Bay Supply Blog - Rivets, Fasteners, and Tools (10)

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Essential Definition: What Is a RIVNUT®?

Here at Bay Supply, we provide a wide range of blind bolts to customers when they need a lasting, vibration-resistant joint. But what if you have an application where you need to screw in a bolt instead, either because of the nature of the joint or to make it easier to remove the bolt at a later time? For applications where you need a solid, threaded hole that can accept a fastener such as a bolt, you will need a rivet nut or RIVNUT®.

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Video: Unboxing the POP Avdel PB2500 - Battery Tool for Blind Rivets

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Video: Unboxing the Huck Makita BV4500 18V Lockbolt Tool

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Video: Unboxing of POP Avdel PB3400 Cordless Blind Riveting Tool

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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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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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