When Do I Need Self-Clinching Hardware?

When Do I Need Self-Clinching Hardware?

For more than 70 years, self-clinching hardware has been an invaluable tool when joining components to thin sheet metal. This technology is extremely versatile, with self-clinching fasteners including nuts, studs, spacers, and stand-offs. Once installed, these...
Self-Drilling VS. Thread-Cutting Screws: What’s the Difference?

Self-Drilling VS. Thread-Cutting Screws: What’s the Difference?

There are many different screws on the market, each designed for specific purposes. In the construction industry, along with many others, screws that create their own threads are widely used. However, there are two types of screws that are often confused with each...
The Benefits of Being Acquired by OneMonroe

The Benefits of Being Acquired by OneMonroe

In 1960, Electronic Fasteners opened its first office in Waltham, Massachusetts. Even in its infancy, the company enjoyed great success, posting profits in its first year before expanding to a new warehouse (greater than five times the first office’s size) five years...
Understanding and Choosing Environmentally-Friendly Lubricants

Understanding and Choosing Environmentally-Friendly Lubricants

Across many industries, there is a high demand for products that lessen the environmental impact of business processes. Especially in industries that rely on fasteners, there is a growing interest in environmentally friendly lubricants. The original introduction of...
Thin Film Fastener & Metal Hardware Coating

Thin Film Fastener & Metal Hardware Coating

There are many types of steel on the market and when it comes to carbon steel, these metals are classified by their carbon content: low, medium, and high carbon. Each of these varieties possesses unique properties that make them best suited for certain applications....