Good Design Engineers know that fasteners behave like springs, and springs only exert energy when they are stretched. A perfectly designed and manufactured fastener is useless if it isn’t properly stretched to develop clamp load. Our Applications Engineers will provide expert advice on your tightening strategy and will validate it with our test services. For an overview of our Engineering Test Services, click on the box below.
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