Austin Hardware® Resource Center

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
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Topics: Latches, Products (General)

New Solutions For Critical Industries: The B Lift From Austin Hardware®

Posted by Austin Hardware on Apr 28, 2020 11:33:00 AM
  Austin Hardware® is a leading supplier for critical industries including life-saving devices for ambulances, ems, and other emergency vehicles. We are proud to offer the B Lift hydraulic bariatric power lift as part of our complete line of solutions for life-saving industries. We truly believe...
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Topics: Products (General), ambulances, b-lift

Cables vs. Rods, Which is the Right Choice for Your Application?

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Apr 24, 2020 12:51:09 PM
The two primary linkage options available for your multi-point latches are Rods and Cables. Each offers a different set of advantages and disadvantages.  If you're debating which is right for your application, here's a breakdown of our findings.  Rods are more common in multi-point latch...
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Topics: Austin Engineered Solutions™, Products (General), Innovative Solutions

How to Choose the Right Handles for Your Truck Body.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Apr 7, 2020 11:30:00 AM
There are many different types of truck bodies. To name a few, there are:   Utility/Service Truck Bodies and Vans  Panel Top/Canopy Body  Crane Body – designed to support cranes for heavy lifting on a job site  Custom Body  Dump Body  Platform Body  Stake Body 
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Topics: Latches, Products (General)

An Overview of Austin Hardware's Complete Line of Drawer Release Systems.  

Posted by Austin Hardware on Apr 6, 2020 12:06:38 PM
When it comes to Drawer Release Systems, there are a variety of ways you can incorporate them into your work truck, utility vehicle, or emergency vehicle. Drawer release systems are a great way to organize tools, emergency equipment, safety supplies, and more while keeping your tools and more...
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Topics: Latches, Products (General), Innovative Solutions

How to Know Which Type of Handle is Right for Your Recreational Vehicle.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Mar 23, 2020 11:30:00 AM
Whether it’s a Class A motor home, an ice-fishing trailer, or a pop-up camper, the RV you’re driving sports a variety of different types of handles, both inside and outside the vehicle.
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Topics: Products (General)

A Case for Using Adhesives and Mechanical Fasteners Simultaneously.

Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Feb 4, 2020 9:42:00 AM
There’s a tug-of-war taking place on production lines and assembly floors across numerous industries, but especially sectors under the transportation umbrella. It relates to the use of traditional mechanical fasteners versus modern adhesives.  Both have well-earned positions in the marketplace, as...
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Topics: Products (General)

New Product | Heavy Duty Actuator With Modern Design

Posted by Austin Hardware on May 6, 2019 9:33:00 AM
"Southco has recently expanded on its successful line of mechanical actuators with a new version that combines reliable actuation with modern design. Constructed of high-strength, corrosion-resistant materials, the AC-11 Actuator features an ergonomic pull handle that is ideal for remotely...
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Topics: Latches, Products (General)