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E Bolts Online Store Can Source Out Rare Nuts and Bolts that You Need

December 7, 2017

Your next project should not be beholden to the whims of your local hardware store. When it comes time to get to work, whether you are working in construction on a building or in automotive on a rare piece of machinery, it can be hard to find all of the nuts and bolts that you might need.

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What are Coach Bolts and Nuts?

December 1, 2017

Just as a quick check, are we to assume every fastener has some kind of geometry on its head? You know, either a slot or a star shape? Strangely enough, no, that's not always the case. Coach bolts don't adhere to this rule, yet they still mate their threaded rods to an accompanying nut. How is that possible? Won't the bolt turn if it's not properly anchored?

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Nuts and Bolts Online: Benefits of Buying from a Well-Stocked Online Supplier

November 14, 2017

Whether you need to buy a few special sized nuts and bolts, or you want to buy standard sized nuts and bolts in bulk, Ebolts online store is here to serve you, as no order is too small or too large for us. Ebolts is a well-stocked online supplier that specialises in metric bolts, nuts, fasteners, screws, rivets, washers, brackets, driver bits, construction fasteners, and much, much more.

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What are the Differences between Bolts and Screws?

November 1, 2017

Home improvements are a popular way to increase the property value and functionality of a home, but when planning a DIY home improvement project, choosing the right fastener for the job at hand can be tough. This is true, especially if one doesn’t know the characteristics and differences between bolts and screws.

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EBolts Online Store: Shop Online for All Types of Hex Nuts

October 16, 2017

The next time you are down in the garage go ahead and dig through your toolbox. Do you have the bolts and nuts that you need to get your next job done? So often we end up with a toolbox that is half filled with what we need and thus put into a tight spot when it is time to get to work. Rather than getting into these situations online let's look at how you can stay ahead of the curve, stay well stocked, and save money along the way.

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Screws & Screw Drivers: The Importance of Having the Right Tool for the Job

October 9, 2017

Ask 100 people on the street to name the first tool they can think of and at least half will say 'screwdriver'. The reason is simple: the screwdriver is one of the most fundamental tools to any project and your screws are just as required. Still, most of these people probably ALSO couldn't name three different kinds of screwdrivers.

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Keep Your Fasteners and Screws Rust Free

September 29, 2017

When an integral screw or fastener begins to rust you are essentially setting a countdown as to when it will fail. Screws and fasteners by definition are important and have to stay tight and solid in order to do their job. A screw that rusts so badly that it breaks will become a nuisance and potentially a safety hazard.

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How Do Washers Keep Nuts and Bolts Tight?

September 11, 2017

How Do Washers Keep Nuts and Bolts Tight? Well, the gross addition of any additional surface area does aid the tightening process. The added surface allows more torque to be applied, then the washer compresses slightly while it disperses the mechanical energy, but there are limits to this effect. Still, this seems like a good place to start, so let's open with a look at the effects of potential energy.

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Uses and Applications for Purlin Brackets

August 24, 2017

Viewed by the uninitiated, Purlin Brackets are general purpose angle linkages. They're located in the construction connector aisle in local hardware shops, so what's the big deal? Well, not to put too fine a point on it, these structural linkages are responsible for joining longitudinal beam sections, even when those beams meet at an unusual angle. Let's break down some important applications where these linkages perform at their best.

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Common Uses of Square Flat Washers

August 9, 2017

Washers are the fastening industries' load distributors. When they're manufactured as conservatively shaped discs, they protect the area around an inserted bolt by augmenting the diameter of that fastener head. Square flat washers serve the same purpose, but they also take that principle in a different direction. They're shims and turn-resistant anchoring products.

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Fastener Hardness versus Strength: Is there a Difference?

July 25, 2017

It's back to basics today as the fastener hardness versus strength question occupies our full attention. Material hardness, its resistance to physical deformation, also includes thread rigidity and an overall ability to withstand the kind of indentations that would weaken the head or rod of the fastener.

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Most Common Bolts to Keep in Your Toolbox

July 14, 2017

Keep your toolbox portable by filling its drawers with commonly used bolts. You get the idea, right? Just like the screwdrivers and wrenches you use throughout the day, there are essential fastener types that you can't be without. Know indispensable bolt types and sizes so that you can stock them in your toolbox and not be running to the hardware store every time a certain fastener is required but not found.

