Fasteners

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Delta Couplings for mobile plant applications

Huco Dynatork has become the UK distributor of Delta flywheel couplings from Guardian Couplings. The Delta range is designed to deliver smooth power transmission, with reduced noise and vibration, ...


One-Touch away from simplicity

Wixroyd has unveiled a tool free fastening solution: ‘One Touch’ fasteners work on a simple combination of pin-and-receptacle to attach fixtures, plates, machine covers and more, joining components ...



Problem solving by design

Spirolox Retaining Rings in their various different forms, solve problems for design engineers in many applications and numerous industry sectors. TFC Product Manager Simon Ward answers some typical ...



Simple one touch fastening

Wixroyd has released the One Touch tool free fastening solution that work on a combination of pin-and-receptacle to attach fixtures, plates, machine covers and more, joining components with moderate ...


DIN standard ball screws can be custom made

NSK has developed a series of standard ball screws that fully conform to the DIN international standard. Potential applications for these ball screws include machine tools, automotive manufacturing ...



Quick snap installation

Helukabel has released the Helutop Easy cable gland, featuring a patented spring/snap system allowing for quick and easy installation in hard-to-reach areas and in no-access spaces where locknuts ...


'Flared cone' brings enhanced safety

A breakthrough in high integrity tube connection technology offering instrumentation system designers and installers performance and time-saving advantages is available from Parker Hannifin.


New threadlocking sticks from Loctite

The self-loosening of threaded fasteners is a leading cause of catastrophic failure in industrial machinery, so maintaining appropriate clamping forces is an important element in their effectiveness. ...


Spinning clinch bolts enable quick attachment

PEM spinning clinch bolts for use in thin metal sheets introduce one-piece captive screw solutions whose controlled clinching action during installation permanently captivates the screw while ...


New retractable index plunger from Rencol

Rencol has added a new spring loaded plunger to its range of indexing and cam-action plungers. The Model 08 IP features an aluminium knob with a steel pin and spring combination.


Reusable fasteners cut manufacturing costs

Snaploc high performance push-on/pull-off fasteners minimise vibration and noise while allowing quick and easy 'snap-fit' installation as well as disassembly for servicing, repair or replacement.


Sourcing fasteners gets easier and faster

Depending on the type of machine being designed, there are any number of fastening components and standard parts that need to be considered to ensure that the equipment will operate efficiently and ...



A single source for threaded inserts

TFC Specialsied Fastener Products offer a extensive range of Brass Inserts for all types of engineering plastics, and methods of installation including Post Moulding and Moulded-in.


Smalley Wave Springs save up to 50%

TFC's Crest-to-Crest Wave Springs offer the advantage of assembly space savings when used to replace conventional helical coil springs.


Exotic material clips and protects fuel pipe

Jet Press has met the need for a plastic clip to secure a fuel pipe where that clip was also capable of earthing the pipe as protection against electrostatic build-up. The solution involved the use ...




Coiled spring pins provide design solution

The use of standard duty coiled pins as hinge pins in a circular saw blade guard application was causing problems during manufacture due to the high insertion forces.


tesa takes tape forward

tesa has launched an entirely new and radically different product range – tesa ACXplus.



Laminar Rings seal and protect

TFC's Smalley Laminar Sealing Rings are assembled to create a metallic labyrinth seal consisting of multiple rings in a groove.