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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[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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4 Tips for Using Steel Structural Blind Bolts

With many heavy duty, industrial applications, regular fasteners usually don’t make sense. For jobs where one side of the workpiece is unreachable or where welding isn’t an option, steel structural blind bolts are the perfect permanent and secure solution.

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Vibration-Resistant Fasteners: Advantages of the Huck 360® Powerbolt

From snowmobiles to rail joints, excavators to farm equipment, vibration can lead to costly—and sometimes dangerous—fastener failures. The key to maintaining installation integrity? The Huck 360® powerbolt, which is the most impressive vibration-resistant fastener on the market today.

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Essential Definition: What is a Blind Bolt?

 


What Is a Blind Bolt?

A blind bolt is a structural fastener that delivers more strength and adaptability than a typical rivet or weld. They were developed to forge a strong connection where conventional rivets or hex bolts were hard to fit or just couldn’t do the job.


 

When you need a structural fastener that delivers more strength and adaptability than a typical rivet or weld, there is nothing like a blind bolt.

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5 Things You Need to Know When Using a Huck Bolt

Throughout the history of mechanical construction, there has always been a need for a completely permanent fastening system—one that essentially becomes a part of the piece on which it is used. Welding two objects together is one such fastening method, but it requires expert installers using high temperatures, gases, and heavy protective equipment, all of which make it difficult to accomplish, especially in hard-to-reach locations.

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