Fasteners

Strut Fastener speeds installation of trapeze supports.
Fasteners

Strut Fastener speeds installation of trapeze supports.

Featuring steel construction, Kindorf® Trapnut(TM) cuts installation time of trapeze framing and support systems by eliminating need to thread nut from either end of threaded rod. Scissor design, consisting of top and bottom plates fastened with pin, enables plates to swivel open and close. Closing at any position on threaded rod, scissor design and precision threads allow for fine-tuned...

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Alcoa Fastening Systems' UAB(TM) Blind Bolt Approved for Use on Embraer Phenom 300

TORRANCE, Calif. Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS) announces that its UAB(TM) Blind Bolt has been approved by Embraer for use on the Phenom 300 Very Light Jet. Each aircraft will use approximately 3,700 UAB Blind Bolts in the manufacture of composite empennage and flaps. UAB Blind Bolts have proved to simplify the installation process. One tool installs three different diameters, thus reducing...

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Self-Clinching Fasteners permanently join 2 metal sheets.
Fasteners

Self-Clinching Fasteners permanently join 2 metal sheets.

PEM® SpotFast(TM) fasteners create permanent flush-attachment connection without protrusions on either side. They can attach 2 metal sheets too thin to weld (as thin as .030 in.), fasten sheets of unequal thicknesses, or join dissimilar metals unable to be welded. RoHS-compliant, steel fasteners install smooth with top sheet and flush, sub-flush, or blind with bottom sheet. Rotational...

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EasyKlip to the Rescue
Fasteners

EasyKlip to the Rescue

Special events designer Shane Nelsen was in a bind. Nelsen's company, Sew What Inc., had been hired by Rick Doten of Rick Doten Productions to transform a San Diego airplane hanger into a bright and blazing events theater. The core of the Fire" < Doten's vision for the project < was 2,000 yards of scintillating red fabric, hung from the ceiling for a dramatic effect that has become synonymous...

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Access Hardware meets UL 508 and UL 1950 requirements.
Hardware

Access Hardware meets UL 508 and UL 1950 requirements.

Incorporating captive screw in spring-loaded assembly, self-clinching PEM® Type PF50 and PF60 help keep parts to minimum and prevent screws from falling out and damaging internal components. RoHS-compliant hardware installs permanently in aluminum or steel panels as thin as .030 in./0.8 mm. Phillips recess enables captive screws to be tightened or loosened using Phillips screwdriver. When...

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Auto Bolt Announces New Manufacturing Capability: Six-Lobe Fasteners

Cleveland, Ohio - Auto Bolt is excited to announce the new capability of manufacturing six-lobe fasteners, both internal-drive and external-drive. Auto Bolt's initial production of the six-lobe fastener was driven by a customer request. The engineering team at Auto Bolt researched the requirements to make the product on its existing cold-heading equipment, and successfully produced its first...

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Fasteners create right-angle attachment points on PCBs.
Electrical Connectors

Fasteners create right-angle attachment points on PCBs.

Replacing conventional angle brackets or threaded right-angle blocks, PEM® ReelFast® R'ANGLE® Fasteners mount to edge or interior of PC boards prior to solder reflow process. Upon permanent installation in PC boards as thin as .040 in., surface-mount fasteners provide reusable threads in sizes #2-56 through #8-32 and M2-M4 for mating screws. Featuring flat top for vacuum pickup,...

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Seat Trim Cover Fastener measures 12.5 mm wide.
Miscellaneous Fasteners

Seat Trim Cover Fastener measures 12.5 mm wide.

Featuring zero hold-down deformation over time, M3G mold-in touch fastener enables accurate placement of automotive seat trim covers with life-of-vehicle holding power. Product facilitates part placement in mold and offers minimal foam air entrainment. Mated with VELCRO® brand loop, fastener delivers holding force of 31 N per 25 mm of fastener length. Flexible edge works with seat foam to bond...

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Hottest Trend in Today's Decks: A Hidden Fastener System For All Wood Types
Fasteners

Hottest Trend in Today's Decks: A Hidden Fastener System For All Wood Types

CALIFON, N.J. - Here's good news for anyone planning to build or renovate a deck. Now, for the first time, there's a hidden fastener system available for all decking materials, wood and composite, EB-TY®, the award-winning firm that invented the systems, today announced. "No matter what kind of decking material you choose - including composites and hardwoods - or what climate you live in, we...

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Spiralock Self Locking Threaded Fasteners Ensure Mission Safety for Spacecraft Orbiting Saturn's Largest Moon

Unique thread locking design provides fail-safe fastening performance for the vacuum-sealed cavities of the Huygens probe, supporting new discoveries. (PRWEB) March 29, 2006 -- A recent issue of Nature Magazine reports that the European Space Agency's Huygens probe validated a new model of the evolution of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. The Huygens probe revealed Titan's methane supply might be...

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