Textron Fastening Systems

Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Major Airline to Flight Test Textron Fastening Systems Intevia® Stowage Unit Latch and Lighting System

o Touch-Sensitive System Electronically Locks and Unlocks Cabinet Doors o Optical Sensor Automatically Adjust Lighting To Match Cabin Lights TROY, Mich. Oct. 4, 2006 - A global commercial airline will soon begin flight testing an Intevia® intelligent fastening system from Textron Fastening Systems featuring an integrated locking control and interior lighting system for aircraft stowage...

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Portable Tools

Textron Fastening Systems Launches Advanced Line of Avdel® Genesis® Handtools

TROY, Mich., Aug. 31, 2006 - Textron Fastening Systems has introduced lightweight Avdel® Genesis® nG handtools with advanced features that increase reliability, ergonomics, productivity, and service over the models they replace. The new hydro-pneumatic Avdel® Genesis® nG2, nG3 and nG4 installation tools are applicable in assembly operations that use breakstem rivets and...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Intevia® Evaluation Kit Contains New Mechanisms for Customer Tests

TROY, Mich. Oct. 4, 2006 - Textron Fastening Systems has introduced three families of Intevia® mechanisms with embedded intelligence that allows remote locking and unlocking of fasteners. The new mechanisms are contained in an Intevia® Evaluation Kit (E-Kit) that Textron Fastening Systems is providing to corporate research and design centers and independent and university test labs....

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Textron Fastening Systems Unveils Intevia® Intelligent Fastening Solutions Evaluation Kit

Hall 1 - Stand C13 - Farnborough International Airshow 2006 Farnborough, England (July 17, 2006) - Textron Fastening Systems today unveiled an Evaluation Kit for Intevia® intelligent fastening solutions that gives designers and engineers a hands-on opportunity to quickly and easily assess the features, capabilities and application potential of this advanced technology. The Evaluation Kit...

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Portable Tools

Hand Tools are designed for installing rivets and fasteners.

Hydro-pneumatic Avdel® Genesis® nG2, nG3 and nG4 installation tools are suited for assembly operations using breakstem rivets and related fasteners. Devices feature 1.2 sec/rivet installation rate with pull forces from 2,100-4,200 lbf, and include cycle counter to track placement. Air supply shuts off automatically when trigger is released or when stem collector is removed....

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Fasteners & Hardware

Latching System electronically locks/unlocks cabinet doors.

Intevia® intelligent fastening system provides integrated locking control and interior lighting system for aircraft stowage cabinets. It operates in response to touch-sensitive door handle that operates pair of latches mounted at top and bottom of doors. Self-adjusting slip studs ensure correct alignment with latch mechanism, and illuminated, 2-color LEDs in touch-pad door handle indicate...

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Compression Sealing System installs seals in 2 sec.
Adhesives & Sealants

Compression Sealing System installs seals in 2 sec.

Avseal® II plugs holes in thin metal components situated in restricted areas. Two-piece structural stem locking mechanism seals holes with diameters ranging from 4-20 mm in steel, iron, and aluminum. Plugs can be placed flush to hole or deep in casting, creating pressure-tight seal with push-out resistance up to 15,000 psi. Applications include engine blocks, cylinder heads, transmission...

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Machine drives fasteners into steel and aluminum sheets.
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Machine drives fasteners into steel and aluminum sheets.

AutoRiv 100® connects to any stamping press, installing up to 360 fasteners per minute from any angle to accommodate different part geometries and tolerances. It simultaneously sets up to 6 self-clinching and self-piercing nuts and studs in transfer or progressive die tools during stamping operations. Unit installs pins, rivets, and bushings and includes die protection system that monitors...

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Fasteners & Hardware

Nut Plate fastens structures in aerospace applications.

Cherry® Rivetless Nut Plate features retainer that does not require flaring to meet NASM25027 torque-out and push-out requirements. Uniform expansion of sleeve during installation enhances fatigue life of parent material. Nut plate applies in less than 2 sec in aluminum sheets as thin as 0.062 in. Operator inserts mandrel into predrilled hole and actuates tool. As fastener sleeve is pulled...

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Threaded Inserts match clamp force of weld and clinch nuts.
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Threaded Inserts match clamp force of weld and clinch nuts.

