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Label printer aids cable, component identification

Label printer aids cable, component identification
A high-end thermal-transfer label printer that has been designed for quick and efficient customised identification of wires, cables and components has been introduced by RS Components. The BMP61 label printer from Brady is a tool for those working in market sectors that use a sizeable amount of cables that require labelling, such as the electrical, power, telecom and ICT industries.
17th August 2017

Thread forming screws designed for plastics

Thread forming screws designed for plastics
  An extensive range of threaded fasteners ex-stock which includes many specialist items such as thread forming screws for plastics are now on offer from Challenge Europe. These have become more and more important in the assembly of everything from electronic equipment to furniture.
15th August 2017

Post-fitting angling of cable connectors

Post-fitting angling of cable connectors
To offer engineers the opportunity to change a straight connector to an angled one in seconds igus has introduced the new ibow. To ensure operational reliability, the connector need not be removed from the cable – engineers can just slide it on, bend the cable, fix and it’s ready to use.
10th August 2017


Specialist cabinets and enclosures with quarter-turn locks

Specialist cabinets and enclosures with quarter-turn locks
Designed to meet the needs of specialist cabinet and enclosure manufacturers for reliable door closure in industrial and outdoor situations, the Program 1000 range of quarter-turn locks has been derived from EMKA’s engineering experience in modular hardware.
9th August 2017

Rise in demand drives price down for 3D printed plastic parts

Rise in demand drives price down for 3D printed plastic parts
  igus has announced that the base price of its iglidur i3‑PL selective laser sintering (SLS) material has been reduced by 30%, with a corresponding decrease in printed part price. Since its introduction a year ago, there has been a general rise in volume of the material due to overall demand.
9th August 2017

Bending over backwards and sideways for custom Wire Forms

Bending over backwards and sideways for custom Wire Forms
Commonly used in electronics and automotive industries, Wire Forms are used extensively as retainers or for location of components from connectors to seat coverings. By their nature, each is of custom design although Lee Spring have many ‘standard’ styles, including ‘S’ hooks, ‘U’ hooks, ‘J’ hooks and clips, but from there designs can go almost anywhere.
8th August 2017

Security fasteners provide clean look while keeping installations safe

Security fasteners provide clean look while keeping installations safe
  Adding to its portfolio, the Hafren range of security fasteners has been introduced by Challenge Europe, a range of anti-vandal, anti-tamper screws and nuts proven in applications from architectural and street furniture, to marine and industrial equipment.
31st July 2017

Toggle latches designed to be tough and durable

Toggle latches designed to be tough and durable
  Now offering the novel feature of a slider lock mechanism to prevent accidental opening or nuisance opening caused by excessive vibration, FDB Panel Fitting have released the new DIRAK toggle latches.
31st July 2017

High performance retaining compounds

Higher temperature and oil tolerance as well as improved performance on passive materials are said to be the benefits of the latest generation of LOCTITE retaining compounds from Henkel. These anaerobic adhesives are formulated to secure bearings, bushes and cylindrical parts into housings and onto shafts.  They are high-strength products that form 100% contact between mating metal surfaces so they can carry high loads and are particularly effective in combination with shrink- or press fits.
28th July 2017

Clamping lever handles and knobs include UL V0

Clamping lever handles and knobs include UL V0
Well known for its usability and style of their industrial components, Elesa have clearly shown this in the GN 306 adjustable handles and VCT lobe knob ranges of complementary standard components. These are suited to industrial applications on machines and equipment where quick operation is required - including machine tools and equipment in the packaging, printing, woodworking and other general industries.
27th July 2017


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