The Many Uses of Threaded Rods

The Many Uses of Threaded Rods

Are you in the process of putting together a piece of furniture, building a home, or even erecting a tall building? If so, then you’re probably going to be using threaded rods to do at least part of it. They come in handy for those working in a variety of different industries and have earned… Continue Reading

The Meaning Behind ACME Threads

The Meaning Behind ACME Threads

The word “acme” is typically used by someone trying to describe something that is perfect. In fact, the definition of the word acme is “something or someone that represents perfection of the thing expressed.” While that’s not necessarily how ACME screw threads got their name, it’s easy to see why many people who use them… Continue Reading

Why Are Hex Nuts and Bolts Hexagon Shaped?

Why Are Hex Nuts and Bolts Hexagon Shaped?

Hexagon nuts and bolts are some of the most commonly used fasteners in the construction industry. There are also many products that rely on hexagon nuts and bolts to hold their various parts together. Have you ever wondered why that is? All in the Versatility The explanation for it is actually pretty simple and straightforward.… Continue Reading

Thread Pitch Vs Thread Count

Thread Pitch Vs Thread Count

Dependable Acme has been in business for over five decades because we’re dependable. You don’t last this long if you’re not! Thread Count When people want quality Acme threaded products, we’re the company that delivers. From Acme screws to Acme nuts, our company has the threaded products people utilize in a variety of applications everyday.… Continue Reading

ACME vs Trapezoidal Threads

ACME vs Trapezoidal Threads

ACME and trapezoidal threaded products appear similar at a glance. In fact, these two threads were developed around the same time and are more similar than different. What is the difference between ACME thread and trapezoidal thread, and which should you choose? Until the late 1800s, square threads were in common use for heavy loads… Continue Reading

The Advantages of ACME Threaded Nuts

The Advantages of ACME Threaded Nuts

Acme threaded screws and nuts have been around for many decades since the design was created to replace square threads. In the years since Acme threads were first developed, it has been a widely used standard for industrial applications. Acme threaded screws and nuts are a proven technology that has stood the test of time.… Continue Reading

The Advantages of ACME Threads

ACME threads have been around for a number of years, but continue to be a critical part of many machining and tool designs. In fact, despite the fact that this thread design is not new, it remains the best choice for many applications. These are a few of the benefits of ACME threads. History There… Continue Reading