Fasteners Tag

Identifying the best epoxy grout for the installation of heavy rotating equipment is critical, and can drastically impact the wear life of quarrying machinery. Grouting is responsible for maintaining precision alignment, dampening vibrations, and protecting the foundation of the entire system. “Ensuring a robust foundation and...

Rotating grinding mills are an increasingly popular solution for efficient material breakdown on quarrying sites. Inside these large, mounted drums are several steel balls, which impact the raw material, turning it into slurry. Eddie Lawrence, Regional Hub Manager at WebsterBSC, recently worked alongside a long-standing...

SpecFast’s comprehensive portfolio of fastening technologies are being applied within the tight parameters of food safe designs, such as mobile and on-site cool room manufacturing. As a Motion Australia business, they are driven by a dedication to full service offering including auditing, engineering support and...

Liquid threadlocker was invented in 1953 by a chemistry professor named Vernon K. Krieble who saw a need for a practical adhesive solution that would secure nuts, bolts, and threaded fasteners in place with a bond that was airtight, strong, and flexible. And so, using...

The LOCTITE red bottles have become synonymous with agricultural equipment assembly and maintenance since Vernon Krieble’s invention of the liquid threadlockers in the early 1950s. According to Michael Rowe, BSC Product Manager for Adhesives & Sealants, using threadlockers to safeguard threaded assemblies helps provide peace of mind for farm equipment users as they work in the field. But...

For Stefen Lausch, a mechanic working with Wagga Wagga City Council in New South Wales, no two machinery breakdowns are ever the same. The team he is a part of manages a large fleet of graders, rollers, semi-trucks, trailers, tractors and slashers used by the...

Vibrational loosening is a common contributor to equipment fails. And in water and wastewater applications, the risk of fasteners coming apart is further exacerbated by the amount of moisture in the environment. According to industry specialist Michael Rowe, who is the Product Manager of Adhesives and...