How Do Leveling Mounts Work

Although small in size, leveling mounts are an important component used in a wide variety of applications. From industrial machines and equipment to cabinetry, shelving and more, you can find them just about everywhere. As you see in the image … Read More

Everything You Wanted to Know About the Fastener Washer and Were Afraid to Ask

We sell a lot of washers at our company, Fasteners, Inc. in Denver, but most people don’t know how many different kinds there are, what they’re made out of and how to properly use them. A little thing like a … Read More

How Steel Shaped the Modern-Day World

Steel is a metal alloy made of iron and carbon. It’s high tensile strength and low production cost make it ideal for use in construction. Furthermore, “stainless steel” contains special alloys that protect against rust and corrosion. This otherwise simply … Read More

Laser Cutting 101

So how does a laser actually work? It starts with the word itself which is an acronym for “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation”. For the layman, it means “you’re cutting stuff with a very bright beam of light” … Read More

Understanding the Screw

The screw may be the most recognized fastener around. And while we might all know what a screw is, understanding the screw and its history may not be top of mind. Our experts at Fasteners, Inc. in Denver can explain … Read More

Why Can’t I Get a PPAP for Off the Shelf O-rings?

We often get calls from customers looking for O-rings in a hurry.  The caveat is, they are producing a component for an automotive company and a PPAP is required.  We must explain that we cannot provide a PPAP for our … Read More

Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris to Head American Manufacturing Council

U.S. President elect Donald Trump has announced that Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris will take over the American Manufacturing Council in his administration. Trump made this news while speaking to a crowd earlier this month at Grand Rapids, Michigan, saying … Read More