When should you use high-temperature fasteners for your project?

Does your project revolve around high temperatures or pressures? Well, the good news is that there are fasteners are built with the capability of withstanding extreme temperature environments. As technology develops, companies are now using advanced designs and manufacturing concepts and processes to ensure your construction project can endure extreme temperatures. Most of these fasteners…

Why should you invest in washers?

Washers are often overlooked, yet equally important, companions to any type of fastening system. They’re like the bass player in a rock band – seldom noticed, but their presence holds the group together. Made from either plastic or steel, these disks have a hole in the middle that allows the insertion of screws or bolts.…

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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