Planetary Screw Assemblies offer travel speeds up to 1.5 m/s.
Drive Screws

Planetary Screw Assemblies offer travel speeds up to 1.5 m/s.

Available with screw diameters up to 75 mm and leads up to 20 mm, Planetary Screw Assemblies achieve dynamic load capacities of 544 kN and static load capacities of 1,496 kN.Â- Planets rotate with defined contact profile in nut around screw in parallel to axis, ensuring smooth operation and minimized noise emission. Assemblies are suited for use in medium-sized and heavy-duty machinery such...

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Phillips Flat Head Screws attach plywood to light-gauge steel.
Wood Screws

Phillips Flat Head Screws attach plywood to light-gauge steel.

Available in 3 sizes, all of which feature #2 Phillips flat head, Plylite® Miracle Fasteners™ feature unique point design that enables plywood to be attached to 25–20 gauge steel studs. There are no threads immediately behind point, preventing ride-up as plywood is attached. As fastener is driven, shank slides through plywood and metal stud until upper threads engage in stud. Coated in...

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Small Screw Questions for Automatic Feeding and Driving by Design Tool, Inc.
Fastener Drivers

Small Screw Questions for Automatic Feeding and Driving by Design Tool, Inc.

1. How do you define small" screws? For screw feeding systems, I would define "small" screws as screw sizes smaller than #4 for American National Standard or ANSI screws.Â-  For metric screws, sizes smaller than 3mm would also be considered "small" screws. 2. What types of assembly applications typically use small screws (e.g., portable electronics; eyeglasses; hearing aids; etc.)? Examples...

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Stainless Steel Hex Head Screws come in 3 tip versions.
Screws

Stainless Steel Hex Head Screws come in 3 tip versions.

Used when pressure dents or damage to clamping surface must be avoided, GN 933.5 Stainless Steel Hexagon Head Screws are available in Brass Tip, Nylon Tip, or Spherical Pivot versions. Spherical pivot type has d4 diameter smaller than d1 core diameter of thread, which is suited for use with thrust pads GN 631/631.5. While body is ofÂ- American Standard 304 Stainless Steel, tips are either...

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Fasteners

Is Your Class "C" Components Supplier Willing to Break the Rules?

One of the drawbacks of big, corporate class c" components is that they are, well, big, corporate class "c" components suppliers. Because these behemoths are often public companies, they tend to have lots and lots of levels. And with lots of levels comes lots of rules. That's totally understandable. They need rules every step of the way precisely because they are so big. If every Joe and...

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Captive Panel Screws feature self-clinching design.
Captive Screws

Captive Panel Screws feature self-clinching design.

Offering alternative to spring-loaded versions, PEM® Type PFHV™ Screws are no-spring steel fasteners integrating captive screw to eliminate potential risk for damage to internal components associated with unsecured hardware. Screws are engineered for use with aluminum or steel sheets as thin as .036 in. and exhibiting hardness of HRB 60 or less on Rockwell B Scale or HB 107 or less on...

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Micro-Sized Lead Screws can be customized to application.
Lead Screws and Nuts

Micro-Sized Lead Screws can be customized to application.

Available through Haydon Kerk Express web store, Kerk® Micro Series is suitable for applications that require precise motion control in compact package. Custom screw materials, such as heat-treated 400 series stainless steel, are available, while custom nut materials, including PEEK and PPS, can be used to meet specific requirements. Applications include surgical and medical instruments,...

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Concrete Panels

USG® Recommends Grabber® Fasteners for Use with Its Structo-Crete(TM) Concrete Panels

Highland, UT—Three concrete panel screws manufactured by Grabber® Construction Products, Inc. ( Grabber"), a 100% employee-owned international distributor of professional-grade fasteners and construction products, have been named by USG® as the fasteners of choice for use with USG's Structo-Crete™ concrete panels. USG tested for fastening Structo-Crete™ structural concrete...

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Motorized Lead Screws offer resolutions from 0.00016-0.005 in.
Stepper Motors

Motorized Lead Screws offer resolutions from 0.00016-0.005 in.

Combining hybrid stepper motor and lead screw in one unit, Motorized Lead Screws come in Rotating Screw and Rotating Nut motor configurations. NEMA frame sizes between 11 and 23 can be selected with various lead screws available in metric and imperial sizes. NEMA 23 variant delivers max axial thrust up to 200 lb. Where more load capacity is required, single and double stack configurations are...

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Fastener Drivers

Toy Manufacturing Trends

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.Â-  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...

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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership
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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership

At 3Sixty Mission Critical, we specialize in maintaining the performance and uptime of our customer's mission-critical applications. Our services are comprehensive and designed to take on the entire burden of maintenance. Our "UPS as a service" is just another example of how we develop out of the box solutions to help our customers operate more efficiently; see our video to earn more.

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