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April 11, 2018

FASTENING TO CONCRETE PART 1 CLAY BRICK

If you are the type of person that enjoys doing a lot of your own home renovations, then at some time you will need to fasten something to a concrete type substrate. In this series I am going to cover a number of different concrete products and the best solution to attach a fixture of […]

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April 3, 2018

TROUBLE WITH HOLE SAWS

A lot of people have problems drilling with hole saws. The hole saw won’t drill or the hole saw burns out right away. Here are two simple things to keep in mind whether you are drilling steel, stainless steel or wood. First, make sure you purchase  bi-metal hole saws, which are made of a stiff metal […]

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December 15, 2017

Galling

Question: When I am installing a stainless steel nut onto a stainless steel bolt, quite often the nut binds and I can’t tighten it or remove it. Why is that and what can I do to prevent it from happening? Answer: That is what we refer to as GALLING. Galling occurs during installation when pressure […]

Galling, Question and Answer
December 15, 2017

Welcome

Welcome to our new Website! I hope to see you here often as we improve the way you access the information we provide as well as the way you shop. You’ll notice that there isn’t anything flashy here, we’re all about getting down to basics so we can get the job done. I hope to […]

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