CLEVELAND—Newly published technical information is featured in the 7th Edition Inch Fastener Standards reference guide, published by Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI). The guide provides information on fastener grade identification markings and standards governing fastener manufacture and use. Specifications, test methods and standard practices detail the dimensional and property requirements for the wide array of fastener families and how to measure their performance capabilities. Also helpful are the sections on structural bolting specifications, plating and coating guidelines, materials and thread standards. Design and manufacturing engineers, distributors, plant engineers and purchasing agents can benefit from this 1,277-page book.