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Bulten works with Polestar on development of climate-neutral electric car

Bulten works with Polestar on development of climate-neutral electric car

Bulten has begun a collaboration with Polestar on the development project Polestar 0, which aims to build a climate-neutral electric car by 2030.

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The Polestar 0 project was officially announced in 2021, and aims to create a climateneutral electric car by the year 2030, by eliminating emissions in the supply chain. Bulten’s contribution will be the delivery of climate-neutral and highly functional fasteners. This can be achieved through a combination of energy-efficient materials and processes, as well as renewable energy supply throughout the value chain.

“We are truly honored to be part of t...



V-Tex Wood Screw a Type of Screw for Hard Wood

V-Tex Wood Screw a Type of Screw for Hard Wood

Rexlen Corporation, which specializes in automotive, electronics, and mechanical fastener has recently taken another leap forward to a new industry sector.

The recently released and patented “V-Tex Thread for Wood” (V-Tex) is Rexlen’s official entry announcement into the household & DIY markets.

Distinctive Structure Featuring Excellent Functions

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“V-Tex” wood screws offer three kinds of minor diameters, which (sorted by value from large to small) are cutting ribs, shank, and chip recesses. After its sharp-point drill drills into the material, the cutting ribs will twist off fibers to create a...



Green plugs made of natural resources

Green plugs made of natural resources

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Sustainability can also be practised in the field of fastenings, as demonstrated by an innovative product range by the fischer Group of Companies. fischer GreenLine plugs consist of at least 50 per cent renewable resources and are particularly low-emission. fischer GreenLine plugs are made of ecologically produced plastic and consist of at least 50 per cent renewable resources. This has been confirmed by the independent testing and certification body DIN CERTCO/TÜV Rhineland, which has classified the plugs in the BIOBASED 50-85% category. Castor oil made from the seed of the ...



Upcoming Wire Düsseldorf 2022

Upcoming Wire Düsseldorf 2022

Bonotto Packaging Srl is excited to bring the fastener packaging solutions to the upcoming Wire Düsseldorf 2022, the most important exhibition for the fastener industry.

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Come to visit us at stand Hall 13 / B77, discover our up-to-date technologies and solutions prepared for your fasteners packaging automation needs.


Key solutions you can’t miss:

* BP-309 A compact weigh and count scale

ideal for packaging applications of small metal/solid material parts like nails, screws, bolts, nuts, rivets, washers and other hardware products.

* BP-110 Poly bagger

Ultra-compact poly bagger using tubular ...



Certification for worldwide use

FM approval for EJOT flat roof products

19.05.2022, EJOT SE & Co. KG – Market Unit Construction

A wide range of EJOT flat roof fasteners has been tested and approved for use by the American FM Approvals testing institute in combination with various types of roofing membranes. The necessary tests for this approval essentially correspond to the European approval ETA and confirm the safety, reliability and durability of the EJOT flat roof fasteners. The FM approval is a further step for the worldwide use of the products.

The background: In Europe, fasteners are usually tested on the basis of an ...



EFC International Partners with Research Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. (REMINC)

EFC International Partners with Research Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. (REMINC)

EFC International is pleased to announce its expanded focus on the world-wide distribution of genuine parts made by Research Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. (REMINC) Authorized Licensees. EFC’s team of application engineers support customers with advanced engineering assistance, direct factory relationships and rapid prototype solutions, as well as extensive value analysis and value engineering services. Matt Dudenhoeffer, President and CEO of EFC, states, “EFC, REMINC and REMINC’s Licensees look forward to this partnership knowing that end-users will benefit from our combined strengths.”

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How to prevent premature fastener failures with heat treatment

How to prevent premature fastener failures with heat treatment

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Quality control of safety-critical parts

Heat treatment is very important for automotive safety fasteners. It’s a delicate process which could be monitored by the modern Industry 4.0 technologies but still requires a final 100% analysis of each part before the shipment, in order to fulfill the automotive supply chain requirements.

Heat Treatment Control is surely a kind of NDT (Non Destructive Testing) inspection on which Dimac invested important R&D energies during the past 3 years, reaching nowadays outstanding performances in terms of sorting rate and inspection accuracy.

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New to the product range: EJOFAST® JF3-Plus self-drilling screws

The power pack for roof and wall coverings on timber

The new EJOFAST® JF3-Plus adds a powerful product to the proven EJOFAST® self-drilling screw range from EJOT. The new, ETA-certified EJOFAST® JF3-Plus has significantly improved load-bearing capacity in timber and is available in diameters of 4.9 and 6.8 mm. The self-drilling screw is suitable for fastening profiled steel and aluminium sheets or sandwich panels to timber substructures.

The strongest, cleanest and safest self-drilling screw from EJOT

The single-start self-drilling screws of the EJOFAST® family have a unique tip geometry witho...



Innovative anchoring intelligence fischer launches DuoXpand frame fixing

Innovative anchoring intelligence fischer launches DuoXpand frame fixing

The fixing specialist fischer is launching its new DuoXpand frame fixing on the market. The ingenious combination of materials and design as well as various anchoring depths that suit the respective anchor substrate guarantee a secure and flexible application in solid and hollow construction materials. In addition to a hexagon head, the plug is also available with a countersunk head screw, making it suitable for various metal and timber applications.

The fastening expert fischer is presenting the newcomer to its successful fischer DuoLine with the new DuoXpand frame fixing. The product family ...



BUMAX provides reliable stainless steel fastener solution for Swiss high-performance A-Cat catamaran rudder

BUMAX provides reliable stainless steel fastener solution for Swiss high-performance A-Cat catamaran rudder

Swiss ship builder Scheurer Bootswerft AG has opted for screws from Swedish specialist fastener maker BUMAX to fix its high-performance catamaran rudders where standard fasteners would simply fail.


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High-strength BUMAX 109 screws are being used to fasten the A-Cat catamaran rudders constructed by Scheurer Bootswerft. An A-Cat catamaran has two rudders, and each Scheurer Bootswerft rudder is secured with two BUMAX 109 screws.

BUMAX 109 fasteners have a high molybdenum content which, coupled with unique BUMAX manufacturing processes and sourcing of the highest quality European raw material, mak...