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Venables, Mark
November 2005
Engineer (00137758);11/14/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7688, p51
The article discusses some techniques on how to have a faster, more cost-effective fastening solutions to replace traditional welding and riveting. Some salient points discussed are: that tierce/clinch fasteners offer significantly better positional accuracy and repeatability over other fixing methods; Land Rover is taking full advantage of the cost and quality benefits associated with pierce fastening; Bandclamps are perfect for securely attaching air adapters used to pressure test radiators, oil coolers and intercoolers.


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