Technical
Progressive die stamping versus multi-slide stamping
20/09/22
From humble objects such as coins to complex medical machines and automotive parts, durable, high-quality pressings and stampings are key for the application to work effectively. With that in mind, the experts at European Springs and Pressings explain the differences between progressive die stamping and multi-slide stamping.
A worked example for ROI on a dispensing robot
31/08/22
Peter Swanson, managing director of adhesives and dispensing equipment specialist Intertronics, shares a hypothetical worked example of the ROI of a dispensing robot for an electronics CEM.
Rotor Clip answers common questions on wave springs
31/08/22
Wave springs are frequently beneficial as an alternative to coil springs, but what types are available, and what design benefits do they bring? We asked the experts at Rotor Clip.
Cyanoacrylate adhesives offer ultimate instant bonding solutions
11/08/22
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
09/08/22
Marcus Schneck, CEO of Norelem, looks at how the company’s range of hygienic design products offer several benefits to food and drink manufacturers.
Electrically conductive adhesives and tapes
03/08/22
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.
The design engineer’s application guide to fasteners
02/08/22
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.
Adding value to HVAC systems with access hardware
02/08/22
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.
Advising OEMs on enclosure specification for outdoor locations
14/07/22
Chris Lloyd, managing director at Spelsberg UK, explains the considerations for OEM enclosure specification for outdoor locations.
Liquid gaskets and adhesives reduce pump maintenance
11/07/22
Henkel says its Loctite adhesive and sealant products are playing an increasingly important role in reducing maintenance in pump applications.
Selecting the right wave spring end-type
04/07/22
Traditional coil springs are widely used throughout a variety of applications across nearly every industry. The typical end configuration for coil springs is where you have a helix, and the last turn is bent down, touching the second to last turn and ground to form a shim.
Technical considerations for the selection of retaining rings
29/06/22
Whatever the fastener requirement, you can find a retaining ring that can meet it. The challenge is to find the right one that will perform according to your specifications and deliver the expected economies. The experts at Rotor Clip offer guidance on the technical considerations for retaining ring selection.
Adhesive considerations at the design stage
28/06/22
Adhesives are often treated as the final piece of the jigsaw puzzle. But Simon Gibbs, technical sales executive at Intertronics, explains the benefits of considering adhesives early in a project.
Types of fasteners and how to choose them
20/06/22
Fasteners play a very important role when making specific objects. But there are many different types of fasteners and, with that, a large level of variability. We asked the experts at Jet Press for guidance.
Charging station technology supports e-bike growth in the UK
26/04/22
Simon Watson-Burge, e-mobility expert at Spelsberg, discusses the infrastructure requirements to support the increase in e-bikes and e-scooters.
New hardware concepts for the autonomous trucks of the future
14/04/22
The era of the long-haul autonomous truck is fast approaching. With it will come both challenges and opportunities to redesign the interior of autonomous vehicles to serve new functions and activities of those who operate them.
Environmental protection for electronic assemblies
08/04/22
Paul Whitehead, strategic accounts manager at adhesives specialist Intertronics, explains how to approach the environmental protection of an electronic product.
Hot stuff from Chemique Adhesives
04/03/22
White paper delves into world of hot melt adhesives
On the optimum path
21/10/21
A look inside new machining strategies and specially designed milling tools
Likely changes to encapsulation adhesives: White Paper
22/03/21
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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