What is an O-Ring?

An o-ring, also known as a toric joint, is a special type of gasket that’s shaped like a loop with a round cross-section. It’s designed for use inside of a groove, where it’s compressed during assembly to achieve a secure … Read More

Manufacturers Hiring More Employees, though Skills Gap Persists

If you keep up with our blog, you’re probably well aware of the positive state of the American manufacturing industry. While it experienced a decline several years ago, the industry has since rebounded with more than half-a-dozen consecutive months of … Read More

Exploring Rare Earth Magnets

Magnets are used in a wide range of applications, some of which include refrigerators, freezers, televisions, stereos, medical equipment and more. In hospitals, for instance, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines are used to look inside patients’ body. To put the … Read More

American Manufacturing Continues to Grow

The American manufacturing industry continues to grow, with analysts shedding new insight into the market’s current and future prospective outlook. The ISM manufacturing index recently revealed an eighth consecutive month of growth for the American manufacturing market. As we’ve mentioned … Read More

What is a Hex Key?

A hex key, also known as an Allen key or Allen wrench, is a small handheld tool that’s used for for driving bolts and screws with a hexagonal socket. They are available in many different sizes, though they all have … Read More

The Fascinating History of Fasteners

You can get all the nuts, bolts, and screws you need at Fasteners, Inc. in Denver but do you know the fascinating history of fasteners? If you think about it, almost everything built requires some type of fastener, like appliances, … Read More

Apple to Invest $1 Billion in American Manufacturing

Apple has come under fire in recent years for its use of foreign factories to build and manufacture products. The big-name tech company has dozens of factories operating in foreign countries, which it uses to manufacture products like the iPhone, … Read More