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26 November 2018

Loctite 518 gasket sealant is an anaerobic adhesive that can cure through light surface contamination and works well on stainless steel and aluminium without an activator. It is now available in pen form that delivers the leak-fighting properties of Loctite 518 via a roller, making application easier, with no waste and less mess.

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14 November 2018

In the specification of springs and other wire components, secondary processes and finishes can be an important consideration. Plastic coating gives an aesthetically pleasing finish, however, some are hydroscopic, so suck in water. An alternative is to paint the component, with electrophoretic painting and delta-tone finishing being two options.

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14 November 2018

The new Lee Spring catalogue features more than 25,000 standard parts. Some 2000+ new items will be featured, including 500+ new compression springs in metric DIN-Plus dimensions, new extension springs in SS316, new torsion springs in SS316 and added high pressure compression springs, including new 600 PSI designs.

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11 September 2018

Henkel’s LOCTITE Universal Structural Bonding range includes LOCTITE HY 4060 GY, a five-minute-curing, general-purpose repair adhesive for a wide variety of metals, plastics, wood and rubber materials.

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25 October 2018

igus has introduced new sizes to its tribo-tape portfolio. The range, available in four high-performance plastics, is suitable for lining tribologically stressed surfaces and shapes, and for transport optimisation, for machine beds, and as edge protection. The adhesive backing is now FDA-compliant.

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18 September 2018

igus has added new sizes to its tribo-tape portfolio. The range, available in four high-performance plastics, is suitable for lining tribologically stressed surfaces and shapes, and for transport optimisation, for machine beds, and as edge protection. The adhesive backing has been improved and is now FDA-compliant.

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25 July 2018

In just five easy steps, design engineers can now calculate and design a gas spring tailored to their application using the new gas spring calculation tool found on the www.acecontrols.co.uk website.

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25 July 2018

Techsil was approached by Speed Plastics, a specialist in high frequency welding of flexible plastics and bespoke engineering solutions, to find a transparent flexible adhesive to bond the mouthpiece of a smoke hood and plan a new method of production.

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03 July 2018

Despite its ex-stock availability of 25,000 springs, Lee Spring deals daily with situations that require something different – in short a custom spring. Many of these come under the design heading of the compression type.

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03 July 2018

Techsil has introduced a new UV-Meter from UV curing equipment specialist, Hönle. The UV-Meter measures intensity and dose of UV and UV-LED curing units and systems. 

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25 May 2018

Available from NordsonEFD are low weight guns for dispensing two-component adhesive materials.

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09 May 2018

Challenge Europe specialises in small volume manufacturing projects – custom-special jobs that are a problem for some bigger manufacturers, where it may not be cost-effective to program large and expensive automated equipment.

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12 June 2018

Techsil has introduced a new two-component high-performance structural adhesive from Panacol. Penloc GTN is an easy-to-process, methyl acrylate based, low-odour adhesive that can be used in a wide variety of applications.

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22 March 2018

WAGO will be showing its new sensor terminal block which reduces cabling and panel space requirements, a lever connector that connects cable-to-cable and cable-to-board, and a new range of ruggedized I/O modules for use in extreme environments.

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16 March 2018

The latest news, products and processes from Henke is available via the recently launched, dedicated website.

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21 February 2018

New to Henkel’s Loctite Universal Structural Bonding range is Loctite HY 4060 GY, a five-minute-curing, general-purpose repair adhesive for a wide variety of metals, plastics, wood and rubber materials.

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24 January 2018

Lee Spring is the UK supplier of choice for catalogued and custom springs, including compression springs, torsion springs, constant force springs, die springs, belleville spring washers, wave springs, extension springs, battery springs and numerous speciality springs. Materials include steel, stainless steel, cobalt/nickel alloy, bronze, brass, music wire and composite plastics.

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27 January 2018

Techsil says its new Hönle LED Spot 40 IC (Integrated Controller) was developed for adhesive curing applications where the emitted light of a LED point source is just not enough for a completely uniform cure but a standard flood unit would be oversized.

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04 December 2017

As electronics get smaller and hotter during brief moments of high service stress, what are you going to do with the build-up of heat?

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04 December 2017

Techsil has launched a fast curing epoxy adhesive Structalit 5610 from manufacturer Panacol. This adhesive is designed for bonding Surface Mounted Devices (SMDs) on to circuit boards. Due to its high viscosity the adhesive is well-suited for screen printing. 

