FASTENERS 101™
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What Are Fasteners?

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

Fasteners are tools that are typically used to hold to materials together. You probably know them as screws, nuts and bolts or a similar object. Fasteners hold our world together. But there are more questions you'll need to answer before you're ready to buy fasteners.

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

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

For more information or 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 education courses and classes.

So, what are fasteners? Look below to find everything you need to know!