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Evapo-rust stocked by Leyton Fasteners

Here at Leyton Fasteners, we are forever looking for the best products in the industry and we have recently stumbled across a fantastic rust removing product. Evapo-Rust by CRC is a powerful, non-toxic rust remover is designed for fast and effective restoration. The unique formula removes rust without the need for scrubbing or sanding. Simply […]
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Leyton’s Road To Green – Our Credentials

When buying the business some years ago, the two Directors of Leyton Fasteners started to plan the modernization of the business.  For years the systems had been paper driven, the building rather old and requiring upgrading, with investment needed in most areas.  Clearly, in a small business, investment must be planned carefully, with due regard […]
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CONSTRUCTION CHEMICAL ANCHORS AND RESIN

Choosing the correct chemical anchors and resin for your construction job……… There are many applications which require chemical anchors and resin. Leyton Fasteners is a main distributor for JCP Fixings offering a comprehensive range of products to meet these needs with a resin portfolio which includes vinylester, pure epoxy, epoxy acrylate and polyester variants. The […]
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Our Premium Drill Bits, Cutting, and Tapping Products

In the world of precision engineering, having the right tools can transform your projects from ordinary to extraordinary. At Leyton Fasteners, we offer a comprehensive range of industrial quality drill bits, cutting tools, and tapping products designed to meet the needs of professional tradesmen. In this blog post, we’ll delve into our extensive collection, featuring Metric and […]
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CB10 Black coated Stainless-Steel Fasteners

Over the last few months, we have had several orders for our new range of black coated, stainless-steel fasteners.  Originally produced for the automotive market, particularly custom and speciality vehicles, the fasteners are now becoming more popular in a wider range of applications.  These fasteners, whilst expensive to manufacture and supply, provide a high-quality finish, wherever durability […]
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Galvanised fasteners – technical and benefits

Bolts, nuts and washers are available with a galvanised finish to protect against corrosion.  Galvanised fasteners are characterised by the presence of a protective shell applied by a process of hot-dipping, this finishing process adds a layer over the surface. When fasteners are galvanised, they are submerged inside a container filled with molten zinc. After […]
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Make sure to replace old fasteners

One of the things that often concern us here at Leyton Fasteners, are when we hear of folk refurbishing machines yet still re-using the old nuts, bolts and washers. When fasteners have been used for many years holding parts together, they can suffer from neglect, corrosion and stress, all of which can lead to failure.  So, […]
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BOLT AND SCREW HEAD MARKINGS

hexagon hex bolts
In the fastener industry, there are organizations that specify the strength and marking requirements for both metric and imperial size bolts and screws sold around the world. Here we explain what the markings are and what they mean for the most commonly used. The term Grade is the word we use to identify the material, […]
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