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Understanding Fasteners


Fastener Tech Data  |  Understanding Series Introduction

In casual conversation, they may be called screws or bolts. In hardware stores you'll find them in the hardware section. In the industry they're called fasteners. Simply stated, a fastener is a device that "fastens"—it holds two or more items together in position.

So, rather than listing screws, bolts, studs, rivets, etc., "fastener" is a single term that encompasses many of the nearly 30,000 items you'll find here at Fastener Mart.

Below are a few reference charts that provide detailed data about some of the "fasteners" we offer…

Be sure to visit our Fastener Tech Data section for even more information.

Fastener Tech Data  |  Understanding Series Introduction