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The Austin Hardware® Fastener Blog Series: An Overview of Self-Clinching Nuts for Your Hardware Needs.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Sep 10, 2020 11:30:00 AM
In a previous post, we discussed in broad terms the basics of self-clinching fasteners. We noted that self-clinching fasteners are typically used for metal assemblies that may be too thin for tapping or in applications where it’s not feasible to employ stamped or extruded threads. They’re found in...
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Topics: fasteners

Why Choose Austin Hardware® for Your Trailer Hardware Solutions?

Posted by Austin Hardware on Aug 31, 2020 11:10:00 AM
Did you know that Austin Hardware supplies hard-working hardware to some of the biggest trailer manufacturers in the business? With over 10 U.S. locations and 60 years of experience, we work with some of the best in the industry. We also have the products and knowledge to outfit many different...
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Topics: Trailers

The Austin Hardware® Fastener Blog Series: Your Guide to Structural Fasteners.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Aug 19, 2020 11:30:00 AM
  The meaning of the term "structural fastener" is somewhat ambiguous. Here's what it used to mean: As recently as a January 2020 article by ITA Fasteners, structural fasteners are described as being, "… characterized by strong, heavy-duty materials that facilitate the construction of structures...
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How to Use Our Convenient Online Search Tools to Find Sealants & Adhesives.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Aug 17, 2020 10:30:00 AM
Sealants and Adhesives Online Tools Applications for sealants and adhesives vary greatly. Consequently, whether you’re an OEM, repair facility, or at home DIYer, there’s an almost limitless variety of products available. This large number of choices allows for there to be a product that perfectly...
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The Austin Hardware® Fastener Blog Series: Your Guide to Solid Rivets.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Aug 13, 2020 11:30:00 AM
A Wikipedia citing notes that, “Solid rivets are one of the oldest and most reliable types of fasteners, having been found in archaeological findings dating back to the Bronze Age.” According to ThomasNet, Solid rivets “With their full-bodied design, solid rivets represent the strongest of the...
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The Austin Hardware® Fastener Blog Series: Using Bolts for a Variety of Applications.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Aug 7, 2020 10:30:00 AM
Like most fasteners, bolts are available in a wide variety of styles and materials to meet the needs of a world of applications. In the industrial world, carbon and alloy steel bolts are used most often. Steel bolts can be divided into two major categories: High Strength Structural and Common....
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Topics: Innovative Solutions, fasteners

Austin Hardware®'s Complete Line of Solutions for the Marine Industry.

Posted by Austin Hardware on Aug 3, 2020 11:30:00 AM
Austin Hardware® understands the unique hardware needs of the marine industry. We carry top of the line stainless steel door and hatch hardware, deck hardware, vents, and a diverse line of other solutions. In addition, many parts are available with a corrosion-resistant electro-polished finish, a...
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Austin Hardware is Celebrating Our 60th Year in Business.

Posted by Austin Hardware on Jul 31, 2020 11:00:00 AM
This year, Austin Hardware® celebrates 60 years in business. What started as a small, family-owned business has bloomed into the success we see today with 10 U.S. locations and employees spread across the country. Our company's success is based on our roots to serve and provide quality parts and...
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The Austin Hardware® Fastener Blog Series: Learn More About Retaining Rings and Clips

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Jul 28, 2020 11:30:00 AM
Retaining rings can be an alternative to traditional threaded fasteners for holding components in a housing or on a shaft. They’re installed inside a housing or bore, or into a groove on a shaft to create a shoulder which retains an assembly.
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New Product: Polycarbonate Protective Panels From Austin Hardware®.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Jul 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM
  Companies are looking for ways to safely allow employees to return to the workplace as businesses open back up amid the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the primary modes of transmission of COVID-19 is via airborne droplets. A simple solution to mitigate the transmission of these droplets is to...
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Topics: Austin Engineered Solutions™, Polycarbonatepanels