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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 $$$

Houston, TX  |  713-868-2351

Delta Fastener Corp. supplies headed fasteners from only quality manufacturers. Our huge, readily available selection includes industrial bolts, nuts, washers, screws, etc. in a wide range of metal types and grades. Check out our online catalog or give us a call today for industrial bolts and more!

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Delta Fastener Corp. $$$

Indianapolis, IN  |  800-428-4686

We design and manufacture the most reliable bolts on the market today. Take a look at our website for fasteners, screws, pins, locknuts, metric fasteners, bolts, clamps, anchors, rivets, threaded rods and more. With our numerous distribution centers, you are bound to find one near you.

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Wurth Industry $$$

Cerritos, CA  |  714-676-8200

Tengco is your source for fasteners. We have over 30 years of experience in providing nuts, bolts, washers, forgings and more for use in a wide range of applications. We work closely with our manufacturers to ensure that all customer specifications are met and our test labs perform extensive testing for tensile, proof load and hardness. For standard or specialized fasteners, think Tengco.

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Tengco $$$

Huntington Beach, CA  |  800-394-6396

Since 1980, we have specialized in designing corrosion- and weather-resistant strong bolts which include industrial bolts, shoulder bolts, metric bolts, aircraft bolts, stainless steel bolts and carriage bolts. We offer commercial parts serving markets with high-quality, cost-effective industrial bolts.

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Ocean State Stainless, Inc. $$$
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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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