An Introduction to G30 Chains and What They Are Used For

Not all industrial chains are made equal. While most of them feature multiple metal links that are joined together, there are different types of industrial chains. When shopping for industrial chains, for instance, you may encounter G30 chains. What are … Read More

What Are L9 Fasteners? Here’s What You Should Know

Fasteners are often categorized according to their grade. When shopping for hex cap screws, for instance, you may notice that some of them are L9. L9 hex cap screws are commonly used in the manufacturing industry. They are strong, durable … Read More

How to Choose a Pillow Block Housing

When shopping for housings for ball bearings, you may come across pillow block housings. Also known as plummer block housings, they consist of a pedestal assembly with a central ring. You can use a pillow block housing by mounting the … Read More

5 Facts About Living Hinges

Contrary to common belief, not all hinges have a knuckle or pin. Some hinges are made of a single piece of flexible material, thereby eliminating the need for these parts. Known as living hinges, they are used to connect two … Read More

6 Things to Consider When Choosing a Lever Arm

Lever arms are commonly used to control machines. Also known as lever handles, they support a variety of machine-related applications. You can use them to start and stop machines, change the gears, make adjustments and more. If you’re going to … Read More

Monroe Engineering Products Announces Rebrand

Monroe Engineering Products announced today that is has completed rebranding Rochester Hills, MI—May 11, 2022— Monroe Engineering Products, a leading manufacturer and distributor of hardware, electrical components, rubber & sealing, and cables & harnesses, has completed an extensive rebranding effort … Read More

What Are Lynch Pins?

Have you heard of lynch pins? They are commonly used to secure axles. Wheels, for instance, are often mounted with a lynch pin. Lynch pins prevent wheels and other objects from falling off axles. They are small, simple fasteners that … Read More

Roller vs Ball Bearing Drawer Slides: What’s the Difference?

You can’t build drawers without slides. Also known as drawer runners, drawer slides are rail-based components that allow drawers to pull out from the furniture or objects with which they are used. Drawers will glide or “slide” along the drawer … Read More

5 Facts About Lifting Magnets

Have you heard of lifting magnets? Also known as material handling magnets, they leverage a powerful magnetic field to pick up ferrous materials and workpieces. Rather than attempting to physically lift ferrous materials and workpieces — something that could result … Read More