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    What Are Closed End Rivets?

     

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    What You Need to Know About Cutting Tools

     

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    Types of Rivet Nut Inserts

    There are different fasteners for different applications. If you want a permanent bond, rivets or blind bolts may be your best option. A rivet nut may be a better choice if you want a strong join that can be set with a screw so it can be serviced or replaced.

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    Understanding Blind Rivet Designs and Sizes

     

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    What Kinds of Lockbolt Tools Are Available in 2023?

     

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    Keys to Evaluating Threaded Inserts for Plastic

    Plastics have been part of our lives since the 1950s and have become integral in manufacturing and industrial applications. However, bonding plastics with different plastics or other materials is one particularly challenging aspect of working with plastics. One of the most common and durable techniques for bonding plastic components is with threaded inserts for plastics.

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    What Kind of Manual Riveter Do I Need? The Right Tool For the Job

    When shopping for rivet tools, you want to consider the tool's weight, pull force, power source, and other specifications. For example, battery-powered rivet tools might be better suited for construction jobs or applications in which you need more portability, whereas pneumatic tools are better in a factory setting or heavy-duty assembly. There also are times when you want a manual rivet tool, particularly for simple jobs that don’t need a high-impact installation. It’s also useful to have a manual rivet tool on hand for simple repairs or smaller jobs. So the question is: Which tool do you choose?

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    Bay Supply Launches New B2B Vertical Marketplace for Fastening Industry

    Bay Supply has launched its innovative new Baysupply.com B2B eCommerce platform as the first B2B vertical marketplace to serve the fastening industry.

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    Why Manufacturers Should Care About B2B Vertical Marketplaces

    E-commerce is no longer a new concept. Consumers have been buying goods online for years, and since the pandemic, online sales have been rising faster than in-store sales. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, total retail sales saw a 6.9 percent increase in Q4 2020, and e-commerce sales rose 32.1 percent in the same period. Today, e-commerce sales make up about 14 percent of overall retail sales. 

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    Here’s How a Threaded Insert Tool Works

    You know the old saying that if you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail? 

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