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Introduction to Fastener University
Welcome to Simi Fastener's Fastener University. Each section contains documents and videos designed to instruct and educate you on all aspects of fastener technology. We will be producing and adding more documents and videos, so check back for more.
Glossary of Terms
Fastener University - Introduction
Welcome to Simi Fast's Fastener University. Your souce for knowledge for all things to do with fastenening systems and components.
This section of our Fastener University will teach you how to correctly measure hardware from nuts, washers, bolts and screws. This will ensure you get the right fastener hardware for your specific job.
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Thread Sizes and Threads per Inch
Fastener University - Measuring Bolts and Screws
Fastener University - Measuring Nuts and Washers
Fastener University - More Information
This section of our Fastener University focuses on the different types of hardware we can provide and the purposes each have.
About Fastener Materials
Fasteners are manufactured in a wide range of materials from common steel to titanium, plastic and other exotic materials. Many materials are further separated into different grades to describe specific alloy mixtures, hardening processes, etc. In addition, some materials are available with a variety of coatings or platings to enhance the corrosion resistance or alter the appearance of the fastener.