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For example, fasteners made for use in automotive applications, such as a fastener used to mount a stereo console in a specific vehicle model, would not be appropriate for use in a kitchen cabinet mount. Read More…

Specialty Fasteners Specialty fasteners are certain varieties of fasteners that are manufactured for a specific industry, job or material. In comparison to general purpose fasteners, specialty fasteners' applications are limited and specific.
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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. $$$

Farmington, CT  |  860-677-6711

The Paneloc Corporation manufactures precision-engineered hinges, latches and fasteners for a wide range of operating and environmental conditions within avionics, aerospace, military, armament and other high tech fields. We have wide variety of products in-stock and ready to ship to you, give us a call.

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The Paneloc Corporation $$$

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. $$$

Wyoming, MI  |  800-968-6245

National Nail is a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, innovative product and service solutions. For over 50 years, we have developed fastening products for the residential, commercial, and industrial construction industries. We’re creative problem solvers who work with you to learn what your application needs so you get as much value as possible. Contact us today to learn more about what we do.

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National Nail $$$

Cerritos, CA  |  714-676-8200

Tengco is a reliable manufacturer of long-lasting fasteners, and we manufacture them for a number of different industries. Our uncompromising solutions are long lasting, and we are eager to work with your business today! If you would like to learn more information about our company then please give one of our representatives a call today!

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Tengco $$$

Huntington Beach, CA  |  800-394-6396

Semi-conductor, aerospace, scientific & petrochemical OEMs go to Ocean State Stainless for specialized & custom non-ferrous fasteners in stainless steel, aluminum, plastic & more. We are experienced manufacturers for corrosion resistance, strength, temperature & all those hard-to-find fasteners.

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Ocean State Stainless, Inc. $$$
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The word "specialty" means different things in different contexts. Fasteners used only in aerospace contexts could be considered specialty aerospace fasteners, while a fastener used only on one specific kind of air craft is more specialized still.

The extent to which a fastener variety is specialized is, to some extent, a matter of perspective. There are fasteners made for use only in electronic devices, industrial process equipment, domestic appliances, vehicles, building construction and aircraft.

Screws used in the manufacturing of electronics differ dramatically from those made for assembling automobiles. Some are made specifically for securing certain kinds of material, like metal, plastic, fabric and wood, each with different strengths. Because every fastener variety should be carefully paired with its application, it could be said that all fasteners are specialized to some extent.

Fasteners differ in driving recess, head styles, shoulder form, shank types, thread form and point styles. Driving recesses are the slots on the top of fastener heads that allow for the use of driving tools. Head styles can be hexagonal, round, square, oval and flat, among many other configurations.

Shoulder forms can be oval, round, ribbed, square and fin-necked. Thread forms differ based on country standards and materials. Those being used in wood have a specific type of thread, and American and metric fasteners have different threading based on different measurement systems.

Point styles are either blunt or sharp. This also depends on what material the fasteners are securing. Different types of metal and plastic fasteners are market-specific. For example, plastic screws, since they are not high-strength, are limited in terms of the number of tasks for which they can be used.

However, they are corrosion resistant and inexpensive, which makes them good choices for certain applications. Stainless steel are known for their strength and corrosion resistance, which makes them a popular choice for use in outdoor utilities and in automobiles.

Decking fasteners are specially designed for use in the construction of wooden structures like decks and patios. A thorough understanding of the strengths and limitations of fasteners is important to effectively using them.

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