Space missions have opened multiple avenues that explores creates the potential of space exploration. Almost half a century ago we were able to not only explore leaving earth’s atmosphere but we were able to land on the moon and take our first steps on the moon. This would have not been possible if it wasn’t for the scientists and the industries that were involved and supported this mission. The space ship that traveled to the moon was loaded with nothing more than the technology that you find in your cell phone today. This how much advanced we have gone since then.


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The industry has become a great demand for new innovative couplings due to the variety of appliances that require them. Couplings are parts that are most often found to connect shafts to transmit power in many essential products. As these vital appliances become larger and larger there is a greater need for customized couplings.Couplings have been incorporated in early appliances from cotton mills to wind mills.  Due to the invention of the steam turbine this has increased the size of power operated machinery therefore increased the size of couplings as well.


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Well known bearing companies Dupont an American company and Fujian Longxi Bearing (Group) Corporation Limited (LS) from China have joined forces to be able to create a new innovative bearing to bring to the industry. Them both have created a self-lubricating bearing that is meant to be able to enhance capability and be able lower the amount of maintance cost for corporations due to its self-lubrication properties.


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Lesjöfors manufacturer company, European Springs & Pressings Ltd has been added to the team of renovation for the West Hams Home Field in Upton Park, United Kingdom. This stadium can withhold 60,000 people till capacity that had been runned down former Olympic stadium that was in need of a renovation. Fabric Architecture led the renovation project one of the well-known fabric structures specialist in their region.


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MAHLE Engine Components has announced that a lead-free bearing system has been developed by combining highly engineered polymeric coatings with a robust lead-free bearing lining in order to accommodate heavy-duty truck engines. This new system promises to deliver improved performance over the existing bearing linings that include lead.


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Penn Engineering is planning to provide new reliable materials for companies to use. The main goal is to install materials that will not loosen or fall out which Is very important to produce a lot of products. Some of the products include, smart watches and camera fitness bands, headphones, laptops, tablets, readers, gaming and many of handheld devices. The inserts that are planning to be inserted in devices are very small and reliable the insert are as small as M1. These metal threads are reusable, they have a symmetrical shape that accommodates a straight of tapered holes, this leads to the elimination of the need for orientation of the inserts during any installation this makes It very convenient for many companies. It is kind of a one stop shop for many companies since it is in many shapes.


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As of the year 2021 the Aero faster market is estimated to rise a total of 7% and be worth an astonishing 9 billion according to a report by the Market Research Future. These large numbers are due to progression and investments that have been made in the cabin interior products departments and sales. As larger manufacturing corporations become more industrialized, they have begun to venture out and, "moving work space to emerging economic regions like Mexico, Brazil, India, and North Africa, according to Global Aerospace Fasteners Market Information from 2011 to 2021."


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Taiwan’s industry of fasteners are picking their game up in producing higher-end fasteners parts that can complement the global fastener market and make them one of the world’s most competitive industries. The fastener industries now can make high end fasteners that can be used in all industries from automotive to aviation, to aerospace, to marines, to medical equipment and many other. This is why there has been a gradual increase in the value of fasteners.


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By thinking outside the box, Bryce Fastener Inc came up with ways that it was more convenient for the industry and for improving security in the industry. Bryce Fastener Inc is a company that is well known in its industry, recently they have announced the production and finalization of their new product. This new product is the most improved fastener yet.


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The company DEWALT has a range of anchors that will be launching in the second half of 2016, the existing, as well as the existing powers range of anchors and fasteners parts will transition to the brand over a period of time.DEWALT acts as pioneers in their fields, as they have been developing innovative installation tools. Powers Fasteners has been developing anchor solutions for various construction projects throughout the world. The leader in the concrete and masonry fastening industry is Powers. They specialize in providing specific phases of construction. Once the project begins, DEWALT is the most trusted professional brand for using power tools. Many of the world’s most memorable structures have been used with DEWALT and Powers products.


