Fastener


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fastener

[′fas·nər]
(design engineering)
A device for joining two separate parts of an article or structure.
A device for holding closed a door, gate, or similar structure.

Fastener

A mechanical device, weld, bolt, pin or rivet for holding two or more parts, pieces, or members together.

fastener

A mechanical device, weld, or rivet for holding together two or more pieces, parts, members, or the like.
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But if the fastener is damaged, a new wrench will not work because of inadequate contact between the wrench and fastener.
The new standard, reusable AIAG fastener container will be available early in the first quarter of this year.
With tight tolerances and client specifications in mind, Union Fasteners has also invested in a non-contact, image dimension measuring system, the Keyence IM-7000.
W and E Sales company provides the automotive market with the autobody fasteners and specialised hand tools.
If a fastener malfunctions or breaks, the result can be dangerous and even disastrous, depending on the application.
At the Stuttgart Fastener Fair, the three Taiwanese market representatives, BOLTUN CORPORATION, ANCHOR FASTENERS INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD and SUPER NUT INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD presented their extensive product portfolios and introduced themselves as an inexpensive and innovative alternative, especially for the construction and automotive sectors.
* PEM ReelFast[R] surface mount fasteners include threaded or unthreaded nuts and standoffs, captive panel screws (spring-loaded or standard), and R'ANGLE[R] types uniquely providing strong re-usable threads at right angles to boards
Caption: (Left to right) Jason DeVries, Midwest Fastener's director of marketing; Tim Buist, owner of Godwin Hardware; and Scott Wright, executive director, Retail Leadership Institute, NRHA.
Especially at the pinned-pinned frequency, the dynamic flexibility of the rail above the fastener is quite different from that in the mid-span position.
An operator was required to swap cartridges as part of the tool change carried out each time a different fastener type/diameter was required.
KLX operates as a principal distributor for various aerospace fastener manufacturers.
Known as 'Spirotite', the fastener offers the advantages of threaded fasteners--without the disadvantages of the thread.