PennEngineering Fastening Technologies has a developed new self-clinching fastener that creates strong right-angle attachment points in thin steel or aluminum assemblies. These patented PEM R'ANGLE fasteners operate as alternatives to bent tabs at the edges or middle of sheets, bent flanges, right-angle brackets, and tack welds. Go to www.pennfast.com.
The implementation of a new diesel fuel standard in the US has considerably improved the environmental performance of diesel vehicles. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that the new ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuel has combined with other improved technologies to reduce diesel's particulate matter (PM) emissions by 99%.
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