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Elesa wins Good Design Award for M.2000-SWM

Elesa has announced its M.2000-SWM Handles with monostable switch and LED indicator light has won the Good Design Award by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.

Intertronics supplies Process Instruments with IRS 2125 flexible epoxy

Adhesives and sealants specialist Intertronics has supplied Process Instruments (Pi), a water analyser instrument manufacturer, with high performance flexible epoxy IRS 2125.

Silicone adhesive meets NASA Low Outgassing Specifications

Masterbond has described its MasterSil 323S-LO as an addition cured silicone that is electrically conductive and thermally conductive.

WDS presents range of sustainable handles

WDS has launched a new range of bow handles manufactured using a renewable biopolymer, which is said to make them as durable as standard plastic handles.

Bosch relies on Delo adhesives for mild-hybrid system

Delo provides an adhesive that plays a role in the integration of a mild-hybrid battery that Bosch offers to auto makers.

Essentra publishes Climate Transition Plan

Essentra has launched a Climate Transition Plan since new rules were published on how listed companies had to report in accordance with the Transition Plan Taskforce.

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How do self lubricating bearings work?

Self lubricating bearings, also known as maintenance-free bearings, are engineered to operate without the need for external lubrication.

Blind rivets in solar panel technology

In an online post, Gesipa sheds light on the role that blind rivets play in the manufacturing and installation process of solar panels.

Applications of springs and pressings in robotics 

Robotic technology is certainly one of the most fascinating branches of electronics, constantly delivering advancements that we could only imagine or see in sci-fi films.

MMA Adhesives Fatigue Resistance

In an online post, ITW Performance Polymers says many modern-day manufacturers have switched from traditional fastening methods to structural acrylic adhesives, and for good reason.

Enhance the bond strength of light-curable materials

In the realm of material science and engineering, particularly in fields that leverage adhesives for assembly or coating applications, the concept of dyne level plays a pivotal role.

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Enhancing Assembly with Staytite's Screws for Plastic

Staytite's Stayplas 30° screws for plastic are high-performance fasteners that have been engineered with precision and innovation. These screws offer a number of advantages that make them the ideal...

Why You Should Use ARaymond™ Quick Connectors

TFC, the European distributor of ARaymond™ Quick Connectors, showcases top-of-the-line assembly solutions that guarantee reliable and efficient performance for various automotive fluid lines, ranging...

tesa® 4965 Original Next Gen. Same performance, reduced CO2 emissions

Sustainability is one of the most pressing priorities there is – and we can drive positive change by tailoring a new tape generation of tesa® 4965 Original to meet those needs. It makes sense.

Magnets & adhesives: not as “poles apart” as you might think.

With more machines, vehicles and tools being made than ever before, it’s no surprise that the electric motor market continues to grow and many manufacturers are still curious as to the best way of...

The Hardlock Nut

The Hardlock Nut, a reusable locking nut that is easy to install, with exceptional resistance to loosening by vibration and other external forces!

Hot off the Press – Brand NEW Catalogue

It's time to throw away your old TFC Wave Springs and Retaining Rings Catalogue and ask us for a new one! Available in both hard copy and PDF! The complete range of Smalley Wave Springs and...

Advancing Medical Device Enhancement with Smalley Technology

TFC, the exclusive distributor of Smalley Wave Springs and Retaining Rings in the UK, unveils the pivotal role of wave springs in advancing medical technology and innovation.