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Fastener Facts, Stories and Common Challenges.

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A summary of CDE Fasteners Tips and Tricks for selecting a fastener. This list will be added to as time progresses.

June 13, 2023

Learn the differences between metric and inch thread pitches. The uses and advantages of Machine Screw Threads VS Spaced Threads. The thread of a fastener is defined as the helical spline or splines which spiral down the shank of the fastener.

April 19, 2023

What screw head is the right one for the job? A simple guide of frequently used fastener heads to help you decide which screw head type is right for your next project.

February 22, 2023

The "Drive" of a fastener is the area of the screw or bolt in which a tool is used to turn the fastener, such as a screwdriver, bit, socket, or wrench.

January 24, 2023

Basic vocabulary fundamentals and naming conventions when describing a screw or bolt.

March 18, 2021

Stop the spread. CDE Fasteners distributes bulk hand sanitizer with same day shipping M-F.

June 24, 2020

A brief history of fasteners up to modern times.

May 12, 2020

How to measure the length of a screw or bolt. The type of head on the screw or bolt determines how to measure the length.

May 7, 2020

Fastener plating information. Facts on different types of fastener finishes.

May 7, 2020