Tangless(reg) helical coil inserts and tools are available in metric versions. Inserts are used to provide permanent, strong, wear-resistant, stainless-steel screw threads in lightweight metals like aluminum. The inserts have no tangs to break off, retrieve, or lose. The bi-directional design eliminates orienting the insert before installation. Notches at both ends provide quick and non-destructive removal.
Kato Fastening Systems Inc., 11836 Fishing Point Dr., Suite 400, Newport News, VA 23606, FAX (757) 873-4920.
Wal-Mart will hold its second Made in the USA Open Call July 7-8, at its headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. The event will be a repeat effort by the world’s biggest seller of consumer goods to increase the amount of US-made products it sells in Wal-Mart stores, in Sam’s Club members-only wholesale outlets, and on walmart.com.
This year, Design News is getting a head start on the Fourth of July celebration. In honor of our country and its legacy of engineering innovation -- in all of its forms -- we are taking you on an alphabetical tour through all 50 states to showcase interesting engineering breakthroughs and historically significant events.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.