Common Types of Corrosion  There are many types of corrosion that can degrade a metal. But first – what exactly is corrosion? Corrosion happens when a metal’s inherent properties start to degrade. It’s defined as the deterioration of a metal due to chemical reactions between it and the surrounding environment. The rate of deterioration is determined by the type of metal and the environmental conditions it’s in. All metals can corrode. However, some metals deteriorate
What is Stainless Steel?   Before getting into the advantages of using stainless steel fasteners, it’s important to define what this metal actually is in the first place. Stainless steel is a generic term referring to a variety of steel types. Similar to other kinds of steel, stainless steel is made during a two-step process that primarily includes iron and carbon. What makes it different is the addition of a (minimum of 10.5%) chromium compound
What We Can Offer You Global Certified Fasteners offers high quality automatic screw machine parts for both large and small original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Customers can choose from a full range of turned and milled products. We also supply special parts manufactured to print, in both long and short runs. Your peace of mind and convenience are high priorities to us. This is why we offer a complete inspection and full traceability with lot control

Choosing the Right Caster

Posted by Global Certified Fasteners on  February 28, 2019
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Category: Casters
What Are Casters? Several components make up your average caster. This includes the wheel, rig, bearing, mounting plate (to name a few). The components of a caster all come in different types and sizes. As a result, you can get pretty much any type of caster that you may need, with a huge amount of component customization options. Different types of component options work well together depending on what your specific needs are. Selecting a

Benefits of Solid Rivets

Posted by Global Certified Fasteners on  February 1, 2019
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Category: Rivets
Benefits of Solid Rivets Solid rivets are some of the oldest and most common type of fasteners out there. There’s even evidence that they were used as far back as the Bronze Age. The reason they’re so prevalent is due to the many advantages that comes with using them. So, what makes them so beneficial? We came up with a few of the advantages and explained them below. Ease of Use Solid rivets do not require