Latest Fastener News

Exceptional position of znNi alloy plating for automotive engineering

1st March 2017
First published: 1st January 2013 By Rainer Venz, COVENTYA GmbH Ref: FFM791301/130 Components, connecting parts and fasteners need to be prote…

Keeping up with the wind industry’s need for speed

28th February 2017
Designed to combine simplicity with smart bolting technology, Enerpac announced the ETW-Series electric torque wrenches for controlled bolting appl…

NORMA completes acquisition of Autoline business

27th February 2017
On 1st December NORMA Group successfully completed the acquisition of the Autoline business from Parker Hannifin. Autoline produces quick connectors …

MMA adhesive systems for marine applications

24th February 2017
Following a number of successful trials in boat yards across Europe, SCIGRIP has secured a significant number of high volume orders with leading sail,…

New potting epoxy cure​s fast at low oven temperature

23rd February 2017
Techsil has introduced a newly developed potting adhesive Structalit® 8801T, which cures rapidly at low oven temperatures. This innovative epoxy adhes…

Feature Article

Going beyond the traditional automotive supply chain

1st February 2017
It’s no secret that automotive production lines of the mid-twentieth century weren’t quite as ‘well oiled’ as today’s high-tech, super factories. Myth…

Technical Article

Chemical versus mechanical anchors – the pros and cons

Ref: FFT170130

Those responsible for choosing fixings for any application – let alone ones that are safety critical – are faced with a bewildering array of fixing sy…