METAL JOINING AND PRESSING
PNEUMATICS John Guest Ltd
BTM have been joining sheet metal components for customers in the white-goods, automotive, hvac, building industries etc for over 40 years using the patented Tog-L-Loc® & Lance-N-Loc® joining techniques.
Tog-L-Loc® SHEET METAL JOINING made simple. Whether joining plain, painted or coated sheet metal parts with BTM's patented Tog-L-Loc® sheet metal joining system there are no fasteners, no sparks, no fumes. Tog-L-Loc® forms a strong interlocking joint within the metals themselves.
Fast, economical and consistent, Tog-L-Loc® is used worldwide in the manufacture of vehicles, appliances and other products.
From simple tooling to high speed automation, BTM can provide solutions to your manufacturing requirements
• Joins plain, coated, and dissimilar metals
• No rivets, screws or other fasteners
• versatile, dissimilar metals can be joined
• Long tool life; 300,000 joints common
• Joins in a single press stroke
• Non-destructive checking with a simple gauge
• Strong and highly fatigue resistant • Leak-proof joints
• Up to 8mm mild steel can be joined
Lance-N-Loc® SHEET METAL JOINING produces clean, strong and consistent joints in most coated or uncoated metals and is used for joining less ductile materials such as stainless steel, multiple layers (3 or more) or where earth continuity is required.
BTM also offer the following products for the use of our joining techniques but can also be used for hole punching, stamping, bending, riveting etc:
BTM Patented Pneumatic toggle cylinders & presses, bench or floor mounted from 10 to 400kN
Pneumo-hydraulic cylinders and presses from 10 to 1000kN including stainless steel for food preparation equipment.
Electro-drive cylinders for preci- sion and clean room applica- tions where hydraulic and pneu- matic supplies are not possible.
Special purpose multi-joint machines and robot cells from initial enquiry through to installation and commissioning, world-wide.
BTM (UK) Automation Products Ltd Unit 11B,
Sand Road Ind Est Gt. Gransden Bedfordshire SG19 3AH
Tel: +44 (0) 1767 677001 Fax: +44 (0) 1767 677217
ElectroCraft products have been powering applications for more than a half-century. And, now we’re stronger than ever.
With manufacturing operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and China we have developed a multi- national team and worldwide resources that are committed to helping OEMs design, develop and build next-generation prod- ucts across the globe.
No matter where in the world you need us, we’re ready to power your innovation.
ElectroCraft Ltd. Unit 4
Crewe Trade Park Gateway, Crewe, Cheshire CW1 6JT UK Tel: +44 (0) 1270 580142 Fax +44 (0) 1270 251240 Web: www. Electrocraft.com
METAL SEALS for liquids & gases
• High performance in demanding conditions
• Suitable for temperature extremesfrom minus 253ºC up to 1100ºC
• Pressures from vacuum to over 3450 bar
• Available in O, C and E configurations with U style designs made to order
• Wide range of cross sections up to 3000 diameter
• Resistant to radiation/perme- ability/fatigue/corrosion etc.
Moontown Ltd, Made in the UK. Unit 16D, Unity Road, Lowmoor Business Park, Kirby in Ashfield, Nottingham NG17 7LE Tel: 01623 751515 Fax: 01623 753167 e-mail:
MOTION & MOTOR PRODUCTS
Rutland Plastics Ltd
We offer a complete service from 3D design, rapid prototyping, tool manufacture and moulding, to finishing and assembly.
In addition to our expertise with thick sections we also offer gas assisted injection moulding.
We are an ISO9001 and ISO13485 approved company in the heart of the country serving a wide range of industries for 60 years.
Rutland Plastics Ltd Cold Overton Road Oakham, Rutland LE15 6NU
Tel: 01572 723476 Fax: 01572 757700
Web Site www.howdon.co.uk
Howdon Power Transmission Limited has grown from modest beginnings in 1978 to become one of the UK’s leading companies in the design and manufacture of mechanical drive systems with particular emphasis on simple low cost overload protection.
