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Category: Fasteners

What is a CLIC Worm-Gear Hose Clamp?

Worm-gear hose clamps are used to attach flexible hoses in a variety of industrial applications. Caillau manufactures CLIC worm-gear hose clamps that have a patented spring mechanism in the clamp, and have colored-coded bands or stripes which indicate the diameter of...

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What are DFARS sourced materials?

Some industrial fasteners are used in applications that require strict material standards. One of our partners - Parker Fasteners - manufactures socket head cap screws with DFARS sourced materials. What are DFARS sourced materials? DFARS stands for Defense Federal...

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Duplex Screw Reviews

Duplex Screw reviews give us an idea of just how versatile the reusable screw is and how happy our customers are with its performance.  Do you Duplex? This is a common question we like to ask our customers, as we love hearing how this mighty fastener helps them save...

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Push-On Cap Fasteners

There are two types of cap style Push-On fasteners that are used in industrial applications - one-piece metal top hats and two-piece plastic caps. Both styles are used to hide unattractive stud ends, and provide an aesthetically pleasing end cap. Push-On cap fasteners...

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Types of U-Nut Fasteners

U-Nuts are self-retaining fasteners that stay in a screw-receiving position to provide a rapid and simple attachment of mating panel assemblies. Today in FastenerLab we are looking at the most commonly used types of U-Nut fasteners: single impression U-shaped Speed...

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Projection Weld Pins: On Top or Under the Head

There are many benefits associated with the use of projection weld pins for secure welding projects. Projection welding pins have three projections or "little bumps" or metal spots either on top of the head of the pin, or on the underside of the pin’s head. The...

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Reusable Duplex Screws

FastenerLab hits the road and visits Portland, Maine, to watch the reusable Duplex Screw in action as a team of technicians from Central Maine Pyrotechnics use Duplex Screws to assemble fireworks display forms. FastenerLab host Mallory Nichols, VP of Business...

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Palnuts or Pal Nuts? Stamped or Push-On?

Whether you call them Palnuts or Pal Nuts, these fasteners are highly engineered, lightweight one-piece fasteners made of a single-piece of spring steel. They provide a strong fastening solution that is easy to install and replaces costly thread nuts, lock washers,...

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What’s Next? Advance Components at 50.

Advance was recently the cover story in The Distributor's Link magazine. We are thrilled to be featured in the top magazine in our industry, and happy to share the contents with you in this post. What's next? Advance Component at 50 just keeps getting better!! Read on...

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