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, […]
Many folks simply aren’t aware of the size of the industry standing behind Classic, Vintage and Veteran cars and motorcycles, pundits reckon that turnover of companies supplying this area runs into billions of pounds per year. As interest in these vehicles has increased so has a cottage industry of small businesses repairing, servicing and restoring vehicles, […]
The other day I was passing a building site to drop off some supplies and noticed a stationary engine driving a pump, which was emptying a huge volume of water from some tanks that were being demolished. The thud thud of the engine drew me across to look at it, a single cylinder, only to find […]
Fasteners play a critical role in maintaining the structural integrity of buildings and machinery. From holding together car chassis to securing structural steel in the frames of buildings, fasteners play a crucial role in maintaining safety and functionality.
Whilst the subject of Stud bolts can hardly be described as exciting, we often hear stories of how our fasteners are used, from holding down a distillation column to attaching vital armour plates to a classic tank! ASTM A193 B7 studs are made of chromium-molybdenum steel and are well known for their capabilities to weather […]
Quality fasteners play a crucial role in countless industries and applications, yet their significance is often underestimated. Using high quality fasteners is crucial for ensuring safety, durability and the overall success of any project, whether it be in construction or manufacturing. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of quality fasteners and how […]
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We are pleased to announce that we have added BZP Flange Bolts to our range, including plain and serrated options available as both fully and partially threaded. They are available in a range of sizes from M5 - M16.
When it comes to securing structures, whether in construction, engineering, or DIY projects, the importance of reliable fasteners cannot be overstated. One such solution that offers exceptional strength and stability is through bolts. This blog post will delve into the world of through bolts, exploring their various uses and highlighting the numerous benefits they bring to the table.
Hexagon bolts, commonly referred to as hex bolts or hex head bolts, are frequently used fasteners for a wide range of applications. Their distinctive hexagonal heads make them easily recognisable and extremely useful for numerous tasks. In this blog post, we will explore the many uses and advantages of hexagon bolts, shedding light on why they are preferred by professionals and DIY enthusiasts alike.