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12 May 2020

An Article by IMfT, Design Engineers and Fasteners, has been published in Fastener + Fixing Magazine, Issue 123, May 2020, pages 116 - 119.



30 March 2020

An Article by IMfT, Value for Money in Fasteners – mass markets vs specials. Who gains – who pays?, has been published in Fastener World, Issue 181, Mar/Apr 2020, pp 256 – 259.



17 February 2020

IMfT have had an article, A Consideration of Zero Defects, published in Fastener + Fixing Magazine, Issue 121, January 2020, pages 158 - 161. It has also been published in the Aerospace Industry News section of FastFixTechnology.com and can be found at https://www.fastfixtechnology.com/aerospace/a-consideration-of-zero-defects/.



28 November 2019

Fastener World Articles

IMfT have had the following articles published in Fastener World.


A Consideration of Automotive Fasteners published in Fastener World Issue 179, November/December 2019.


Wood! - You believe it published in Fastener World, Issue 177, July/August 2019.


A Spectrum of Fasteners published in China Fastener World, Issue 56, June 2019.


Fastening for Function published in Fastener World, Issue 176, May/June 2019.


As you LIKE it published in Fastener World, Issue 175, Mar/Apr 2019.


A Fascination with Fasteners published in Fastener World, Issue 173, November/December 2018.


The Price of Quality published in China Fastener World, Issue 54, October 2018.


The Price of Failure published in Fastener World, Issue 172, September/October 2018.


Sustainability – To Use Once or to Reuse, That is the Question? published in Fastener World, Issue 171, July/August 2018.


Getting A Head published in Fastener World, Issue 170, May/June 2018.


Following the Thread published in Fastener World, Issue 168, Jan/Feb 2018.


Simple is Best published in China Fastener World, Issue 51, October 2017.


Fastening: Yesterday with Today and Tomorrow published in Fastener World, Issue 166, Sep/Oct 2017.


A Beginning of Fastener Mass Production? published in Fastener World, Issue 165, Jul/Aug 2017.


Progress Through Shared Knowledge published in China Fastener World, Issue 50, June 2017.


Fastening: A Future - Opportunities for Automotive Fasteners to Change the World published in the May/June 2017 Edition of Fastener World Magazine. The paper referred to in the sources at the end of the article can be accessed below.

A New Paradigm for a Sustainable Automotive Industry




Clever Fastening by Forming

A paper “Clever Fastening by Forming” by Industrial Metalforming Technologies has been published in the October/November 2016 edition of Fastener Technology International, pages 84-89, www.fastenertech.com.

It was also published in the November 2016 issue of Fastener + Fixing magazine in the Technical section, pages 120-124, and can be found at:

www.fastenerandfixing.com/technical/clever-fastening-by-forming




IMfT Technical Support System

IMfT in conjunction with the Confederation of British Metalforming (CBM) have set up a technical support system for SME Metalformers in the UK. Details of the scheme can be found at:

www.fastenerandfixing.com/technical/new-technical-support-for-sme-metalformers




13th International Cold Forming Congress

On 2 – 4 September 2015 The Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), University of Strathclyde hosted the 13th International Cold Forming Congress (ICFC) in Glasgow, UK. IMfT were Members of the Steering Committee and assisted in the organisation of the event. A Review of the event is now available by visiting the link below.

Review of the 13th ICFC

 
Further information on te AFRC can be found at  www.strath.ac.uk/afrc