Plate Washers for Use with Fasteners - Many Sizes, Materials, Coatings (Hardware)
- Washer sizes are according to the nominal size of the externally threaded fastener they will be used with.
- Washers may also be used for other applications that include wear pads or as spacers.
- Washers may be made from carbon steel or spring steel, or stainless steel. They may also be made of rubber or plastic or other materials depending on the final end use of the washer.
- When ordering, care must be taken to specify the basic inside diameter, the outside diameter, and the thickness of the washer, together with material and any coating as may be needed.
- Coating may include galvanizing or zinc plating though other coatings can be determined as per customer requirements.
- Washer sizes can be quoted in both imperial and metric sizes in a grade suitable for individual applications.
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Anchor bolts or foundation bolts are as the name suggests, anchors that are typically used to attach objects or structures to concrete.They are normally supplied in two sizes and two types which are: ½ x 6 ½ x 8In right angle bend or pig tail type anchors.Other sizes that include ¾ or 1" diameters are available on request. In all cases, imperial sizes may be substituted for equivalent metric sizes as may be needed.
Barbed wire, or barb wire as it is sometimes called comes in a variety of different sizes and coil lengths, depending on the application.Typically, barbed wire is defined by several criteria, which include the number of strands of wire, the number of points, distance between points and the weight of the reel or coil.Standard barbed wire then would be 12-1/2 gauge, 4 point, 80 rod with 4" spacing, 85 lbs packed on skids of 27 coils. Reels may be supplied with a wire core for ease of handling, though as a precaution, heavy gloves should be worn when handling barbed wire to prevent personal injury.Other configurations such as two point or smaller reels are available. In addition, 15-1/2 gauge high tensile wire is also available.Barbed wire most often is supplied as hot dipped galvanized. The wire is given a molten zinc bath, which serves as a rust preventative. Barbed wire may also be supplies with a PVC coating if desired, though this is not as common as the HDG type.
For both chain link and wood fence applications, there is a fitting available for every application.Heavy-duty castings that include such items as gate latch or latch catch made hot dipped galvanized for outdoor protection or stamped stainless items such as caps are available.Post caps, end caps, straps, latches, hooks, hinge bolts, tension bars, flanges, sleeves brackets and decorative hardware are a few of the wide range of products available.
This diverse range of product has a multitude of uses, limited only by the imagination. Mesh sizes come as small as 0.5mm (0.0197") to as big as 76mm (3").Applications for everything from a filter to a fence, to make animal cages or baskets to concrete reinforcing make wire mesh one of the most versatile of products.Depending on it's intended use, hardware cloth and mesh can be welded or woven and can be made in rolls up to six feet - 183 millimeters wide in rolls up to 200 feet in length.Wire mesh can be hot dipped galvanized, electro galvanized or PVC coated, but can also be made from stainless steel where no coating would be required.
This product is a consolidation of two distinct products, which are described as hexagon head cap screws and finished hexagon bolts. Each category is recognized by national and world standards. Bolts may be ordered according to ASTM, IFI, DIN or others as may be pertinent to customer requirements. Unification of type may indicate products to North American specifications where as British or Japanese standards may alter description or specifications. The top of the head should be full formed and chamfered or rounded with the diameter of the chamfer circle being equal to the maximum witch across flats, within a tolerance of minus 15%. Wrenching height is a distance measured from the bearing surface up to the side of the head at the corners. The width across corners shall be within specific limits for the full wrenching height. Thickness of the washer face should not be less than 0.015 inches nor greater than 0.025 for screw sizes of ¾ inch and smaller and not less than 0.015 or greater than 0.035 for sizes larger than ¾". The body diameter on full-length threaded screws under the head shall not be less than the specified pith diameter of the thread. The point should be chamfered or rounded at the manufacturers option at a distance of 0.016" below the minor diameter of the thread. Chemical and mechanical properties of steel screws normally conform to grades 2, 5 or 8 of SAE J429, ASTM A 449 or ASTM A 354 where specified. Screws may be made from brass, bronze, any of several corrosion resistant steels such as stainless steel, Aluminum alloy or other materials. Various coatings may be applied that include, but may not be limited to zinc, phosphate, dry oxide, ruspert or they may even be hot dipped galvanized, depending on their final end use.
