Austin Hardware® Resource Center

The Austin Hardware® Fasteners Series Blogs: Pins & Their Uses.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Jun 30, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Industrial Pins are an essential type of fastener with many uses. They are designed to resist shear and torsional forces.  Engineering360 defines industrial pins as “… varieties of fastening hardware meant to couple, align, mount, assemble or penetrate two workpieces. The operation of the pin...
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Topics: Innovative Solutions, fasteners

Work Truck Safety Checklist: Austin Hardware®'s Top Rated Products for Your Business.

Posted by Austin Hardware on Jun 26, 2020 11:30:00 AM
When it comes to work truck safety, staying safe on the road is just as important as keeping your equipment safe, secure, and up to date. In addition to keeping your truck safe, it is essential always to follow DOT guidelines and ensure that your team knows local and state safety regulations....
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The Austin Hardware® Fastener Blog Series: Learn More About Using Nails

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Jun 23, 2020 11:30:00 AM
If you’re in the construction or woodworking business, you’re using nails every day. Homeowners often find themselves looking for just the right nail for their DIY projects. Even the core customers of Austin Hardware®, which are in the transportation and metal fabrication businesses, industries in...
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Topics: Vendor Managed Inventory, inventory management, fasteners

The Austin Hardware® Fasteners Series Blogs: All About Clinch Fasteners

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Jun 18, 2020 11:30:00 AM
Clinch or 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. Self-clinching fasteners are found in household appliances, electronics, medical equipment, telecom...
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Topics: Products (General), fasteners

The Top Three Ways to Use Handles For Your Next DIY Home Project.

Posted by Austin Hardware on Jun 16, 2020 11:30:00 AM
  When it comes to DIY (Do-It-Yourself) projects, you probably have a lot of questions about how to source the right products, and how you are going to execute your visions in real life. At Austin Hardware®, we are in the business of securing and providing solutions for our many different types of...
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Topics: Latches, Products (General)

Several of the Most Common Rear Trailer Door Hinge Problems Solved.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Jun 10, 2020 11:30:00 AM
Enclosed trailer and horse trailer manufacturers, which are fabricated from aluminum in particular, often have trouble with 3-piece rear door and ramp door hinge alignment.   It takes a precise measurement and careful hands to align most standard 3-piece rear and ramp door hinges correctly due to...
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Topics: Austin Engineered Solutions™, Hinges, Trailers

Find the Right Solutions for Your Work Truck with Austin Hardware®.

Posted by Austin Hardware on Jun 3, 2020 11:30:00 AM
When it comes to outfitting your work truck with the best on the market, let Austin Hardware® be your guide for all things work-truck related. We carry the top of the line merchandise from lighting, drawer systems, handles, hinges, locking mechanisms, and more. Even better, Austin Guaranteed...
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A Basic Introduction to Rivets: Common Uses and Industries.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on May 28, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Rivets Rivets have been around a REALLY long time. The first version of a rivet, which was made of wood, was used in Ancient Egypt around 3000 B.C, where they were used to manufacture different types of tools. In an Airstream Lifstyle blog post we learn that by the mid-19th century, advances in...
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Learn More About Threaded Fasteners.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on May 18, 2020 11:30:00 AM
Threaded Fasteners In the vast world of fasteners, threaded fasteners are the most common and easily recognized, even by the least mechanically inclined among us. At a basic level, they are screws, bolts, and nuts. Threaded rods and studs also fit the category; however, they are not as common in...
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Industry Lingo Basics for Your Business

Posted by Austin Hardware on May 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM
When it comes to doing business, there is a lot of lingo used for describing different aspects of the business. Having insight into the most common terms used in your industry helps you educate your team, business partners, and customers on various aspects of your industry. Here is a list of some...
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