Knowledge Base

  1. Steel Fasteners
    1. Screws and Bolts Mechanical Properties
    2. Screws and Bolts Material Properties
    3. Nuts Material Properties
    4. Nuts Mechanical Properties
    5. Pre load and Tightening Torques Coarse Metric Threads
    6. Pre load and Tightening Torques Fine Metric Threads
    7. Coefficients of Friction Guidelines
    8. Minimum Ultimate Tensile Loads
    9. Surface Pressure Data
  2. Stainless Steel Fasteners
    1. Mechanical Properties
    2. Material Properties
    3. Pre load and Tightening Torques Coarse Metric Threads
    4. Coefficients of Friction Guidelines
    5. Bumax Stainless Steel Fasteners
  3. Plastic Hardware
    1. Material Specifications
    2. Torsional Performance
  4. Non Ferrous Fasteners
    1. Torque and Tensile data
  5. Surface Finishes
    1. Hydrogen Embrittlement
    2. Surface Finish Overview
    3. Electroplated Zinc
    4. Zinc Flake
    5. Zinc Nickel
  6. Self Clinch Fasteners
    1. Nut Installation and Tooling
    2. Stud Installation and Tooling
    3. Flush Nut Installation and Tooling
    4. Broaching Nut Installation
    5. Broaching Stand off Installation and Tooling
    6. Blind Stand off Installation and Tooling
    7. Through Stand off Installation and Tooling
    8. Floating Fastener Installation and Tooling
    9. Clip on Stand off Installation and Tooling
    10. Low Profile Panel Fastener Installation and Tooling
    11. Panel Fastener Installation and Tooling
    12. Recess Panel Fastener Installation and Tooling
    13. Self clinch Pin Installation and Tooling
  7. Rivet Bushes
    1. Round Serrated Face Rivet Bush Installation and Tooling
    2. Round Serrated Spigot Rivet Bush Installation and Tooling
    3. Hexagon Rivet Bush Installation and Tooling
    4. Tank Rivet Bush Installation and Tooling
    5. Round Serrated Face Mini Rivet Bush Installation and Tooling
    6. Round Serrated Face Rivet Bush Stand off Installation and Tooling
    7. Round Serrated Face Mini Rivet Bush Stand off Installation and Tooling
    8. Swage Nut Rivet Bush Installation and Tooling
    9. Rivet Bush Tooling for Haeger Presses
  8. Fasteners for Plastic
    1. Screws for Plastic Design Guide Considerations
    2. Plas Tech 30 Installation Guide and Hole Sizes
    3. Plas Fix 45 Installation Guide and Hole Sizes
    4. Plas Fix 60 Installation Guide and Hole Sizes
    5. Screws for Plastic to JIS Hole Sizes
  9. Self Tapping Screws
    1. Thread Geometry
    2. Hole Sizes
    3. Torque data
  10. Threadforming Screws for Metal
    1. DIN7500 Tap Fix Hole Sizes Sheet
    2. DIN7500 Tap Fix Hole Sizes Extruded Holes
    3. DIN7500 Tap Fix Torsional Performance
    4. DIN7500 Tap Fix Bumax Stainless Steel Screws
    5. B Thread to JIS Hole Sizes
  11. Socket Screws
    1. Tightening Torques
  12. Joint Design
    1. Improving Endurance Strength
    2. Design Guidelines for Cylindrical Joints
    3. Design Guidelines for Beam Joints
    4. Estimating Bolt Diameters
  13. Thread Geometry
    1. Metric Coarse Standard
    2. Metric Fine
    3. Unified Coarse UNC
    4. Unified Fine UNF
    5. Unified Extra Fine UNEF
    6. British Standard Whitworth BSW
    7. British Standard Fine BSF
    8. British Association BA
    9. Thread Conversion Table
  14. Tables Standards Terminology
    1. Engineering and Fastener Terminology
    2. Tapping Sizes and Clearance Holes
    3. Guide Lines for Tightening Factors and Tolerances
    4. Useful Conversion Factors
    5. Wire Number Gauge Conversion Tables
    6. Hardness Comparison Tables
    7. Decimal Equivalents
    8. Fastener Standards
    9. Flat Washer Standards