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Know like a Pro - Fastener Industry Info

Looking to find the perfect part? Wondering what the difference between a 316 Stainless Steel Tap Bolt and and a Grade 8 Hex Cap Screw? You've found the right place!

Quality information is key to the proper use and application of fasteners. Here at Albany County Fasteners, we want to make sure that our customers have the information they need to get the right fastener for the right application. Save time, money and frustration by reviewing the industry standards, specifications, finishes and more before making a fastener purchase.

This information includes fastener sizing, finish benefits, drive types, screw thread types, bolt types, nut types, thread pitches and more to make sure that you have the perfect fastener for any project.

To speak with a product specialist who can make recommendations for your application, please call Customer Service Toll-Free at 866-573-0445. Our specialists have hands on construction and building experience, they have also completed fastener education courses and classes.

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Fastener Metal Varieties

Taps and Dies
Fastener Varieties Tamper Proof Fasteners
Different Types of Fasteners

Security Screws

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Stainless Steel Thread Galling
Blind (POP) Rivets 101 Reference Tables

Fastener Secifications