Fastening System maintains clamp load under vibration.

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Able to prevent loss of clamp load in applications where vibration is present, TineLok(TM) has bolt design engineered with longitudinal channels along thread. Nut incorporates 3 tines that engage bolt thread and prevent rotation of nut and loosening caused by vibration. Ensuring secure joint and maintenance of clamp load, fastener provides positive vibration resistance and requires no special tool for installation.



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TineLok(TM) Expected to Revolutionize Fastener Industry



INDIANAPOLIS - September 7, 2005 - Wurth/Service Supply, today announced the immediate availability of the TineLok(TM) Fastening System. This unique product prevents the loss of clamp load in applications where vibration is present. Wurth/Service Supply further indicated that extensive testing conclusively proved that compared to other standard vibration resistant fasteners on the market today, TineLok(TM) scored far above all of the other widely used systems relative to maintaining clamp load in severe Junker vibration tests.

How It Works
The proprietary multi-patented bolt design is engineered with longitudinal channels along the thread. The TineLok(TM) nut incorporates three tines that engage the bolt thread and prevents rotation of the nut and loosening caused by vibration. The bolt design permits the multi-tined nut to lock into the bolt threads assuring a secure joint and maintenance of clamp load. This innovative fastener provides positive vibration resistance and requires no special tool for installation.

TineLok(TM) System Availability
The TineLok(TM) system is exclusively distributed by Wurth/Service Supply as a part of their commitment to deliver the latest technology in industrial fasteners as well as providing excellent customer service to their customers. Bought by the Wurth Group in 1998, Wurth/Service Supply is the worldwide distribution leader of industrial fasteners. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower companies to be more efficient and more productive as they manufacture their specific products.

TineLok(TM) is a registered trademark of Permanent Technologies in the United States and/or other countries.

For more information on the TineLok(TM) fastening system:
Contact Wurth/Service Supply at (800) 428-4686, ext.8612 tinelok@servicesupply.com

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