Fastener Testing and Certification: Proven Benefits You Can’t Miss

Fasteners are essential in countless industries and applications, from aerospace and automotive to construction and manufacturing. Although they are typically small parts, fasteners make your projects, products and business possible. Ensuring fasteners are reliable and safe is crucial. Strong, well-tested fasteners can prevent catastrophic failures and ensure safety and performance. This demand for reliability is where fastener testing and certification processes come into play. 9 Reasons to Get Fastener Testing and Certification Fastener testing is […]

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What You Should Know About Coarse vs. Fine Threads

  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

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

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 […]

Continued Growth Expected for Global Fastener Market

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 […]