/plastic fabricators, machine and panel builders and OEMs
1 week ago
Angled handles are inclined to make things easier
The new Elesa range of angled bridge handles provide a safe and ergonomic grip close to the edge of a door, ensuring safe and easy operation
1 week ago
Small clips solve big problems
The trend toward miniaturisation continues to challenge designers, especially when the subject of holding things together comes to the fore on a project
2 weeks ago
New external rotor style rotary latch
Southco’s new external rotor-style rotary latch is said to offer a useful combination of concealed latching and remote actuation
2 weeks ago
Fastening in electronics? Check out this publication
TR Fastenings has published a 28 page guide to circuit board hardware
2 weeks ago
To cap it all
For more than 35 years, leading manufacturer of hydraulic system components Custom Fittings has relied on plugs and caps supplied by Essentra Components
1 month ago
A plug for better protection
Elesa introduces new ranges of protective caps and plugs
1 month ago
New bifold constant torque hinge improves user experience
Southco has expanded its popular range of position control hinges with a new version that has been specifically designed for fold-out tables in passenger transit interior applications
1 month ago
New repeatable threadlocking dispenser
Henkel has introduced a new LOCTITE® Pro Pump Dispenser for its thread locking adhesives
1 month ago
Simple, secure alternative for installation of panel hardware
FDB Panel Fittings and its partner DIRAK have responded to customer feedback on the subject of speedier panel assembly
1 month ago
One way hinges: the discreet way to hang machine doors
Wixroyd has a product in its portfolio that offers machine builders an interesting way to hang access panels and doors
1 month ago
Henkel Loctite highlights advantages of threadlocker
There are various ways of securing threaded fasteners against vibration loosening in machines, and Henkel Loctite is highlighting this one
1 month ago
Joining aluminium sheet? Consider this...
BTM Automation says that its V-LOC system for joining aluminium sheet can provide assured, long lasting joint integrity whilst using a non-penetrating method
1 month ago
High performance pneumatic clamps for automation and robotics
Elesa has announced a partnership with Misati, covering the latters’ high-performance pneumatic clamps for work holding or the transportation of machinery/assemblies in manufacturing operations
1 month ago
Small hose clips for key jobs
Jubilee® Clips worm drive hose clip’s smallest size has an adjustment range of 9.5 to 12mm, but for machine builders needing security for hoses smaller than this, the Gillingham, Kent-based manufacturer offers its Jubilee® Juniors nut and bolt clips
2 months ago
New Southco cam latch extensions from Zygology
Now available now at Zygology are product extensions from Southco which are said to simplify design and increase the performance and versatility of its E5 Cam Latch series
2 months ago
Getting a handle on the spread of infection
EMKA’s new 1095-36-WI bow handle (with optional cover) is designed to meet increasing hygiene regulations requiring anti-microbial characteristics for use in highly frequented environments
2 months ago
Much hangs on new technopolymer hinges
Elesa has an extensive history of manufacturing hinges from reinforced technopolymers and has just added a range of new models in the material, which it says are well suited to arduous environments
3 months ago
New Boker’s 2021 Scheduling Calendar
Boker’s has made available a 2021 scheduling calendar, covering the period from January 2021 through to March 2022
3 months ago
How does Heico Lock® work?
Heico Fasteners has a video offering machine builders an insight into how the company's threaded fastener locking products work
3 months ago
Newest version of Helicoil threaded insert
Bollhoff recently launched an all-new version of its Helicoil® threaded insert. Known as Helicoil® Smart, it becames the first new design unveiled by the company since the launch of its highly successful tang free version of Helicoil® in 2010