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February 2020

Fasteners for Gasketed Joints – Webinar

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Webinar 11:00 a.m. PDT,

Fasteners for Gasketed Joints - Things to Consider This webinar will help solve and prevent one of the most costly bolting errors ever. Leaks and joint failures in pipes, valves and tanks cost millions in lost product, pollution, clean-up costs, down time, repairs, fires, explosions, and even injury and death. There is a lot of risk involved with gasketed joints. The proper selection and installation of the fasteners is essential to controlling that risk. Gasketed joints are used in water infrastructure, refineries,…

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March 2020

Fastener Training Week – Cleveland, OH

March 16 @ 12:30 pm - March 20 @ 1:00 pm
IFI Training Center, 6363 Oak Tree Blvd.
Independence, OH 44131 United States

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. 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 to sales,…

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Locknuts – Inch & Metric, spec by spec – Webinar

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Webinar 11:00 a.m. PDT,

11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo More information to come

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Fastener Specifications & Terminology (CFS Class) – Chicago, IL

March 23 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Semblex Corporation, 900 Church Rd
Elmhurst, IL 60126 United States
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Have you ever agonized over how to meet or understand customer specifications? Have you ever wondered when a specification supercedes another specification? Do you need to feel confident answering a technical question? Then Fastener Specifications & Terminology was designed for you. REGISTER HERE This class is a required course in FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist™ program. In this seminar: You'll learn about the consensus standards organizations that govern our industry (ASTM, SAE, ANSI, IFI, ISO, ASME and others). You'll get a…

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Fastener Specifications & Terminology (CFS Class) – Costa Mesa, CA

March 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
National University, 3390 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States

Have you ever agonized over how to meet or understand customer specifications? Have you ever wondered when a specification supercedes another specification? Do you need to feel confident answering a technical question? Then Fastener Specifications & Terminology was designed for you. REGISTER HERE This class is a required course in FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist™ program. In this seminar: You'll learn about the consensus standards organizations that govern our industry (ASTM, SAE, ANSI, IFI, ISO, ASME and others). You'll get a…

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April 2020

Understanding The Bolted Joint (CFS Class)- Chicago, IL

April 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Semblex Corporation, 900 Church Rd
Elmhurst, IL 60126 United States
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Did you know that even Grade 8 bolts stretch when they are tightened, acting like heavy duty springs, and that is why they keep assemblies together? Did you know that tension in bolts and screws is more critical than the applied torque in making a joint secure? Do you know what a Skidmore Tester is and what information it provides about fastening that is different from that provided by a torque wrench? In Understanding the Bolted Joint you'll learn the…

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Grade 2, 5 and 8 Bolts and Nuts – Webinar

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Webinar 11:00 a.m. PDT,

11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo

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May 2020

Dimensional and Material Specifications (CFS Class) – Chicago, IL

May 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Semblex Corporation, 900 Church Rd
Elmhurst, IL 60126 United States
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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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Understanding ASME B18.6.3 Machine Screws & Tapping Screws Webinar

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo

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June 2020

Fastener Quality Assurance & Print Reading (CFS Class) – Chicago, IL

June 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Semblex Corporation, 900 Church Rd
Elmhurst, IL 60126 United States
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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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Product Training Part One – Costa Mesa, CA

June 11 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
National University, 3390 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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Would you like to know the difference between a hex head cap screw and a hex bolt? What is tensile strength? How are fasteners made? 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 #1 include: Hex Head Products Nuts Sockets Products Common Materials Methods of Manufacturing Consensus Standards…

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Non-Threaded Fasteners: Rivets, Pins, Retaining Rings and More..Webinar

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

11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo

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July 2020

Product Training Part Two – Costa Mesa, CA

July 16 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
National University, 3390 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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Do you know the difference between Taptite and TT? Why must high strength parts be baked after plating? What does UNC-2A mean? 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 #2 include: Screw Drives Screw Head Styles Screw Threads Washers Coatings and Finishes Hydrogen Embrittlement Large Threaded Fasteners…

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Fastener Finishes & K Factor Determination -when is Tight Right! Webinar

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

11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo

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August 2020

Product Training Part Three – Costa Mesa, CA

August 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
National University, 3390 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States
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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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Fastener Training Week (CFS) – Chicago, IL

August 17 @ 12:30 pm - August 21 @ 1:00 pm
Belvedere Events & Banquets, 1170 W. Devon
Elk Grove Village, 60007
$3300.00

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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Why Does That Part Cost So Much- exploring fastener cost drivers Webinar

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Laurence Claus

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September 2020

Fastener Materials – Non Steel (Stainless, Aluminum, Titanium, Copper Alloys and more.. Webinar

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Laurence Claus

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October 2020

Understanding the Most Important Metric Fastener Material Specifications – Webinar

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo

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November 2020

Oil & Gas Industry Fastener Standards Usage & Issues – Webinar

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

11:00AM – 12:30 PM (pacific) Instructor:  Carmen Vertullo

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December 2020

Free IFI Technical Resource – Webinar

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

IFI Technical Resource - Free Webinar! Webinar Details Coming Soon! 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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