Fastener Material 101: What’s Right for Your Project?

Posted by Global Certified Fasteners on  August 25, 2023
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Category: Fasteners
When choosing a fastener for your project or product, there are countless factors to consider. First, what type of fastener do you need? The possibilities are endless. Bolts and nuts join two or more parts by threading the bolt through the nut, whereas screws have helical threads and fasten materials by threading into a pre-drilled hole or creating their own threads. Rivets are permanent fasteners used to join materials, particularly in aircraft and structural applications,

Fasteners for Electronics: Considerations for Secure and Reliable Connections

Posted by Global Certified Fasteners on  July 12, 2023
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Whether it’s a handheld device or a complex industrial machine, the stability and longevity of electronics depend on the quality of their connections. One key factor in achieving secure connections is the proper selection and application of fasteners. Fasteners ensure that electronic devices function optimally, withstand environmental stresses and maintain long-term reliability. In this article, the experts at Global Certified Fasteners explore key considerations for selecting the best fasteners for your electronics.   5 Things

The Incredibly Important Role of Fasteners In Sports Equipment

Posted by Global Certified Fasteners on  June 18, 2023
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Category: Fasteners, Informational
Sports equipment is vital in enhancing performance and ensuring safety during physical activities. Athletes rely on their gear to provide comfort, protection and freedom of movement. Unfortunately, because of repeated trauma and wear and tear, many fasteners in sports equipment may become faulty or break over time. Faulty fasteners pose a serious risk for athletes.   When fasteners are worn out, damaged or not properly secured, they compromise the stability and functionality of the gear.

The Role of Fasteners in the Aerospace Industry: Special Requirements and Standards

Posted by Global Certified Fasteners on  May 4, 2023
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Category: Fasteners
When it comes to aircrafts and space vehicles, it is important that only the best possible materials are used in their creation. Because airplanes and space vehicles withstand a large amount of pressure and stress, it stands to reason that the materials they are made out of would need to do the same. From the sheet metal used to create aerospace structures to the fasteners used to hold it all together, it is important to

The Role of Coatings in Fasteners: How They Improve Durability and Performance

Posted by Global Certified Fasteners on  April 29, 2023
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Category: Fasteners
Fasteners are critical components of many industries, including automotive, aerospace, construction, and manufacturing. They hold components and structures together, and their failure can result in safety hazards, costly downtime, and repairs. To improve the durability and performance of fasteners, coatings are often applied to their surfaces. In this blog, we will explore the role of coatings in fasteners and how they can improve their durability and performance. What are Fastener Coatings? Fastener coatings are applied