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  • Fastening solutions for marine composites: bigHead® discrete fasteners provide high-strength fixings and design flexibility

    06 Jun 2017

    For bigHead, the leading bonding fastener solution provider, its marine industry applications follow many of the same characteristic requirements as other industries where composite materials are being increasingly used for structures, components and panels. bigHeads offer efficiency and cost savings in manufactured parts and assemblies, as well as the flexibility required for design innovation – especially when they are engineered-in…

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  • Construction industry fastening solutions: bigHead® help provide secure and discrete fixing of GRC panels

    22 May 2017

    Glass fibre reinforced concrete (GRC) is widely used in the construction industry, providing a comparatively lightweight, strong and durable material that can be formed into attractive panels, cladding and rainscreens for building façades, tunnel wall coverings and other architectural structures. GRC panels can be as thin as 13 mm and yet can weigh up to a ton or more. Consequently…

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  • Fastening solutions for extreme environments

    01 May 2017

    Fastening solutions for extreme environments: bigHead® deliver fastening solution for offshore wind turbine maintenance hatch. bigHead Bonding Fasteners are regularly challenged to provide custom designed fastening solutions for its customers. Whilst the standard range of over 400 mild steel and stainless steel ‘bigHeads’ provide efficient and effective discrete fixings, whether embedded or surface bonded to composite materials, there are some…

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