The European Commission has imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of steel fasteners from China, it announced in the Official Journal of the European Union on the 17th of February. This is on the basis that steel fasteners imported from china are being sold at artificially low prices.
In short, a threaded fastener uses a screw head thread to advance within a nut or pre-tapped hole to enable the connection of two (or more) parts. The fact that these fasteners are threaded means that they can be disassembled and used again if necessary. For this reason, they are considered non-permanent fasteners.
As you might well have noticed, Leyton Fasteners have recently made a foray into the marine fasteners and fixings market. After many years of supplying the industrial sector and other specialist niches, it might come as somewhat as a surprise.
Here at Leyton Fasteners, we specialise in the sale of high-quality marine fasteners & fixings. We supply a huge range of marine grade stainless steel (A4) fasteners that are perfect for general use in marine structural applications. As keen boaters ourselves, we understand how important it is to have fixings that are highly resistant to […]
Leyton Fasteners recently announced an expansion of the number of nuts, bolts, washers, and machine screws (to name but a few) we are offering to those in the maritime sector.
When purchasing bolts, you need to make sure that you choose the right grade. Otherwise, you could see your fasteners fail to maintain a solid and durable fix.
When it comes to choosing fasteners, assessing the application of your bolts, nuts, and screws is crucial. What you are going to be using your fasteners for will determine what you need, and yet so many people still manage to incorrectly correlate their products. Whether it’s choosing the wrong through bolt or the incorrect nut […]
Fasteners are a critical part of any fastening system. The issue that they come in many different shapes and sizes, so it can be hard to know what fastener you need for your specific application.
Fasters are a crucial part of all installation, engineering, and maintenance tasks in the workplace and personal DIY projects. During the 2020 pandemic, the home improvement market has grown significantly as more people have spent time at home. With more homeowners getting inspired to start DIY projects, interest levels in fasteners have dramatically increased.
So sang Nat King Cole and a host of others in that famous song. However, if you’re a small business, manufacturer, constructor or anyone who needs fasteners at the moment, there may well be trouble ahead! We are seeing a number of issues playing out at the moment, most of them COVID and Brexit related.