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July 2018

Product Training – Part Three – Costa Mesa, CA

July 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

What’s the difference between inch and metric fasteners? Is a lot number a form of traceability? Why are some fasteners self-locking? Find the answers to these and other commonly asked questions at FTI’s Product Training Program seminars. Classes do not need to be taken in order; each class is beneficial on its own. REGISTER HERE Subjects covered in Product Training Part #3: include: Pins Anchors Rivets Metrics Self Locking & Sealing Fasteners Inspection Fastener Quality Act Who should attend: People…

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August 2018

Webinar: Platings, Coatings and Finishes for Fasteners

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

What you don't know can hurt you! You know there are two chromate conversion coatings for zinc plating, and two ASTM Specs for zinc plating but do you know what they are and the difference between them? There have been some significant recent changes to the specifications we use for plating and coating fasteners. These are not minor changes – it is information you need to know to properly process your plated/coated product and to manage the associated risk. Owners,…

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Fastener Training Week (CFS) – Chicago, IL

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - August 24 @ 1:00 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 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 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…

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September 2018

Fastener Basics – Portland, OR

September 13 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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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Webinar: Fastening Into Plastics

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

Sponsored by: Semblex In the 1967 movie “The Graduate”, the young 21 year old protagonist Benjamin receives some advice from his middle age neighbor, Mr. McGuire, “ I just want to say one word to you. Just one word….Plastics….There’s a great future in Plastics.” The producers of this movie probably had no idea just how prophetic these famous lines would become. Today, plastics have become a common part of everyday life and their use continues to accelerate and grow. In…

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October 2018

Fastener Testing Seminar (CFS Class) – Rancho Cucamonga

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

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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Webinar: The Use, Misuse and Abuse of Torque Wrenches

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

Course details coming soon! 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, October 19, 2018 Time: 11:00 a.m. PDT CLICK HERE…

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Fastener Technology Workshop – Las Vegas Fastener Show

October 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Invest in your professional development! Using instructor Bengt Blendulf's fastening technology manual (included with your registration), the Fastener Technology Workshop will be a fact-and-fun-filled day with one of the most experienced and dynamic fastener instructors in the US and Europe. This day-long seminar will focus on the practical aspects of working in the fastener industry. You’ll learn how to respond to technical questions from engineers and technicians and how to find the appropriate answers. Subjects covered will include: Product standards…

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November 2018

Webinar: Nuts, Nuts and More Nuts

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

Sponsored by Star Stainless Screw Co. Course details coming soon! 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, November 16, 2018…

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December 2018

Fastener Training Week (CFS Class) – Cleveland, OH

December 3 - December 7

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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Fastener Basics – Costa Mesa, CA

December 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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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