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.
Cobra International is celebrating its 40th year and has commissioned a book that will look at 40 key projects and 40 key people that were integral to the company’s growth. ‘Klaus Simmer and The King Cobra: A breakthrough in surfboard design and production technology’ is an extract article from this book and a breakthrough composites product for Cobra, establishing its presence as a manufacturer of high performance windsurf boards and creating global visibility for the Cobra brand.
Technical Fibre Products will showcase its Optiveil nonwovens at China Composites Expo in Shanghai on 5-7 September.
A team of engineers at the University of Delaware (UD) is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibres, including cotton, nylon and wool.