Captive HCH Series high-torque self-clinching studs are installed by squeezing into punched or drilled holes, which require no further preparation. The studs are manufactured in carbon steel or 300 Series stainless steel, in inch and metric thread sizes. They may be installed into aluminum and steel sheet material with standard industrial presses. The studs are also available with an optional dog point, which is targeted for use in attaching mating nuts using motorized nut drivers in high-speed production assembly. Applications include heavy-duty ones where increased pull-through and torque-out resistance are required.
Sales of semiconductors, interconnects, and other electronic components in North America were flat through the second quarter of 2015, reflecting a pattern that’s been repeating itself for several years.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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