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How to Maximize Retention of Spring Pins
Description: Highlighting that spring pins would provide reliable robust joints with excellent retention, this paper details about the uses and formation of spring pins along with its retention principle. It points that a portion of the pre-installed diameter... More
Publisher: SPIROL International Corporation
Release Date: 2014-03-03
How to Properly Mate Compression Limiters and Threaded Inserts in Plastic Assemblies
Description: Stating that compression limiter could avoid the stress relaxation in the mating component by reducing the frictional load, this paper discusses the technique behind the proper matting of compression limiters and threaded inserts in a plastic... More
Publisher: SPIROL International Corporation
Release Date: 2013-10-09
How to Choose Fasteners That Maximize Assembly Life
Description: Stating that selecting a method that provides the highest quality joint with integrity over time at low cost would be a challenge for the design engineers, this paper explains how to choose a fastener that maximizes the assembly life. It briefly... More
Publisher: SPIROL International Corporation
Release Date: 2013-09-10
How to Improve Product Design and Manufacturability with the Coiled Spring Pin
Description: Stating that examining not only the product design but also entire assembly process would help in achieving optimal low cost design, this paper presents cost reduction of individual components, along with preparation and assembling cost, are the... More
Publisher: SPIROL International Corporation
Release Date: 2013-09-07
How to Maintain Joint Integrity When Converting from Metal to Plastic
Description: Discussing how the joint integrity of an assembly can be maintained while converting from metal inserts to plastic, this paper points that tensile strength, rotational torque, and pull-through strength are the typical performance requirements of an... More
Publisher: SPIROL International Corporation
Release Date: 2013-09-07
How to Design the Optimum Hinge
Description: Presenting free fit hinge and friction fit hinge as the two primary types of hinges, this paper points that using coiled spring pins would be the best choice in both hinges for achieving optimum long-term hinge performance, with some simple design... More
Publisher: SPIROL International Corporation
Release Date: 2013-09-06
Fastening Solutions for Medical Devices
Description: Presenting fasteners as the most important element of the assembly in medical devices, this paper highlights how fasteners can overcome challenges in assembly, solving quality problems by significantly reducing the total cost. It briefly details... More
Publisher: SPIROL International Corporation
Release Date: 2013-09-03
Clever Seam Design Makes the Coiled Pin Perfect for Hinges
Description: Stating that clever seam design would make the coiled pin perfect for hinges, this paper details how key characteristics of a properly rolled coiled pin can prevent the edge of the material from contacting the inside diameter of the hole wall... More
Publisher: SPIROL International Corporation
Release Date: 2013-09-02
Adjustable Bearing Preload Solutions
Description: Referring that minimum designed axial force in an assembly can be maintained by preloading the angular roller bearings and ball bearings, this paper states that the force called as bearing preload could overcome the stack up of tolerances within the... More
Publisher: SPIROL International Corporation
Release Date: 2013-08-31
How to Choose the Most Cost Effective Alignment Dowel
Description: Stating that selection of an alignment dowel at lowest cost is a challenge for design engineers, this paper presents SPIROL's GD 100 ground hollow dowel which is 50 % lighter than a solid dowel, with same positional accuracy as the best solution for... More
Publisher: SPIROL International Corporation
Release Date: 2013-08-31
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