Automotive: Best Tests for Determining Under Head Fastener Sealant Effectiveness INTRODUCTION There are a lot of fastener sealing issues that exist today, especially when trying to seal under the head (bearing surface) of a fastener. In addition, there doesn’t seem to be a comprehensive, automotive specification to cover all aspects of under head sealing applications. This paper […]
Pre-Applied Under Head Sealant Testing
Nylok’s NySeal 2.0® Featured at the Detroit Fastener Fair
Nylok was once again part of Fastener Fair USA this past May, which hosted their 2022 event at Huntington Place in Detroit, Michigan. With more than 200 exhibitors, Fastener Fair USA is one of North America’s top trade shows for the Fastener industry. Nylok’s NySeal® 2.0 was featured in Fastener Engineering’s “Top Finds for 2022,” […]
Goal: Reusability for Fastener Sealants—Higher Durability is Now Available
Introduction Fastening needs for automotive are changing, especially in the electric vehicle market. Customers are demanding more durable under head sealants that allow for reusability. The stakes are high, since sealing an enclosure which houses battery packs is critical. Moisture penetration can generate explosive/flammable gasses, which raises concerns for car designers. In addition, these packs sometime need to […]
Join Nylok at Fastener Fair USA 2022
Jeff Stupar will be presenting on May 18th @ 1pm Solutions For Tough Fastening Issues: Part I – Galvanic CorrosionPart II – Durable Reusable Under Head Sealants We are booth 419. Come visit us! May 18-19 2022 Fastener Fair USA is the only exhibition in the U.S. dedicated to the full supply chain–distributors, mechanical and design engineers, […]
OEM’s Make Demands on Suppliers for Durable Fastener Sealant Solutions to Support EV Market
Nylok Attends Acument – Ford Tool & Machining Golf Outing
Nylok attended Acument Global Technologies and Ford Tool and Machining‘s 9th annual golf play-day on Friday, August 20 at Timber Pointe Golf Club in Poplar Grove, Illinois. This event continues to grow and had another large turnout this year! All proceeds collected for contests and the silent auction were donated to a local Rockford charity, […]
Nylok Michigan Spotlight
Nylok Michigan began in 1942 and moved to its current location in 1994. It has grown to 30,000 sq feet, with multiple manufacturing cells capable of producing most of Nylok’s patented product lines. With a weekly operation consisting of 5 days, 3 shifts, and over 40 employees, Nylok Michigan is considered a high-volume producer for […]
Nylok’s R&D team took a day off from the lab and had a team building event on the golf course
“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs Dan Spathies, Dan Lamz, Jake Proctor, Noah Bates, Tyler Rahe, not pictured: Jeff Stupar. There is something to say about the bond people create when the focus isn’t on who’s best (especially at this event)! […]
OEM’s Make Demands on Suppliers for Durable Fastener Sealant Solutions to Support EV Market
Nylok Mexico Spotlight
Nylok Mexico opened in April 2017 in a 15,000 sq ft facility located in Apodaca Nuevo Leon. What started out with only 2 machines has grown in the past 5 years, now running tens of millions of parts each year with the capabilities of processing most Nylok products. Nylok Mexico is ISO 9001 certified and […]
Fastener Training Institute Announces New Board of Directors Member Greg Rawlings
The Fastener Training Institute (FTI), the leading nonprofit provider of fastener training opportunities, announced the appointment of Greg Rawlings as its newest Board of Directors member. Rawlings is the current president of Nylok LLC, a Marmon Holdings company that is part of the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. group. Nylok is a value-added solutions provider of resin, […]
2020 PACE Awards Postponed Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The 2020 PACE Awards for which Nylok was named one of 30 finalists has been postponed due to the ongoing developments with coronavirus. “In light of the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Automotive News announced the postponement of our PACE and PACEpilot events scheduled for March 23 in Detroit. We are currently looking at alternative timing […]
Nylok at the 2020 SHOT Show, January 21 – 24.
We will be attending the 2020 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, January 21–24. Stop by and see us at booth #1851. Registration for the show is now open.
Nylok Mentioned in November Fastener News Report as 2020 Automotive News PACE Award Finalist for NYSHIELD®
Nylok’s NYSHIELD® was featured in the Fastener News Report November 2019 Issue for their nomation as 2020 Automotive News PACE Award Finalist. Read more online (PDF)
NYSHIELD® Featured in Fastener Engineering
Nyshield® was recently featured on Fastener Engineering’s website.
NYSHIELD® Named 2020 Automotive News PACE Award Finalist
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:LINCOLNWOOD, ILLINOIS – October 18, 2019 Nylok® LLC was named a finalist in the 2020 PACE Awards, for their new product NYSHIELD® which enables the attachment of lightweight materials to vehicles, without the worry of accelerated corrosion due to galvanic effects. Finalists were announced on Friday, October 11, 2019 at the SAE Global […]
Nylok Exhibiting at 2019 Fastener Fair USA in Detroit
Nylok will be exhibiting at the 2019 Fastener Fair USA at Cobo Center in Detroit, May 22-23. We will be at Booth #325, Exhibit Hall. Come visit us in May!
