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CoF, K Factor and the Trouble With ISO 16047

CoF, K Factor and the Trouble With ISO 16047 by:John Medcalf | Principal Engineer Peak Innovations Engineering9934 N. Alpine Rd., Suite 104Machesney Park, IL 61115 USA Experts in fastener engineering know bolted joints can be troublesome. But given the lack of...

Peak Principal Engineer John Medcalf featured in Assembly Magazine

Peak Principal Engineer John Medcalf featured in Assembly Magazine by:Christy Behnke Peak Innovations Engineering9934 N. Alpine Rd., Suite 104Machesney Park, IL 61115 USA Peak innovative Engineering Principal Engineer, John Medcalf, was featured in a recent article...

It’s 10 PM, Do You Know Where Your Fasteners Are?

It’s 10 PM, Do You Know Where Your Fasteners Are? by:John Medcalf | Principal Engineer Peak Innovations Engineering9934 N. Alpine Rd., Suite 104Machesney Park, IL 61115 USA While some fastener manufacturers and distributors get involved with customer product design,...

Bolted Joints from End to End

Bolted Joints from End to End by:Dave Archer | Principal Engineer Peak Innovations Engineering9934 N. Alpine Rd., Suite 104Machesney Park, IL 61115 USA Bolted joint development contains a number of important considerations, some of which are often overlooked. While...

In Response to the 2015 Bolt Failure on the Lemnhult Wind Farm

On Christmas Eve 2015 a 390 foot tall wind turbine located in the Lemnhult wind farm near Vetlanda Sweden collapsed when the bolts in the tower’s lowermost flange joint, containing one hundred M64 bolts, failed. The incident came into the news recently with the...