Here at Marsh Fasteners, we specialize in the sale of high-quality marine fasteners. Our goal is to provide you with a product range that offers you the reliability and durability that you are looking for, without the hefty price tag that you have been expecting to pay.
- Marine grade corrosion fasteners
- Deck screws
If you have yet to purchase marine fasteners from us, you probably have a couple of questions. No worries – we have all the answers!
What are marine grade fasteners?
Marine grade fasteners refer to fasteners that have been designed specifically for the marine industry. In other words, they are strong and entirely weather/corrosion resistant. More information on Marine Grade Stainless can be found at Wikipedia.
What are the benefits of fine-threaded fasteners over coarse-threaded fasteners?
This will depend on your preferences, however, having said that, fine threaded fasteners are generally stronger in tension and shear. They will be less likely to loosen over time, they allow for finer adjustments and they are more easily tapped into harder materials.
What is the difference between 18-8 and 316 stainless steel marine fasteners?
Both are of a high-quality. However, 316 stainless steel marine fasteners are generally more resistant to corrosion than their 18-8 counterparts.
Am I using the right grade of stainless steel fasteners on my boat?
What types of bolts, screws, and nuts should I use to prevent corrosion?
Stainless steel bolts, screws, and nuts are sure to provide you with the best possible long-term corrosion resistance.
How do I choose the right fastener for my boat?
Before making this all-important decision, you must know how heavy the load will be that the fastener has to be able to handle. Having said this, it is essential to remember that the best choice is almost always fasteners of the same material as the components being joined.
Do stainless steel fasteners corrode when coupled with aluminum?
Yes. As a result, this pairing is usually best avoided. Read more about this here: http://www.marshfasteners.com/stainless-steel-fasteners-2/do-stainless-steel-fasteners-corrode-when-in-contact-with-aluminum/
When browsing our website for the best marine fasteners, please do not hesitate to contact our sales department if you don't see the size that you’re looking for.