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Category: Fasteners

5 Types of Push-On Fasteners

No matter what you call them - Push-Ons, Push-Nuts or Palnuts, these fasteners provide a fast and effective attachment on integral studs, rivets, tubing, nails and other unthreaded parts. Made of quality carbon spring steel, ARaymond Tinnerman Palnut Push-On fasteners...

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Digital Certifications for Fasteners

Some customers request a certification or “cert” when ordering fasteners and installation tools. There are many different types of “certs” that recognize a level of achievement related to a company, products or processes in a company. Many products come with a...

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Checklist for Application of Blind Threaded Inserts

Proper application of blind threaded inserts is important for the strength of the connection. This checklist will ensure that you have considered all of the factors before proceeding with the application. From the materials used to how the fastener should sit, this...

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Best Hose Clamps for Boats

Hose clamps for marine use should be made from high-grade stainless steel to resist corrosion so they won’t rust and fail. The best hose clamps for boats should be manufactured from 316 stainless steel, as well as the screw and gear housing. It’s always important to...

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How Do Cage Nuts Work?

A Cage Nut is what it sounds like - a nut in a cage. It’s a multi-threaded steel nut that “floats” in a spring steel cage to offset normal holes misalignment. The “mechanical” hands on the Cage Nut hold the bolt in the receiving position so that the fastener cannot...

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Fasteners for Appliances/White Goods

Fasteners for White Goods (large appliances) are often never seen but are vital in holding power and performance. “White Goods” are typically dishwashers, stoves, washing machines and dryers, and other appliances that used to be manufactured in the color white, when...

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Fastener Industry Events in 2022

We are gearing-up for an exciting new year of Fastener Industry Events in 2022! The Advance Team is so excited to meet with our suppliers and customers face-to-face at events held by regional associations and national event exhibitions. It's a great way to introduce...

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Duplex Screws Vs. Duplex Nails

To Drill or to Hammer? That is the Question   Duplex Screws and Duplex Nails are flanged-head or double-headed fasteners that are often used to build temporary structures such as braces, scaffolding and concrete formwork. They are designed to be easily removed,...

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Worm Drive Hose Clamps – German Vs. Swedish

These are not your typical hose clamps. Worm drive hose clamps are highly engineered for heavy duty applications. They are called worm drive clamps in reference to the helical-threaded screw or worm gear that is housed inside the clamp. When the installer turns the...

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