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Bayou City Bolt & Supply Co., Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Fastening and Joining)
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It might be unusual to think of bolts and nuts as cutting-edge technology, but for at least 1,800 years these fasteners were nothing less. Until the Industrial Revolution, the six classical machines...
(Industrial Hardware)
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Bolts and screws are so ubiquitous that it's impossible to fully articulate their importance or applications. These fasteners literally hold the world around us together. From the rigors of the...
(Fastening and Joining)
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There are a variety of ways to create the threads of a fastener, but the most common by far are the cutting and rolling methods....
(Fastening and Joining)
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High-strength or heat-treated fasteners are often required to handle the tensile, shear or combination loads on the bolted joints in demanding applications. Many demanding applications require...
(Fastening and Joining)
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Corrosion, a natural phenomenon that causes the degradation of metals, results in hundreds of billions of dollars in maintenance and repair costs every year. Corrosion can affect any metal including...
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In the process industries, such as oil, gas, and petrochemicals, the selection of the right fastener in the right application can be critical. The bolts used to connect companion flanges, for example,...
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Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) and Bin Replenishment Services (Bin Service) are proven approaches to inventory management. They can help improve the relationship between the Vendor and the Customer by...
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Electroplating is the process of adding a thin layer of metal to a workpiece of a different base metal. It is common for jewelry, as it is an inexpensive means to improve visual beauty by adding a...