Nylok at DMEMS 2019 – May 1 & 2
Nylok will be at the Del Mar Electronics & Manufacturing Show 2019 on May 1 & 2. We will be at Booth #708. Come visit us in May! DMEMS 2019
Nylok Exhibiting at 2019 Fastener Fair in Stuttgart
Nylok will be exhibiting at the 2019 Fastener Fair in Messe Stuttgart, Germany, March 19-21. Come see what products we have to offer you! We will be at Stand 223, Hall 1. Come visit us in March! As the world’s leading exhibition for the fastener and fixing industry, Fastener Fair Stuttgart is the meeting point […]
Holiday Plant Shutdown Schedule
In celebration of the holiday season, we will be shutting down our plants on the following dates: ChristmasClosed Dec. 24 and 25 New YearClosed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, 2019
Nylok helping our community
Nylok sponsored a table at the Nutcracker Tea and the Nutcracker Ballet, which will be presented to an under privileged group or organization that would normally not have access to the arts. 10 individuals will be able to attend the Nutcracker Tea and the Nutcracker Ballet, Sunday December 2nd, 2018 3:00 pm show at the […]
Nylok’s NYSHIELD® delivers ideal coating for new hybrid vehicle application
Fastener and supply chain expert Optimas recently partnered with Nylok to use NYSHIELD® as an innovative, insulative fastening solution to meet the rigorous demands of hybrid vehicle electrical systems. Read the full story here.
See Nylok at the First Lightweighting World Expo in Novi, MI Oct 9-10
We will be exhibiting (booth #409) at the First Lightweighting World Expo in Novi, MI Oct 9-10. The Industry Conference for Automotive Lightweighting Solutions. Come see Rob Monahan, Jeff Stupar and Damon Henderson.
Nylok at the 2018 GALM Show in Detroit, August 21 – 23
Nylok is exhibiting at the 2018 GALM show in Detroit Aug 21-23. Come See Jeff Stupar, Rob Monahan and Damon Henderson for your questions about galvanic corrosion.
Nylok at the 2018 U of M Band Alumni Association Golf Outing
Nylok Was a Hole Sponsor at the 13th Annual University of Michigan Band Alumni Association Golf Outing on August 5, 2018. The 2018 UMBAA Golf Outing benefited The University of Michigan Band Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.
Nylok at the 2018 MWFA Fastener Show, June 4th
See us at booth #189 at the 2018 MWFA Fastener Show – June 4th in Elk Grove, IL
Nylok at the 2018 Mexico Fastener Fair, June 20 – 21
See us at the 2018 Mexico Fastener Fair, June 20 – 21. Look for Nylok at Booth 617.
NYSHIELD® Featured in Fastener Technology International Magazine Feb/Mar 2018 Issue
NYSHIELD® was featured in the Fastener Technology International Magazine Feb/Mar 2018 Issue.
Nylok at the 2018 SHOT Show, January 23 – 26.
We will be attending the 2018 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, January 23–26. Stop by and see us at booth #1851. Registration for the show is now open.
NYSHIELD® Featured in Lightweighting World Magazine
NYSHIELD® was featured in the Lightweighting World Magazine Mar/Apr 2017 Issue on Innovative Mechanical Joining.
Mexico facility in full production – May 2017
The opening of Nylok’s new Mexico facility was featured on page 6 of the June 2017 edition of Mexico Industry magazine. Link:Mexico Industry: Nylok opens new plant in Nuevo Leon **UPDATE: The new Nylok Mexico facility was mentioned in the June 12, 2017 issue of Fastener News Report, on page 5. Link:
Nylok at the 2017 Mexico Fastener Fair, June 20 – 21.
See us at the 2017 Mexico Fastener Fair, June 20 – 21. Look for Nylok at Booth 800.
New Thread Locking & Sealing Division Announced in U.K.
The Electrolytic Plating Company Ltd (EPC), the sole UK licensee of the TUFLOK® NYLOK® BLUE® NYLON TORQ-PATCH®, has recently established a new Thread Locking & Sealing division. Deputy Editor Claire Edwards visited Aldridge, UK, to see how the new facility is enabling EPC to deliver an end-to-end full service for its customers. Formed in 1896, […]
PRECOTE® 85: Better Controlled Torque-Tension Than Any Other Adhesive
Because it offers better controlled torque-tension than any other adhesive, pre-applied PRECOTE® 85 from Nylok Corporation provides superior locking for cylinder head, power train and other high-stressed threaded bolts with controlled friction. Fast-curing turquoise colored PRECOTE® 85—one of several PRECOTE® chemical adhesives from Nylok—is resistant to temperatures from -58ºF (-50ºC) to 300ºF (150ºC) and can […]
NYPLAS® from Nylok – Seals Immediately
There is no need for gasket seals or sealant compounds or any other time-consuming in-house assembly sealants. NYPLAS® from Nylok Corporation is a plastisol (PVC) material coating pre-applied under the heads of fasteners, rivetnuts, pop-style rivets and double-ended flange screws to seal out water, moisture, dust and air. In addition to dampening noises and rattles, […]
NYSEAL® Eliminates O-Rings, Gasket Seals and Sealant Compounds
The green-colored pre-applied NYSEAL® sealing element from Nylok Corporation eliminate the time-consuming in-house application of O-rings, gasket seals and sealant compounds by creating a gasket-like seal at pressures up to 500 psi. The coating is permanently fused on the bearing surface of the fasteners, eliminates the leak path and will not work loose. As the […]
NYCOTE® Offers Guaranteed Protection Against Weld Spatter and Electrodeposited Coatings on Fastener’s Threads
The revolutionary NYCOTE® coating process from Nylok Corporation—a non-conductive WHITE® TEFLON® PFA powder coating applied to threaded fasteners—offers the industry’s most complete and effective thread masking and protection. The patented process provides guaranteed protection against thread contamination from electrodeposited paints, primers and adhesion of weld spatter and eliminates the need to manually apply—and later remove—caps, […]