Nord-Lock Group’s Secret to Secure Joints

By Dung_H

Bolted joints… Let’s talk about it.

It’s not a typical conversation you may have with your family or co-workers, but did you know that bolted joints have been seamlessly integrated into objects and infrastructures that we encounter everyday? Bolted joints can be found in cars, household appliances, and even the bridge you cross during your morning run or on your way to work. Loose joints can cause something to malfunction or even the collapse of an infrastructure.

So, what’s Nord-Lock Group’s secret to manufacturing safe and reliable joint solutions for the automobile, railway, gas and oil, energy, and marine industries? You guessed it – Simcenter 3D and NX Nastran! However, I don’t want to spoil the entire secret. Hear it from one of Nord-Lock Group’s very own senior technical experts who used Simcenter 3D and NX Nastran:

This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at