The Application of Metal Washers

Posted by Global Certified Fasteners on  November 30, 2018
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Category: Washers, Fasteners
Washers and Their Uses Washers are used to streamline a manufacturing process and keep it operating effortlessly. They allow machinery to operate at its peak performance and keep things running smoothly. Washers typically have two main purposes. The first is to distribute the pressure of the nut evenly over a surface so that it isn’t damaged. Secondly, it ensures that the nut us pressed against a smooth surface, thus reducing the chance that it will
Popular Types of Rivets Rivets are one of the most common types of fasteners and are incredibly important in manufacturing industries. There are many types of rivets, and each has its own set of benefits and are generally selected for particular purposes. The following are just a few of the many types of rivets that we offer at Global Certified Fasteners. Blind Blind rivets are extremely popular for their quick and easy use in projects.

Manufacturing Specialty Screws

Posted by Global Certified Fasteners on  August 29, 2018
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How It’s Made – Per Part Screws   Manufacturing specialty screws is a complex process that had multiple different variables that must be taken into account. Screws are typically made from low to medium carbon steel wire, but other metals that are durable and less expensive (such as stainless steel, brass, nickel alloys, or aluminum alloy) can be substituted. It is crucial that quality metal is used to avoid cracking of the screw. Machining is

Tariff Updates on Imports from China

Posted by Global Certified Fasteners on  August 10, 2018
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Category: Informational
On June 20, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative announced that an additional 25% tax will be imposed on certain products imported from China. There are two lists that have been released naming the commodities that will be affected. (See links below) If you are subject to these tariffs, you’ll want to review your bond size. https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/enforcement/301Investigations/List%201.pdf https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/enforcement/301Investigations/List%202.pdf The bond amount is 10% of the total duties, taxes, and fees an importer brings into the United
The global automotive fastener market is projected to grow from an estimated USD 21.45 billion to USD 25.30 billion by 2025. Growing vehicle production, shifting focus toward lightweight vehicles, and the increasing use of electronics in vehicles, are all helping to drive the demand for fasteners. The Semi-permanent automotive fastener is the upcoming trend in the automotive industry. It is estimated to be the fastest growing segment of the automotive fastener market. Semi-permanent fasteners can