Like other fasteners, nails come in every imaginable shape and size. Most often, nails are used in applications where joining something to wood. However, special use nails that include concrete nails are also available. From the smallest finishing nail to the biggest spikes, nails have not changed in their popularity since the first one was made as far back as 3400 BC. In modern times, nails have evolved to have a wider range of uses that include roofing, drywall, concrete, panel, brads, spirals, common, and box nails. Typically nails are sharp at one end and pointed at the other though headless nails are also available. Most often nails are machine made using wire, but may also be forged or cut for special applications. Body shape will be important, and may include a twisted shank, smooth shank, barbed shank or fluted shank depending on what the nail is intended to fasten. Most often nails are made of carbon steel, but aluminum and stainless are other materials commonly used for making nails.
Nuts are internally threaded fasteners for use with externally threaded bolts or screws as a means of tightening one part to the other.Nuts can be supplied in a wide range of types and sizes, which may be referred to as nominal size. The nominal size is the designation used for the purpose of general identification.Nuts will be measured for the thickness, which is the overall distance from the top of the nut to the bearing surface, measured parallel to the axis of the nut.In order for a nut to fit properly on an externally threaded fastener such as a bolt, the thread of the nut must match exactly that of the thread on the bolt. If not, the nut will not be able to be turned on or tightened. Nuts may have a fine thread or a coarse thread as designated by the customer requirements.Nuts may be supplied in nominal sizes ranging from ¼" to 4" or in the metric equivalent sizes that are outlined in Din specifications.As is the case with any other fastener, nuts may be made using various materials, though carbon steel is common. Depending on application, nuts may also be supplied in stainless steel or brass as well.Nuts may be zinc plated or hot dipped galvanized, though care needs to be taken to ensure that the coating does not change the nominal size of the nut and thus affect its ability to be threaded onto a bolt or other externally threaded fastener.Nuts may be supplied separately or together with their matching externally threaded fasteners.
Poultry netting, chicken wire or hexagonal wire mesh as it is called cover a category of product that is as diverse in it's possible applications as in the wide range of sizes it can be made in. It can be supplied in widths from as small as 12' (30.48CM) to as wide as 2 meters or 6.5 feet. Most often lengths of a roll range between short rolls of 10 feet (304CM) to as long as 200 feet (61 meters).Chicken wire can be supplied as galvanized before woven or galvanized after, or it can also be supplied PVC coated if preferred.For use as a temporary fence or more permanently on a farm for a chicken pen as the name suggests, poultry netting is a flexible easy to work with solution.
Screws, nuts and bolts come in every imaginable shape and size. For all the advances in our technology, fasteners are arguably among the most widely used items in the world. Virtually everything is joined, fastened, held together or fixed with the use of a fastener. For many applications, the quality of the fastener used will determine the quality of the end product.Made from steel, stainless steel or brass, fasteners can be supplied with a wide range of coatings that include ruspert, zinc, or plastic or other coatings, depending on the final application.Screws have different drives that include square socket, Phillips, slotted or quad, but may also include socket drives with or without one of the other drives making them more versatile.
Stainless steel tire wire is used in applications where there is a need to have wire that is used outdoors or in environments where rusting would be an issue.Stainless wire can be supplied in a variety of grades that include but are not limited to T302, T304 or T316.This wire can be supplied in coils or straight lengths, with coil sizes ranging from 25 lbs (11 kilos) to 1,000 lbs (454 kilos) depending on the end use.
Wire in coils; merchant's quality wire, tie wire, rebar wire, and galvanized wire make up a group of product with a multitude of uses.Wire can be supplied in coils as small as two lbs such as mechanics wire to jumbo coils weighing in at over a ton depending on its intended use.Ranging in diameter from 8 gauge to 22 gauge, wire is as diverse as the wide range of available sizes.This category of wire is mild steel and can be supplied as black annealed, bright or galvanized, and can be packaged according to customer requirements in cartons for smaller coils or banded for larger ones.