CALL US: (877) 740-1077

                      sales@askmonroe.com

Latest Posts

  • What Is an Anchor Bolt?

    What Is an Anchor Bolt?

    • June 14, 2019

    An anchor bolt is a used type of fastener that’s designed to connect one or more objects to a concrete surface. With concrete being brittle, you can use conventional bolts for applications such as this. To ensure the connected object or objects remains in place, you must use anchor bolts. The Basics of Anchor Bolts

    READ MORE
  • The Dreaded Burr: How Workpieces Are De-Burred

    The Dreaded Burr: How Workpieces Are De-Burred

    • June 13, 2019

    In the manufacturing industry, it’s not uncommon for workpieces to have one or more burrs after being machined. Machining operates can change the shape, size and other physical characteristics of a workpiece. Milling, for example, cuts away material from a workpiece using a rotating cutting tool. Stamping, on the other hand, involves compressing a workpiece

    READ MORE
  • How a Punch Press Works

    How a Punch Press Works

    • June 11, 2019

    Manufacturers use a wide range of machines to manipulate and work raw materials into finished processes, one of which is a punch press. If a particular type of raw material is too hard to manually cut, a manufacturer may use a punch press. This large, heavy-duty machine is able to easily cut through hard materials,

    READ MORE
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Plastic Extrusion

    A Beginner’s Guide to Plastic Extrusion

    • June 7, 2019

    Have you heard of plastic extrusion? Like other extrusion processes, it involves forcing liquefied material through a die. As the material goes through the die, it takes the die’s shape. Plastic extrusion uses this same principle to create three-dimensional objects in complex shapes and sizes. It’s unique, however, because it involves the use of plastic,

    READ MORE
  • Sheet Metal Nuts: A Complete Guide to This Unique Fastener

    Sheet Metal Nuts: A Complete Guide to This Unique Fastener

    • June 6, 2019

    Sheet metal nuts are fasteners that are designed to resist vibrations. Like other locknuts, they don’t loosen or otherwise come undone when exposed to vibrations. Rather, they remain secure, connecting the objects on which they are installed. What Is a Sheet Metal Nut? Also known as a speed nut, a sheet metal nut is an

    READ MORE
  • The Everlasting Benefits of Continuous Casting

    The Everlasting Benefits of Continuous Casting

    • June 4, 2019

    With origins dating back to around 3,200 B.C., casting is one of the oldest manufacturing processes that’s still used today. It’s used to create objects in a variety of shapes and sizes — and it supports the use of many different materials, including glass, plastics and metals. Continuous casting, however, is a unique form of

    READ MORE
No tags for this post.