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TR Fastenings commits to automotive quality with VDA 6.3 auditor certifications

Global fastenings manufacturer and distributor TR Fastenings (TR) has responded to a growing trend in the automotive market by training members of its quality team to be fully certified VDA 6.3 auditors.

The certification means the team can now assess suppliers and supplier products against the standard, which is increasingly being used throughout the automotive sector.

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With Demand Booming, TR Fastenings Adds New Products to Self-Clinch Range

TR Fastenings has further enhanced its self-clinch range of fasteners for sheet metal products to meet growing requirements.

Demand for TR Fastenings self-clinch fasteners for sheet metal products is evident from a 40% increase in sales over the last five years.

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TR Fastenings Launches New Wedge-Lock Nut

Making bolt security easier.

As part of an ongoing drive for continual product development, leading global manufacturer and supplier TR Fastenings has launched a new wedge-lock nut.

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BIAFD Briefing: Repeal of Antidumping Measures on Steel Fasteners from P.R. China

The European Union has removed high levels of anti dumping tariffs from carbon steel fasteners imported from China. 

These duties had been in effect since January 2009, making the affected fasteners completely uneconomic to source from China.

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TR Fastenings Introduces Blind Rivet Nuts for Sheet Metals and Plastics

TR remains at the forefront of fastener technology with the latest introduction of its vast range of Blind Rivet Nuts.

These mechanical fasteners ensure a strong thread in a thin sheet and provide the most versatile solution where there is little or no access at the rear.

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TR Fastenings Expands Stud Range

TR has added new materials and sizes to its wide range of studs for the sheet metal sector.

The high strength studs for thin sheets are available in hardened stainless steel and TR's standard flush-head studs are now available in two new sizes - M2.5 and M8. 

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Clinching the Market

Steve Wallis explains to FAST why the self-clinch product is such a superstar among fasteners and what its future may hold.

From domestic appliances and medical equipment to automotive, marine and telecommunications applications, the self-clinch is one of the most versatile, effective and widely used fasteners in the business.

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'Plastic Fantastic' at TR Fastenings

A resounding success with more products coming on-stream throughout 2013

Since its initial launch less than a year ago, TR Fastenings’ ever-growing plastics portfolio is now one of the most extensive on the market, with new products being added throughout 2013 in response to customer demand.

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TR Fastenings - 40 Years of Innovation with Binx

As TR celebrated 40 years at the forefront of the fastenings distribution and manufacturing business, the team looked back at our various innovations.

From small beginnings in the market town of Uckfield, East Sussex, TR Fastenings has grown into a £100 million business, with global distribution, manufacturing and sales networks.

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New Plastic Fasteners & Fixings Range Launched to Meet Increasing Global Demands

TR is delighted to announce the launch of its new plastic products range for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) hardware and Cable Management requirements.

Plastic fasteners and fixings are set to be a core part of TR’s expansive product portfolio, with a comprehensive range available, on demand and competitively priced.

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Clinch Nuts - Product Focus

At TR Fastenings, we manufacture the original Hank self clinch nuts ensuring quality control, flexibility and continuity of supply.

Manufactured in heat treated steel, aluminium, A2 and hardened stainless steel, these sheet metal fasteners offer a thread in to sheet that would be too thin for conventional tapping methods. 

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The UK's Premier Range of Cage Nuts

TR Fastenings, leading stockists of Sheet Metal fastenings in the UK have expanded their product range by introducing a new range of Cage Nuts.

Cage Nuts are snapped into pre-punched square or rectangular holes therefore removing the need for welding, clinching or riveting.

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Introducing the Euro Rivet Bush

TR Fastenings Sheet Metal range is set to expand further with the introduction of the Euro Rivet Bush.

Designed, developed and manufactured at TR's production facility in the UK.

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K-Series Joins the TR Family

TR Fastenings has introduced the K-Series Nut.

A versatile product which can be used for sheet steel and some plastic applications too thin to be tapped by conventional methods.

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Focus on Fasteners for Plastics

TR Fastenings has developed one of the largest ranges of inserts and screws for plastics.

Our range of brass inserts is comprehensive with nine different designs to suit all types of applications in thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics.

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Europe's Premier Range of Sheet Metal Fasteners

The TR Fastenings Sheet Metal range is used in a large number of different industry sectors.

Read the full article to find out more about TR range of Sheet Metal fasteners.

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Focus on Hank Rivet Bush

TR Fastenings manufactures the genuine Hank Rivet Bush from its purpose built factory here in the United Kingdom.

Sizes range from M2 up to M12, suitable for sheet thickness from 0.6mm up to 6.0mm.

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TR Fastenings - Focus On Security Screws and Screw Drivers

TR Fastenings specialise in a range of security products, including screws, nuts and installation tooling.

These items are ideal for protecting valuable equipment or ensuring products are tamper-proof.

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TR Fastenings - Focus On the Self Clinch Range

The TR Fastenings family has just got considerably bigger!

With a global manufacturing and distribution network, TR Fastenings already has an extensive stock of Hank Self Clinch products.

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TR Fastenings Introduce a New Range of Low Displacement Head Studs

TR introduces yet another new product range to its Self Clinch fasteners.

Since May 2011 TR Fastenings has stocked a range of Stainless Steel Low Displacement Head Studs.

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TR Fastenings - Focus on Concealed Head Studs

TR's latest product proves a runaway success!

TR Fastenings stock a range of Concealed Head Studs.

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TR Fastenings - Focus on TR's Security Fastener Range

Are your customer fed up with having valuable equipment vandalised or stolen?

Why not consider offering the TR Fastenings unique Security Fasteners.

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Hardened Stainless Steel Self Clinch Products

Looking to install a stainless steel self clinch product into a stainless steel sheet?

TR Fastenings stocks a comprehensive range of hardened stainless steel self clinch nuts, studs and standoffs from M2 up to M5.

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TR Fastenings - Focus on Sheet Metal Products

The TR Fastenings engineering team have developed an east to use Sheet Metal fastener.

The Swage Nut is manufactured by TR Fastenings at its UK manufacturing plant and can be used in a number of different applications.

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TR Offers Specialist Tamper-Proof Security Fastenings with Worldwide Availability

Easy to fit and remove - but only for the right people.

Leading fastener manufacturer and distributor TR Fastenings is offering a complete range of steel and stainless steel security fasteners design with special head that make removal impossible for anyone who does not have the right matching tools.

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