Introduction to Different Types of Screws Based on Thread Types

Stainless steel screws are one of the most important types of screws in use today. These screws are distinguished on the basis of their physical features – heads, drives and threads. In the previous blogs we have discussed the prominent head and drive types. This post introduces you to all major screw thread types that are in use today. Important Thread Varieties of Stainless Steel Screws You Need to Know About Screw threads are a combination of recesses and ridges on the screw body. These threads help fix a screw in place through a compatible thread inside a nut or

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Introduction to Different Types of Screws Based on Head Shapes

Screws are an important aspect of any construction or engineering project. There are several types of screws available for purchase in various material constructions and designs.  Steel machine screws are one of the most popular types of screws used around the world. These fasteners are distinguished by their physical features.  In the previous post we had discussed these stainless steel screws based on their drive shapes. Here we will see how to distinguish them based on the shape of their head. Types of Screws Distinguished by their Head Types The head of the screw houses the drive and serves as

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Introduction to Different Types of Screws Based on Drive Types

Stainless steel screws are powerful fasteners used in various industries to hold things together in a structure. Today you will find various types of screws in the market which are used for fastening projects. The screws are generally categorized as per their head shape, thread types, and driving methods. In this post we will discuss screws based on their drive types. Drive Types Following are a few popular types of screws distinguished on the basis of their drive types: Phillips: These screws are distinguished with their cruciform shape and are compatible with Phillips screwdrivers. The main advantage of Phillips screws

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Tips for Selecting Stainless Steel Fasteners for Your Applications

Stainless steel fasteners are used for structural and architectural projects as well as various other industrial applications. These fasteners are available in various types, providing different levels of corrosion resistance and strength. This is why you should keep certain things in mind while selecting these fasteners for your application. Here, we will discuss tips for selecting the right type of stainless steel fastener for your project. Important Factors to Consider While Selecting Stainless Steel Fasteners for Your Next Application The following are some important tips for stainless steel fastener selection for your next project: 1. Select the Right Grade: The specification

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Understanding the Different Types of Fastener Threads

Custom threaded fasteners are critical components in a variety of industrial and commercial equipment. They are known for a variety of benefits, which include their strength, ease of installation, cost-effectiveness and removability.  They are also available in different sizes for a myriad of applications. Despite all these benefits, purchasing different types of threaded fasteners is not an easy task. The simple reason for this is there are too many models of one fastener out there. You can eliminate many models by considering a few aspects like material, size, and thread type. While many customers are familiar with sizes and materials,

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5 Types of Fastener Materials

Fasteners have applications in all industries and they are produced from a variety of materials. Many of these materials are differentiated in grades to indicate special alloys. This post describes five types of fastener materials. Understand the 5 Popular Types of Fastener Materials Material is an important factor of consideration when you are selecting a fastener for industrial and specific applications. The fasteners derive their properties such as strength, corrosion resistance, brittleness, and galvanic corrosion from the material of construction. Here are the five popular types of materials used for fastener construction. Steel: This is the most popular fastener material.

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The Manufacturing Processes of Bolts, Screws, and Fasteners – Part II

In the previous post we had discussed the various materials that can be used in the manufacturing process of bolts, screws, and fasteners. We also explained the preferred manufacturing methods and processes.  In this post we shall take a look at some other options. The Optional Four Steps in Fastener Manufacturing These steps comprise complicated specialized processes to achieve specific results.  However, we will explain each option briefly: Heat Treatment: This process is performed to increase the overall durability of the screw or bolt. There are two operations within heat treatment: Hardening: Here, the fasteners are heated to a high

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The Manufacturing Processes of Bolts, Screws, and Studs – Part 1

Bolts, screws, and studs are important fasteners, which are used in a variety of industrial applications. The successful use of these fasteners depends a great deal on their manufacturing processes. In this post we shall discuss the various aspects in the manufacturing of these bolts, screws, and fasteners.  The Basic Fastener Manufacturing Process Most fasteners are manufactured using materials like stainless steel, carbon steel, brass, aluminum, and plastics. The manufacturing process for fasteners is unique depending on their individual function. The points below explain each step in detail: Choosing the Raw Material: The raw material is decided based on the

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Four Factors That Make Machine Screws Stand Apart from Other Screws

The screws used in an application have a great impact on its functioning and safety levels. The performance of the application is dependent on this decision. Hence, it is extremely important that the screws be chosen after careful research and assessment. A wide variety of screws are available in the market. Understanding how screws work will allow you to choose the right screws. In case you are unable to find the right screw, you can always contact a custom machine screw manufacturer, who will design and manufacture a custom machine screw based on your unique needs. This blog lists four

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Factors to Consider when Choosing a Quality Custom Fastener Manufacturer

Fasteners are small, yet critical products used in practically every industry. Custom fasteners are a good investment as they are manufactured using quality materials, there are no limitations in terms of design, and it reduces your overall budget. If you are a customer who wishes to invest in custom fasteners, the key is to find a reliable custom fasteners manufacturer. To find the right manufacturer for your needs, there are certain points you need to keep in mind. 6 Characteristics of a Good Fastener Manufacturer The following points need to be considered when choosing a custom fastener manufacturer. Years of

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Hy-Production Increased Profits by Outsourcing Contract Machining

Hy-Production Inc. Outsourced Screw Machined Part & Increased Profit Margin About Hy-Production Founded in 1966 with the focus on manufacturing hydraulic valves and providing sub-assembly services, Hy-Production Inc. now serves as a contract


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