Technical Analysis: Can screws be reused? 17 August 2016

By Martin Rüedy, fastener expert team, Bossard Group

The reuse of screws after operational use is not to be recommended for two main reasons: The use of ‘state of the art’ products and the requirements for product safety. Process capability in assembly must also be considered under five main topics: Safety in assembly, protection against corrosion, surface treatment, durability and cost-effective production

Ref: FFT160810

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Having spent a decade in the fastener industry experiencing every facet – from steel mills, fastener manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, as well as machinery builders and plating + coating companies, Claire has developed an in-depth knowledge of all things fasteners.

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