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Post Base

Stainless Steel Strut Post Base

A post base is used to secure a strut assembly to a floor, or other flat surface. Strut bases feature a base and a leg, each containing holes for mounting hardware. The strut beam is secured into the leg of the post base, and the square base is secured to the surface to hold a strut assembly in place.

Stainless steel is used primarily for long lasting applications, due to its corrosion-resistant nature and durability. Scratching or burring the metal will not create surface rust as the corrosion resistance exists within the metal itself. Stainless steel is a soft metal due to the low carbon content, therefore most stainless steel bolts are cold-formed and not heat treated or thru-hardened. Cold forming and threading causes stainless steel bolts to become slightly magnetic, some fasteners will be more magnetic than others depending on size and how quick the cold forming process is. Stainless steel fasteners are typically a clean silver color, which also makes them common in finishing and decorative applications. Stainless Steel should never be used with aluminum, corrosion may occur. Stainless steel is available in several grades.