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 »

The Advantages of ACME Threaded Nuts

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…. Read more »

What Does “G” and “C” Mean in Regards to ACME Screw Threads?

ACME screw threads

ACME threads have been in use for more than 100 years. Despite the age of this thread form, it continues to be popular in a variety of industrial and equipment applications. ACME threads were developed as an alternative to the square threads that were common at the time because the square thread screws were difficult… Read more »

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… Read more »

The Differences Between Lead Screws and ACME Screws

All screws are not created equal, and this is at least partly by design. Fastener screws are manufactured with threads that help to secure the screw in place. Lead screws, on the other hand, are manufactured to allow for consistent motion. These are the differences between lead screws and ACME screws. Lead screws are commonly… Read more »