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The eye, or loop, in an eyebolt is used to guide a cable, rope, or chain for lifting purposes; to guide wires in an electronic system; or for use as tie-downs in a number of applications. Read More…

Eye Bolts Eye bolts are bolts with a thread at one end and a circular shape or "eye" at the other in place of a standard head. Bolts, also sometimes referred to as screws, are components used to fasten objects together and are typically required to endure a certain amount of tension or stress.
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Fairfield, NJ  |  800-272-3673

Our company has a reputation for superior products, customer service, and dependability. All our fastener products are built to last, and we know that our customers appreciate our dedication to using the best materials and manufacturing techniques. If you would like to learn more about us, contact us by phone or email, or stop by our website today!

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Ford Fasteners, Inc. $$$

Jefferson, OH  |  888-536-3674

Our company has manufacturing experiences dating back to 1970 and over the years we have grown into an international supplier of bolts.

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Ken Forging $$$

Winston-Salem, NC  |  800-642-0921

From our inventory of over 130,000 different fasteners, we know precisely which ones are right for your application. We test them for material composition and measurement accuracy. With our Vendor Management Inventory service (VMI) our Service Technicians monitor your needs and keep you fully supplied at all times. Our ISO 9001 and AS9120B certifications helps us maintain system standards that ensure the fasteners we supply are the highest quality parts available.

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Southern Fasteners & Supply, Inc. $$$

Highland Park, IL  |  847-926-0722

G-Fast brings you precision components and fasteners that are designed for commercial and military applications. We specialize in precision machined components, special fasteners, cold-formed bolts, studs and shoulder screws, deep drawn parts, metal spinning, wire forming and a whole host of other services. We’ve been doing this since 1990 and would love to see you be our next customer!

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G-Fast Distribution, Inc. $$$

Elgin, IL  |  847-841-7000

We have the bolts that you can count on to keep your business moving along smoothly! Each of our products is put through testing to ensure quality, as well as being made of only the highest quality materials. We strive to uphold our reputation as one of the leading bolt manufacturers. Get in touch with our customer service representatives today!

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Engineered Components Company $$$

North Hollywood, CA  |  818-764-6467

FTC is regarded by many aerospace leaders as a preferred supplier of industrial fasteners. We make a variety of innovative standard & custom high-strength aerospace fasteners & captive fasteners, such as our Magic Groove™ fully retractable, structural captive screw. World class quality in record time.

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Fastener Technology Corp. $$$

Danboro, PA  |  800-237-4736

Here at PennEngineering, we are proud to say that our products are manufactured right here in the United States. We provide our customers with a variety of services including: wire forming, stamping, metal finishing, closed die forming, hot forging and open die cold forming. Our J bolts are quality-assured and require low maintenance. Contact one of our representatives to learn more information about our products.

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PennEngineering® $$$
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Eyebolts are rated for lifting different vertical loads and are generally made of aluminum, steel, or titanium, which are all strong and durable metals, able to maintain their shape under pressure. Eye bolts may be categorized as open or closed, depending on whether the eye forms a complete circle, or if there is an opening at any point. Closed, or turned, eye bolts may be welded together at the joining, while in open eye bolts the opening is typically the same size as the diameter of the bolt rod itself. Furthermore, if an eyebolt is constructed with a shoulder, it is able to be used for angular loads, making it useful in rigging and lifting applications. If it does not have a shoulder, it should be used for straight, light-weight loads that will not pull on the bolt from an angle.

Eyebolt Eye Bolts - Ken Forging, Inc.

For lifting loads and providing anchor points, industrial bolts can be made of a number of different materials. Stainless steel bolts and galvanized steel bolts are among the most common. Of the materials typically used to construct eye bolts, aluminum is the lightest and so is used in applications which are not heavy-duty. Titanium may be used in specialized applications such as aerospace or scientific. Steel however, has very good load ratings and so both steel and stainless steel are used in a wide range of bolting options for industries such as building construction, marine, architectural and rigging.

Stainless steel is used in environments where exposure to moisture and high temperatures is expected. It is a strong metal with high corrosion resistance properties and therefore it will be able to last, even in extreme environments. Galvanized steel is not as resistant to the elements, but it is still strong and durable and is suitable for a number of basic lifting and anchoring applications. Galvanized steel bolts also tend to be cheaper than stainless steel bolts and therefore offer a cost-effective alternative.

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