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May 2019

Introduction to Coiled Spring Pins – Webinar

May 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Introduction to Coiled Spring Pins Friday, May 3, 2019 (note date changed - originally April 26) 11:00AM - 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Michael Lentini, Spirol International Using Coiled Spring Pins as an alternative to bolts, rivets, dowels, slotted spring pins, welding, adhesives, and other joining methods can help businesses achieve a competitive advantage. This presentation will provide an overview of how you can improve the quality of assemblies, extend the life of products, and reduce manufacturing costs, through designing Coiled Spring Pins…

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Fastener Manufacturing Plant Tours (CFS Class) – LA Area

May 14 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

On the Fastener Manufacturing Plant Tour you’ll get an up-close look at fasteners being made. Tours may include plants that use cold heading, hot heading or thread rolling to manufacture commercial and aerospace products. REGISTER HERE This class is a required course in FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist™ program. Facilities to be toured:  R & D Fasteners, Risco Inc, Mr. Washerman For this course: Closed toe shoes are required. Please note: some facilities use oil in there processes which can splatter…

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My Major Customer has a Quality Concern, Now What? – Webinar

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

My Major Customer has a Quality Concern - Now What?? Friday, May 17, 2019 11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  John Medcalf In this webinar we will cover: Quality issues: how to strengthen customer relationships through challenging situations. Be Prepared! Areas to focus on to ensure you are ready when a customer complaint is received. This includes your product, processes, and customer relationships. The complaint is received, now what? Key information to gather to ensure a timely and appropriate resolution…

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Fastening 101 – Including Automotive Fastening – Detroit, MI

May 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fastening 101 - Understanding Threaded Fasteners with emphasis on the Automotive Market In Conjunction with Fastener Fair USA - Cobo Center - Detroit, MI Class Sponsored by Fastener Education Foundation 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…

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June 2019

Why Fasteners Fail – Rosemont, IL

June 3 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

  This class is held in Conjunction with Fastener Tech' 19 Registration can be done through the show website, or the FTI Store link below. Why Fasteners Fail! Like no other highly engineered product, the importance and criticality of the ‘lowly’ threaded fastener is routinely under valued and misunderstood. No other product is used in such quantities and expected to perform at such high levels for such low cost. And yet, most of the fastener consuming world simply considers these…

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Fastener Secondary Process Plant Tours

June 11 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

On the Fastener Secondary Processes Plant Tours you’ll visit facilities that provide secondary processes to fasteners. Tours may include plants that heat treat, plate or apply locking devices to fasteners. This class is a required course in FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist™ program. REGISTER HERE Facilities to be toured: Sonic Plating, ND Industries, Pentrate Metal Finishing For this course: Closed toe shoes are required. Please note: some facilities use oil in there processes which can splatter and will permanently stain clothing…

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Understanding Hydrogen Embrittlement in Fasteners (CFS2.0) Class – Wixom, MI

June 19 @ 8:00 am - June 21 @ 12:00 pm

Part of FTI’s advanced continuing education fastener program, Understanding Hydrogen Embrittlement in Fasteners -Advanced CFS2.0 is a two-and-a-half day workshop with instructor Salim Brahimi, Director of Engineering Technology for the Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI) and Carmen Vertullo (Carver FACT Center). This course will provide a broad understanding of hydrogen embrittlement with a particular focus on the conditions leading to hydrogen embrittlement failure of high strength mechanical fasteners. REGISTER HERE Understanding Hydrogen Embrittlement in Fasteners -Advanced is an elective course in…

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Aerospace Fasteners – An Overview – Webinar

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Aerospace Fasteners - An Overview and How they differ from the Industrial Fastener Friday, June 21, 2019 11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Laurence Claus Topics of discussion in this webinar include: What makes the aerospace fastener market unique from the industrial automotive fastener markets? Size Supply Chain/Model Manufacturing Processes/Technology What manufacturing expectations are on aerospace fastener products and suppliers Designing for fatigue What quality expectations are on aerospace fastener products and suppliers Introduction to NAS and AMS specifications Understanding…

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July 2019

Dimensional and Material Specifications (CFS Class) – Costa Mesa, CA

July 16 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
National University, 3390 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States

In the Dimensional & Material Specifications seminar you’ll learn about the specifications you use and the ones you need to know more about. On your seminar confirmation we’ll ask if there are certain specifications you’d like to learn about. We’ll cover as many specifications as possible, customizing the seminar for you. This class is a required course in FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist™ program. REGISTER HERE In Dimensional & Material Specifications you’ll: Learn about thread specifications and gaging requirements: ANSI/ASME B1.1,…

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Distributor Quality Assurance – Webinar

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Distributor Quality Assurance - An Intro to ISO and AS for Fastener Suppliers Friday, July 19, 2019 11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 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 JoM@FastenerTraining.com or 562.473.5373 x 104. Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than July…

