Fastening & Joining

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Captive panel screws

PEM caps captive panel screws integrate a captive screw with anti cross-threading feature and a pc/abs colored knob to provide an ideal fastener solution where subsequent access to an assembly may be ...


Pushbutton snap locks from Elesa

These new GN315 push button snap locks from Elesa are ideal for small doors and panels where a slam closure is required with quick opening.





Blind fastening technology simplifies assembly

Blind fastening technology simplified the joining of two part pieces for a white goods manufacturer improving the assembly time by 60% and reducing the cost involved, leading to easy installation.


Cable glands prevent awkward entry

Hylec-APL has expanded its range of cable glands with the introduction of the Kwik Fix range. Designed for use in applications where access to the interior of a bulkhead or enclosure is restricted.


Intertronics expands range

The Opti-tec range of optical adhesives and encapsulants offer high optical clarity or other special properties related to specific optical applications; such as fibre-optic termination or optical ...



Remform screws reduce assembly cost

The asymmetrical thread geometry of Remform screw design steers the resulting forces during the threading process in the desired direction. The steep thread flank facing the head of the screw ...


Radically improved instant adhesive

Loctite 3090 is a clear, two-part cyanoacrylate that increases the versatility of instant adhesives. For example, 3090 allows exposed adhesive outside of the joint to harden within minutes – so no ...



Techsil launches UV-Curing silicone range

Techsil's RTV191 range of UV-curing, solvent-free silicones combines the quick curing speed of UV adhesives with the excellent temperature resistance of silicone sealants.


The right materials

Misumi Europa has expanded its portfolio of special plastic components for the European market. The portfolio includes Philips-head tallow-drop screws and hexagon socket head screws made from ...




Odour free cutting fluids

Henkel has developed two innovative, water-miscible, bactericide-free, odour-free cutting fluids that are easy to use, reduce health risks, and implement prospective EU Biocides Regulations.


Techsil’s Thixo Gel for Electronics

With five times the thermal conductivity of normal RTV silicones, Techsil's RTV3080 thixo gel offers many benefits for electronic applications such as ECU's, Power Steering Modules and Power ...




PU sealant protects surfaces

Clearlok Polyurethane Sealant from Birchwood Casey provides a clear, hard, high gloss protective finish over trivalent zinc chromate finishes without significant dimensional change.


Swinghandle provides flexibility

The new Southco Plastic H3 Swinghandle expands on a robust line of swinghandles with a lightweight, cost-efficient version. Constructed of flammable-resistant nylon, the H3 suits indoor applications ...



New guide to adhesive cure

Given that the use of adhesives for structural bonding is on the increase and that there is a corresponding need for greater awareness of the issues involved, understanding how this works is ...


Electronic latch integrates with access systems

FDB Panel Fittings' new Electronic Latch Lock is designed to meet the requirements of system specifiers, the standard slam lock module can be integrated into any existing access control system which ...