WEDGEGARD Torque Limiters provide ratings over the range 25Nm to 1,000,000Nm.
Howdon Power Transmission Ltd Paganhill Lane, Cainscross, Stroud, Glos.
Tel +44 (0) 1453 750814 Fax +44 (0) 1453 765320
Pennine Industrial Equipment Ltd Manor Croft House, Commercial Road, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England,
UK, HD8 9DT
Tel: +44 (0)1484 864733 Fax: +44 (0)1484 865235
Cross+Morse specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of high performance Mechanical Power Transmission system and components. With our team of applications and design engineers at your disposal, Cross+Morse is able to provide bespoke solutions to your transmission problems saving you time and money.
Our range includes Roller Chain, Sprockets and Platewheels, Pulleys and Belts, Gears and Racks, Torque Limiters and Overload Clutches, Freewheels, Flexible Couplings (Gear, Chain, Disc, Elastomeric types) and Sealmaster Mounted Bearings.
Shady Lane Great Barr Birmingham B44 9EU
Tel: 0121 360 0155 Fax: 0121 325 1079
Contact us today!
FATH is an international compa- ny, dedicated to the production of high quality mechanical hard- ware, particularly t-nuts, levelling feet, threaded inserts, locks, hinges and handles.
With manufacturing facilities in Germany, United States and Asia, plus a worldwide distribu- tion network and partner organi- sations, FATH is able to ensure the reliable supply of its prod- ucts and provide service all over the world.
FATH Components Ltd 6 Pegasus Court, North Lane Aldershot, Hampshire, GU12 4QP Phone:+44 1252 346610 Web: www.fath.net
Protex Fasteners Ltd Protex Fasteners Ltd designs and manufactures the world’s largest stock range of over- centre type fasteners.
More than 500 quick-action variants are produced, in both stainless and plated mild steel.
In addition, the company sup- plies complementary fastening products including catchplates, catchbolts, bandclamps and heavy duty case fittings.
Protex Fasteners Ltd Arrow Road Redditch Worcestershire B98 8PA Tel: 01527 63231 Fax: 01527 66770 Web: www.protex.com
John Guest is a world leader in the design and manufacture of push in fittings, tube and other fluid control products.
Selected fittings for Pneumatics have SuperThread, a unique thread and seal facility to provide connection with a wide range of thread forms.
John Guest Ltd Horton Road West Drayton Middx UB7 8JL
Tel: 01895 449233 Fax: 01895 420321
Moontown Ltd, Made in the UK.
Moontown Ltd Unit 16D, Unity Road, Lowmoor Business Park, Kirby in Ashfield, Nottingham NG17 7LE Tel: 01623 751515 Fax: 01623 753167 e-mail:
01622 699188 CONTACT DIRECTORY RFI/EMC SHIELDLING
Kemtron Ltd 19 - 21 Finch Drive
Springwood Industrial Estate Braintree,
Essex UK CM7 2SF Tel: 01376 348 115 Fax: 01376 345 885 Email: email@example.com
SEALS FOR EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS
Simpson Springs & Pressings Ltd
Simpson Springs is a precision manufacturer of high Quality parts with almost 40 years of experience. We can help you design the best solutions for your needs.
Our expertise covers: • Springs • Pressings • Wireforms
All parts are manufactured to customers specific requirements.
Simpson Springs & Pressings Ltd Unit 1 Latimer Industrial Estate Latimer Road
Wokingham Berks RG41 2YD Tel: 01189786573 Fax: 01189894434 E-mail:
For over 200 years, William Hughes has been at the forefront of the UK wire industry and is now a global supplier of springs and bent wire parts to the Automotive and Aerospace industries.
The company offers design, engineering and prototype services and is Nadcap accredited for heat treatment and tensile testing.
William Hughes Ltd, Station Road,
Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2RZ Tel:(01963) 363377 Fax:(01963) 363640
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