HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Feature
Materials & Assembly
Selecting Fastening Components to Optimize Manufacturing Efficiencies
3/8/2013

Image 1 of 3      Next >

The spring-loaded wings of the D-SNAP Technology mechanism retract to slide through the panel cutout and then engage behind the panel for a secure, vibration-resistant connection. 
  (Source: DIRAK)
The spring-loaded wings of the D-SNAP Technology mechanism retract to slide through the panel cutout and then engage behind the panel for a secure, vibration-resistant connection.
(Source: DIRAK)

Image 1 of 3      Next >

Return to Article

View Comments: Newest First|Oldest First|Threaded View
Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Audible Feedback
Cabe Atwell   7/31/2013 7:22:28 PM
NO RATINGS
Agreed, there's nothing more satisfying than hearing the audible 'snap' letting you know that the exact amount of force has been applied to the assembly. 

Greg M. Jung
User Rank
Platinum
Audible Feedback
Greg M. Jung   3/23/2013 10:59:21 PM
NO RATINGS
I really appreciate the audiable feedback of this design when it is properly snapped in.  This is very important in a manufacturing environment and helps make assemblies that are mistake-proof.

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Good summary
Ann R. Thryft   3/18/2013 4:18:08 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for a good summary and clear description of fastener selection considerations.



Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Taking energy from renewable sources, recycling existing energy, and using components that don’t need much energy at all are becoming critical industrial and consumer design criteria.
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.
Texas Instruments has produced an e-book intended to get you up to snuff on the Industrial Internet of Things.
A South African startup is combining recycled plastic with solar power to give underprivileged schoolchildren a stylish schoolbag that also supplies them with light to study by.
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.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
8/13/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/25/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/24/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/11/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Aug 31 - Sep4, Embedded System Design Techniques™ - Writing Portable and Robust Firmware in C
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7


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.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2015 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service