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Benefits of Industrial Welding Rods

There are various types of welding rods or electrodes that differ based upon the materials used. Each type has its own benefits and is suitable for specific type of surfaces. Light Coated Welding Rods Light coated welding electrodes have their surface washed, dipped, brushed, sprayed, tumbled or wiped. Such processes improve the characteristics of the [...]

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Types of grease nipple fittings

Basic design: Grease nipple fittings are components that are installed permanently to any machinery by means of a threaded connection. This assembly is used as a feeder through which the lubricants are fed using a grease gun. The grease gun is attached to the nipple connector present on the grease fitting. Basically, the grease fitting [...]

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A Guide to Picking the Correct Fasteners

Fasteners are tools that are used for creating or joining two or more objects together. Fasteners are essentially non-permanent joints. In other words, they can be removed or the joints can be undone at any time without causing any damage or loss to the components that are being joined. Based on the application, there are [...]

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How to buy rivets online

Rivets are mechanical fasteners that are used in a number of applications. A rivet is made of a cylindrical shaft that ends with a head on one end. Rivets are used in applications in place of bolts or along with bolt. It is used in places where it is not possible to turn the nut. [...]

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Explain Stainless Steel Bolt Grades

Bolt: A bolt is a threaded fastener used along with a nut and a washer. The nut, washer and bolt assembly is used to fasten an object on to a surface to avoid from sliding off its position. Types: There are various types of bolts, Carriage bolts Stove bolts Machine bolts Masonry bolts Anchor bolts [...]

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Standard specifications of stainless steel bolt grades

Bolts are a type of fasteners that are generally used to assemble two unthreaded components, usually with the help of a nut or washer. Bolts are used to make a secured joint by pinning the two components using a clamping force. In case of a bolt, the dowel or the rod part can be threaded [...]

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Uses of Circlips

Circlips – Defined Also known as Seeger clip, C-Clip, Jesus clip or Snap ring, Circlip is the portmanteau of circle and clip. Circlip is a kind of retaining ring or fastener which is characterized by a semi-flexible metal ring with open ends in order to get snapped into position, a machine groove on a dowel [...]

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What is the connecting rod?

Connecting rod – defined The term “connecting rod” refers to an engine part which is used for transferring the motion of the piston to the crankshaft. It is an integral part of a combustible engine. It is essential to ensure that an internal combustible engine works properly. The main function of a connecting rod is [...]

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Cotter pin installation tips

Cotter pin also called as split pin is a simple bent metal device used to join objects together. It is used to secure other fasteners from falling off. It has two tines that are bent during fastening. It is used as a positive locking safety device to secure fasteners used for various purposes. Types: Spring [...]

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How to measure cotter pin

Split pin, otherwise known as cotter pin in the United States is a wedge or pin that passes through a hole in order to hold the parts tightly together. Some of the applications of cotter pin include, fixing ac rank to its crankshaft as in the case of piston rod, bicycle, or in a steam [...]

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