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FEATURES

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09 April 2018

In highly competitive global industries, all aspects of developing and engineering are constantly in the spotlight with continuous improvement always near the top of the agenda. Hadleigh Enterprises believes that component masking considerations merit close attention across the manufacturing and engineering sector.

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17 November 2017

A lot of development work has gone into creating epoxies that can withstand 250°C for long periods and which also have a good bond strength at temperature, as Eamonn Redmond, sales manager with Inseto (UK), explains

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31 May 2017

Technology has a tendency of changing and evolving every few years, even every few months. Businesses must make sure that they keep up with industry trends, or risk falling behind the competition. Simon Taylor, sales manager at European Springs, explains how the company has employed the latest technology in order to provide a solution for canopies at the London Stadium, home of West Ham United

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30 November 2016

Most people are aware of superglue, or cyanoacrylate to give its technical name, but how many know that a whole host of industrial applications can benefit from these advanced adhesives? Bob Goss, senior technology specialist with Henkel, considers the question

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03 March 2016

In any mechanical system, the best components only perform optimally if designed to work together and properly connected. Nowhere is this better exemplified than in rotary latching systems, as James Stroud of Southco explains

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27 October 2015

Trials are underway that could see the introduction of significant production efficiencies for a major supplier to the aerospace industry. Working with 3M, Zodiac Seats UK is exploring new approaches to working with adhesives to speed throughput in its lay-up, cure and assembly line areas

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12 February 2015

The new all-in-one Henkel Loctite Composite Pipe Repair System has recently completed a rigorous two-year test programme by DNV GL, a certification body serving the oil, gas and marine engineering sectors, to ensure the products’ conformity with ISO/TS 24817. Here, Henkel explains more about the system

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13 November 2014

Superbolt Expansion Bolts offer a simple and quick bolting solution for large machine couplings and can help save both time and money, as Nord-Lock UK explains

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17 February 2014

Engineering adhesives specialist, Henkel, says that its structural bonding technology is increasingly helping robot manufacturers to reap the benefits of new materials by providing a means of joining dissimilar substrates while improving the strength and performance of the overall system.

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21 November 2013

When engineering adhesives are employed in cylindrical assemblies, to bond one part that is inserted into another, they are known as retaining compounds or retainers. Here, Bob Orme, senior technology specialist for retaining products at Henkel explains a bit more about the products and, using a couple of case studies, describes their benefits

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26 April 2013

Last year caravan manufacturer, Elddis, radically changed its methods of manufacture, favouring a fully bonded structure over one whose elements were mechanically fixed. The outcome, says Henkel, is a shell that is stronger, lighter and drier than ever before

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17 April 2013

For structures and equipment operating in harsh environments, springs and spring fasteners must be able to withstand different types of extreme conditions including underwater, outdoors and very high or low temperatures, as global spring company Lee Spring explains

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SPONSORED CONTENT

18 May 2016

Bolt style Superbolt multi-jackbolt tensioners (MJTs) replace existing studs or bolts. Ideal for applications with tapped holes, or where threading a stud into a nut would be impractical. The outside diameter is smaller than a nut type tensioner on a stud, allowing MJTs to fit into tighter areas.

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18 May 2016

Nord-Lock washers secure bolted joints with tension instead of friction. It is a high quality product with documented success in many industries worldwide.

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18 May 2016

Key features and benefits

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18 May 2016

The Nord-Lock wheel nut safely secures wheels on on-road and off-road heavy vehicles by maintaining high clamping force even under extreme operating conditions.

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18 May 2016

Flexnuts are used in combination with Superbolt tensioners and are designed to flex out at the bottom and flex in toward the top of the nut. This distributes the bolt load along many threads, adds elasticity, and prevents stress concentrations in the first few threads.

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18 May 2016

The Nord-Lock X-series washer is an exceptional new product, giving customers extreme performance and safety, as well as the extra security of never having to risk making the wrong choice. With Nord-Lock X-series, we bring exciting new ideas to the bolt securing field that expand your design possibilities for excellent results.

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18 May 2016

Superbolt multi-jackbolt tensioners (MJTs) replace existing hex nuts. Only hand tools are required for installation and removal of any size tensioner. Safe, accurate and economical! We have a wide range of standard series, as well as an unlimited capacity to create special designs to meet your unique needs.

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