TITLE

ARE SMART FASTENERS FOR REAL?

AUTHOR(S)
C. A. S.
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Automotive Design & Production;Dec2003, Vol. 115 Issue 12, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the fastener product line of Textron Fastening Systems. Basic types of intelligent fasteners; Functional performance of fasteners; Application and control considerations.
ACCESSION #
11997442

 

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