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Small talk

Marcus Schneck, CEO of norelem, explains how incorporating standard anti-vibration components into manufacturing and engineering machinery can drastically reduce the vibration output of a machine,...

Fastener is just the ticket

Canadian train operator turns to European fastening manufacturer to provide a maintenance solution for the quick swap out of seating on the Rocky Mountaineer.

How to achieve the best clampload retention performance in extreme conditions

Threaded assemblies are the most important detachable parts used in machinery construction, installation and repair. Relaxation of tension and self-loosening is common for any machine but when it is...

Getting a grip

Health and safety in manufacturing and engineering is the sum of all parts, no matter how big or small. Even the most unnoticeable components, like grips, handles and knobs, must be carefully selected...

Panasonic says it's new fibre lasers will revolutionise the welding of plastic components

Requirements in the plastic industry are high: While manufacturing and production processes are accelerating, products are becoming ever more complex. All products should be marked for identification...

10 ways to save money with the right fastener

The price of an engineered fastener is only part of the equation.

The right feet for the right job

Elesa’s range of levelling feet offer significant advantages in a range of industrial applications and aggressive environments.

Custom special threaded fasteners

Sometimes bigger isn’t always better, this is especially the case when small batch runs of special or custom solutions are required. These are hard for volume manufacturers to produce... Enter the...

Dispensing system boosts efficiency

Long term relationship building can help companies grow and prosper. Working with Chemique Adhesives has benefitted FOAMtech, a distributor and fabricator of thermal insulation products.

Precision in small doses

Here Paul Whitehead, key account manager at adhesives specialist Intertronics, shares his thoughts on the precise metering, mixing and dispensing of small amounts of two-part materials.

Small springs for small devices

High pressure compression springs are designed to fit in tighter applications while achieving similar strength and comparable spring rate to larger and heavier springs.

Automated weld overlay repair improves efficiency for biomass power plant

Biomass is becoming an increasingly popular fuel solution for power generation. It is one of several technologies being implemented to improve the sustainability of power supplies as demand continues...