Category Archives: General

How to Install Composite Decking with Hidden Fasteners

If you are considering installing composite decking somewhere, aside from settling on a color, shape, and size for the decking, you will be faced with another tough decision – do you install the decking using screws or hidden fasteners? While screws are the traditional choice,...
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How To Avoid And Prevent Galvanic Corrosion

Galvanic corrosion occurs when two dissimilar metals come into electrical contact with a conductive electrolyte that is usually rainwater or groundwater. If aluminum and carbon steel are connected and immersed in seawater, the aluminum is likely to corrode more quickly, whilst the steel will receive protection. This is a...

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What is Thread Galling?

Thread galling is also often referred to as ‘cold welding’. It is a very common problem that, luckily, also has a solution. But before we get into that, let us address the question ‘what is thread galling?’:

  • ThreadGalling

Thread galling usually occurs...

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