Traveling Salesman (TS): OK, I have got a lot of ground I’d like to cover with this interview, but let’s get you properly introduced to our readers before we get going. You are Joe Kochan from the Elgin Fastener Group. What is your exact title at Elgin? Joe: I am the Vice President/General ManagerRead more
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The Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA), Elm Grove, WI, USA, is relocating its 2021 Annual Convention & Trade Show from Charlotte, NC, USA to Orlando, FL, USA. The Charlotte show dates were November 7 to 9, 2021 and the new Orlando show dates are Sunday, October 24 to Tuesday, October 26, 2021.Read more
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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by: Kevin Connolly, Applications Engineer An explantion of the types, styles and differences of lock nuts.At Earnest Machine, we receiveRead more
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by Jeff Greenwood, Product Sales Engineer, SPIROL International Corporation Solid Pins are common fasteners used for aligning, joining and assemblingRead more