TITLE

Fastening systems equipped with intelligent technology

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Advanced Materials & Processes;May2005, Vol. 163 Issue 5, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on Fastening systems that are equipped with intelligent technology. Proprietary intelligent fastening technology in which fasteners are equipped with embedded microprocessors remotely controlled by intelligent tools, has been developed by Telezygology Inc., Chicago, Illinois and licensed by Textron Fastening Systems Inc. The fastener actuating mechanism can range from simple magnetic or electromagnetic means to more sophisticated actuation via shape memory-alloys and polymers, or magnetostrictive, electrostrictive, and piezoelectric materials.
ACCESSION #
17009989

 

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