Avdel® Hexsert® blind threaded inserts work with hard and non-ductile materials, as well as thin sheet alloys, plastics, and composites. They are available in M6, M8, and M10 large flange hexagonal steel designs in wide range of protective finishes to improve corrosion resistance. Band annealing process softens wall of insert to provide sufficient ductility for installation while...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Major Airline to Flight Test Textron Fastening Systems Intevia® Stowage Unit Latch and Lighting System

o Touch-Sensitive System Electronically Locks and Unlocks Cabinet Doors o Optical Sensor Automatically Adjust Lighting To Match Cabin Lights TROY, Mich. Oct. 4, 2006 - A global commercial airline will soon begin flight testing an Intevia® intelligent fastening system from Textron Fastening Systems featuring an integrated locking control and interior lighting system for aircraft stowage...

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Company News

Textron Fastening Systems Will Change Name To Acument(TM) Global Technologies

TROY, Mich., Oct. 6, 2006 - Textron Fastening Systems (TFS) will change its name later this fall to Acument(TM) Global Technologies, reflecting its new beginning and strategic direction as a stand-alone company. Platinum Equity acquired the former Fastening Systems business unit of Textron Inc. on Aug. 11, 2006. The company officially will adopt its new Acument brand name in the coming weeks,...

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Portable Tools

Textron Fastening Systems Launches Advanced Line of Avdel® Genesis® Handtools

TROY, Mich., Aug. 31, 2006 - Textron Fastening Systems has introduced lightweight Avdel® Genesis® nG handtools with advanced features that increase reliability, ergonomics, productivity, and service over the models they replace. The new hydro-pneumatic Avdel® Genesis® nG2, nG3 and nG4 installation tools are applicable in assembly operations that use breakstem rivets and...

Read More »
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Intevia® Evaluation Kit Contains New Mechanisms for Customer Tests

TROY, Mich. Oct. 4, 2006 - Textron Fastening Systems has introduced three families of Intevia® mechanisms with embedded intelligence that allows remote locking and unlocking of fasteners. The new mechanisms are contained in an Intevia® Evaluation Kit (E-Kit) that Textron Fastening Systems is providing to corporate research and design centers and independent and university test labs....

Read More »
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Textron Fastening Systems Unveils Intevia® Intelligent Fastening Solutions Evaluation Kit

Hall 1 - Stand C13 - Farnborough International Airshow 2006 Farnborough, England (July 17, 2006) - Textron Fastening Systems today unveiled an Evaluation Kit for Intevia® intelligent fastening solutions that gives designers and engineers a hands-on opportunity to quickly and easily assess the features, capabilities and application potential of this advanced technology. The Evaluation Kit...

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People in the News

Joseph Gray Appointed Interim President and CEO of Textron Fastening Systems

TROY, Mich., (October 17, 2006) - Joseph Gray, who has held senior executive positions at Textron Inc. and Textron Fastening Systems (TFS), has been named interim president and chief executive officer of Textron Fastening Systems, which is being re-branded Acument Global Technologies, the company announced today. TFS was acquired by Platinum Equity in August 2006 from Textron Inc., and recently...

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Company News

Textron Fastening Systems Announces TORX® Drive System Quality Award Winners

TROY, Mich. (September 5, 2006) - Eight licensed manufacturers have received the TORX® Drive System World Class Quality Award from Textron Fastening Systems for demonstrating the greatest commitment to manufacturing high quality, authentic TORX® fasteners and drivers. Two fastener manufacturers and six drive tool producers were among TORX® licensees receiving the award. They...

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Portable Tools

Hand Tools are designed for installing rivets and fasteners.

Hydro-pneumatic Avdel® Genesis® nG2, nG3 and nG4 installation tools are suited for assembly operations using breakstem rivets and related fasteners. Devices feature 1.2 sec/rivet installation rate with pull forces from 2,100-4,200 lbf, and include cycle counter to track placement. Air supply shuts off automatically when trigger is released or when stem collector is removed....

Read More »
Fasteners & Hardware

Latching System electronically locks/unlocks cabinet doors.

Intevia® intelligent fastening system provides integrated locking control and interior lighting system for aircraft stowage cabinets. It operates in response to touch-sensitive door handle that operates pair of latches mounted at top and bottom of doors. Self-adjusting slip studs ensure correct alignment with latch mechanism, and illuminated, 2-color LEDs in touch-pad door handle indicate...

Read More »
Compression Sealing System installs seals in 2 sec.
Adhesives & Sealants

Compression Sealing System installs seals in 2 sec.

Avseal® II plugs holes in thin metal components situated in restricted areas. Two-piece structural stem locking mechanism seals holes with diameters ranging from 4-20 mm in steel, iron, and aluminum. Plugs can be placed flush to hole or deep in casting, creating pressure-tight seal with push-out resistance up to 15,000 psi. Applications include engine blocks, cylinder heads, transmission...

Read More »

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