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Master Bond meets NASA specifications

24-Aug-2016

The EP3HTS-LO, a single component epoxy for demanding bonding, sealing and coating applications from Master Bond, has passed ASTM E595 tests for NASA low outgassing. Ideal for use in the a..


Automated fastening solutions for a prestige British car

22-Aug-2016

When a major international supplier of automotive body products needed an automated fastener solution for a prestige British car, it approached Böllhoff Ltd. Andy Witts, managing director at Böllhof..


NORMA Group awarded Platinum Supplier Status by General Motors

18-Aug-2016

NORMA Group has received Platinum Supplier Status 2015 from General Motors for its site in Pilica, Poland. The US automaker presents this award to its suppliers for their outstanding performance..


Technical Analysis: Can screws be reused?

17-Aug-2016

By Martin Rüedy, fastener expert team, Bossard Group The reuse of screws after operational use is not to be recommended for two main reasons: The use of ‘state of the art’ products and the r..


Hollo-Bolt® specified on a 73-storey skyscraper

16-Aug-2016

After recently receiving the Los Angeles Research Report (LARR) and full seismic approval from ICC-ES for all seismic design categories (A to F), Lindapter International’s Hollo-Bolt® has been s..


Ingersoll Rand introduces Ultra-Compact Impactools™

12-Aug-2016

Ingersoll Rand is now offering the 35MAX and 15QMAX Ultra-Compact Impactools™ – small, yet powerful tools that technicians and operators can use to quickly loosen or tighten a variety of faste..


Black finishing service from Lancaster

10-Aug-2016

To satisfy the demand for fasteners with a black finish, Lancaster Fastener Co Ltd is now equipped to have any of its zinc plated and stainless steel fasteners finished black within a very short tim..


Spring mechanism plays an important role at Tate Modern

08-Aug-2016

The Tate Modern art museum in London, UK, reopened on 17th June after a huge expansion project supported by a new spring mechanism from European Springs & Pressings Ltd. With an ext..


Atlas Copco Bolt Tightening Solutions supplies tools for autoclave

04-Aug-2016

Engineers at Siemens Subsea can now access their new large size ‘testing’ autoclave quickly and safely with the use of a bespoke Multi-Stud Bolt Tensioning tool, thanks to the engineering expert..


Connected technologies and bolting experience

03-Aug-2016

With over 30 years of providing effective bolt securing systems to the world, the Nord-Lock Group is now a more vibrant global operation than ever. Combining three technologies and companies into on..


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