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3 of the Best Hardware Assortments

Sometimes our garages or work spaces get cluttered with many different pieces of hardware. I can be difficult to locate exactly what you need if you don’t have a perfect photographic memory. Hardware assortment kits are great for keeping small pieces organized. They can be reused and refilled with many different small pieces. Below is […]

Bolt Identification Guide

How to identify a Bolt So many bolts, so little time. Here's a guide to help you figure out what the specs of almost any bolt, and tell if it's either metric or standard. It can get really confusing sometimes when it comes to fasteners since there are just so many. But this handy guide [...]

Self Drilling Screws vs. Self Tapping Screws

What's the difference between a self-drilling screw and a self-tapping screw? This topic has confused myself in the past as well as our customers. We are going to make it clear here the difference between these two fasteners, and what applications they are best used for. First I will show you a comparison image, and [...]

Stainless Steel Fasteners 101

Stainless steel is a corrosion resistant metal that comes in a variety of grades and surface finishes, it differs from standard carbon steel by the quantity of chromium that’s present in it. Whereas unprotected carbon steel rusts easily when exposed to moisture and air, stainless steel fasteners are different as they contain enough chromium elements […]

Brass Fasteners Canada

  Brass screws, nuts, and bolts are made up of an alloy metal with a combination of zinc and copper. They exists in different varieties with a wide range of forms and sizes depending on usages. The screws are very beneficial in different ways depending on the engineering drawings in the workshop of the user. […]

Socket Head Cap Screws

Socket head cap screws are actually on of my favorite fasteners. They can be found on a lot of “do it yourself” type projects. Because they are typically fastened with an allen key, they can be very precise. They are very easy to work and can be loosely fastened by hand. Metric and standard sizes […]

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