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… Read more »

An Overview of Stainless Steel Threaded Rods

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… Read more »

Right Handed Vs. Left Handed Threads

Have you ever heard the saying, “righty tighty, lefty loosey?” It’s a saying myriad people use when they’re trying to remember how to screw or unscrew something. They turn a screw to the right to make it tighter and turn it to the left to make it looser. At least, that’s what they do when… Read more »

The Many Uses of Threaded Rods

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… Read more »

What You Should Know About Thread Pitch

Thread Pitch

When you’re trying to decide which screws to use for a project, there are a number of measurements you will need to keep in mind. The length of your screws and the diameter of them are usually the first two measurements people consider. But those shouldn’t be the only measurements you think about before settling… Read more »

The Benefits of Stainless Steel Threaded ACME Screws

ACME Screws

Stainless steel threaded ACME screws can be used to complete a variety of different tasks. They are inexpensive and readily available, which is why so many companies turn to them when they are looking for fasteners. You will also be able to enjoy a long list of benefits when you utilize stainless steel threaded ACME… Read more »

The Meaning Behind ACME Threads

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… Read more »

Why Are Hex Nuts and Bolts Hexagon Shaped?

Hex Nuts and Bolts

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…. Read more »

Thread Pitch Vs Thread Count

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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…. Read more »

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… Read more »