Assembly and Joining

Assembly is much more than welding. This technology area covers adhesive mixing, metering, and dispensing equipment; hardware-insertion presses; clamps; fixtures, holders, jigs, and vises; part counters; part feeders; and part positioners.

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In-die fastener-feeding system installs nuts, studs, standoffs

November 8, 2005

The PEMSERTER® in-die fastener-feeding system from PennEngineering® Fastening Technologies, which consists of die tooling, fastener-feeding, and die-sensing systems, installs self-clinching...

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Fastening process smooths, folds material into seamless, solid form

October 11, 2005

Orbitform has developed a new metal forming and joining process, Rollerforming, that uses multiple rollers mounted on a rotating spindle to gently smooth and fold material into a seamless and solid...

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Self-locking nuts install close to edge in thin sheets

August 9, 2005

PEM® self-locking nuts from PennEngineering® enable permanent installation close to edges in metal sheets as thin as 0.036 in. (0.91 mm).Available in thread sizes #4-40 and M3, the steel...

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Screwdriver features pushbutton, self-storing, interchangeable bits

August 10, 2004

Ready Products Inc. has introduced the Retract-A-Bit self-storing screwdriver system that features pushbutton changeable bits. Because the bits are integral to the screwdriver, they never can be...

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Cordless hammer drill designed for heavy-duty applications

July 13, 2004

Metabo Corp. has introduced the SBP 18 Plus cordless hammer drill for heavy-duty applications. The tool is suitable for a variety of materials, including steel and aluminum.The hammer drill has a...

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All-metal floating panel nuts position, spin freely

May 4, 2004

PennEngineering® Fastening Technologies offers PEM® floating panel nuts designed to position and spin freely upon installation into any type of rigid material. The all-metal threaded nuts are...

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Modular machine guard assembles, reconfigures with hand tools

April 8, 2004

80/20 Inc.'s modular T-slotted aluminum extrusions can be assembled and reconfigured with hand tools for machine guarding applications. The T-slot facilitates mounting other safety components, such as...

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