3 Ways to Perfectly Drive a Screw

The average selling cost of screw, nut, and bolt manufacturing in the United States added up to $30 billion in 2017. For many, drilling a screw into a piece of wood, a wall, or another location may seem like a simple task. However, even though the concept is pretty simple, it’s something that can easily […]

Fasten Your Threads: Here’s a History of Screw Technology

The growth of every different industry leads to new developments in technology and application. The phone went from being a humble machine using landlines with switchboards all the way to a personal computer capable of taking calls, text, and accessing the internet. You might think that there is no way screws could have had such […]

A Multi-Industry Guide To Custom Shoulder Bolts

The specific functions of your company’s products require a highly specified manufacturing solution. By ordering custom manufactured micro screws and fasteners, you are making your product as individual as possible. The U.S. screw, nut, and bolt industry employs 131,949 people, and all of these individuals have a role in crafting unique parts for your business. […]

What to Consider when Choosing a Set Screw for a Project

Around the time of 200 B.C., the concept of the screw was born. The standard screw is a common household item used for building furniture, applying hinges onto door frames, and putting wheels on bicycles, among other things. Many people are familiar with screws that are used to hold items in place, but what about […]

How Screws Are Made: Custom Screws and Traditional

We’ve talked a lot about the various types of custom screw options that we have available, from our micro screws to our custom shoulder bolts. But one topic that has never been discussed is how we create these tools, or how screws are created in general. Creating a custom screw the size of a micro […]

What Are Shoulder Bolts And Why You Need Them?

With a growing diversity in industrial requirements, you need to have a variety of hardware to do a job. There are tons of different types of custom screws and fasteners on the market, and all you really need to do is go online to find the right one for you. Some of these fasteners have […]

Tiny Screws: The Mini Force You Didn’t Know You Were Using

Our world relies on technology to do everything from getting us to work to communicating with each other over long distances. And while a large amount of these things are accomplished with big, powerful machinery, the more personal items often come in a small package. And that’s where tiny screws and custom fasteners enter our […]

Android Now Has 85% Market Share in the Smartphone Market

Apple may still be one of the world’s most profitable and largest companies, but in the fight for the smartphone market share, Android still reigns as king. The latest reports from the International Data Corporation, or IDC, shows that Android held 85% of the smartphone market in Q1 of 2017. Despite the popularity of the […]

A Guide To Thread Forming Screws For Plastic

Given plastic’s unique properties, the screws used in plastic manufacturing must have unique properties as well. Threading plastic is not the same as threading plastic or wood, so special screws are needed to fully pierce the material’s surface. Whether looking for regular or micro screws, use this guide to select the right screw for your […]