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Agenda at a Glance

Fastener Fair USA is working on putting together the best education sessions possible. The conference will focus on industry advancements and solutions, and will be held concurrently with the exhibition. Presentations on the show floor are free to all attendees and exhibitors. Check back for the schedule and more details soon.

May 21, 2019

8:30 am to 4:30 pm Fastening 101 (Including Automotive Fastening)
Presented by Fastener Training Institute

This one-day class is a must for anyone in the fastener industry… users, purchasers, engineers and sales. Whether you are new to the industry or have been around for a while and want to learn more about the products that you make, buy and sell. This class will explore fastener engineering basics, automotive fasteners – product and design basics, how parts are made, trends in automotive and their impact on fasteners. Participants will learn about different market segments where threaded fasteners are used and the differences and cost requirements between them. Automotive quality systems and certification requirements, PPAP requirements, workmanship Issues, supply channel differences. Students will delve into basic fastener engineering and learn about torque, stress, tightening strategies, bolt strength, tension control and other elements.