Category Archives: Stainless Steel Bolts

How to Remove Stripped Bolts and Screws

One of the biggest frustrations when disassembling a piece of machinery or equipment for restoration, repair or even a service, is the dreaded seized or stripped bolt. Stuck hardware occurs when a bolt or nut gets corrosion between the threads, and they won’t budge. Many times, this...
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How To Choose Between Fully & Partially Threaded Bolts

Choosing between fully threaded bolts and partially threaded bolts is a little more complicated than simply choosing a bolt that’s the right size for the hole you are working with. The type of bolt you choose needs to suit the application of purpose of the fastener and...
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What is the difference between 18-8 vs 304 vs 316?

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...
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What is the best way to check the torque value on a bolt?

Each bolt has a torque specification or value that ensures latent failures are eliminated and that the safety, reliability, and quality of your product aren’t compromised. Once your product has been secured according to the specified torque, the torque value on the bolt must be checked...
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