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The Trucker staff wrote an article for Bearing.com discussing about how Meritor launched a new type of bearing. This type of bearing is considered an AllFit premium tapered roller bearings. These bearings are for differentials wheel ends, and transmissions for many different types of applications such as trailer axles, steering, and driving.Here is what Sam Marco, the product specialist for Meritor Aftermarket said about the launch of the new AllFit premium trapper roller bearings.


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Lancaster Fastener Co Ltd has announced that they are now equipped to offer any of their zinc plated stainless steel fasteners with a black finish within a very short time frame. This move is widely speculated to be in response to the growing demand for fasteners with a black finish. By building upon its extensive existed stock range of fasteners by offer it with a black finish, Lancaster Fastener Co Ltd, the UK company have answered the deafening call by its customers.


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HIOS In., a Japanese company that focuses on the manufacturing of electric power tools, torque meters, and screws has just announced the development of two new screws. One is a cap screw while the other is a hollow set screw. Both the termed InterCap and InterGrip screws come with an InterTorque hexalobular recess head.


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A gyrocompass is a useful marine tool that is able to detect true north better than the conventional compass. The direction it points to is not affected by the Earth’s magnetic field or by the steel some ships are made of. In other words, the things that typically create inaccuracies in a compass, do not deflect a gyrocompass.


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Embraer Is one of the leading airplane makers in the industry- competing at number three behind Airbus and Boeing company. Alcoa is another leader in lightweight metal and advanced manufacturing methods.  The two companies have recently finalized a deal that not only strengthens their relationship but also secures their positions as leaders in the market. The multiyear contract is valued at $470 million. The agreement will ensure Alcoa supplies alloys sheet for Embraer’s new E-Jet E2 family, which is scheduled to fly by 2018. This will make Alcoa the sole contractor for exclusive wing skins and fuselage sheet intended for the E-Jet E2 jet airliners.


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There was an article on Thomas Net that talks about how the local manufacturing of Thomson FSI style metric precision balls lead to faster delivery times.Thomas Industries is considered a manufacturer of motion controlled solutions specifically in the mechanical realm. There has been more customer offerings in North America. In doing this, the manufacturing company is able to deliver high quality metric ball screws in much shorter lead times. These metric ball screws are considered to be German engineered.


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Fasteners are made from a broad range of materials, ranging from common steel to plastic, titanium, or other exotic materials. Several materials are further subcategorized in order to differentiate between different grades which can help to describe specific hardening processes, alloy mixtures, etc. In addition to this, some materials are offered in a wide selection of platings or coatings which are used to improve its corrosion resistance or used to change the appearance of the fastener itself. Fastener material, grade, and coating may be critical when selecting a aircraft fastener due to variations between materials in strength, corrosion resistance, brittleness, galvanic corrosion properties, and cost.


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New studies forecast the Asian industrial aircraft fastener industry to be worth over 44.12 Billion dollars as of the year 2020. Predictions based on a trend started in 2013, the Grand View Research Inc company have researched and expect the demand to increase over the next five years increasing total revenue. Offered in different sizes and dimensions these hexagon fasteners have endless amount of uses to connect and hold. As production of automotive, infrastructure, and the aerospace production increase the fastener industry does alongside with it.


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Fasteners are commonly defined as devices that are used to mechanically join two or more components, devices or surfaces together. Objects that fall under the fastener umbrella are nut fastener, pins, rivets, clips, washers, nails, screws and bolts with the basic requirement for fasteners being that they must be sturdy/strong enough to handle the required loads and pressure. They must also be cost effective, resistive to corrosion, aesthetically presentable and easy to use.


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Triangle Fastener Corporation- one of the top fastener manufacturers, has recently released a new line of anti-rust Zinc head screws. Their zinc composition delay corrosion that would otherwise generate faster from screw fastener made out of steel. Triangle Fastener has engineered all their products to outperform competitors in the industry.


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