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3 common fasteners that homeowners use

Fasteners are used to hold or join two elements together. This may be permanent or non-permanent. Below we’ve listed three different types of fasteners as well as their specific uses. Hex bolts: These are large bolts hexagonal in shape that are used to connect either wood to wood or metal to wood. Wood screws: They…
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Can you reuse fasteners?

If you need fasteners, you might be wondering if it’s possible to use them twice. In some cases, you will be able to, but it depends on the type of fastener that you’re using and the project. Nails almost always cannot be re-used, but screws often can be used multiple times. Hitches typically can be…
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The importance of using quality fasteners

If you are building a new home or business location, the fasteners that you use will play a key role in the outcome of the construction. Furthermore, you’ll need quality fasteners to attach a truck to a trailer. This includes cars and trucks that tow a trailer, but it also includes 18-wheelers. You can choose…
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How are turnbuckles used?

A turnbuckle is a common rigging device that is used to adjust the tension or length of cables, reduce the level of slack in ropes, and for many other tensioning applications. The tension delivered is controlled by rotating the frame of the turnbuckle. Examples of their use can range from a residential property fence to…
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Why is it called Aircraft Cable?

A question, about this popular product, that we are occasionally asked. The term itself is now fairly generic, used to denote a range of wire ropes, which are often either galvanized or stainless steel, and are used for a wide range of different applications. There is no great glamor about its name though. It is…
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The benefits of an Alligator Anchor

These anchors offer a unique head shape, one which helps avoid both countersink or spinning. It’s also advantageous that screws can be removed and then reinserted without any subsequent loss of holding power. They also accept a huge variety of screw sizes and deliver high holding strength for all of them. Alligator anchors offer a…
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How fasteners impact the structural integrity of a building

Generally, the structural integrity of a building is its ability to withstand its intended loading without failure. This includes live load – the weight of objects, people, rain, and wind. Fasteners can either make or break the structural integrity of a building. For instance, using inferior or sub-standard bolts and nuts affects the joining of…
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Why you should bypass home improvement stores when looking for fasteners

Although home improvement stores are marketed as one-stop-shops for every construction need of home and business owners, the fact is that these fastener retailers often fall short when it comes to helping their customers. Consider the following: Selection Many home improvement stores only dedicate approximately one-to-four aisles to fastening systems. They often fill the shelves…
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I can’t afford quality fasteners!

This is a common problem we hear from individuals. However, ask yourself if you can afford the damages to your construction when your low-quality fasteners fail? The importance of quality fasteners cannot be underestimated. From guaranteeing the durability of a structure to ensuring safety, with the right fasteners, you can avoid unnecessary expenses such as…
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Carriage bolts, and low heads, and spring nuts, oh my!

As the title of this blog suggests, there are many, many different types of fasteners and fastener systems to choose from. For instance, don’t make the mistake of using a lag screw on your project when a smaller size wood grip screw is what you need. In short, don’t be in a hurry and just…
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How to use fasteners with MDF

Medium-density fiberboard, an engineered material made through binding wood fibers and resin and intense application of heat and pressure, challenges do-it-yourself enthusiasts and professionals alike. MDF’s cost-effectiveness, smooth surface and density make it better than other materials in many ways. Yet, it lacks durability in various scenarios, such as when applying force to it with…
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Top reasons you should never rely only on bonding adhesives

Late-night infomercial hosts regale sleepy viewers with stories about bonding adhesives and glues that are supposedly better than nails, screws, and other mechanical fasteners at holding together two or more materials. Although durable, super-strong adhesives exist, you should never use these bonding substances alone when you want materials to stay fastened together for more than…
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