Thin Wall solid-construction thread inserts install with standard drips, taps, and wrenches. Standard size and pitch external threads eliminate the need for special tap or drill sizes. Self-locking external threads with factory-applied Loctite keep Thin Wall inserts from backing out or vibrating loose. Newly installed inserts can be fastened to within minutes. Applications include those where insert size is an issue.
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The Dutch are known for their love of bicycling, and they’ve also long been early adopters of green-energy and smart-city technologies. So it seems fitting that a town in which painter Vincent van Gogh once lived has given him a very Dutch-like tribute -- a bike path lit by a special smart paint in the style of the artist's “Starry Night” painting.
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