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 »

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 »