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METAL SEALS for liquids & gases

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 precision and clean room applications where hydraulic and pneumatic 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 E-mail: btmautomation@


Protex Fasteners Ltd

Protex Fasteners Ltd designs and manufactures the world’s largest stock range of over-centre type fas- teners.

More than 500 quick-action variants are produced, in both stainless and plated mild steel. In addition, the company supplies complementary fastening products including catch- plates, catchbolts, bandclamps and heavy duty case fittings.

Protex Fasteners Ltd Arrow Road Redditch Worcestershire B98 8PA

Tel: 01527 63231 Fax: 01527 66770 Web: E-mail:

John Guest Ltd

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

E-mail: Web:

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 products 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.


Rutland Plastics Ltd We offer a complete service from 3D design, through 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 ISO9002 approved company in the heart of the country serving a wide range of industries for 50 years.

Rutland Plastics Ltd Cold Overton Road Oakham Rutland, LE15 6NU

Tel: 01572 723476 Fax: 01572 757700

E-mail: Web:

PNEUMATICS 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 cus- tomers specific requirements.

Simpson Springs & Pressings Ltd Unit 1

Latimer Industrial Estate Latimer Road

Wokingham Berks RG41 2YD Tel: 01189786573 Fax: 01189894434 E-mail: Web:

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: web:


Comus International is a leading manufacturer of tilt and tip-over switches, motion/vibration sensors, reed switches, reed relays, solid state relays, proximity sensors, float switches and a wide variety of custom turnkey sensors.

Success of our product growth and offering has been built with an excellent reputation for quality and service.

Comus Europe Ltd Rice Bridge Industrial Estate Unit 7 Thorpe le Soken Essex CO16 OHL

Tel: +44 (0)1255 862236 Fax: +44 (0)1255 862014 Email: Web:

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Lauren Davies on

01622 699131

• High performance in demanding conditions

• Suitable for temperature extremes from 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/permeability/ 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: web:


Pennine Industrial Equipment Ltd Manor Croft House, Commercial Road, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England,


Tel: +44 (0)1484 864733 Fax: +44 (0)1484 865235

Email: Web:




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. GL5 4JT

Tel +44 (0) 1453 750814 Fax +44 (0) 1453 765320 Email Web Site


Disc Springs and Belleville washers from 6mm –250mm Safety & Load washers ISO 9001 & TS16949 approved factory


Email: Tel: 01202 339559 Fax: 01202 680101

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 Email: Website:


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