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”
Courtesy of Fastener News Desk Hi. I am Willow. Welcome to my column. We have not met before, but you already know a lot about me. I work with you in the fastener industry. I am not one woman, but all women. I am named for the willow tree. My branches appear to bow, but don’t … [Read more...] about Camaraderie!
Courtesy of mprnews.org High school graduates receiving their diplomas this month have better job prospects than those who graduated in 2007. But they're still worse off than high school graduates in 2000. That's according to a new report from the Washington D.C.-based Economic Policy … [Read more...] about Graduating: But to Better Job Prospects?