All About Using Helical Inserts

Stripped threads can be a nightmare, especially when dealing with soft materials such as aluminum, magnesium, or plastic. When you have a stripped fitting where a bolt just won’t hold or needs reinforcement, you need to find a way to make a fastener connection that is strong and worry-free. That’s when you need a helical insert. 

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When You Need It to Last, Use Structural Steel Blind Bolts

With all the fasteners currently available on the market, choosing the right one for the task at hand can be a challenge. There are times when you need a heavy-duty, industrial-strength fastener where welding won’t work and regular fasteners just aren’t up to the job. That’s when it makes sense to use structural steel blind bolts for a lasting and secure solution.

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3 Industries and the Blind Fasteners They Use

Blind rivets have come a long way in the last 100 years. What makes blind rivets so useful in a wide range of industries is the fact that you can drive them in from only one side, and once sealed, they have excellent load-carrying capacity and are less prone to failure caused by vibration or corrosion.

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A Look into Bay Supply's Hottest-Selling Products

The construction industry continues to grow, and that means an increasing demand for industrial fasteners and lockbolts. By the end of the third quarter in 2018, construction spending was up 5.5 percent over the previous year, and 2019 promises even more growth.

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The Blind Bolt Fasteners You Need for Different Applications

Blind bolt fasteners are among the strongest and most versatile fasteners in use today. For construction, manufacturing, transportation, and other industries, blind bolts have proven themselves to be permanent and secure, and they are ideal for applications where a weld, rivet, or some other kind of joint just won’t do.

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3 Things to Consider When Purchasing Rivet Nuts or Rivet Nut Tools

A rivet nut is a unique type of rivet, sometimes known as a blind rivet nut, a threaded insert, a rivnut, or a nutsert. It is tubular, internally threaded, and counterbored so it can be driven just like a blind rivet from one side. However, there are various types of rivet nuts from multiple manufacturers, so it’s important to understand some of the nuances. 

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8 Ways You Can Keep Your Workforce Healthy and Injury-Free in 2019

On-the-job safety is everyone’s concern, but when maintaining a safe workplace or job site, it’s up to management to implement policies and procedures to keep everyone safe. Much of on-the-job safety stems from common sense, but without guidelines or protocols, common sense is not enough. Everyone needs to adhere to an established set of safety rules to promote an injury-free job site.

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What Does Bay Supply Have in Store for 2019?

The fastener industry saw a lot of changes and advances in 2018, but they only laid the foundation for more growth in the year to come. 2019 looks to be a promising year for Bay Supply. We’re excited about the new products and new services we are preparing for 2019 and want to give you a preview of what you can expect from Bay Supply this year.

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Why Are Cordless Rivet Guns Gaining So Much Popularity?

No matter the job, you want to have the right tools, especially when you are driving rivets. Having the right type of rivet gun makes that much easier to produce a solid result. While the basic design of the rivet gun remains unchanged, there have been a number of advances over the years, including the adoption of cordless rivet guns, especially for driving blind rivets.

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4 Considerations When Buying Multi-Grip Rivets Online

Precision is essential for many manufacturing and construction applications. Sometimes the required precision can vary across applications, and even among different areas of the same application.

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