Fastening & Assembly Solutions And Technology News

The latest news and updates from the fastening, bonding and assembly manufacturing industry.

Avon Group acquires Edgewest Plastics and Scandura

Bristol-based Avon Group has made its second key acquisition in the last six months: Edgewest Plastics (UK) in October, and now Scandura Ltd.



UK trailer manufacturer solves panel problem with Chemique Adhesives

FG Trailers designs and manufactures bespoke mobile shower trailers for use in decontamination and the event industry. Until recently the company ...



Composite wrap repairs damaged chemical tank

The ability of online repair specialist Hydratight to repair a chemical tank at speed with the LOCTITE Composite Repair System, saved its customer ...



TRB Lightweight Structures manufactures prepreg material to streamline part ...

TRB Lightweight Structures has begun manufacturing its own prepreg material to improve performance, cost and lead times for its composite parts. The ...



Silicone contact adhesive found new role in lamination

Momentive PSA529 and PSA6573A liquid silicone contact adhesives have recently been developed for a new purpose: laminating surfaces.



Barton Cold-Form invests millions in machinery

Barton Cold-Form, the UK manufacturing division of Optimas Solutions and experts in cold forging technology since 1932 has made machinery and ...



TR launches Hummel cable glands

TR Fastenings has launched a new premium range of Hummel cable glands, an addition to its growing plastic and rubber hardware portfolio. This move ...



Parker launches Push-To-Fit networked electromechanical press and joining system

Push-To-Fit combines a number of Parker’s established core products into a joining module. In simple terms, the module comprises a process control ...



Beta Tools cabinets integrate Abloy CLIQ access control

Beta Tools has partnered with security supplier Abloy UK to create a quality solution with the aim of giving clients confidence when storing and ...



Seven winners named in 'Fastener Innovation Awards'

Seven winners have been named in Fastener Sources.com’s 2021 Fastener Innovation Awards, according to a report in Torque Magazine.



SupplyPoint’s ‘LockerSense’ smart locker incorporates weigh scales

The ’LockerSense’ contains weight sensing technology, enabling accurate piece count control, while offering security through individual locked ...



Intertronics launches archytas series of robotic integrations

To enable manufacturing businesses across the UK to automate multiple adhesive processes on one machine, adhesives and dispensing equipment ...



iglidur felt seal bearings protect shafts

Plastic bearings supplier igus has launched a range of felt seals for protection with its plain bearings.



ProSert rivet nut tool launches

New from Stanley Engineered Fastenings is the ProSert XTN20 hydro-pneumatic blind rivet nut tool.



FDB Panel Fittings now offers the DIRAK swinghandle range for specialist ...

FDB Panel Fittings now offers ex-stock availability of the DIRAK swinghandle series



Hot runners targeted in new 4PURGE formulation

4PLAS has designed and tested a new grade of its 4PURGE range targeted for hot runners in thermoplastic moulding. It is specifically blended to pass ...



GPD companies acquires Distrupol

US-based distributor group GPD Companies has acquired Distrupol, a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc. and a European distributor of thermoplastics ...



Zygology offers Avseal XT breakstem plugs for hydraulic systems

Avseal XT is a new sealing system said to offer rapid and cost-effective sealing of high-pressure hydraulics applications that provide a permanent, ...



Permabond highlights value of F201 anaerobic sealant

Anaerobic sealants are characteristically very rigid, hard adhesives that work well in compression, torsion and shear but are notoriously brittle and ...



Bondloc launches Let’s Stick Together campaign

Bondloc is challenging the status quo in the industrial adhesive market by launching its first national advertising campaign, “Let’s Stick Together”. ...



Elesa’s new CFMX hinges are made of glass fibre-reinforced polyamide

Elesa is launching a range of CFMX hinges in a high-strength, corrosion-resistant polymer.



New counterbalance support hinge reduces overall solution cost

Southco has expanded its series of counterbalance hinges with a new product that reduces the total solution cost of lifting and positioning heavy ...



Rivet nut overcomes welding issues in side impact beam

Switching from a weld nut to the Profil RND rivet nut helped a major automotive OEM has completely eliminate the risk of cold welding, and delivered ...



Sealed B0 IP67 Series enclosures from BCL hold PCBs vertically or horizontally

Protecting PCBs from the elements effectively is the task of the B0 Series of IP67 enclosures from UK manufacturer BCL Enclosures.



Press studs and more for Leisure Furnishings

Leisure Furnishings provide a wide range of upholstered items for luxury park homes, leisure homes, lodges, touring caravans and motorhomes. It also ...

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