Commonly used for overhead applications or in the furniture industry, the hanger bolts are designed with a lag screw thread at one end and machine screw (unified) thread at the other. It is ideal for suspending electrical wiring or sheet metal from wooden structures. Standard hanger bolts are intended for insertion into a predrilled pilot hole. The end of the wood thread is designed as a taper which is threaded all the way to the blunt tip. AISI 1008 & 1010 steel hanger bolts or 303 & 304 stainless steel hanger bolts.
Choosing a Type of Hanger Bolts
AFT offers hanger bolt sizes ranging from 6-32 to 1/2-13 with lengths from 5/8” up to 12”. Depending on the machine thread length and lag thread length, some hanger bolt sizes offer full or partial threads. For extra corrosion protection, choose stainless steel hanger bolts or zinc plated steel hanger bolts. As always, contact us today if you can’t find the exact products you need for your application.