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Your trusted partner in the fastener industry for over 33 years.

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Your trusted partner in the fastener industry for over 33 years.

Discover how we have assisted our clients to successfully overcome manufacturing challenges and/or launch multiple new products into the South African market.

Joining small and larger pieces of wood together

Joining small and larger pieces of wood together

There are various options when joining small and larger pieces of wood together. Determining which fastener to use, will depend on two factors: •Where it will be used once joined. •The thickness of the wood that you are joining. Below, are a list of viable options...

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How to countersink a screw

How to countersink a screw

Give your next DIY building projects a professional look and countersink your screws. In brief, this trouble-free technique will result in your flat head screw lying even with your surface.  Drilling the pilot hole to countersink a screw It is important to drill a...

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6 drilling mistakes to avoid

6 drilling mistakes to avoid

6 DRILLING MISTAKES TO AVOID  Drills are a beneficial and conducive tool for hundreds of different home projects. And the key prior to drilling, is to have the proper planning, techniques, and the right tools in place. If you are an expert in the industry, please...

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Can I use drywall screws on wood?

Can I use drywall screws on wood?

Often, craftsmen and DIY enthusiasts will use drywall screws instead of wood screws on their projects. Consequently, we have addressed this question, "Can I use drywall screws on wood?" Below, we have outlined a list of advantages, and disadvantages of using drywall...

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What type of metal is stainless steel?

What type of metal is stainless steel?

Tip number 12 for superior performing fasteners This week we focus on, “What type of metal is stainless steel?” Reference – interesting article – superior performing fasteners tips and tricks. As a fastener business we often get some hard questions about fasteners....

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When using nail in-anchors

When using nail in-anchors

Tip number 11 for superior performing fasteners With reference to tips 1 & 3 this week we focus on, “when using nail in-anchors”. Reference – interesting article – superior performing fasteners tips and tricks. As a fastener business we often get some hard...

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Use a 304 grade bolt with a 316 grade nut

Use a 304 grade bolt with a 316 grade nut

Tip number 10 for superior performing fasteners With reference to tips 1 & 3 this week we focus on, “use a 304 grade bolt with a 316 grade nut” Reference – interesting article – superior performing fasteners tips and tricks. As a fastener business we often get...

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