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What You Should Know About Coarse vs. Fine Threads

Posted by xY7DQchXFP xY7DQchXFP on  May 13, 2020

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  When it comes to fasteners, threads are key. Threads determine how well fastener components (like nuts, bolts and screws) hold materials and machines together, and maintain their integrity over time. The two main types of threads are coarse and fine, and while both types have their advantages and appropriate uses, coarse threads typically win in our book. Read on to learn the basics of these two types of threads and when you might consider

A Guide to Popular Fastener Coatings

Posted by xY7DQchXFP xY7DQchXFP on  January 24, 2020

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Quality is key for any product selection. When it comes to fasteners, quality is defined by durability and resilience. Clients want fasteners that will last! Fasteners can have a variety of coatings, and the application (where and how the fastener will be used) usually dictates which coating makes sense.  Read on to learn about the most popular coatings and their best-use scenarios.  Why is it important to select the right coating?  Because fasteners connect or

Custom is Key at Global Certified Fasteners

Posted by xY7DQchXFP xY7DQchXFP on  December 18, 2019

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Category: Fasteners, Supplier
Specialty parts are a welcome challenge for us at Global Certified Fasteners. Our staff has 50 years of fastener experience you can trust. We can supply any standard or special fasteners, but we pride ourselves on manufacturing special, custom products to best serve our customers’ specific application needs. Our experienced staff can assist with all parts of the process, including design, engineering, purchasing and shipping. From blueprints to distribution GCF is committed to providing quality

Step Bolts and the 5G Connection

Posted by xY7DQchXFP xY7DQchXFP on  November 21, 2019

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What Step Bolts Have to do with 5G The world seems to be abuzz with talk of 5G technology, the next generation of mobile connectivity. A key step in bringing that technology to the masses is through an upgraded grid of 5G cell towers, which contain step bolts. These towers act as telecommunications sites with the potential to increase the speed of wireless signals by ten times the speed of 4G. This increased speed will

Maintaining the Power Grid

Posted by xY7DQchXFP xY7DQchXFP on  October 2, 2019

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Category: Fasteners
The power grid in the United States is complex, made up of generating stations, substations, transmission lines, as well as step-up and step-down transformers. Each of these is designed by the utility industry to fit within the larger power system, with the goal of moving power safely with as little loss over the greatest distance to the most people as possible. No easy task.  For example, consider just one part of the system: latticed transmission