What Is A Fastener?

A fastener is a non-permanent or permanent hardware that mechanically connects or affixes two or more objects. Typically, it creates a non-permanent joint and helps secure an object. Fasteners come in many different shapes and sizes to suit various applications. Here we'll briefly explore different types of fasteners. Types of Fasteners Now that you know what a fastener is, let's look at the different types of fasteners. Fasteners exist in two types: Threaded Fasteners Non-Threaded Fasteners Threaded Fasteners Threaded fasteners are a type of fasteners designed to get joined and tightened using a tool like a wrench and screwdriver. They [...]

What is an Expansion Plug?

An expansion plug is a type of pipe fitting used to seal the end of a pipe. It is also known as an end cup and helps to prevent backflow. It gets inserted into the end of a tube and then expanded with a wrench or other tool to create a seal. An Expansion plug fills the hole in a casting, manifolds, or other components to prevent the escape of fluids or gases. But how do they work? Read on to learn all about expansion plugs and how to choose the right one for your needs. How Do Expansion Plugs [...]

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