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Socket Drive Screws at Fastener SuperStore

Fastener SuperStore carries a huge selection of socket drive screws in a variety of styles, sizes, materials & finishes. Socket Head Cap Screws : Great for applications which require a clean finished appearance, socket head cap screws are made so that the head can be recessed to become level with ...

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Self Drilling Screws With Neoprene Sealing Washers

Neoprene Washers are a Great Way to Create a Tight Seal When Used with Self-Drilling or Self-Piercing Screws. Fastener SuperStore carries Self-Drilling Screws with attached neoprene washers in steel with a zinc finish and in 18-8 stainless steel . Below the hex heads of these screws is a thin, conical ...

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Concrete Screws: A Great Alternative to Anchors

Fastener SuperStore carries Concrete Screws in Hex Washer Head and Countersunk/Flat Head options. For light and medium duty applications into masonry, bricks & concrete, Concrete Screws are a great alternative to anchors. Fastener SuperStore carries Concrete Screws with a hex head and a slotted drive, or with a flat head ...

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Black Oxide Parts at Fastener SuperStore

Black Oxide Fasteners are increasing in popularity due to the variety of benefits they can provide. Unlike most other fastener finishes, black oxide is the result of a chemical conversion, rather than the adding or removing of materials. As a result of immersion in a heated alkaline aqueous salt solution, ...

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Square Drive Screws at Fastener SuperStore

Sometimes called "Robertson Drive Screws", square drive screws are a popular alternative to Phillips or Torx drives. Peter Lymburner Robertson is credited with popularizing the square drive style screw in Canada in the early 1900s. The square drive had been invented years before, but hadn't caught on until Robertson, frustrated ...

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4 Types of Lock Washers at Fastener SuperStore

Looking for a way to increase the strength and hold of a connection between threaded fasteners? Lock Washers may be what you're looking for. Lock Washers can dramatically strengthen the connection between a screw or bolt to a nut. By providing a small amount of torsional resistance between the two ...

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Lag Screws / Lag Bolts at Fastener SuperStore

Some people call them Lag Screws. Some people call them Lag Bolts. We wanted to make sure you could find them, so we put them on both our Screw Category Page and on our Bolt Category Page. Lag Screws (we'll stick with that name for now) are multi-faceted and multi-functional. ...

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We've created a new way to search for Torx® Drive Screws at Fastener SuperStore.

Whether you call them Star Drive, Six-Lobe or Torx® Drive Screws, it's undeniable that these screws provide greater driving torque and stability than almost any other screw drive style. The internal shape and increased contact points allow for increased torque, both when installing and when removing. Their design also reduce ...

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Metric Thread Forming Screws for Plastics at Fastener SuperStore

Fastener SuperStore has recently added over 500 new metric thread forming screws specifically made for use in plastics. We are now carrying 30° thread metric thread forming screws for plastics. Our spec sheets for these parts indicate "the 30° thread angle reduces the outward expansion of the material being displaced. ...

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RoHS Compliance at Fastener SuperStore

What is RoHS? RoHS stands for "Restriction of Hazardous Substances" Directive and was adopted by the European Union in 2003. It restricts the use of several hazardous materials in electronic and electrical equipment. In its current amended version, RoHS 3, it includes ten total restricted substances. Who does RoHS affect? ...