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WDS extends swivel feet range with low-profile easy fit version

Standard parts and components supplier WDS Components has added a range of female fit levelling feet to provide OEMs and machine builders with a low-profile design.

Chemique Adhesives provides bonding for door system manufacturer

Established in 2020, Solidcor, a manufacturer of fire rated door systems based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire specialises in fire rated entrance doors for both re-fit and new build markets.

Essentra Components to supply 2.5 million recyclable parts in an effort to reduce landfill

Essentra Components is supplying 2.5m LDPE parts for UK rigid tube manufacturer, Iracroft, as part of a new sustainable supply deal.

Enclosure gaskets to fit frame edges from FDB Panel Fittings

Profiles now available from the FDB Online store combine the characteristics of edge protection profiles and sealing profiles.

TFC launches VMI Smart Solutions

Vendor managed inventory (VMI) provider TFC has partnered with Inventor-e on a new technology-based offering.

Six employees at Chemique Adhesives celebrate 25th work anniversary

Six members of staff at Chemique Adhesives are celebrating 25 years of service with the company.

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Future fastening: mixed-material bonding in body-in-white structures

Gestamp's Miguel Angel Ferrandez, material joining manager, Bilbao, explains two particular mixed-material joining technologies in more detail.

Guide to thread repair and bolt removal

Sooner or later, it’s inevitable that technicians working with threaded fasteners will overtighten them, cross-threading a bolt or stripping the threads from an internal bore.

Understanding right-to-repair legislation

The environmental ‘Right to Repair’ legislation has put the consumer back in charge of their electrical goods and helps to address the throwaway tech culture head-on.

Enhancing security in high RPM applications

Rotational capacity requirements in modern applications are higher than ever — shafts in electric vehicle applications can now reach 15,000 rpm (revolutions per minute) or more.

ABC’s of ABS - an introduction to the ultimate thermoplastic

The familiar thermoplastic offers a range of properties to suit many applications in industrial and consumer applications for both extruded and injection-moulded parts (like LEGO).

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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.

Southco Plastic E6 Constant Torque Hinge Provides Increased Corrosion Resistance to Reduce Costs

Designed for use in corrosive environments, the new E6 hinge has been constructed with robust plastic and a stainless-steel shaft over moulded in nylon. Compared to typical hinges, the E6 features...

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...

tesa® flame retardant and halogen-free tape solutions

To ensure health and asset protection, fire safety regulations are of special importance in a variety of industries, such as aviation, trains, marine, building and construction, elevators, automotive...

Polydist exhibiting new speciality materials!

Polydist (UK) are exhibiting at Engineering Solutions Live, today, and are on hand to discuss their ever-expanding specialities portfolio.

Using Electronic Access Solutions to Enhance Stand-Alone Kiosk Security

As self-service equipment evolves & expands into new application areas, ensuring the security of this equipment is essential to protect kiosk contents & the personal data of users. From point of sale...