Fasteners & Hardware

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Steel Turning Grades optimize transmission manufacturing.

October 10, 2014

Offering high wear resistance, GC4315 and GC4325 with Inveio™ are designed for automotive industry. GC4315 supports soft stage turning in stable conditions, while tougher steel turning grade GC4325 manages interrupted cuts and uneven depths of cut at high speeds. If spindle speed limit prevents full use of their capacity, maximum productivity can be achieved by applying higher feed rates. Both... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Fasteners & Hardware

Microwave System enhances broadband FPSO communications.

October 10, 2014

BATS offshore stabilized microwave solution provides systems that facilitate critical production communications and data capabilities between assets and key support vessels and structures used in subsea energy deployments. Supporting integration with almost any radio, solution is used to form network capable of offering up to multi-gigabit connectivity speeds. System also offers connect and... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Achieve True 90° Shoulder Milling with High-Performance WIDIA VSM11(TM) Platform

October 8, 2014

Excellent cutting and tool life promise big advantages for job shops WIDIA Victory VSM11 cutter and inserts. As a job-shop owner, how would you describe an ideal, go-to tool? Certainly, it should be a high-performance tool that can cover multiple functions such as shoulder milling, slotting, pocket milling, ramping and helical interpolation. All inserts are available in the latest WIDIA... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Fasteners & Hardware

One-Touch Control offers privacy in shared bathrooms.

October 7, 2014

Offering fail-safe control for public restrooms, 43211-CB Communicating Bathroom System provides power to operate most low voltage locking mechanisms including maglocks, strikes, and electrified locksets. Either Privacy pushbutton will energize door locks for both doors and illuminate Occupied LED indicators outside bathroom. Both doors must be closed to activate privacy locks. Opening either... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

Countertop Hardware lifts flip-up counters.

October 7, 2014

Featuring one-piece construction, Lift-A-SYST® II is designed to lift light to medium weight flip-up counters. Low-profile unit has all aluminum and stainless steel design with black finish. Tested to 250,000 openings, maintenance-free hardware includes hidden bolt attachment for arm assembly. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

Hydropneumatic Tool hastens blind threaded insert installation.

October 7, 2014

Operating on 90 psi air pressure, Atlas® RIV949 accelerates and facilitates installation of blind threaded inserts. Installation can be accomplished without access to both sides, and inserts provide strong and reusable threads upon installation to accommodate mating hardware for final component attachment. Offering pull-to-pressure or pull-to-stroke modes, hydropneumatic tool can be... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Software

SPIROL Announces the Availability of 2D/3D Drawings

October 6, 2014

SPIROL International Corporation is now pleased to offer 2D/3D drawings of their products! Drawings are available for both standard and common special items. In all, there are well over 100 different series of products in both metric and inch dimensions. In addition to being able to download each drawing in approximately 40 different file types, all standard products are provided with... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

SPIROL Achieves Gold Level Status in Caterpillar Supplier Quality Excellence Process

October 3, 2014

Stow, OH, USA - SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to announce the recent achievement of gold level status in the Caterpillar Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) Recertification. SQEP (Supplier Quality Excellence Process) is Caterpillar's operational excellence initiative that recognizes a supplier's commitment to meet and sustain high quality standards. SQEP incorporates... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Bronze Thrust Washers Now Available on

October 2, 2014

Roseville, MI – National Bronze Mfg. Co. prides itself on delivering what their customers demand.  When customers wanted an easy, quick way of purchasing industry standard sized bronze bushings, they developed  Response to this solution has been very positive, resulting in customers wanting even more. In June National Bronze Mfg. responded with the addition of cast... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Full-Range Stellram(TM) Portfolio from Kennametal Expands Pathways to Metalcutting Excellence

September 30, 2014

Commitment to “Different Thinking is Better Thinking” leads to more choices for metalworking success The high-feed 7793 high-performance cutters and inserts is one of the many outstanding Stellram solutions now available from Kennametal. Late last year, Kennametal finalized its acquisition of the tungsten materials business from Allegheny Technologies Inc., including the full line of... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Fasteners & Hardware, Green & Clean, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Safety & Security Equipment

