Category: ACME Threads

How We Built Our Name in the Threaded Products Market

Closeup of a Threaded Rod

Well over 100 years ago, ACME threads were designed to replace square ones and other forms primarily used for trans-versing motions on machine tools. The innovative design of Acme threads quickly proved to be a superior choice for generating power for motion and found uses in a wide variety of applications. From valve stems to… Read more »

The Histories of ACME and Trapezoidal Threads

ACME Threaded Rod

Are ACME and trapezoidal threads the same? While they have similarities, they also have differences. Both ACME and trapezoidal threads have the same purpose and time of development and they’re both useful for many of the same applications. That said, they have some differences that would determine when you’d want to use them. ACME Threads… Read more »

Threaded Rods Help the Operations Of Many Industrial Businesses

Stainless steel threaded rod on black reflective surface

Do you work in the construction industry or the mechanical industry? If so, you’re probably familiar with threaded rods. These are used to join two objects together such as metal or wood. As the name implies, the rod is threaded throughout its whole length. This helps make it strong and durable. Threaded Rod Basics Generally,… Read more »

How to Partner With the Right Industrial Threaded Rod Supplier

Threaded Rod Supplier Shaking Hand With Partner in Industrial Setting

When you’re searching for the right supplier of some item that you use in your business, how do you find that “right” one? Prioritize First, set your criteria. Make a list of what matters to you most. For instance, that list might include details about the ideal lead time, dropshipping capabilities, quality assurance processes, payment… Read more »

Why Threaded Rods Are Used More Than Bolts and Large Screws

The CNC lathe machine thread cutting the metal shaft part. The hi-accuracy part manufacturing process by turning machine.

Threaded rod is usually made from carbon or stainless steel whereas the metal rod is threaded throughout the entire length of the rod. This sort of threading allows for fixings to be fastened onto the rod, therefore working well for different construction applications. Threaded rod typically connects two objects together, whether they’re wood, metal, concrete… Read more »

What to Expect From the Threaded Rods in Your Industrial Machine

Closeup of threaded rod for machine

Dependable ACME of Westbury, New York, sells a lot of ACME threaded rods. These metal fasteners, also known as studs, can be made stainless or with other metals and with threads on both ends or just one. Some rods have threading extending partially while others have it all the way. Basically, when you have an… Read more »

Right-Handed Threads Vs Reverse Threads

Closeup of threaded rod for machine

Okay, this might get confusing for some people, but it’s meant to bring clarity about threads… There are right hand threads and reverse threads. Is there a difference? Yes. Right Hand Threads The most common direction for threaded products is “right hand threads.” This direction slants up and to the right, moving away from you… Read more »

What Should Industrial Business Owners Know About Threaded Rods?

Closeup of a Threaded Rod

Dependable ACME sells a variety of ACME threaded products. That said, what should industrial business owners know about threaded rods? Well, it’s a metal rod that’s threaded throughout the entire rod. If you look up the definition of threaded there are several ways to define the term, but suffice it to say something threaded involves… Read more »

The “Pros” of ACME Threaded Rods

ACME Thread Forms

Why might you use an ACME threaded rod? Well, if you need to join two pieces of metal together, this sort of rod works well. ACME threaded rods are often used in industrial equipment, including heavy duty machines. Right Height ACME threaded rods’ height is equal to half the pitch. Why is this beneficial? It… Read more »

Do I Need ACME or Trapezoidal Threads?

Thread for Fasteners

Do you need ACME or trapezoidal threads? While both share some similarities, there are some key differences. American Vs European Roots For starters, ACME threads are commonly used in the United States because they were developed with regard to Imperial units, whereas trapezoidal threads are commonly used in European countries since they were developed with… Read more »