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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How the Metal Price Hikes are Affecting These 6 Industries

Metal price hikes, primarily caused by tariffs imposed by the Trump administration, have resulted in major headaches for American companies. How prices will be affected in the future remains uncertain.

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2018 Mashup—Insights from Our Top Six Most Read Blog Posts

Over the past year, our team at Bay Supply has been working diligently to be your go-to source to learn all about the top engineered fastening and riveting system brands. At Bay Supply, we aim to provide not only the most comprehensive inventory at the lowest prices; we strive to provide a wealth of informative resources to the engineering and manufacturing community, too.

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Will Your Rivet Tool Withstand Your Workload? Matching the Right Tool to the Job

Whether you oversee an assembly line, manage a repair shop, or are a do-it-yourself enthusiast, you always want to use the right tool for any task at hand. Failing to follow this basic principle can dent productivity and negatively affect the quality of whatever you are constructing or repairing. That’s disappointing for a DIY fan or hobbyist and it’s costly for a business.

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6 Things to Look for in a Pneumatic POP Rivet Tool

Of all the noises you can hear in an assembly environment, one of the most appealing sounds is a POP rivet being set by a pneumatic tool. The quick sound of compressed air sealing the rivet simply sounds like progress!

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The Hands-Down Hottest Fastener Kits for Work or Home

The idea of rivets and heavy-duty metal fasteners often conjures up images of serious industrial uses: airplanes, skyscrapers, bridges, and assembly lines. However, rivets also offer functionality and durability for a wide variety of home improvement projects and goals.

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[Infographic] A Professional's Guide to Huck Bolts

HuckBolts® offer an outstanding alternative to traditional nut-and-bolt hardware; delivering functionality when welds simply won’t work. Featuring an exclusive locking groove design that ensures a tight fit, HuckBolts® provide superior fastening performance regardless of which lock bolt type you require. Easier to install and more durable than welding, adhesives, or conventional threaded fastening systems, HuckBolts® have been the professionals’ choice for decades.

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2 Types of Plastic Pop Rivets, Their History, and Uses

 

“Plastics.”

This is perhaps the second-most famous quote from The Graduate, right after “Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me!” This advice on what Dustin Hoffman’s character should focus on his future was played for a few laughs, but was also sage: Five decades later, plastics are everywhere, including industrial applications.

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