Steel Fasteners vs. Stainless Steel Fasteners

Steel Fasteners vs. Stainless Steel Fasteners

One question we get asked a lot around here is, “what type of steel fastener is better for my application?” The question refers to steel vs. stainless steel because they are different. Let’s see why. Steel is an alloy made out of iron and carbon. The carbon percentage...
Did you know? More about our Products and Services

Did you know? More about our Products and Services

Electronic Fasteners, Inc. provides fasteners of all types – plus a wide range of related products – to virtually every industry. We have approximately $2 million dollars in inventory with 25,000 different items, more than 100 million pieces available to service...
What is Nylon Hardware?

What is Nylon Hardware?

It may sound contradictory to mention the compound “nylon” when talking about hardware. After all, isn’t nylon basically a plastic? Well, yes, it is, but nylon has so many favorable characteristics that it’s actually a very good material for manufacturing fastener...
Inventory Solutions for the New Year

Inventory Solutions for the New Year

Many manufacturers today utilize the proven Just-in-Time (JIT) model for inventory management, keeping just enough inventory on hand to keep production rolling without having excessive capital tied up maintaining large quantities of parts in stock.If you own or manage...
Self-Locking Fasteners

Self-Locking Fasteners

The benefit to most threaded fasteners such as bolts and screws is that they can be installed and uninstalled multiple times to enable the assembly and reassembly of the products in which they are used. The downside is that they can unintentionally loosen and cause...