Zinc Phosphate Coating for Fasteners

Elgin Fastener Group has numerous capabilities to offer its customer base. From hot and cold forging fasteners to wire form to closed die cold forming, we have the answers to improve your overall business performance. One of these Elgin capabilities is metal finishing. Poor planning or missed deliveries from plating suppliers is not acceptable. Elgin …

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Screw Threads and Automotive Uses

The family is starting to grow a little too big for the basic four-door automobile. Two car seats, a couple of bags with all the essential items and a walker are just a few of the items lugged back and forth on trips to relative’s house or a cross-country trip. Room is needed and what …

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Bolt Head Types and Practical Uses

Fastener options are almost limitless. The various shapes and sizes and the practical uses for each different type can be confusing. To get more specific, the differences between a screw and bolt are almost zero. Although not always true, it’s generally accepted a bolt passes through a substrate and takes a nut on the other …

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Fasteners in the Agricultural Industry

On rolling farmlands across the country, farmers are putting in long hours and hard work to cultivate produce and raise livestock. A lot of this work is back-breaking and requires great effort and skill. Luckily for these farmers, heavy machinery and other mechanical tools help ease the process. They depend on this equipment to increase …

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12 Point Bolt vs. Hex Head Cap Screw

The tiny differences between what bolt or screw works in certain specialty fastener applications usually comes down to preference. Practicality and efficiency are two of the many factors that go into this type of decision. At Elgin Fastener Group, we see these types of situations on a daily basis. Take for example the hexagon head …

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Specialty Fasteners: The Right Fastener Right Now

Nuts, bolts and screws are all around us in just about everything we do. For the average Joe, it would be as simple as going down to the local hardware store or national chain outlet and purchasing what they need. For industries with specific needs in specific areas, the ordering is more unique. A certain …

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