Fastener Testing: High-Energy Falling Weight Testing Machine

A ZwickRoell drop weight tester for impact testing with an installation height of approximately 9 m, a weight of significantly more than 10 tons, and a drop energy of 120,000 joules is employed by the Gövert sub-contract testing laboratory in Germany. Tests are performed on various pipe wall specimens on behalf of customers, using one of the largest drop weight testers in the world

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International Fastener Event in Germany

Fastener Fair Global 2023, the 9th International Exhibition for the Fastener and Fixing Industry, takes place from March 21 to 23, 2023 in Halls 1, 3, 5 and 7 at Messe Stuttgart Exhibition Centre in Stuttgart, Germany. The event is a meeting place for leading international organizations in the fastener and fixing sector as well as an opportunity for exchanging competencies and views on current technological developments.

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Testing of Bolts, Screws & Studs to DIN EN ISO 898-1, ASTM F606-1 & DIN EN ISO 3506-1

Some of the most important fasteners—bolts, screws and studs—are not only considered universally important in industry settings, but also for every day purposes. They are used in construction of complex machinery and equipment as well as vehicles and buildings. Since mechanical stress is concentrated on these types of connection points, the integrity of fasteners is extremely important. Therefore bolts, screws and nuts are subject to strict safety requirements.

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The Traveling Salesman Spends 10 Minutes with Des Broderick

First of all, thank you for your patience and kindness with taking the time to answer all these questions from some Traveling Salesman pestering you from the United States. In 2019, I finally got the opportunity to travel to Ireland and since then it has been of interest to me to interview a distributor. I see from your website you have three locations located in Dublin, Belfast and in Glasgow in Scotland. And when I look at your site I see you distribute several specialty fastener lines. Of course, you also carry show a lot of standard products too. And you have been in business since 1967, so more than 50 years. That is outstanding. Tell us a little bit about Appian. Who owns the company? Share a little history.based in Ireland.

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Ask the Expert – JIS Hex Flange Bolts & Hex Flange Nuts

Japanese manufacturers build their equipment with flange bolts and nuts that are made to the JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards) standards. The specifications that define the dimensions for JIS flange bolts and nuts are JIS B1189 (flange bolts) and JIS B1190 (flange nuts).
There was a major revision to both of these specs in 2005 that resulted in a change in the wrench size (width across the flats) that JIS flange bolts and nuts are made to.

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