What’s best for reducing friction and wear within fastening materials: metal on metal and plastic on plastic? The answer may surprise you.
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Looking for a fastener, but not sure if you should use plastic or metal? Read the answers in our article about Plastic Fasteners vs. Metal Fasteners.
Companies dedicated to the production of plastic products have long realized that this is an industry with explosive growth. However, simply stating that the plastics industry is growing is a somewhat simplistic view of what is happening. In reality, if analyzed correctly, this growth is actually moving into a whole new direction, that of the […]
Learn about the past, the present, and the future of plastics.
Plastic Fasteners Strong Enough for Space The automotive and aerospace industries have one important goal in mind. That of light-weighting their products. They need to lightweight so they can increase the performance of their vehicles, airplanes and aerospace navigational devices. However, there has been a major obstacle up until now. That of finding plastic fasteners […]
Plastic and plastic composite fasteners have become a cornerstone of industry applications requiring technological innovation. Read about the primary benefits of plastic non metallic fasteners, and their uses within manufacturing.
Plastics are in increasing demand within electrical and electronic equipment manufacturing.
Sometimes we get so caught up in the innovation, the technology, growth and the ability to create the complex that we just don’t see how a very simple component can make the process so much easier – the nylon washer. You would expect that someone who works with tools as much as we do would […]
A Screw is No Longer Just a Screw: Coated Fasteners bring technology to the lowly fastener Cutting edge technology reaches much further than you can ever imagine, touching even the lowly and rather mundane screw. And many industries now require that fasteners have increased strength, and better resistance to extreme temperatures, that they help create smooth […]