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Threaded Fasteners: A Quick Guide

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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.
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The Leyton Fasteners Road to Zero

When buying the business some 9 years ago, the two Directors of Leyton Fasteners started to plan the modernisation 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 […]
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Marine Fasteners & Fixings

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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 […]
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British Standard Fine (BSF)

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British standard fine (BSF) is a screw thread form as a “fine” alternative to BSW or British standard whitworth. BSF and BSW were common prior to the introduction of “unified” and later metric threads. Whitworth and BSF became obsolete in 1948 following agreement between the UK, USA and Canada to standardise to the American UNC […]
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Meet The Sales Team

The people you are most likely to talk to, if you call us are: Nigel, Jack and Ben. Nigel (above left) is one of the owners and has been with Leyton for twenty years, having managed the business before buying it in 2012. His knowledge of the industry, huge product knowledge and technical ability is […]
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Marine Fasteners & Fixings

Leyton Fasteners Ltd is a Fastener specialist, based in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, primarily supplying fasteners and fixings to business; we also deal directly with individuals and contractors. Leyton ships to locations across the UK, using either our own transport or carriers. We offer marine related items in A2 and A4 stainless steel grades. We have […]
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Imperial and metric fasteners

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I guess we all know that metric and imperial are the two main measures for fastener sizes both here in the UK and worldwide. While the US market uses imperial measurements, metric fasteners are more common in the Europe. Metric has been in general use in the UK since the mid 1960’s. but there are […]
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