The Basics of Threaded Rods

Threaded Rod Threaded rods have found a home in a variety of different industries. General contractors, electricians, and more turn to threaded rods time and time again to bring two things together and form a strong connection between them. But despite the usefulness of threaded rods, they’re not as well known as screws, nuts, and other threaded products. Let’s learn a little bit more about them.

What are threaded rods?

Threaded rods are, as their name would suggest, rods that have been threaded from end to end. They can be used in conjunction with things like screws and nuts. There are both right-handed and left-handed threaded rods, and threaded rods come in a number of different sizes. You can find everything from small threaded rods that can be used in furniture to much larger threaded rods that can be used to build homes.

What are threaded rods made out of?

There are a number of different materials that are used to create threaded rods. You’ll find threaded rods made out of everything from stainless steel and low carbon steel to copper and aluminum. There are also lots of finishes that are added to threaded rods. These finishes include zinc chromate, black oxide, zinc dichromate, and more.

What is the tensile strength of threaded rods?

Whenever you’re going to be using threaded rods as part of a project, you’ll need to know what tensile strength your project calls for. There are some threaded rods with higher tensile strengths than others. If you pick the wrong tensile strength, you could compromise the stability of whatever it is that you’re building with your threaded rods.

Now that you know more about threaded rods, think about using them during your next project. Dependable ACME Threaded Products can provide you with as many threaded rods as you need. We also carry ACME screws, nuts, and more. Call us at 800-893-3792 today to place an order.

The Purposes of Threaded Rods

The Purposes of Threaded Rods

Most people are pretty familiar with ACME screws and nuts and the purpose that they serve. But they’re not always as familiar with ACME threaded rods. Threaded rods, which are also referred to as studs, are long rods that have threading located on both of their ends. They’ve become useful to those in a variety… Continue Reading

The Evolution of ACME Screws

The Evolution of ACME Screws

If you’ve ever used screws to fasten two things together, there’s a pretty good chance that those screws were ACME screws. ACME screws were first developed more than a century ago and have become extremely popular in industrial settings. There are actually a number of different ACME fasteners, including ACME threaded rods and ACME nuts;… Continue Reading

What is the Process of Thread Cutting?

If you look closely at screws, nuts, rods, and other threaded products, you’ll see small threads on them that are used to connect them to other objects. Without those threads, the products wouldn’t be of much use to those in various industries. However, thanks to the threads, the products can be used to connect different… Continue Reading

An Overview of Stainless Steel Threaded Rods

An Overview of Stainless Steel Threaded Rods

Stainless steel threaded rods have become popular fasteners for many businesses, especially those in the food industry who value their corrosion resistance. Depending on the grade, stainless options can help with variables such as water, chemicals and outdoor elements. Advantageously to businesses in the food industry, stainless steel threaded rods  do not rust, providing a… Continue Reading