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  • bigHead Bonding Fasteners at JEC World 2022

    22 Apr 2022

    At last – JEC World 2022! May 3-5th. There will be a lot to share and discuss given the three intervening years since JEC World 2019. We know that we have a lot to talk about anyway! Visit our stand to discover our solutions and latest innovations for composite material fastening challenges. As the leading trade show for the industry,…

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  • Meet our new Development Engineer

    19 Jan 2022

    We are very pleased to announce that Oli le Marquand-Brown has joined the bigHead® Bonding Fasteners team as Development Engineer. Oli joins from Cranfield University where he was a Research Assistant and completed a master’s degree in Automotive Engineering. Oli conducted extensive research on the use of commercially viable thermoplastic and recycled carbon fibre reinforced polymers and was awarded IMechE…

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  • Bossard Group White Paper – insight on the latest developments in fastening composites

    06 Sep 2021

    Fastening composite material presents many challenges, all of which can be overcome by careful selection of the correct solution. There are many solutions and this in itself presents another challenge. Bossard has compiled a White paper on bonding. DOWNLOAD BOSSARD WHITE PAPER ON BONDING  Bossard’s White Paper ‘Fastening solutions for composites and plastics’ introduces a selection of technologies and gives…

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  • The devil is in the smallest detail

    27 Apr 2021

    You may not consider bigHead composite bonding fasteners as one of your key design tools – but we’d like to argue that they are! They may seem small and inconsequential – until you need to think about joining materials together. Securing the components in your design whilst you try to satisfy multiple conditions probably causes quite a few headaches. Perhaps…

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  • Joining in the world of lightweighting

    20 Apr 2021

    Light-weighting no longer means simply moving from steel to aluminium or magnesium. Today’s light-weighted products need structural materials that are lighter still. Wafer-thin sheets of metal, composite materials with glass or carbon fibre, and hybrid structures are the materials that designers increasingly work with. Joining these materials together in ways that meet the design specification can present challenges. Some materials…

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