07 August 2006
07 August 2006
An all-new 20mm diameter BigHead, available in mild or 316 stainless steel has been launched in response to specific requests from a number of the company’s customers.
The range is available with a variety of stud profiles and lengths as well as with female hexnuts or collars. Thread profiles range from M3 to M8, with stud lengths from 12mm to 100mm.
Bighead say that the 20mm. diameter head that gives the new fastener its name produces a true multi-purpose fastening solution, already being incorporated into composites and metal fabrications for the Auto, Marine and Construction industries. The new BigHead is produced on the company’s latest twin-head auto welder.
INEOS Styrolution announces that it is planning to set up a new production site for its successful composite StyLight.
Williams Advanced Engineering is working with the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) to develop innovative battlefield shelter protection for troops using Formula One-derived technology and processes created in-house at Williams to create composite 3D structures that can be deployed in theatre.
AREVO has announced a partnership with boutique bike manufacturer Franco Bicycles to deliver the world’s first 3D printed, continuous carbon fibre single-piece unibody frame for a new line of eBikes Franco will sell under the ‘Emery’ brand.