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August 2019

Fastener Quality Assurance & Print Reading (CFS Class) – Costa Mesa, CA

August 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fastener Quality Assurance – Print Reading & Inspection includes classroom instruction along with hands-on work using actual lab equipment. This class is a required course in FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist™ program. REGISTER HERE Topics for Fastener Quality Assurance – Print Reading & Inspection include: Quality programs and systems including: ISO 9000 Quality System requirements, QS 9000 and AS 9100 as they relate to ISO 9000 and ISO 17025 and ISO 17025 Laboratory Accreditation requirements. Sampling plans Instrument and gage calibration…

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New Innovations in Fastener Platings & Coatings – Webinar

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

New Innovations in Fastener Platings & Coatings Friday, August 16, 2019 11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Sponsored by :  Semblex -" Value Through Solutions" Instructor:  Laurence Claus In this webinar we will cover: Review of traditional plating and coatings Common problems and challenges with fastener plating and coating Why you should be using a fastener specific plating or coating specification rather than a general industry one The “hexavalent Chromium conundrum” Cadmium replacement Current state=of-the-art in plating and coating CLICK HERE…

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Fastener Training Week (CFS) – Chicago, IL

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - August 23 @ 12:30 pm

The Fastener Training Institute® and the Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI) continue their partnership to present Fastener Training Week – Chicago, the week-long training program for fastener distributors and manufacturers on manufacturing processes, consensus standards, quality control and much more. Hosted by the Midwest Fastener Association REGISTER HERE Joe Greenslade, Retired IFI Director of Engineering Technology, has been instrumental in developing this program and providing content. As Joe says, “Almost everyone in the fastener industry from one month to thirty years…

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September 2019

Fastener Platings & Coatings – Las Vegas, NV

September 17 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fastener Platings & Coatings An Advanced Technical Training Program - Including New Innovations and Processes Sponsored by Lindstrom/Stelfast Platings and Coatings are one of the most important post-production processes that fasteners receive. They enhance the performance and appearance of fasteners and are one of the most important value-added services that fastener suppliers provide. In order to deliver this service with profitability and control the associated risk it is vital that fastener suppliers understand plating and coating specifications. There have been…

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Fasteners for Gasketed Joints – Webinar

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fasteners for Gasketed Joints - Things to Consider Webinar Details Coming Soon! Friday, September 27, 2019 11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 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 JoM@FastenerTraining.com or 562.473.5373 x 104. Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than September 26,…

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October 2019

Fastener Testing Seminar at The Lab (CFS Class) – Rancho Cucamonga, CA

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
The Lab-Materials Testing, 11150 White Birch Drive
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 United States

FTI is pleased to offer a full day of training on fastener testing, on-site at: The Lab-Materials Testing 11150 White Birch Drive Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 At The Lab-Materials Testing participants will visit different laboratory departments in small groups where they’ll get an overview and demonstration of actual testing procedures. REGISTER HERE This class is a required course in FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist™ program. The Lab-Materials Testing is an accredited, independent testing laboratory located in Southern California. It specializes in…

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Thread Fit Matters – Webinar

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Thread Fit Matters Webinar Details Coming Soon! Friday, October 18, 2019 11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 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 JoM@FastenerTraining.com or 562.473.5373 x 104. Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than October 17, 2019. Cancellations must be made…

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November 2019

Fastener Basics – Costa Mesa, CA

November 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
National University, 3390 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States

The new employee in the fastener industry faces a bewildering assortment of parts, each in a variety of sizes and finishes. To help smooth the transition from a mistake-prone rookie to an efficient member of your workforce, FTI offers Fastener Basics. This seminar combines the highlights of the three-part Product Training Program into one day of valuable, fundamental information. REGISTER HERE Fastener Basics will cover: Basic Terminology How To Call Out Parts Hex Head Products Large Threaded Fasteners Nuts Socket…

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Compliance for the Fastener Supplier – Webinar

November 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Compliance for the Fastener Supplier:  RoHS, REACH, DFARS, Prop 65, Fastener Quality Act Webinar Details Coming Soon! Friday, November 22, 2019 11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 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 JoM@FastenerTraining.com or 562.473.5373 x 104. Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made…

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December 2019

Fastener Training Week – LA Area

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - December 6 @ 12:30 pm

The Fastener Training Institute® and the Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI) continue their partnership to present Fastener Training Week – Cleveland, the week-long training program for fastener distributors and manufacturers on manufacturing processes, consensus standards, quality control and much more. REGISTER HERE Joe Greenslade, Retired IFI Director of Engineering Technology, has been instrumental in developing this program and providing content. As Joe says, “Almost everyone in the fastener industry from one month to thirty years of experience in any capacity related…

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Free IFI Technical Resource – Webinar

December 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

IFI Technical Resource - Free Webinar! Webinar Details Coming Soon! Friday, November 22, 2019 11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Pricing Information: This is a free webinar, but RSVP is mandatory Please contact Jo Morris for details on discounts and subscription packages JoM@FastenerTraining.com or 562.473.5373 x 104. 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.

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