Technical Analysis: Stop loosening of fasteners 21 May 2015

Everyone has experienced it – certain screws or nuts are loosening, but what is the cause? And how do you prevent it happening?

Here Michael Kass, Bossard expert team, looks at the function of a joint and how fastener threads interact. He analyses the stresses that can be introduced and lead to loosening, and which fastening solutions are available to minimise or prevent loosening.

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Claire Aldridge Deputy Editor t: +44 (0) 1727 743 889

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.

Alongside visiting numerous companies, exhibitions and conferences around the world, Claire has also interviewed high profile figures – focusing on key topics impacting the sector and making sure readers stay up to date with the latest developments within the industry.