Fasteners http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8230/more en Machine Design’s Products of the Week (7/13-7/20) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Here are some more products from Machine Design.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720#comments Products Technologies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fasteners Mechanical Drives Motors/Drives Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:45:00 +0000 50421 at http://machinedesign.com What's the Difference Between Soldering, Brazing, and Welding? http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/whats-difference-between-soldering-brazing-and-welding <div class="node-body article-body">Soldering, brazing, and welding are all methods of joining two or more pieces of metal and selected other materials. They are also methods used to fill gaps in metal parts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/whats-difference-between-soldering-brazing-and-welding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/whats-difference-between-soldering-brazing-and-welding#comments What's the Difference Between... Fasteners Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:07:00 +0000 50321 at http://machinedesign.com What's the Difference Between Thread-Forming and Thread-Cutting Tapping Screws? http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/whats-difference-between-thread-forming-and-thread-cutting-tapping-screws <div class="node-body article-body">Tapping screws form mating threads in materials they are driven into. There are two basic types: thread forming and thread cutting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/whats-difference-between-thread-forming-and-thread-cutting-tapping-screws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/whats-difference-between-thread-forming-and-thread-cutting-tapping-screws#comments What's the Difference Between... Fasteners Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:37:00 +0000 50311 at http://machinedesign.com Self-Clinching Captive-Panel Screws Eliminate Loose Parts http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/self-clinching-captive-panel-screws-eliminate-loose-parts <div class="field-deck"> These PFC2 and PFS2 self-clinching captive-panel screws provide secure and permanent attachment for thin-metal assemblies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The PFC2 and PFS2 self-clinching captive-panel screws from PennEngineering (<a href="http://www.pemnet.com" title="www.pemnet.com">www.pemnet.com</a>), Danboro, Pa., provide secure and permanent attachment for thin-metal assemblies. The fasteners can also....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/self-clinching-captive-panel-screws-eliminate-loose-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/self-clinching-captive-panel-screws-eliminate-loose-parts#comments Fasteners Metals Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:34:00 +0000 50161 at http://machinedesign.com New Flange Coupling Tackles Heavy-Duty Tasks http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/new-flange-coupling-tackles-heavy-duty-tasks <div class="node-body article-body">A new coupling makes it simpler to connect shafts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/new-flange-coupling-tackles-heavy-duty-tasks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/new-flange-coupling-tackles-heavy-duty-tasks#comments Fasteners Mechanical Drives Fri, 19 Jun 2015 15:48:00 +0000 49751 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Ringfeder&rsquo;s new RfN 5571 flange couplings for heavy-duty applications are easier to install and can handle more torque than standard press fit couplings.&nbsp; They are also smaller, lighter, and easier to align than keyed couplings.</p> Machine Design's Products of the Week (6/1-6/8) http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out Machine Design's new product round-up!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Medical Fasteners Linear Motion Motion Control Motors/Drives Pneumatics Thu, 04 Jun 2015 14:28:00 +0000 49361 at http://machinedesign.com Friction Stir Welding Now Suitable for High-Volume Auto Assembly http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/friction-stir-welding-now-suitable-high-volume-auto-assembly <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have improved friction stir welding (FSW) so that it can now join aluminum sheets of varying thicknesses, a key capability for making welds that are strong in places where needed, yet light overall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/friction-stir-welding-now-suitable-high-volume-auto-assembly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/friction-stir-welding-now-suitable-high-volume-auto-assembly#comments Automotive Fasteners Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:38:00 +0000 49291 at http://machinedesign.com <p>This car door was made stamped out of a blank of aluminum made up of a heavy-gauge piece of aluminum joined to a lighter-gauge sheet. The heavier metal was used on the right side of the door (white line) where strength is needed. But the lighter metal contributed to a 60% reduction in the door&rsquo;s weight.</p> Dual-Barrel Dispensers Put an End to Improperly Mixed Adhesives http://machinedesign.com/adhesives/dual-barrel-dispensers-put-end-improperly-mixed-adhesives <div class="field-byline"> Al DeSisto, Epoxies Etc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Get perfectly mixed two-part adhesives with doubled-barrel cartridge dispensers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/adhesives/dual-barrel-dispensers-put-end-improperly-mixed-adhesives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/adhesives/dual-barrel-dispensers-put-end-improperly-mixed-adhesives#comments Contributing Technical Experts Adhesives Fasteners Thu, 28 May 2015 19:07:00 +0000 49191 at http://machinedesign.com Quarter-Turn Fasteners Prevent Lost Hardware http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/quarter-turn-fasteners-prevent-lost-hardware <div class="node-body article-body">D5 DZUS panel Line quarter-turn fasteners from Southco use flare-in studs with all the fastening hardware firmly attached. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/quarter-turn-fasteners-prevent-lost-hardware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/quarter-turn-fasteners-prevent-lost-hardware#comments What's Inside? Fasteners Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:14:00 +0000 48311 at http://machinedesign.com Practical Aspects of Weld Fatigue http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/practical-aspects-weld-fatigue <div class="field-byline"> Todd Palmer, Engineering Group Leader, Taylor Machine Works </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the last of this series, we look at some real-world cases of applying fatigue data to welded structures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/practical-aspects-weld-fatigue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/practical-aspects-weld-fatigue#comments Fasteners Metals Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:14:00 +0000 48281 at http://machinedesign.com