View Full Version : Intelligent Fastening for Automotive Electronics

08-03-2004, 10:47 AM
I found this interesting...

"Intelligent fastening removes the physical link between the tool and fastener. Designed with actuating mechanisms, intelligent fasteners feature embedded microchips that control the fastening process through digital instructions from a remote tool."

http://smt.pennnet.com/Articles/Article_Display.cfm?Section=Articles&Subsection=Di splay&ARTICLE_ID=207838

08-03-2004, 11:22 AM
Designers can focus on performance requirements of products, subassemblies and component parts rather than assembly. <hr /></blockquote>

another nightmare for the auto mechanic.

I guess eventually cars will be disposable like tv's and vcr's have become.

Cueless Joey
08-03-2004, 11:32 AM
I wonder if this would cure drivers who space out. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif