What are Silicon Bronze Fasteners? Looking back in history, copper has been a staple material choice in human creations across most of our civilized past (and even before). In fact, copper was the only metal known to humankind for over five thousand years, serving as the gateway discovery that catapulted us from our stone-age to […]
In the structural construction world, threaded fasteners take on significant importance despite being only small pieces of overall massive structures. In the structural construction world, Special Instructions confirm proper fastener installations have been created / written into construction codes.
Tapping Screws are a wide variety of related threaded fasteners that imprint their own threads into the material in which they’re being installed.
Some fastening applications are especially sensitive to the flow of electrical current across their components, so specifiers turn to non-conductive fasteners.
Quality control standards vary across governing bodies, but a universally shared standard is that the produced fasteners must have them. Read more here.
Tamper-Proof Fasteners are fasteners that cannot be turned removed by normal tools, adding a degree of protection to the contents of containers.
Fastening drywall, and fastening TO drywall requires a unique approach. Let’s explore the fasteners needed for both.
To not damage lightweight plastics, fasteners such as screws and studs can require additional components called plastic joining inserts.
To combat heavy, sustained vibration in a threaded fastener assembly, you need a thread locker. Learn more here.
In the world of furniture craftsmanship, fasteners serve the purpose of connecting separate materials together, but have their own set of functional requirements. We’ll introduce a few functional categories.