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Testing bolt resistance to vibration

24th May 2017
First published: 29th September 2015 By Jozef Dominik, owner, FERODOM s.r.o Ref: FFT150929 For engineers involved in the design and maintenance o…

Joining materials in safety critical applications

23rd May 2017
Jonathan Craven, operations director for Arconic Telford Joining materials in safety critical applications should not be underestimated. A fastener t…

Unclear EU Standard leads to higher maintenance costs

22nd May 2017
For more than 20 years, bolted steel structures have been more costly to maintain and more likely to fail than they should. This is due to a loophole …

Bespoke fastening components

19th May 2017
Thanks to its technical knowledge and flexibility, Star Fasteners can suggest exclusive solutions for specific applications, as well as work on bespok…

Friction: A force of nature

10th May 2017
First published: 15th July 2015 Ref: FFT150715 Friction is a factor not to be ignored when it comes to tensioning bolts. Always present in a bo…

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Joining materials in safety critical applications

Jonathan Craven, operations director for Arconic Telford Joining materials in safety critical applications should not be underestimated. A fastener t…