Stud Bolts

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Unlike many types of bolts, this particular style is not driven into an object or surface, but passed completely through. Nuts or flanges on either end of the bolt then hold the two objects firmly together. The ability to adjust the tightness is a key element lending to the popularity of the stud bolt in a variety of applications. Read More…

Stud Bolts A stud bolt is a mechanical un-headed fastener with a fully or partially threaded body that, with additional hardware, can secure two adjacent objects or surfaces.

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Hackensack, 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 $$$

Niles, IL  |  847-647-9555

Aetna Screw Products is one of the largest stocking distributors of bolts, spherical rod ends, ball joints, HVAC control dampers, and custom linkage assemblies. We have experience serving industries such as material handling, irrigation, agriculture, construction, and more. Let Aetna be your single source for all your motion transfer application requirements.

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Aetna Screw Products Co. $$$

Lincolnshire, IL  |  800-323-7367

Since 1968, we have offered the finest fasteners. At XL Screw Corporation we feature over 9,000 items, with 600 new items added in 2009. “Quality First” is the standard by which we live. We offer metric fasteners, plastic fasteners, stainless steel fasteners and screws. We offer customers a reputation built upon quality & services, competitive pricing, proven managed inventory programs and more.

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XL Screw Corporation $$$

Wallington, NJ  |  973-472-2300

Since 1986, Aerospace Manufacturing has been a leading hot heading specialist and licensed manufacturer of aircraft fasteners such as industrial bolts, titanium bolts, studs and fasteners. QSLM approved for NSN 5306 bolt manufacturing. We are ISO certified, and our customers are aerospace industry world leaders. Contact us today for more information about who we are and what we do.

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Aerospace Manufacturing Corporation $$$

Goodyear, AZ  |  623-925-5998

At Parker Fasteners we take great pride in our work, and we make it our goal to exceed your expectations. We want to be your partner, providing quality parts and solutions cost effectively and all from American sources. We even cold head challenging materials, so we can solve your toughest fastening problems. For all your socket drive fastening needs be sure to give us a call or check out our website to see how we can make a difference in your production!

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Parker Fasteners $$$
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Engineering, motor, automotive, petrochemical and nuclear industries all make use of these bolts which can be specially contoured to distribute stress evenly, reducing the occurrence of breakages. Internal combustion engine cylinders, inspection covers, tank lids, car wheels and even domestic gate latches use this simple but effective design. While the dual ended nature of the stud bolt is one of its greatest assets, it can also be use as an anchor bolt in civil and architectural engineering.

This is accomplished through cast-in-place techniques that insert one end of the rod into setting concrete. The threaded end provides added resistance to pullout and machinery or other objects may be fastened to the exposed threading with a single nut or flange. The materials used for stud bolts and corresponding nuts and flanges depend largely on the use, though steel alloys are the industry standard. Zinc and cadmium plating are common finishes that enhance the corrosion and environmental resistance of steel.

The manufacturing process used to create stud bolts is similar to that of other bolt types. A steel wire rod is first heated consistently for an extended period of time and all rust particles are removed. If needed, the metal is coated for added protection. Cold forging is then used to shape the rod at room temperature and the rod is forced through dyes at high pressures to be shaped into long perfectly round rods. Once cut down to the desired length, cold forging is again used to implement high pressure rollers which press in the thread pattern.

In stud bolts, threading is either pressed along the entire rod, or on equal portions of each end, leaving a smooth center segment. The finished bolt is then ready for use in a variety of applications. A pilot hole is made in each of the objects or surfaces to be joined and the rod is inserted. A nut or flange is then tightened on each end to create the desired clamping force. A wrench, spanner or pliers may be used when tightening must be high and precise. Stud bolts with a smooth center fragment should be considered carefully.

If a tight fit is desired than this portion must have a width the same or smaller than the combined width of the articles to be fastened. Alternatively, a wider segment allows the surfaces to "float," providing a degree of give. It is important to consider the materials to be fastened as well as the strength and corrosion resistance required of the bolt materials. Other considerations include the bolt length and diameter.

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