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Hanger Bolt Specifications

Hanger bolts are specially designed fasteners with wood screw / lag screw threads at one end, and machine screw threads at the other. One end is screwed into wood leaving the exposed machine screw threaded end available to attach a … Continue reading

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For the question on Thread Cutting Screw information

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It’s Plow Bolt Season!

Sad but true we are getting into the season for Plow Bolts. A little info on Plow Bolts A specialized type of fastener, plow bolts have been in use since 1850. Without obstructing the moldboard, plow bolts allows earth to … Continue reading

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Enter the World of Carriage Bolts: The Self-anchoring Bolts

Used in many different large construction projects, carriage bolts are threaded bolts with a round, smooth head. Inserted into holes already drilled, a carriage bolt is threaded along part of its shank. A square neck right beneath the head prevents … Continue reading

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Concrete Screws

Concrete screws are specially designed so their threads tap into a pre-drilled hole in masonry such as concrete, mortar joints, concrete block and brick. These screws have a double lead, with an alternating raised and lowered thread with notches cut … Continue reading

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Stainless Steel Fasteners (Screws, nuts, bolts, washers)

Stainless Steel’s resistance to staining and corrosion, its low maintenance, low cost, brilliant shine and strength make it the perfect material for a variety of fasteners and applications. What is Stainless Steel: The magic ingredient in stainless steel is chromium. … Continue reading

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Square Drive Screws

The square drive recess was the first recess-type drive developed for large scale screw production. Today, a century later, square drive screws and the driver bits are now widely available, economical and offer many advantages over other drive systems:   … Continue reading

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Wood Screws

Our featured product for this month is the wood screw – an economical and commonly available screw used to join two pieces of wood together or thin non-wood products to wood (eg hardware, hinges etc). Thread and Point: Specialized thread … Continue reading

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Japanese Nuclear Meltdown Causing Backlash, But is it Warranted?

As a result of a massive earth quake and subsequent problems at one of their largest nuclear power plants, Japan is undergoing it worst crisis since the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasake in 1945. As a result … Continue reading

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Fastener News: Is Buffet Looking to Acquire ITW?

Word is circulating that Warren Buffet might be eying an acquisition of industrial giant ITW. Is this true or is it a little misinformation? Continue reading

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