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Trifast invests to increase its European manufacturing capacity

International fastener specialist TR VIC spa, part of the Trifast plc group of companies, has once again benefited from a significant investment at its manufacturing site in central Italy.

Plastic gears used for car transmission

For the first time, Evonik PEEK plastic gears are being used in a mass-balance transmission.

Swivel pad indexing levers enable flexible and mark-free clamping

A new range of indexing levers designed to clamp in restricted spaces without marking the workpiece or equipment is now available.

Henniker Plasma invests in extending surface chemistry analysis capabilities

Surface treatment system manufacturer Henniker Plasma has invested in the latest mobile surface analyser (MSA) by Krüss.

Flush mounting locks from FDB for panels and doors

FDB Panel Fittings now offers flush mounting locks for cupboard access or passenger doors on rail carriages, coaches and ferries/cruise ships. Their discrete appearance without protrusions which...

New cyanoacrylate at Southern

Henkel is introducing a new Loctite adhesive for the assembly of small components and quick maintenance repairs at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics, 8-10 February.

Tumble belt blast machine used for coating preparation

Shot blasting is the most common pre-treatment technology to prepare the surface of technical springs for subsequent coating operations. In a newly established manufacturing line for compression...

New VDA low-push quick connectors offer 45% reduced insertion force

Fastenings and fixings supplier TFC offers the new ARaymond VDA low-push quick connector.

Intertronics supplies new autoclave-resistant adhesive

Adhesives supplier Intertronics now offers Dymax MD 1040-M, a new autoclave-resistant medical device adhesive, coating, and encapsulant.

WhitChem wins Imerys agency for minerals

WhitChem, a distributor of specialist chemicals, minerals and polymers, has become a preferred distributor for the UK and Ireland for coatings, adhesives, rubber and plastic markets.

Bostik launches healthcare adhesives with renewable content

Bostik, the adhesive solutions division of Arkema, has announced the launch of Nuplaviva, a series of new products formulated to meet disposable hygiene article manufacturers’ needs for adhesives with...

EXAIR publishes static electricity white paper

The Basics of Static Electricity white paper consists of 20 pages on the causes of static electricity, how it develops, and solutions for combatting it in manufacturing processes. Static electricity...