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2015-02-12 12:34:14

DeepResearchReports.com announces Global Fastener Industry 2015 Market Research Report of 176 pages and Global Ball Screws Industry 2015 Market Research Report of 140 pages are added to its research

2015-02-12 12:22:33

Century Fasteners Corp. receives Quality Award from Parker Accumulator ELMHURST, N.Y., Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Fasteners Corp.

2015-01-28 12:21:33

Century Fasteners Corp. Responds to Aerospace Industry Demands. ELMHURST, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Fasteners Corp.

2015-01-19 04:21:59

DALLAS, January 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Market Research Reports on Global Fastener Industry (188 pages) and Worldwide Drill Chucks Industry (162

2014-11-18 23:09:36

Threaded Metal Inserts from Yardley Products Provide Solutions for Rapid Prototyping and 3D Printing Yardley, PA (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 Yardley Products

2014-08-25 23:00:22

The Federal Aviation Administration recently released an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD) to owners and operators of Bombardier, Inc. Model CL-600-2B16 airplanes.

2014-07-31 23:00:24

Weather-Tech target market is diverse and world wide and needed to get that point across quickly.

2014-06-30 12:24:38

HOPKINTON, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine Fasteners, Inc. is extremely excited to introduce fantastic NEW ADDITIONS to our product line.


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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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