by Mary Pruter and Scott Lenz, PCC PRODUCT COMPONENTS CORPORATION has PVC NUTS, BOLTS AND WASHERS! • Many sizes available in stock. • Lead times as short as 2 weeks on non-stock items. Take a look at all of them here: PVC NUTS, BOLTS & WASHERS And now the age-old question: Why … [Read more...] about MARCH FEATURED PRODUCT: PVC Nuts, Bolts & Washers!
by Mary Pruter and Scott Lenz, PCC The lights have been down for weeks, the trees have been abandoned by the side of the road - but it's still Xmas in February! X-mas Tree Clips, that is... X-mas tree clips are a push-in fastener, a cousin of the rivet - used mainly to attach all sorts of trim … [Read more...] about FEBRUARY FEATURED PRODUCT: X-mas Tree Clips!
Courtesy of New Process Fibre Company THE USES OF RETAINING WASHERS Retaining washers guide cords, cables, wires, and chains in an assembled product. One hole allows the washer to be secured to other components using a screw or bolt. Another opening allows the line to be firmly attached to the … [Read more...] about All About Retaining Washers!
FEATURED PRODUCT FOR JANUARY 2020: CABINET FEET! Molded from Thermoplastic Rubber, recessed bumpers provide good traction and excellent shock absorbing qualities. Unlike natural rubber, they have good non-marking qualities and outstanding resistance to stress cracking. A Trivalent Chromate … [Read more...] about Welcome to FEATURED PRODUCTS! Cabinet Feet!
Courtesy of Fastener News Desk Another Fastener Show in the books. We heard that this year was the 37th annual show for fastener manufacturers and distributors. We returned to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center in Las Vegas, on September 17-19th. This year the event was a month … [Read more...] about Fastener Expo 2019 Recap!
What better way to tarnish this epic 100th NFL season than by trying to predict it - especially since we did so amazing last season...(Falcons/Chargers Super Bowl! That happened, right??) Read ’em and weep! NFC EAST (3) New York Giants (12-4) (5) Philadelphia Eagles (12-4) (6) … [Read more...] about 2019 NFL Predictions! We’re Gonna Get ‘Em Right This Time!
Courtesy of New Process Fibre We conclude this three-part blog by taking a look at criteria for industrial applications: INDUSTRIES AND APPLICATIONS A broad range of industries use plastics for myriad applications. Some of the industries using these plastics include: OIL AND GAS The … [Read more...] about Plastic Material Selection Criteria – Part 3 (of 3)!
Courtesy of New Process Fibre Today we take a look at criteria for laboratory and research applications: TYPES OF NON-METALLIC & PLASTIC MATERIALS There are many types of plastic, and each comes with different physical and chemical properties that make them suitable for specific … [Read more...] about Plastic Material Selection Criteria – Part 2 (of 3!)
Courtesy of New Process Fibre Much more than simply picking texture or color, plastic material selection criteria can greatly affect performance, safety, and durability. In order to make the right choice for your application, it’s important to know a material’s unique characteristics and how they … [Read more...] about Plastic Material Selection Criteria, Part 1 (of 3)!
by Sarah Spain (courtesy of ESPN.com) As the United States women's soccer team glides down Broadway atop its buses in Wednesday's ticker-tape parade, you can expect to see plenty of the signature swagger. Alex Morgan twerking, Allie Long hyping the crowd, Kelley O'Hara unleashing a barbaric yawp … [Read more...] about “Aspirational to Instructional”