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March 2019

Product Training Part Two – Costa Mesa, CA

March 19 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
National University, 3390 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States

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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April 2019

Fastener Training Week – Cleveland, OH

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - April 5 @ 12:30 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. 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 – Union City, CA

April 11 @ 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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Product Training Part Three – Costa Mesa, CA

April 16 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
National University, 3390 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 United States

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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May 2019

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:  To Be Announced 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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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: To be determined 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 – dress appropriately. Out…

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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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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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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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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 Technology Workshop – Las Vegas, NV

September 17 @ 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 and…

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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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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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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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