Knapen Trailers from Deurne in Brabant uses 60 unique zinc flake fasteners from Fabory. On the shop floor of the producer of moving floor trailers, employees reach for many thousands of Fabory articles with a zinc flake treatment every week. Johan van Hommelen, a strategic purchaser at Knapen Trailers, explains that the corrosion resistance of the fasteners is an crucial factor for the company. “Our trailers, and therefore also the fastening materials used, are exposed to wind and weather year after year. The influence of the weather on the materials is significant.”
Hundreds of zinc flake fasteners disappear in every trailer: the chassis, the floor frame, the superstructure and various trailer components. The stock management of the zinc flake fasteners remains stable thanks to an RFID solution. “The complete ordering process, including that of the zinc flake fasteners, is taken care of”
Blind riveting is a commonly used fastening technique within the Truck, Trailer & Coachbuilding industry. A solution used in almost every bus, truck or trailer. The front to the back and everything in-between the cab, seats, chassis, roof rails, safety structures, floor systems and more.
Depending on the application, a standard blind rivet or blind rivet nut can get the job done. For the more critical applications in this industry, Fabory has structural blind rivets and lockbolts available for you, among other things.