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The Difference Between Drywall Screws and Wood Screws

The Difference Between Drywall Screws and Wood Screws

Posted by Tabitha Callan on 10th Jun 2022

With so many different types of screws available at hardware stores, it can be difficult to know which one will work best for your project. Good research and a clear idea of your expectations can help.Today we can start by answering a very common question. What is the difference between drywall screws and wood screws?Drywall screws, also called framing screws, are used to attach drywall to studs a … read more
How to Install Toggle Bolts

How to Install Toggle Bolts

Posted by Tabitha Callan on 25th Oct 2021

What are Toggle Bolts? Toggle bolts, also known as butterfly anchors or molly bolts, are a great way to secure objects to hollow walls, such as drywall, sheetrock, or plaster walls, when a stud is not available. These two-part fasteners are comprised of a screw, or bolt, and spring wing toggle attachment. When inserted into a wall the wings open and distribute the weight of the hanging o … read more

Carriage Bolts - Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Tabitha Callan on 14th Sep 2021

Carriage Bolts: Everything you need to know What are Carriage Bolts? Bolts are one of the three main designs of threaded fasteners, and are used to connect unthreaded objects when combined with a nut. Designed in the early 1800's, carriage bolts were used for carriages and carriage wheels. You don't see many carriages on the roads these days, but these fasteners are still a popular choice … read more
Fasteners: The History Of The Nail

Fasteners: The History Of The Nail

Posted by AFT Fastener on 21st Mar 2017

The History of the NailOur fastener store at AFT Fastener loves all things and all industries linked to fasteners. We provide a wide variety of fasteners at affordable prices to all kinds of industries. Our fastener selection includes screw, bolts, anchors, nails, washers, nuts, rods, studs, rivets, cables, ties, pins, and more. Some of the industries that we supply fasteners to include aerospace, … read more
 Fastener History: The Screw

Fastener History: The Screw

Posted by AFTE Fastener on 21st Mar 2017

Here at AFT Fasteners, we provide a huge selection of fasteners and industrial supply products at affordable prices. Our fastener selection includes a wide variety of screws, bolts, anchors, nails, washers, nuts, rods, studs, rivets, cable ties, pins, and more. Our fastener superstore services a variety of industries, such as electronic hardware, aerospace, the military, MRO, petrochemical, constr … read more