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Technical Questions About Fasteners

Technical Questions About Fasteners

Our knowledge of the industry standards, fastener technology, and fastener materials ensures an accurate and timely response to virtually any fastener related question.

Bolted Joint Design Analysis

Bolted Joint Design Analysis

Let us help you identify the correct fastener for the application. If you have assembly issues or joint service problems, we have solutions.

Fastener Failure Analysis

Fastener Failure Analysis

Through detailed investigation, we can determine the root cause of failure and provide recommendations to correct or eliminate the problem.

Application-Specific Testing

Application-Specific Testing

Torque-tension testing, customer-designed testing, and other fastener-related tests can be performed to ensure your application will function as desired.

On-Site Fastener Trainings

On-Site Fastener Trainings

Fastenal Engineering & Design Support fastener experts can provide detailed trainings to help you make the most efficient use of your fasteners.

Product and Process Analysis

Product and Process Analysis

Let us analyze your product and observe the assembly process to optimize your fastener usage and reduce your cost of production.

 
Engineering Support
 

Need help with a custom-manufactured part?

For assistance with design, re-engineering or initiating a quotation for a custom-manufactured part, please contact your local Fastenal branch. They will either assist you directly or put you in contact with a nearby Fastenal Manufacturing specialist to initiate your project.

Need a reverse-engineered solution?

Using equipment such as automatic coordinate measuring machines, optical comparators, hardness testers and spectrometers, we can reverse-engineer virtually any customer-supplied sample. If a blueprint, specifications and/or tolerances aren’t available, an actual part can be sent to us for quotation.

What about fastening application support?

While our manufacturing specialists focus on assisting Fastenal Manufacturing customers, our engineering & design team specializes in the science behind jointed bolt applications. For technical questions regarding fasteners and expert fastening consultation, please contact engineer@fastenal.com

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