fastener fastener  /ˈfæ sə nər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who fastens or makes fast
  2. (n) restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Because slide fasteners have tiny parts with precision fittings, the industry had to use an easily workable copper base.
  2. The nonmetallic, zipperlike fastener is called Velcro, consists of two strips of fabric, one with thousands of tiny nylon hooks, the other with thousands of equally tiny nylon loops.
  3. Career: To the money he inherited, Weeks has added a fortune he built as chairman of the board of United-Carr Fastener Corp.

News

  1. CNC-Based Centerless Grinder suits aerospace applications.

    With NUM's Flexium CNC kernel, Cincinnati 2-OM centerless grinders gain automated, precision machining capabilities. There are 4 variants, with choice of 3 autoloading options, and application-specific software is included to automate production of specialist countersink, button-head, and relief style fasteners. NUM-based upgrades transform Cincinnati 2-OM hydraulic- and mechanical-dressing ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Doncasters Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Automatic SMP — a Specialty Fasteners Company

    17 June 2013, Le Bourget – UK based Doncasters Group announced today that it has signed a letter of intent to purchase Automatic SMP (ASMP), a recognised manufacturer of internally threaded fasteners & precision components.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Aircraft Maintenance Technology

  3. Armodilo Brings Tablet Enclosure Security To A New Level

    Armodilo Display Solutions has added a higher level of security to its tablet enclosures by offering Armodilo SecureLock™ fasteners. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/iPad-Kiosk/Tablet-Display-Stand/prweb10842345.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "We have conducted a thorough internal investigation and have found no evidence whatsoever that anyone intended for the bolt/nut fastener to fail to secure the lid for the entire race," team owner Jack Roush said Wednesday. "We have...
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Jack Roush Source: USA Today

  2. "You know the root cause here -- the fastener industry got consolidated, post 9/11," said McNerney. "The consolidators misjudged the demand swingback -- a lot of us misjudged the demand swingback -- post 9/11."
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Jim McNerney Source: Reuters.uk

  3. "When we first discussed the possibility of restarting aerospace fastener manufacturing less than a year ago, I immediately sensed a strong commitment from Acument officials," Manzullo said. "Since then, Acument has launched an R&D study with...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Don Manzullo Source: FOXBusiness

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