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Webinar: Fastener Tightening Strategies – there’s more to tight than torque

08/11/2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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“What is the right torque for this bolt”?  That’s the question fastener suppliers get most often from end users.

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You want to help your customer, but how do you answer this question without putting your company at risk?
We will cover –
·        Several different ways to properly determine the torque for any fastener
·        How to present this information to your customer in the most appropriate fashion
·        The fundamentals of using torque tooling
·        Some other ways to properly tighten a fastener that do not use torque measurement
·        The most common torque related fastener installation problems and how to diagnose and fix them
·        The inch and metric standards that govern torque-tension
·        Why things like washers, coatings and bearing surfaces are so important to reliable tightening.
·        Most importantly, You will learn how nuts and bolts works – how does TORQUE become TENSION in a bolted joint anyway?
There is a strategy to properly tightening nuts, bolts and screws. Attend this webinar and learn all about it.
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This webinar is appropriate for all levels of experience and all positions in the fastener industry.
It is especially important for sales, management and quality professionals who are concerned with providing great value-added services to their customers.

Specifications and Resources for studying and understanding tightening strategies will be presented.
(BTW –a great way suppliers can help their customers with torque tension issues is to invite them to this webinar)

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Instructor: Carmen Vertullo CFS

    • Founder of Carver Consulting, a San Diego-based consulting, engineering and training company specializing in fasteners and bolted joints.
    • Experience in fastener quality assurance, manufacturing, sales, and inventory management programs.
    • Developed and teaches a series of advanced fastener training courses for the Fastener Training Institute®.
    • Holds a BS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from National University, San Diego, CA.

Date: Friday, August 11, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. PDT

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    Pricing Information:
    Single Participant: $125.00.

    Multiple attendees: $225.00 Registrants for multiple attendees will receive a video/audio replay of the webinar accessible for 1 week.

    Please contact Jo Morris for details on discounts and subscription package or
    562.473.5373 x 104

    Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than August 10, 2017.

    Cancellations must be made with Jo Morris. Cancelling registration with GoToWebinar does not cancel class registration. Thank you.

    The Fastener Training Institute reserves the right to change instructors or cancel seminars and cannot be held responsible for costs incurred other than the registration fee.


11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Webinar – 11:00 a.m. PST