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The Nuts & Bolts of Fasteners – TT6


E145 - Oregon Convention Center February 11, 2023 10:15 am - 11:45 am

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Nat Johnson
Isaac Herriges
Greg Linsay

Workshop Description:

With increasing varieties of screws, nuts and bolts being used in challenge course construction it is important to explore the complexity of fastener technology. This workshop will address considerations when selecting and using threaded fasteners.

Learning Objectives:

Basic Fastener Anatomy, Materials and Protective Coatings
Fastener Systems
Fastener Grades
Factors that Contribute to Fastener Failure
Torque Values, Compressive Force and Variables that Affect these Values