Why High Quality Fasteners Are Important to the Construction Industry

Posted by Cody Masson on May 11, 2015 09:00 AM

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Why-High-Quality-Fasteners-Are-Important-to-the-Construction-IndustryWhen you think about the construction industry, you probably focus more on the big machines, the big pieces of steel and the thick pieces of wood. Your materials have to be strong and your machines and equipment have to work at top efficiency if you’re going to build anything—from bridges and towers to houses and garages, and everything in between. Sometimes people forget about the fasteners that hold them all together: the nuts and bolts. High quality fasteners are important for just about every application, but they’re especially important to the construction industry.

Here are just three reasons why quality nuts and bolts are vital to construction projects.

Efficiency

Naturally, when you’re building something in the construction industry, you want it to do its job. You want that roof to keep water from coming into the home. You want that bridge to withstand the weight of cars, trucks, and semi-tractor trailers. The efficiency of what you’re building isn’t only dependent on the types of materials you use—it’s also crucial to have the right fastener design to facilitate efficient assembly of the various components. The fasteners you choose can make or break your entire construction project. If you choose poorly, you could render your creation useless. If the fasteners you choose aren’t high quality, they won’t form a tight seal between materials, which can affect your whole structure. If they are the wrong design, you will waste time in assembly and part handling.

But, when you use high quality nuts and bolts that are right for the application at hand and are made with the correct steel to withstand pressures and environmental conditions, you can rest assured that what you’re building will do the job it’s supposed to do without any problems.

Durability

Efficiency is important, but so is durability. No construction worker wants to put in time, money and effort, and blood, sweat, and tears into a project just to realize soon afterwards that there is damage to the structure. If your nuts and bolts aren’t high quality, they will be susceptible to wear and tear, rust, cracks, and breaks—and it’s not going to take long for these problems to arise. Poor quality nuts and bolts simply can’t last for the long run. If you’re putting in time and effort into a construction project, you want it to last for the long haul so you don’t have to go back and fix broken fasteners after a few short months. That’s why quality is so important.

Safety

When your fasteners aren’t working well because they’re made poorly or they’re manufactured with cheap, weak materials or improper production methods, your structure is at risk. And when you have damaged bridges, walls, roofs, or whatever else you may be building, you cause a safety hazard to anyone using what you’ve built. Cracked, rusted, or broken nuts and bolts are dangerous and can sometimes be life threatening if your construction project falls apart. Stay up to code, keep safety as a top priority, and only use high quality fasteners for any application within the construction industry.

Don’t Risk It

The construction industry requires top notch machines, equipment, and materials. When you’re building something, don’t forget that quality is of utmost importance when you’re choosing the nuts and bolts for your project, too. Your application’s efficiency, durability, and safety depend on it. Make sure to choose a reputable manufacturer that has your best interest—and the interest of your project—at heart.  

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Cody Masson

Cody is a sales representative at Wallbank Manufacturing. He has over 5 years experience in sales and an additional 2 years of experience within the spring industry. He has a Multimedia Design & Production Diploma and Sale Success Intensive Training Certified. When Cody isn't keeping up-to-date with technology and computer software, he is investing in real estate.
Phone : 1-519-684-7423 Ext. 228

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Topics: fastener, Construction Industry

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