John has been with ASSEMBLY magazine since February 1997. John was formerly with a national medical news magazine, and has written for Pathology Today and the Green Bay Press-Gazette. John holds a B.A. in journalism from Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism.
We’re Screwed — Challenges With Threaded Fasteners
Whenever there’s a problem with a screwdriving application, the tool manufacturer invariably blames the fastener supplier—and vice versa. Maybe a sheet-metal screw is stripping all the time, or maybe that plastic boss is cracking constantly. You’re not the first. Get help from fellow engineers at this Tech Talk — held right on the show floor in booth 2423 — or help others solve their issues.