Technical Articles

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Accurate Screw Machine Corp. (ASM)


Accurate Screw Machine Corp. (ASM) has published these technical articles:

(Fastening and Joining)
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Classes of thread fit is one of three factors one must consider when deciding what type of thread is best for a given fastener application. The other 2 are thread form and thread series. We will... (View Full Article)
(Fastening and Joining)
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Can you explain some basic screw and thread terms?... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Hardware)
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I have been using hardware made of 303 stainless steel and when exposed to a salt atmosphere, the parts begin to rust. I need to stay with stainless material. Is there another type of stainless steel... (View Full Article)
(Fastening and Joining)
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I have some fasteners that have mating threads, internal and external. Often, I have a problem loosening and separating the parts. Why is this happening, and how can it be avoided?... (View Full Article)
(Fastening and Joining)
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What are the pros and cons of selecting a "coarse" vs "fine" thread for a fastener?... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Hardware)
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Recently we had a problem with a plated product, and I overheard someone in Quality Control talking about "tin whiskers". What are "tin whiskers", and what can I do about this?... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Hardware)
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What is RoHS? RoHS, lead-free legislation, also known as the "European Directive 2002/95/EC on the Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment", will... (View Full Article)
(Fastening and Joining)
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I want to use your threaded standoff, Part Number 12040RSS???-12 for a panel thickness of 10 GA sheet steel. I don't want to swage it, and after flaring, the shank must be flush to under-flush. How do... (View Full Article)

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