FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EFC International Introduces Innovative Fastening Solution For Utility Poles
ST.LOUIS, MISSOURI – January 8, 2019. EFC International, a leading supplier of engineered fasteners, is pleased to announce the approval of Sherex Fastening Solution’s Large Size rivet nuts for use in steel utility poles by a leading energy company. The approval is in accordance with Specification for Tubular Steel Pole Transmission Line Structures SES-PD-027. The specification covers the minimum requirements for the design, drawings, material, fabrication, welding, coating, inspection, and delivery of tubular steel pole structures.
Sherex Large Size rivet nuts eliminate the welding process and reduce the number of components for installation. They also allow for a safer, one-handed installation of the step bolts in the field. “This is a significant cost savings for pole and tower manufacturers and we are excited to bring this product to the market,” states Paul Musgrove, Industrial and Distribution Sales Manager.
These rivet nuts exceed application performance and safety requirements including maximum retention in fiberglass material and increased spin out resistance for pole structures. This innovative rivet nut will serve other industries including Automotive, Truck, Ag, Heavy Equipment, Rail, and HVAC. EFC is a strategic partner into these industries for Sherex and this partnership ensures customers receive the high-quality service they have come to expect.
EFC International is a leading supplier of specialty engineered metal, plastic, cold-formed, spring steel stampings, electrical and assembled component parts to the OEM and Distribution market places throughout the world.
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