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by Katie Kastanek, Suncor Stainless, Inc. Suncor Stainless, Inc., Plymouth, MA, USA, a leading manufacturer of stainless steel hardware, has
Traveling Salesman (TS): So, to some part of the fastener industry, you are Salim Brahimi, instructor for the Fastener Training
Design Engineers are often challenged to find the right type of fastener for the right application. Two of the biggest challenges are lack of experience and information. This article, the EES-0041 Screws for Plastic Eisen Design Engineering Guide, will give you the information you need to classify the type of plastic joint, and then assist in selection of a fastener that is adequate, and trouble-free. Availability of materials and time limitations can also affect which fastener gets chosen.
Threaded inserts for plastics let designers replace machined and cast metal parts with plastic for cost and weight savings while maintaining bolted joint strength, provided the hole in which the insert is used is designed correctly.
by Peter Karaszi, BUMAX AB As we move into another exciting year for the fastener manufacturing industry, Lars Holm, who