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    Mike is the COO of Bay Fastening Systems.

    Video: Unboxing of POP Avdel PB3400 Cordless Blind Riveting Tool

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    6 Recommendations for Vibration Resistant Fasteners

    Traditional fasteners loosen under vibration. No matter how hard you tighten them, nuts and bolts will loosen with time if they are subjected to regular shaking. In order to solve the problem, engineers developed new types of vibration-resistant fasteners, so today you have a variety of fastener types from which to choose.

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    Huck Bolt and Its Three Different Types

    Vibration-resistant bolts are commonly used when manufacturing of heavy equipment, truck repair, and for other applications in which old-fashioned nuts and bolts won’t stand up to the task. One of the most popular and reliable fastener brands is the Huck bolt from Arconic Fastening Systems.

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    High Quality Tools from STANLEY Engineered Fastening

    Bay Supply has been providing professionals with fasteners and fastener tools for more than half a century. During that time, we have been a proud distributor of STANLEY Engineered Fastening, which makes some of the best high-performance fastener tools in the business.

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    How to Install a Speed Fastener System

    When you have a large assembly job that requires lots of blind rivets, there is nothing like a speed fastening system to shorten time to completion. As a fastener distributor, we work with all types of fasteners and fastener systems, and we have seen how speed fasteners save our customers time and money. And just as it is important to match the right fastener to the job, you also have to match the right speed installation setup to the task.

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    Essential Definition: What Is a Speed Fastening System?

    In every industry, time is money. The more time it takes to complete any task, the more time it takes to complete the job and the more that job costs. In manufacturing, construction, repair work, and related fields, efficiency matters; the less time it takes to get the job done, the more you can produce and the more you can lower your costs. That’s why fastener distributors are seeing more demand for Speed Fastening systems.

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    What Do Some of the Top Specialty Fastener Distributors Have in Common?

    If you can’t get the parts you need when you need them, then your business will grind to a halt. This is especially true with specialized rivets, inserts, or lockbolt systems (and their respective installation tools). Whether you are in manufacturing, construction, transportation, aerospace, or any other industry that uses specialty fasteners, if you don’t have the right parts in stock, then work stops. That’s why you need a reliable distributor that is sure to have access to the high-quality parts and tools you need and can deliver them fast to keep your business running. 

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    Look to Goebel for High Quality Blind Rivets, Rivet Nuts and Installation Tools

    Goebel Fasteners Inc. is one of the leading makers of threaded inserts and tools. Bay Supply has been an authorized distributor of Goebel threaded inserts and tools for more than a year, and we wanted to share some of the specifics about Goebel threaded inserts and tools so you can see why they are becoming popular.

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    Two Series of Pneumatic Lobster Tools You Should Know About

    Just as there are many choices when it comes to blind fasteners and rivets, there also are a variety of blind rivet tools to install them. Tools come in different configurations, and each type of tool has its unique advantages and applications. Pneumatic riveters are particularly useful for production lines and construction projects, and Lobtex Co., Ltd. of Japan is one of the newest companies to enter the riveter market with its pneumatic Lobster tool. We cover more about Lobster tools and how they fit into the bigger picture of riveting tools.

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    Newly Released Blind Rivet Tools You Should Know About When Deciding To Purchase

    It’s important to choose the right blind bolt, rivet, or fastener for any job. It is equally important to choose the right tool to install those fasteners. Once you select the tool that is best suited to install the fastener, you can be sure that the rivet is properly installed and the joint will last.

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