Fasteners http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8230/more en The versatility of industrial brushes http://machinedesign.com/design-faqs/versatility-industrial-brushes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Sealeze </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Where are brushes used? What are common constructions? What are filaments made of? What are some typical uses of industrial brushes? Brushes are used to seal, shield, guide, convey, support, cushion, clean, deburr, apply surface finishes, and play an integral role in other less common processes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/design-faqs/versatility-industrial-brushes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/design-faqs/versatility-industrial-brushes#comments Design FAQs Fasteners Linear Motion Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:52:00 +0000 36111 at http://machinedesign.com Product Spotlight: Fasteners & Adhesives http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/product-spotlight-fasteners-adhesives <div class="node-body gallery-body">Product Spotlight: Fasteners & Adhesives</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/product-spotlight-fasteners-adhesives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/product-spotlight-fasteners-adhesives#comments Adhesives Fasteners Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:13:00 +0000 35551 at http://machinedesign.com Preventing Ring Failures Due To Rotational Movement In Wind Turbine Gear Boxes http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/preventing-ring-failures-due-rotational-movement-wind-turbine-gear-boxes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by RotorClip </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article discusses causes of gearbox failures as it relates to retaining rings and the associated bearing</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/preventing-ring-failures-due-rotational-movement-wind-turbine-gear-boxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/preventing-ring-failures-due-rotational-movement-wind-turbine-gear-boxes#comments Bearings White Papers Fasteners Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:36:00 +0000 35371 at http://machinedesign.com Calculating Endplay Take-Up For Beveled Retaining Rings http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/calculating-endplay-take-beveled-retaining-rings-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by RotorClip </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The article discusses how beveled retaining rings are the obvious choice in high speed production over shims and washers. The article is</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/calculating-endplay-take-beveled-retaining-rings-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/calculating-endplay-take-beveled-retaining-rings-0#comments White Papers Fasteners Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:31:00 +0000 35361 at http://machinedesign.com Blind rivet bolt combines screw and nut for faster assembly http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/blind-rivet-bolt-combines-screw-and-nut-faster-assembly <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2014/03/%28SM-WhatsInside-16%29.jpg" style="width: 375px; height: 613px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />The Leankeasy blind rivet bolt from <a href="http://www.clufix.com" target="_blank"><strong>Clufix,</strong> </a>Cluses, France, crimps the nut as a screw is turned to lock two metal sheets or plastic parts together. This makes installation a one-step process and only a single fastening component is needed. Installation requires no special equipment.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/blind-rivet-bolt-combines-screw-and-nut-faster-assembly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/blind-rivet-bolt-combines-screw-and-nut-faster-assembly#comments Fasteners Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:17:00 +0000 35141 at http://machinedesign.com Retaining rings keep parts in place http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/retaining-rings-keep-parts-place <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2014/03/%28SM-WhatsInside%29.jpg" style="width: 375px; height: 545px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />Spirolox retaining rings from the <a href="http://www.smalley.com" target="_blank"><strong>Smalley Steel Ring Co.,</strong> </a>Lake Zurich, Ill., serve as removable shoulders on shafts (external) or inside bores (internal) to keep components in place. Spirolox rings can be adjusted to add more or less thrust capacity by changing the ring&rsquo;s thickness.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/retaining-rings-keep-parts-place" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/retaining-rings-keep-parts-place#comments Fasteners Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:12:00 +0000 35131 at http://machinedesign.com Heat Versus Ultrasonic Installation http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/heat-versus-ultrasonic-installation-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by SPIROL </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This informative document analyzes the differences between heat and ultrasonic installation of Threaded Inserts into plastic</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/heat-versus-ultrasonic-installation-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/heat-versus-ultrasonic-installation-0#comments White Papers Fasteners Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:50:00 +0000 34431 at http://machinedesign.com A Comparison of Austenitic Stainless Steel Slotted Pins and Coiled Pins http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/comparison-austenitic-stainless-steel-slotted-pins-and-coiled-pins <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by SPIROL </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Austenitic stainless steel Spring Pins are manufactured from grade SAE 302/304. Austenitic stainless steel is often selected for corrosion resistance</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/comparison-austenitic-stainless-steel-slotted-pins-and-coiled-pins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/comparison-austenitic-stainless-steel-slotted-pins-and-coiled-pins#comments White Papers Fasteners Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:47:00 +0000 34421 at http://machinedesign.com How to Maximize Retention of Spring Pins http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-maximize-retention-spring-pins-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by SPIROL </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When proper design guidelines are followed, companies can take advantage of the many benefits that Spring Pins offer. They significantly</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-maximize-retention-spring-pins-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-maximize-retention-spring-pins-0#comments White Papers Fasteners Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:41:00 +0000 34411 at http://machinedesign.com The development of welded steel fatigue design guidelines http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/development-welded-steel-fatigue-design-guidelines <div class="field-byline"> Todd Palmer, Engineering Group Leader, Taylor Machine Works, Louisville, Miss. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here's a brief look at how modern fatigue-design guidelines came about. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A recent <em>Machine Design </em>article, &ldquo;The basics of fatigue in welded steel structure,&rdquo; made reference to the fact that extensive research has been conducted by various organizations in a number of countries over the last several decades. Here&rsquo;s a brief overview of that research work.</p> <p>A brief history</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/development-welded-steel-fatigue-design-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/development-welded-steel-fatigue-design-guidelines#comments Fasteners Metals Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:14:00 +0000 34401 at http://machinedesign.com