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Common Uses of Metric Fastener Bolts

June 27, 2017

The metric fastening system has been adopted by countless manufacturing industries over the last few decades. Apart from a few notable holdouts, the imperial dimensioning standard is simply no longer the global norm. Instead, metric bolts, nuts, and screws dominate. For example, metric fastener bolts are spreading to furnish many diverse applications.

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The Three Most Important Things You Need to Know Before Ordering Bolts and Screws Online

June 14, 2017

Often times, planning a project is overwhelming since you require numerous materials including screws and bolts. Shopping at a website makes acquiring these necessities convenient since you can do so with your computer, tablet or smartphone from your office or home.

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Most Common Uses and Functions of Socket Head Cap Screws

May 24, 2017

Socket head cap screws look like any other threaded fastener when they're facing away from you. It's only when they're flipped that you realise you're holding something quite different. That screw cap isn't marked by a standard slot or a self-centering cross. No, this fastener type employs a socket in place of a familiar drive interfacing ridge.

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Using Two Nuts to Avoid Self-Loosening on Bolts: Is it Effective?

May 9, 2017

Double-nutted bolts use a "jamming" nut to solve fastener self-loosening problems. Take a look at one of these double clamped bolts. This is an anchoring practice that screws the thinner jam nut first, then the primary, load bearing nut is applied. It's a well-recognized application of a fundamental engineering principle, this two nut approach, but is it effective? Is this a reliable nut locking solution?

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What are Galvanised Flat Washers?

April 24, 2017

Galvanised flat washers use a protective zinc coating to create a corrosion-resistant barrier around a level ring of toughened metal. In other words, the washer will support a screw or bolt head on its flattened band of rustproof metal thanks to the galvanisation process and an already stout material base.

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Make Your Tasks Easier with Wholesale and Retail Nuts and Bolts, Fasteners, and Screws Online Seller

April 13, 2017

Today, there is no need to drive all over town in search of the fasteners and related items that you require for your projects. Instead, you can make life easier with this by turning to a wholesale and retail nuts and bolts, fasteners, and screws online seller.

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Mud Guard Washers: How do They Work?

March 27, 2017

Mud guard washers (mudguard washers) are made from mild steel. The zinc-coated discs are wide and relatively thick. The reason for this robust build is found in their application. Used in the mudguards for trucks and other vehicle types, the heavy-duty bolt and screw accessories are designed to spread large loads. Here's a look at how these load distributors work.

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Sleeve Anchor Bolts and Their Common Uses

March 8, 2017

Inserted into a predrilled surface, the jacket of a sleeve anchor bolt expands as it is tightened. In order to properly employ one of these self-locking fasteners, it needs that predrilled hole, an opening that's slightly wider than the diameter of the sleeve.

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Five Tips to Make Online Ordering of Nuts, Bolts, Screws and Fasteners Easier

February 21, 2017

Before you order fasteners and related products online, you may need to understand the best way to proceed to ensure it is as non-confusing as possible. Without this knowledge, you may purchase from the wrong site, overlook items that you need or experience other unpleasant results.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Manufacturers Rely on EBolts for All Nuts, Bolts, Screws and Fastener Needs

February 8, 2017

Over the years, we have serviced a number of different industries with our products. Today, EBolts is proud to boast that manufacturers of various products even turn to us for their nuts, screws, bolts and other fastener needs on a regular basis.

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Common Remedies on How to Prevent Nuts and Bolts from Vibrating Loose

January 24, 2017

The basic purpose of nuts and bolts is to secure two material firmly together, and nearly everything made by man, using machinery or hand tools, uses nuts and bolts. For example, the automotive and construction industries would fall apart without nuts and bolts, home appliances, bicycles, power tools, and every DIY home improvement projects all rely on the use of nuts and bolts to keep ‘things’ together.

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Benefits of Ordering Online for Screws, Nuts, and Bolts for Your Home DIY Projects

January 18, 2017

If you’re an avid home do-it-yourselfer, then you know what it is like to encountered problems such as lacking the correct materials to finish the job. An example is not having the correct nuts, bolts, or screws that are needed for your project at hand. The fact that nuts, bolts and screws are used in nearly all DIY home improvement projects, finding the exact ones that you need can be elusive.

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