FlatPress My FlatPress blog FlatPress Admin 2019 2019-08-19T16:19:33+00:00 Admin ~/ The right Fastener for the job ~/?x=entry:entry190225-112502 2019-02-25T11:25:02+00:00 2019-02-25T11:25:02+00:00

Many of our customers are trade professionals who know exactly what they need. 
This post is not aimed at them, but rather the person who doesn’t spend all day working with the product we sell and needs a little more info on the products available so that a particular problem can be solved.

Let’s start with a little general info on identifying the types fasteners and the lingo used to describe them.

Starting with the item commonly referred to as a bolt, more accurately called a HEX head bolt. They come in a variety of sizes specifications and material, from common mild steel, High tensile steel, brass and Stainless steel.

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There is nothing wrong with getting a good deal, why pay more than you need to right. [Read More…]

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Lets just be honest, 2018 wasn’t a very good year for the average South African business. The lack of business confidence trickled down from the very big corporates and commercial farmers to the little guys who support them.

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