10% Discount on ShutterUp® Hurricane Latches Thru October 31

September 30, 2014

TORRINGTON, CT – Hurricane season is here. Norse's ShutterUp® quick-hang hurricane latching system for storm shutters has been discounted 10% until October 31, 2014. Contractor discounts are always available. The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation has issued ShutterUp Latches a Florida Building Code Product Approval (FPA# 15640) and the Texas Department of... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Fasteners & Hardware, Green & Clean, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Safety & Security Equipment

Norse Adds Domestic Stocking Distributor in South Carolina

September 30, 2014

TORRINGTON, CT – Norse announces that its do-it-yourself ShutterUp® Hurricane Latching System for protecting doors and windows from severe storm damage are now offered by The Shop 13, LLC., of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, (843) 299-1548. The firm, led by Keith and Ellen Bruno, is a stocking distributor for all ShutterUp latch kits and parts and covers the mid-Atlantic states. The Florida... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Deadbolt Lock has touchscreen interface, wireless connectivity.

September 24, 2014

Combining keyless entry with capacitive touchscreen, SmartCode™ 916 supports activation and operation via finger-based actuation. Dedicated lock button provides one-touch locking, and unit can hold up to 30 user codes. Mastercode option lets users to prevent user codes from being added to or deleted from lock. Home Connect™ technology lets lock communicate with other wireless products in... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies at WindEnergy Hamburg

September 24, 2014

Show will highlight new sealing solutions for the wind power industry PLYMOUTH, Mich. – Manufacturers and operators place high demands on sealing systems in wind power facilities. The key requirements include minimal friction, optimized wear behavior and reliable operation at low temperatures. The systems are used to seal blade and main bearings, as hydraulic seals in pitch cylinders and as oil... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Sealing Rings enhance commercial vehicle performance.

September 23, 2014

Able to continue to handle loads, even after >1 billion strokes, double-action PTFE grooved ring Duo Forseal offers universal resistance to all kinds of motor oils and fuels. Symmetrical seal arrangement facilitates assembly, while minimized leakage rates directly contributes to emissions reduction. Also available, MileMaker cassette seal rings are made from elastomer and protect hubs from... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Non-Industrial Products

Toy Manufacturing Trends

September 16, 2014

1. What are the biggest assembly/joining challenge affecting toy manufacturers today? The biggest assembly challenge affecting toy manufacturers today is cost vs. assembly method.  Toys are typically lower cost products, and must be assembled efficiently for the least amount of labor and cost. 2. What types of joining processes and equipment are toy manufacturers looking for today? Toy... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Fasteners & Hardware, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Delrin® Stock Shapes offer creep and fatigue resistance.

September 12, 2014

Manufactured from DuPont DELRIN® resin, Stock Shapes possess high tensile strength, exhibit low moisture adsorption, and are resistant to hydrocarbons, solvents, and neutral chemicals. Material's fatigue endurance makes shapes suitable for replacing metal gears while maintaining long-term performance. Other applications include auto safety system components; conveyor parts, such as... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Spring-Loaded Plunger suits limited space applications.

September 11, 2014

Designed for minimum 0.8 mm thick panels, 56 Miniature Spring-Loaded Plunger enables quick-access fastening in tight spaces, and is available with over-molded head that can be used to designate access through standard and custom color options. Plunger facilitates positioning of sliding components and offers quick-release. Press-in and flare-in styles as well as stay-open/non-stay-open options... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Tool-Free Fasteners accelerate changeover and facilitate setups.

September 11, 2014

Used to attach fixtures, plates, machine covers, and more, Imao® One-Touch pin-and-receptacle fasteners offer alternative to nut-and-bolt assembly for joining components with moderate clamping force. Quarter-turn, knob-locking, button-locking, ball-lock clamping, and magnet-lock clamping pins styles are available. Design accelerates and facilitates secure changeover and installation without... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Robotic Screw Fastening System reduces labor and improves QC.

September 9, 2014

Screw fastening system is built around Janome desktop, 3- or 4-axis robot that comes in 5 models with working areas from 200 x 200 mm to 510 x 600 mm and repeatable accuracy of ±0.01 mm. In addition to accommodating choice of drivers, system is available with several screw feeder options. Programming of screw tightening conditions is facilitated via remote teaching pendant with 7-line... Read More