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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

Just the FAQs...Precision Measuring Indicators

6th Jan 2016

Precision Measuring Indicators Dial indicators are precision measuring tools with a myriad of applications in the science, technology and manufacturing fields. They are an essential tool in many machining and fabrication processes, but if you aren’t an engineer or a machinist, you may have wondered… What exactly is a dial indicator? In the simplest terms, an indicator is a distance ampl … read more