Fastener Superstore Blog

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4 Styles of Drywall Screws at Fastener SuperStore

Fastener SuperStore carries four styles of Drywall Screws : Coarse Thread, Fine Thread, Self-Drilling and High Low Style. Coarse thread drywall screws are the perfect fasteners for hanging standard drywall to wooden wall studs. We carry these screws with bugle heads and trim heads; both designed to countersink into drywall ...

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3 Styles of Deck Screws at Fastener SuperStore

Fastener SuperStore carries 136 Unique Deck Screws in three categories: 18-8 stainless steel, dacrotized finish (ceramic coating) and stainless steel with a type 17 point. 18-8 stainless steel deck screws are very common because of their corrosion resistance properties. 18-8 is similar to 300 series stainless steel, and is a ...

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Countersunk Finishing & External Tooth Lock Washers

Fastener SuperStore carries two types of countersunk washers: Countersunk Finishing Washers and Countersunk External Tooth Lock Washers . Countersunk finishing washers are designed to accommodate the heads of countersunk style screws, such as standard flat head and oval head screws. They provide additional bearing surface on the material being fastened ...

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Inch -Millimeter Calculator

Many metric sized fasteners do not have equivalent imperial / standard sizes. Anything with machine screw threads (parts that must fit an equivalent nut or hole) can't be equated to standard US sized fasteners. Nuts can also not be crossed with standard sizes, as there is no equivalency in thread ...

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Now at FSS - Bonded Neoprene Sealing Washers

Fastener SuperStore now carries bonded neoprene sealing washers in steel with a galvanized finish, and in 18-8 stainless steel. These parts feature a conically shaped metal washer, with a neoprene (synthetic rubber) washer bonded to the bottom side. The neoprene side has a slightly smaller inner and outer diameter which ...

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Set Screws at Fastener SuperStore

In the Socket section of the Fastener SuperStore website, you can find five styles of standard Set Screws and two styles of metric Set Screws. Our Set Screws are internally hex driven using a hex key / allen wrench. Fully threaded, these parts are used to hold an outer component, ...

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Acorn Nuts, AKA Cap Nuts

Fastener SuperStore carries a wide array of Acorn, or Cap, Nuts. This style of nut can be used to create a decorative look, or for safety reasons by covering the exposed tip of a screw coming through a hole. Standard Low Crown Acorn Nuts are the most common style. We ...

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Concrete Screws at Fastener SuperStore

Double lead threads and a diamond-shaped nail point allow Concrete Screws to self start in materials such as concrete, stone and brick. C ase hardened steel, along with high-low threads featuring notches cut into the high threads, help these screws cut deep into these hard materials. At Fastener SuperStore, we ...

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Lock Washer Selection at Fastener SuperStore

At Fastener SuperStore, we carry four styles of lock washers. Here's a quick look at each of these options. External Tooth Lock Washers feature twisted prongs, or teeth, on the outside of the washer. Since the external teeth provide a larger radius than other types of lock washers, these are ...

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All About Retaining Rings

At Fastener SuperStore, we carry nearly 200 Retaining Ring size, style and material options: E Style Retaining Rings Rounded on the outside, with a wide opening, E-Style Retaining Rings are installed vertically onto machined grooves on shafts. The three internal areas of the ring maintain contact with the shaft, holding ...