TR Fastenings is to introduce the new K-Series nut, the first nut which can be used for sheet steel and plastic applications too thin to be tapped by conventional methods.
The K-Series nut has been specially designed for use in applications with a minimum sheet thickness of 1mm. The nut, which offers a permanent female thread, can be installed without the need for specialist tooling. Once fixed, the product offers a permanent thread with a high prevailing torque and pullout resistance.
K-Series nuts are manufactured in a case hardened carbon steel, plated and tested to ISO898, stainless steel can be supplied to order. Sizes range from M2.5-M16, with three different spigot lengths, the body of the product is hexagon with a serrated spigot.
The K-Series nut, which will be available in time for the Fastener Fair Hannover from 24-26 April 2012, joins a long list of products especially designed to be used in sheet metal applications. TR Fastenings offer a wide range of sheet metal products, including; the genuine Hank rivet bush, Hank self clinch fasteners, weld nuts, blind rivets, rivet nuts and weld nuts.
Notes to Editors:
• Established in 1973, Sussex-based TR Fastenings is the trading business of Trifast PLC which manufactures, stocks and distributes world class industrial fastenings and associated components. Own brand products include rivet bushes, self clinch fasteners, screws for plastic, blind rivet nuts, self locking nuts and security fasteners.
• Worldwide operations span the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Hungary, Poland, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Taiwan, India and the USA.
• The company supplies over 150 million components every day to over 5000 customers in sectors including audio, petrochemical, marine, construction, aerospace & defence and automotive; and manufactures 25% of all components it sells.
• The website provides 24hr support and gives customers access to the most comprehensive free CAD library available with 20,000 configurations which enables customers to specify and download the exact fastener required in any one of 27 different 2D and 3D formats; other online functions include an animation library, enquiry basket, engineering support and dynamic part number generator.
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Aneela Rose PR
Tel: 01444 241341