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Gary Mavis

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Three Ways to Make Steel Bolts

Cold Forming Vs Hot Forging Vs Machined Steel Bolts and Screws Cold Forming, Hot...

Cold-Form Manufacturing
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Bolt & Screw Head Markings and What They Mean

If you’ve ever spent any time looking at the heads of different fasteners, you’ve...

Cold-Form Manufacturing
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Bolt & Screw Head Markings and What They Mean – Part 2

In Part 1 of our series on head markings, we talked about manufacturers’ head markings and...

Cold-Form Manufacturing
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Bolt & Screw Head Markings and What They Mean – Part 3

Metric Head Markings In Part 3 of our series on head markings, we’re going...

Cold-Form Manufacturing
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Proof Load, Yield Strength, and Tensile Strength of Fasteners

In the fastener world, you’ll often hear terms like proof load, yield strength, and...

Special Fasteners
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The Basics of External Threads – Threads Part 1

Threads are quite amazing when you stop to think about it. Yeah I know,...

Special Fasteners
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Metric Threads – Threads Part 3

In Part 1 of our Threads Series, we provided some terminology and explained some of...

Torque Tension Testing
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What is Torque-Tension Testing?

Torque-tension testing is an aid to fastener and process engineers in developing installation torque...

Certifications
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The Difference Between ISO and IATF Certifications

If you poke around a few industrial websites, you’ll begin to notice plenty of...

Special Fasteners
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Core Hardness and Surface Hardness in Fasteners

The hardness of steel is a measure of the steel’s ability to resist deformation,...