Why Choose Archetype Joint?

  • Fully Independent

    We have no commercial interest in the sale of components, equipment, fasteners or any other aspect of what we are asked to test.

  • Broad Experience

    The genesis for Archetype Joint was extensive design consulting experience in simplifying product and process.  The benefit of initially selecting the right joining or fastening method will always exceed that of optimizing a mediocre one.

  • Balanced Approach

    Our experience in product development and manufacturing provides the insight to balance performance, cost and production considerations.The result is solutions suitable forboth your product and your factory

  • Best Technology

    We are expert in the use of the latest bonded micro-sensor ultrasonic measurement of bolt tension. Bolt preload can be measured dynamically without any modification to the joint.  The goal of designing and tightening to tension rather than torque is now a reality.

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