Fasteners http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8230/more en Tolerance Rings can save your design when mounting ball bearings http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/tolerance-rings-can-save-your-design-when-mounting-ball-bearings <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by USA Tolerance Rings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These unique circular fasteners can secure and mount ball bearings within housings or to...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/tolerance-rings-can-save-your-design-when-mounting-ball-bearings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/tolerance-rings-can-save-your-design-when-mounting-ball-bearings#comments White Papers Fasteners Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:58:00 +0000 60811 at http://machinedesign.com Radial and Orbital Riveting Add Finesse to Fastening, Joining http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/radial-and-orbital-riveting-add-finesse-fastening-joining <div class="field-deck"> Knowing where and how to apply pressure is more important than brute force for these two riveting techniques. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Knowing where and how to apply pressure is more important than brute force for these two riveting techniques.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/radial-and-orbital-riveting-add-finesse-fastening-joining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/radial-and-orbital-riveting-add-finesse-fastening-joining#comments Engineering Essentials Fasteners Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:02:00 +0000 60941 at http://machinedesign.com Selecting a Lubricant for Ball Screws http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/selecting-lubricant-ball-screws <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Johnson, Randy Hamper Sr., and Kelvin Kellond, Thomson Industries </div> <div class="field-deck"> Using the right lubricant on a ball screw extends its life and improves performance while keeping contaminants at bay. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using the right lubricant on a ball screw extends its life and improves performance while keeping contaminants at bay.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/selecting-lubricant-ball-screws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/selecting-lubricant-ball-screws#comments Engineering Essentials Fasteners Mechanical Drives Motion Control Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:55:00 +0000 60461 at http://machinedesign.com How to Maximize Retention of Spring Pins http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-maximize-retention-spring-pins-1 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Spirol </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Spring Pins are used in many different assemblies for a variety of reasons: to serve as hinge pins and axles, to...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-maximize-retention-spring-pins-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-maximize-retention-spring-pins-1#comments White Papers Fasteners Wed, 30 Mar 2016 22:11:00 +0000 58941 at http://machinedesign.com How to Ensure Bolted Joint Integrity When Using Compression Limiters http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-ensure-bolted-joint-integrity-when-using-compression-limiters <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Spirol </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Compression Limiters are used to protect plastic components in bolted joints and maintain a threaded fastener’s clamp load by eliminating...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-ensure-bolted-joint-integrity-when-using-compression-limiters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-ensure-bolted-joint-integrity-when-using-compression-limiters#comments White Papers Fasteners Wed, 30 Mar 2016 22:06:00 +0000 58931 at http://machinedesign.com How to Design Assemblies That Use Coiled Pins for Locating and Alignment http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-design-assemblies-use-coiled-pins-locating-and-alignment <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Spirol </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To achieve optimal alignment when using Coiled Pins, two primary design elements must be adhered to: 1) The...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-design-assemblies-use-coiled-pins-locating-and-alignment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/how-design-assemblies-use-coiled-pins-locating-and-alignment#comments White Papers Fasteners Wed, 30 Mar 2016 21:57:00 +0000 58921 at http://machinedesign.com Calculating the Proper Preload for Threaded Fasteners http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/calculating-proper-preload-threaded-fasteners <div class="node-body article-body">One of the most critical factors when it comes to reliability of a threaded-fastener joint is preload—the force the tightened fastener exerts on an assembly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/calculating-proper-preload-threaded-fasteners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/calculating-proper-preload-threaded-fasteners#comments Technologies Fasteners Mon, 28 Mar 2016 21:34:00 +0000 58881 at http://machinedesign.com Hermetic-Seal Research Solves Glass-Ceramic/Stainless-Steel Interface Issues http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/hermetic-seal-research-solves-glass-ceramicstainless-steel-interface-issues <div class="node-body article-body">Creating a hermetic seal between metals and glass-ceramics can be a challenge because of the material differences in thermal expansion and brittleness. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/hermetic-seal-research-solves-glass-ceramicstainless-steel-interface-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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Here's a look at some hardware and tips for getting the most out of them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/hardware-electronics-and-pcbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/hardware-electronics-and-pcbs#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fasteners Gallery Thu, 10 Mar 2016 20:59:00 +0000 58441 at http://machinedesign.com FAQs on Wave Springs http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/faqs-wave-springs <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Rotor Clip </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2016/03/RotorClip-logo-262x80.gif" style="width: 180px; height: 55px; float: right;" />How can one benefit by using wave springs in place of coil springs? What types of wave springs are available? What materials do wave springs come in? What design benefits do wave springs offer that will help maximize the efficiency of the engineering design?&nbsp;</p> <p>Download <em><strong>FAQs on Wave Springs</strong></em> sponsored by <strong>Rotor Clip</strong> to get the answers to these questions and more.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/faqs-wave-springs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/faqs-wave-springs#comments Fasteners Thu, 10 Mar 2016 16:17:00 +0000 58361 at http://machinedesign.com