The Purposes of Threaded Rods

A group 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… Read more »

Information on Screw Threading

ACME Screws

Most people are at least vaguely familiar with screw threads and what they do. Screw threads are the helical structures that wrap around the outside of a screw and help those using screws to switch back and forth between using rotational and linear movement or force. What some people don’t realize, though, is that there… Read more »

Things You May Not Know About Threaded Fasteners

Threaded Fasteners

You may not realize it, but you’re surrounded by threaded fasteners almost all the time. They’re used to hold all sorts of things together. Without threaded fasteners, everything from assembling a desk to building a house would be near impossible. They play a key role in our day-to-day lives. Here are some interesting facts about… Read more »

The Importance of TPI When Selecting a Fastener For Your Machine

ACME threads per inch guide

Are you looking for the right fasteners for a particular project? There are myriad factors you’ll need to consider. For example, you’ll need to think about what diameter you need your fasteners to be. You’ll also need to spend some time thinking about what materials the fasteners should be made out of. But one of… Read more »

A Look at the Different Types of Threaded Rods

Closeup of a Threaded Rod

Threaded rods have gained a faithful following over the years in a variety of different industries. Those in the construction world, in particular, have turned to threaded rods early and often when fastening things together as part of their projects. Threaded rods come in many sizes and are available in both right-hand and left-hand thread… Read more »

How to Determine the Thread You Need For Your Fastener

Thread for Fasteners

If you’re in the process of trying to pick out fasteners for a project right now, you might be a little bit confused about which threads your fasteners should have. There are some fasteners that have extremely tight threads and others that have threads that are more spaced out. It’s important for you to choose… Read more »

The Evolution of ACME Screws

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;… Read more »

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 »