Fastener Focus

Fastener Focus, the “magazine in a magazine” delivers extensive coverage of the distribution, OEM and end-use of fastener products. Fastener Focus is concentrated on how fastener products are marketed, distributed and applied. In addition to targeted editorial coverage, Fastener Focus will provide feature coverage along with bonus distribution at important industry events and the FREE Company Profile bonus in the August issue.

If you are looking to reach the DISTRIBUTION, OEM and END USER channels of the fastener industry, Fastener Focus delivers the exclusive coverage, readership and results you would expect from the industry’s leading publication.

Fastener Focus

The Traveling Salesman Spends 10 minutes with Joe Kochan

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 Manager

Retaining Rings Roundup

Compiled by the editors at Fastener Technology International Fastener Supplier articles on state-of-the-art in retaining rings and technology Read more

STAFDA Relocates and Reschedules Annual Convention & Trade Show

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.

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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Locknuts & Threadlocking Roundup

Compiled by the editors at Fastener Technology International Fastener Supplier articles on state-of-the-art in locknuts and threadlocking Read more in

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