Fastening & Assembly Solutions And Technology News

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

Indexing clamping handles feature soft tips

WDS Components has continued to expand on its range of indexing clamping components with its new Soft Tip T Handles. It has combined two existing ...



Standard components now come with bacterial resistance

Elesa has recently launched the SAN range of lobe knobs, wing nuts, adjustable handles, knurled knobs and cylindrical fixed handles, with biocide ...



Feed system for captive fasteners

A feeding system for a captive fastener system is now available from Bollhoff, which provides a range of feed heads into press tooling. The systems ...



Paztir employs Southco locking solutions

Dutch firm PAZTIR, founded in 2017, provides a competitive solution that can transform any cargo bike or light electric vehicle into an enhanced, ...



Collaboration develops antiviral plastics for bus and coach interiors

Parx Materials, producer of plastics additive Saniconcentrate, has partnered with Nexeo Plastics, a global thermoplastics resin distributor, as well ...



Bumax selected by Skanska to supply fasteners for Stockholm lock project

Swedish manufacturer of stainless steel fasteners Bumax has been chosen to supply high-strength and corrosion-resistant fasteners to global ...



Aid for large diameter pipe purging

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques is promoting its inflatable QuickPurge Systems, which reduce the volume that needs to be purged, thereby reducing ...



New 3M silicone adhesive helps improve medical devices intended for people with ...

3M has announced its latest addition to a new class of silicone adhesives that balances strength, flexibility and comfort – the 2484 3M Single Coated ...



Schunk premiers dry ADHESO gripper technology

The bionically-inspired gripper technology ADHESO is based on the principle of adhesion, using the intermolecularly-acting Van der Waals forces for ...



New honeycomb cores promise high heat performance at low weight

EconCore has developed new honeycomb cores for laminated sandwich panels made with Sabic’s Noryl GTX resin, a polyphenylene ether (PPE) blend, and ...



Grooved bolt configurator

With the mbo Osswald bolt configurator, fastener customers can find and specify bolts with grooves online.



Elesa extends its ESD range into castors and wheels for sensitive and hazardous ...

New ESD wheels and castors from Elesa prevent the build-up of electrostatic charge and thereby offer protection to sensitive electronics and in ...



Clevis fasteners in kit form ensure simple selection

WDS Components is now offering clevis fasteners in kit format for faster and simpler specification, design and ordering. The kit contains all the ...



Fastener guide for electric vehicles

Optimas has published a fastener selection guide for vehicle electrification.



Co-inventor of 3M Post-it Notes dies at 80

Spencer Silver, the inventor of the adhesive that would later become an integral part of 3M’s Post-it Notes, died on 8 May at his home in St. Paul, ...



Conserve precious liquids in non-pressurised systems with siphon-fed nozzle

EXAIR’s new 1/8 NPT spray nozzles provide consistent and even flow of non-pressurised liquid for applications like marking, lubricating, rinsing, ...



Lohmann’s TwinMelt process promises sustainable bonding solutions without ...

Lohmann has developed a new bonding process, TwinMelt, which combines different acrylic and synthetic rubber constituents to make a range of ...



ESAB launches inverter-based MMA and TIG welding systems

ESAB has launched a new series of lightweight inverter-based Rogue MMA and TIG welding systems.



Intertronics launches toughened epoxy

Adhesives and dispensing equipment supplier Intertronics introduces the IRS 2128 toughened epoxy adhesive.



Sika UK appoints new general manager

Building product manufacturer Sika has appointed Tom Forsyth as general manager, a role that will see him build on the continued growth of the ...



Global fastener supplier chooses automated bolt inspection machine

A global fastener producer has chosen a HALO part inspection system, reports the supplier General Inspection.



Hybrid adhesive offers quick cure and high durability

New adhesive technology is bringing significant benefits to the assembly of products requiring multi-material and multi-substrate bonds with ...



New board of directors announced at AWI

A UK manufacturer of round, flat and profile wire has strengthened its senior management team with three key appointments.



Protex’s latest over-centre fastener

The 30-588CWSS stainless steel, non-adjustable medium-duty latch features a cranked wire to provide a simple and effective solution to fasten two ...



Electrically-conductive seal said to prevent electro corrosion in e-vehicles

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has introduced a new generation of electrically-conductive seals at the virtual 2021 Vienna Motor Symposium.

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