The advantage of threaded fasteners is often overlooked. What many don’t realize is that these components are used in millions of applications the world over and while they are overlooked, they are vitally important when it comes to strengthening products and applications. The fact that a fastener...Read more
If it’s your first time cutting threaded rod, the chances are good that you’re expecting the process to be quite straightforward, just as long as you have the right tools on hand – namely a vise and a hacksaw. However, if you’re a second-timer, you will be...Read more
Marine construction specialists, boat builders, contractors, retailers, as well as hardware and industrial suppliers all need to be aware of galvanic corrosion and how it can best be avoided. We investigate below.Read more
So, What is it?Galvanic corrosion is essentially an electro-chemical process where two different metals or alloys...
There’s always a list of dos and don’ts when you want to do things right. It works much the same when it comes to selecting and working with a range of stainless steel fasteners. There’s much to be considered before you can buy the nuts, bolts, rivets,...Read more
Many people mistakenly believe that all stainless steel is the same. This is not true. The type and grade of stainless steel fasteners that you invest in will determine just how corrosion resistant they are and of course how durable and long lasting you can expect it...Read more