High Temperature Fasteners – What do You Know About Them?

Fasteners – they are among the most important components required in almost every industry and every application. They are used for connecting two parts firmly with each other. There are various types of fasteners (also referred to as bolts) used today. Each type has its own set of properties, features, pros, and cons. Depending on the application, the type of fastener is selected. One such type of fastener is the high-temperature fastener. As the name suggests, these fasteners are specially designed to withstand high temperatures. Are you intrigued to know more about this type of fastener? This post is aimed

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Carriage Bolts – What Do You Know About Them?

All of us know what bolts are. These are the parts used for fastening two or more materials. There is a huge variety of fasteners or bolts today. Different types of bolts have their own set of properties, advantages, and areas of application. One such widely used type of bolt is a carriage bolt. These bolts are also referred by the name coach bolt. Just like other bolts, the carriage bolts can be of various types. What are these different types of coach bolts?  Where are they used?  The answers to these questions lie in the following post.  Please read

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Brass Pipe Fittings: The Basics that You Should Know

In a plumbing system, several pipes and tubing sections are required to be connected to each other for the system to work efficiently. This purpose is fulfilled by pipe fittings, which are specially designed for connecting straight pipe sections, as well as joining with pipes of different shapes and sizes. There are vast varieties of pipe fittings used today. Different types of fitting are required based on the application for which they are to be used. These fittings are manufactured from a variety of materials, such as brass, stainless steel, aluminum, steel, alloy steel, plastic, etc.  Every fitting made from

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Norwood Wishes You Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2018

It is that time of the year again, where we say goodbye to the old year and welcome in the New Year. With Christmas just around the corner there is so much to celebrate and so much to look forward to in 2018. It has been an amazing year for Norwood Screw Machine Parts, thanks to the support shown, and hard work put in by our entire staff.  We would like to say that you totally deserve to enjoy this holiday season.  Hats off to the efforts made by our team to meet our customer’s requirements and exceed their expectations.

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Bolt Grades – What is It? What you should know about it

Bolts. What are they?  These are the components which are also referred to as fasteners and are used to hold two objects firmly together.  There are certain things that are very crucial to consider while selecting the right bolt for an application. These factors include shape, size, thread type, length, material, coating, classes of fit, and grade. Except for grade, all these factors have been discussed quite extensively.  Bolt grade is one of the important factors that is often ignored. What are the grades?  What makes this factor so important in selecting the right bolt? Read the following post to

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Understanding Thread Galling in Threaded Parts

Galling refers to the wear and tear occurring between two metal surfaces due to friction when they happen to be in sliding contact with each other. Thread galling is prevalent amongst threaded fasteners which are fabricated from stainless steel, steel, aluminium or brass. Therefore, correct steps must be taken from the start in order to lower the risk and occurrence of thread galling. What are the effects of thread galling? What must precautionary measures be employed in order to protect threaded parts such as fasteners, nuts, and screws from galling? Read the following post to get answers to these questions.

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What Are the Trends and Future Advancements in Fastener Technology?

Fasteners are the components used to connect or join two or more objects. They help make a permanent or temporary, yet strong connection between two objects.  As the years passed fasteners have been updated with the latest technological advancements. Fasteners used today are significantly different from those used several years back. The fastener technology has seen a lot of advancements and has many advantages. How have these advancements helped fastener manufacturers? This post will explain how the manufacturers have benefited by these fastener advancements. Trends in Fastener Technology There have been a lot of trends in the developing technology of

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What Should You Choose: Coarse Threads or Fine Threads?

Screw threads are uniform ridges on the internal or external surface of a cylindrical surface. These threads are helix shaped.  These threads decide how nuts, bolts, and screws maintain integrity when coupled together. Threads are made coarse or fine for various applications. The coarse threads are suited for most applications; however, fine threads are ideal for applications demanding specific strength. So what differentiates these two types of threads?  Read this post to understand the significant difference between coarse threads and fine threads. What Separates Coarse Threads and Fine Threads? As discussed above coarse threads and fine threads are ideal for

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5 Popular Fastener Coatings You Should Know About

When you are looking for some ideal fasteners for your project, you must consider all their characteristics, such as their material of construction, performance in various environments, and durability. However, the last two factors depend on the material and the type of coating used. The coating on the fasteners helps improve their performance and lifespan. There are different types of fastener coatings available in the market. This post discusses 5 important fastener coatings that you can consider while buying fasteners for your industrial, commercial, or personal uses. 5 Popular Types of Fastener Coatings for Your Consideration The following are the

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Tips on How to Avoid Mistakes While Using Fasteners

Fasteners are the mechanical objects that are used to fasten things ranging from toys to submarines. These fasteners are made from high grade materials such as stainless steel, alloy steel, steel, brass, aluminum and plastics. Surface finishing treatments can be done on fasteners to improve resistance to corrosion and/or appearance.  This post focusses on the common mistakes to avoid while using fasteners. Mistakes to be Avoided While Using Fasteners Here are some of the negatives to watch while using fasteners: Choosing the Incorrect Type or Grade: One of the critical prerequisite is choosing the correct grade and type of material

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About Norwood Screw Machine

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