Using the right fasteners

Choosing the correct fastener can make or break your next DIY project. Depending on what material you are using, you will want to choose the right fastener for the job. The right fastener selection will allow you to complete your project quicker and prevent any mishaps down the road. Nails Nails are small, yet durable.…

Types of fastener corrosion

We all want to minimize fastener corrosion, right? Insulation, proper coatings, and paint can help seal fasteners to prevent rust and other corrosion. It’s important to choose the right materials and make sure the pressure and applications are correct. Here are some types of fastener corrosion that commonly occur: Crevice: Seen in narrow gaps and…

Types of fastners

There are seven types of fasteners, each with their own unique use. A carriage bolt is also called a coach. The head of this fastener is countersunk, domed. It’s used to keep the bolt still while tightening a nut. A Hex head bolt is named for its hexagonal head. A machine screw’s point is flat…
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