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Thread Types and Sizes

Threaded fasteners are used in numerous industrial and commercial applications around the world. Although they are tiny and their value often goes unnoticed, they form a vital component in an array of different products. They are used as fasteners for a multitude of reasons, such as their strength, removability, ease of installation and cost effectiveness.

However, obtaining threaded fasteners for a particular application can become difficult if one does not possess adequate knowledge regarding the various thread types and sizes. The need for certain tools and information are vital to identify which thread type and size is best suited for a given application. Before selecting a particular fastener, it is important to understand some basic terminologies of a standard threaded fastener.

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Threaded Fasteners - Screws

Threaded Fasteners

The 21st century marks the advent of advancement in information technology as well as improvements in physical science, robotics and communication mechanisms all over the world. From the fastest ever automobile to have been created to the smartest phone, we have witnessed it all.

Much can be written about the methods via which these machines have been intricately packaged. Hundreds, if not thousands of small parts are assembled to give us our favourite machines. These include power-producing machines, industrial machines, electrical appliances, household appliances, vehicles; basically every vital big and small machinery we see around us that help us carry out our day to day activities with ease and comfort.

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