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  • April 24, 2014

    An Interview With Tim Gilles

    Tim Gilles is a teacher, author, and ASE Master Automotive Technician.  He was kind enough to answer some of our questions about bolt tension and clamping force in the automotive industry.
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  • March 14, 2014

    Torque and Tension

    Fastener assemblies are simple machines but they are often used in very complex structures.  When working in situations where joint failure is catastrophic making assumptions about how well they are working is not an acceptable method of operation.  In these...

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