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Tim Pinchback

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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...

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,...

Cold-Form Manufacturing
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What is Hardenability? Different Steel Grades and Hardenability

Hardenability of steel is the ability of the steel to achieve a hardness value...

Special Fasteners
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The Difference Between a Bolt and a Screw

As with so many things, the answer to “What’s the difference between a bolt...

Special Fasteners
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Surface Finishes for Steel Fasteners

Surface finishes are often applied to plain steel fasteners to improve corrosion resistance. There...

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2A threads vs. 3A threads

The Difference Between 2A and 3A Threads – Threads Part 2

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