Marine Construction

310, 2023

What Are the Best Fasteners for Marine Applications?

October 3, 2023|Marine Construction|

In the challenging world of maritime applications, ensuring the structural integrity and safety of projects is paramount. The cornerstone of this reliability lies in selecting the right marine fasteners. Among the myriad of factors to consider, load-bearing capacity stands as a critical determinant. To guarantee the longevity and effectiveness of these [...]

1309, 2022

Are Stainless Steel Rivets Stronger than Aluminum?

September 13, 2022|Marine Construction|

Wondering whether you should buy aluminum or stainless steel rivets for your project? Both are widely used in the construction, automotive, and aerospace industries. It is no surprise that these two metals are popular for their versatility - they're strong yet lightweight, cost-effective, and easy to work with. As with other [...]

2112, 2020

5 Things You Should Know About Hidden Deck Fasteners

December 21, 2020|Marine Construction|

Hidden deck fasteners are a popular choice for homeowners looking to build a deck with a sleek hardwood finish, free of visible screws or nails. Concealed deck fasteners do result in beautiful decks, but there are a few things you should be aware of before you go for this option. Here [...]

2004, 2020

Fasteners for marine decking

April 20, 2020|Marine Construction|

There’s a reason you need specialized fasteners for marine decking. Corrosion resistance is the biggest consideration in the marine environment. It is of the utmost importance that the fasteners you choose to hold that deck together can withstand the pervasive moisture and salt in the air.  There is more than just [...]

2312, 2019

Types of Stainless Steel Marine Fasteners

December 23, 2019|Marine Construction|

We often get asked about marine grade fasteners – it makes sense that it would be a common request here in Jupiter! Since these grades of fasteners are common features of our FAQs, we thought we would dedicate this blog not only to explaining what stainless steel marine fasteners are, but [...]

508, 2019

Marine Grade Stainless Steel Screws

August 5, 2019|Marine Construction|

There is a massive risk of corrosion when screws are exposed to water or moisture on a regular basis. This is why the screws used for any marine applications need to be marine grade stainless steel screws. There are indeed many different types of marine grade stainless steel screws and fasteners [...]

403, 2019

Fasteners to Use for Boat Building

March 4, 2019|Marine Construction|

Plywood boat building used to be quite laborious and required lots of effort when it came to fastening - holes needed to be individually pre-drilled. Luckily, things have changed! Today the challenge probably lies in the large number of available choices when it comes to which fastener to use. Not only [...]

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