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Moulded and stainless steel bridge handles

FDB Panel Fittings is offering different configurations of bridge handles ex-stock through its online shop.

New jet valve for maximum power and easy maintenance

DELO has launched a new high-performance microdispensing valve. DELO-DOT PN5 offers a range of applications and tool-free maintenance of the fluid system.

Essentra Components achieves 50/50 ratio of recycled content and virgin plastics in LDPE product range

Industrial components manufacturer, Essentra Components, is now consistently achieving a 50/50 balance of virgin and post-consumer recycled plastics within its (LDPE) range.

Born2Bond anaerobics proven robot-proof

Robotics supplier VASMA Robotic used Bostik Born2Bond anaerobic adhesives for mechanical fastening.

State of manufacturing survey - enter now

Take part now in an industry insights survey - run in partnership between sister magazine The Engineer with Essentra Components - and enter a prize draw for £250.

Momentive to open Global Innovation Center co-located with new USA headquarters

Momentive Performance Materials, a high-performance silicones and specialties company, has announced plans to open a Global Innovation Center.

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What are the differences between cut and rolled threads?

Are the threads cut or rolled? Earnest Machine explains the differences between the two production types.

Between a glue and a seal

Silyl-modified polymers (also known as silane-modified polymers, or SMPs), offer a wide applicability and share properties of both sealants and adhesives

EMKA guides HVAC OEM through component manufacturing changes

HANSA develops and produces air-conditioning and ventilation systems for schools, offices, sports halls, swimming pools, hospitals, industry and IT rooms.

Composite panel fastening for offshore power

Some years ago, Siemens Wind Power investigated the use of more composite materials for the nacelles on its 6 MW offshore wind turbines. A focus was improving nacelle panel assembly and disassembly.

What is surface energy?

Tantec UK & Ireland, a UK provider of surface energy measuring and testing solutions, explains all

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Staytite supplies kitted parts to its customers to increase productivity, save time and reduce costs.

Having your fastener & C-class part requirement ready in kit-form is a method of streamlining a whole host of processes including material sort & handling, storage, as well as reducing time and errors...

Techsil Launches Advanced Silicones for Next Gen E-Mobility Design Challenges

As a new era of e-mobility emerges, it's accompanied by new manufacturing challenges that require new material solutions. Techsil released their most advanced material solutions to date at the Battery...

Launching The Engineering and Manufacturing Awards

MA Business, part of the Mark Allen Group, has brought together its unparalleled engineering portfolio to launch The Engineering & Manufacturing Awards. These awards are a celebration of the very best...

An exceptional three days at Subcon 2022 celebrating 45 years as the premier subcontract supply chain show

Subcon returned to the NEC, Birmingham on the 7th – 9th June 2022. The 45th celebration of the event didn’t disappoint, from busy stands, to engaged conference sessions and even free cream teas in...

Join the 3M Tapes and Adhesives experts!

Free Composite Bonding Webinar: Wednesday 15th June at 10am GMT

Techsil to Exhibit Advanced Silicones for Next Gen E-Mobility Design Challenges

As a new era of e-mobility emerges, it's accompanied by new manufacturing challenges that require new material solutions. Techsil are preparing to release and discuss their most advanced material...

Thermally Conductive Silicones - Techsil’s Terrific Trio

Techsil discusses the best thermally conductive materials in the market today, covering silicone adhesives, greases, potting compounds and gap fillers.