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How to Use Self-Tapping Screws

If you are in the midst of a project, you are probably wondering whether or not to use self-tapping screws. The good news is that these types of screws are easy to use and offer a number of benefits. For example, the vast majority of self-tapping screws...
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The Different Types of Screws

When it comes to fasteners, screws are extremely common. They come in a variety of different shapes and sizes, each of which has a unique application. It is important not to get confused between screws and bolts. While they serve a very similar purpose, small fasteners are...
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5 Ways to Remove A Stripped Screw

Every maritime or DIY enthusiast will have inevitably encountered and spent hours trying to remove a stripped screw. Stripped screws often call for a little out of the box thinking, but the result can be effective – especially if you want to remove the screw without...
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Can Stainless Steel And Aluminum Be Used Together?

Corrosion develops when two dissimilar materials are combined in a corrosive electrolyte. This can occur when certain materials (such as aluminum) are in contact with stainless steel. The most common solution to prevent galvanic corrosion is to select metals that are close together in the galvanic series....
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