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Threaded Rods

by on Jun.10, 2010, under Fasteners

Threaded rods are metallic bars that are threaded to accept nuts and washers in various standard sizes. They are mostly used in any application where two pieces of material need to be fastened to each other. In other words, one or both ends of the threaded rod are inserted into pre-threaded holes, or in the same manner, bolts can be threaded onto either or both ends to draw the separate pieces of material together. These threaded rods are made of various materials and come in various sizes and finishes.

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Factors to consider are:

  • Standard
  • Thread type: Coarse or fine
  • Length
  • Thickness
  • Material
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Durability
Materials used:
  • Stainless steel
  • Carbon steel
  • Alloy steel
  • Aluminum
  • Brass
  • Copper
  • Bronze etc.
Features of threaded rods:
The basic features of threaded rod are as follows:
  • Threaded rods are resistant to chemicals.
  • These rods are electrically insulating.
  • They are non-magnetic.
  • They are lightweight.
  • They have low thermal conductivity.
  • They reduce vibration and abrasion.
Applications of threaded rods:
Threaded rod is a essential, fast growing item for Industry, Home and Farm. It is used in many industries for many different applications. For any kind of pipe fitting applications, threaded rods are used. Today , threaded rod in a wide variety of sizes and length is widely accepted in the field of:

  • Fabrication
  • Plumbing
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Farm
  • Home
  • Electrical
  • Maintenance Repair Trades etc.
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