What is thread galling? Let’s answer first with a picture: Fig. 1 – Thread Galling (American Fastener Journal, 10/18/02) In the above image, we can see obvious damage to this bolt’s threads, which at first glance appear to be from some sort of striking impact. In fact, the condition we’re looking at is thread galling, […]
Highlighting key safety practices found across the many working conditions and environments that our customers work in every day.
In this second article in the Applications series, we discover Electrical Industry Hardware.
As the first article in our new Applications series, we’ll discuss below the most common types of hardware utilized in HVAC projects.
Wire Handling Hardware is specialized hardware components to route, secure, protect, and restrain all of this wired and cabled circuitry.
Electropolishing creates polished, smooth stainless steel fasteners with tighter dimensional tolerances and maximum corrosion resistance.
Press-Loc Knobs allow users to hand-tighten a fastener. They are designed to press on the head of a fastener for a no-slip, limited-wear fit.
We’ll differentiate gasketed fasteners from sealing fasteners, often used interchangeably to describe a multitude of overlapping hardware pieces.
Quality Control processes employed at fastener manufacturing facilities often serve as the sole quality assessment performed on a given fastener, and as such, these processes play a pivotal role in assuring that the fastener will perform properly into the future
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 […]