Why Threaded Rods Are Used More Than Bolts and Large Screws

Threaded rod is usually made from carbon or stainless steel whereas the metal rod is threaded throughout the entire length of the rod. This sort of threading allows for fixings to be fastened onto the rod, therefore working well for different construction applications. Threaded rod typically connects two objects together, whether they’re wood, metal, concrete… Read more »

What to Expect From the Threaded Rods in Your Industrial Machine

Dependable ACME of Westbury, New York, sells a lot of ACME threaded rods. These metal fasteners, also known as studs, can be made stainless or with other metals and with threads on both ends or just one. Some rods have threading extending partially while others have it all the way. Basically, when you have an… Read more »

Right-Handed Threads Vs Reverse Threads

Okay, this might get confusing for some people, but it’s meant to bring clarity about threads… There are right hand threads and reverse threads. Is there a difference? Yes. Right Hand Threads The most common direction for threaded products is “right hand threads.” This direction slants up and to the right, moving away from you… Read more »

What Should Industrial Business Owners Know About Threaded Rods?

Dependable ACME sells a variety of ACME threaded products. That said, what should industrial business owners know about threaded rods? Well, it’s a metal rod that’s threaded throughout the entire rod. If you look up the definition of threaded there are several ways to define the term, but suffice it to say something threaded involves… Read more »

The “Pros” of ACME Threaded Rods

Why might you use an ACME threaded rod? Well, if you need to join two pieces of metal together, this sort of rod works well. ACME threaded rods are often used in industrial equipment, including heavy duty machines. Right Height ACME threaded rods’ height is equal to half the pitch. Why is this beneficial? It… Read more »

What Benefits Do Stainless Steel Threaded Rods Provide?

Why should you consider stainless steel threaded rods? These fasteners, also known as studs, are typically long rods with threading on both ends. Thanks to the threading, nuts, bolts and other fasteners can easily screw onto the rod. Stainless steel threaded rods are popular; They’re used in many industries including construction, automotive and plumbing businesses…. Read more »

Do I Need ACME or Trapezoidal Threads?

Do you need ACME or trapezoidal threads? While both share some similarities, there are some key differences. American Vs European Roots For starters, ACME threads are commonly used in the United States because they were developed with regard to Imperial units, whereas trapezoidal threads are commonly used in European countries since they were developed with… Read more »

Are ACME Threads Known For Their Strength?

Back in the late 1800s, ACME threads were developed with the intention to replace square threads. They didn’t replace them, but they certainly “took off” and became ubiquitous. Today, ACME threads are more popular than ever, and used for a variety of purposes and applications. They’re not only superior at generating power for motion, but… Read more »

How Do Threaded Rods Work?

Threaded rods, sometimes called studs, are metal fasteners with the presence of threading on both ends. Usually made of stainless steel, threaded rods may have threading partially extended or extended all the way, and because threading is on both ends, these rods are well-suited to applications where tension is applied. Threads Vs Bolts Aren’t threaded… Read more »

How Fasteners Are Determined

How are fasteners determined? Well, they have several attributes to take into account: type, material, diameter, length and thread pitch or count (for machine thread fasteners only). Fastener Types Fastener type depends on the category of fastener, drive type and head style. Fasteners are typically divided into categories based on their function or design, such… Read more »