Keynote Theatre Hall
Wednesday 11th September
Thursday 12th September
11.00 - 11.30
Jon Blunt Simpson Strong-Tie
Quik Drive – The perfect alternative to traditional screwing and nailing
The Quik Drive auto-feed system is a significantly faster way to install screws. There’s a Quik Drive kit for almost every application from truck beds to sub floors to drywall installation thanks to the range of fittings and screws. It’s ergonomic design allows the installation of screws into walls, ceilings and floors without the need for bending, stretching or crouching. Which means not only can the system operate for hours at a time, so can you.
11.45 - 12.15
Andy Taylor On The Tools
Making Facebook work for Construction
On The Tools is the UK’s biggest online Construction-based community with more than 3.5 Million followers. This seminar will show the best practices on how to build and engage your own social media following.
12.30 - 13.00
Alexander Firnigl Cirteq Ltd
Cirteq Engineered Solutions: Meeting the demands of auto-assembly for Automotive Industry
13.15 - 13.45
Nimeka De Silva BUMAX & BUFAB
BUMAX- The World’s Strongest Bolt (and it’s Stainless)
Stainless steel material is often selected for its corrosion resistance properties, however reduced strength has usually been an accepted compromise of using this material. BUMAX specialises in development of high strength stainless fastener solutions- the benefits of superior corrosion resistance, while exceeding the mechanical properties offered by carbon steel, standard stainless products and many high alloy fasteners. Gain insight into how BUMAX is pushing new boundaries in mechanical design capability.
14.00 - 14.30
Davinder Singh Lotay Altimex Ltd & MJ LIghting Technology Ltd
The Importance of Fasteners: From Conceptualisation to the Manufacture of Electronics, Fibre Optic and Lighting Systems
Electronics and the Lighting industry is fast changing and the challenges faced with new designs requires non-traditional methods. Current fasteners will be discussed and new innovative ideas on Fastener types will be demonstrated.
14.15 - 14.45
Jim Heley Advanced Aerospace Assembly Ltd (A3L)
The Application of Technology to Aid Fastener Insertion for Aerospace Applications
This presentation looks at the use of technologies that have been associated with fastener insertion over the last few years. It explores what technologies have been used and what benefits they can bring.It also considers the future and how the latest ideas such as Industry 4.0 can be achieved with such technologies.