Click here to shop for rivets in the Spaenaur Catalog Rivets Trivia: Rivets are one of the oldest fastening devices in the world, being used as early as 3000 B.C. in Egypt to make tools. The first rivet nut was created and named Rivnut® by BF Goodrich in the 1930s. It was first used to mount rubber de-icing boots to aircraft wings. Over 10 million rivets were used in the construction of the Queen Mary cruise ship. There are many types of rivets, here are a few: Solid … [Read more...] about Rivet Types with Video
Click here to shop for nuts In fastening, a nut is a simple mechanism to attach something together. A nut is internally threaded, so it can be mated with another piece of hardware that is externally threaded, such as a bolt. Using rotation, it uses high clamping forces on the structure contained between the nut’s and bolt’s bearing surfaces. A nut is comprised of: a given thread size, a variety of material options and differing heat treatments. Nuts have an adequate wall … [Read more...] about Nuts, Nuts & More Nuts…Test Your Nut Knowledge!
3/25/2018 Kitchener's Victoria Street Bridge has been scheduled for removal and replacement which is virtually adjacent to Spaenaur. Google Map of Spaenaur Location Did you know we deliver free in the local area? Some restrictions apply - click here for more info. What has been communicated to Spaenaur by the Region of Waterloo: The Victoria Street Bridge will be closed from east of Edna Street and at Bruce Street, with no through traffic as of January 29th 2018. Heading North on … [Read more...] about Kitchener Construction: Find Spaenaur
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