What are the different types of nut and bolts?

What are the different types of nut and bolts?

Hardware Nut Types

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Also called an acorn nut or cap nut, has a domed top Six-sided, used with hex bolts, attached with a wrench Threaded nut with four sides, has various internal platings

What are all the different types of bolts?

The principal types of bolts commonly used include:

  • Anchor Bolts.
  • Blind Bolts.
  • Carriage Bolts.
  • Double End Bolts.
  • Eye Bolts.
  • Flange Bolts.
  • Hex Bolts.
  • Machine Bolts and Machine Screws.

How do I know what kind of bolt I have?

Most bolts come in pretty uniform lengths; and this is a good way to determine if the bolt is metric or standard. Measure the bolt length (not including the cap), and see if it’s closer to a fraction of an inch, or a nice and round millimeter length that ends in 5 or 0.

What are different bolts used for?

Bolt Types

Name Description Application
Anchor bolts Bolts with a threaded part in one end and a non-threaded L shaped part on the other. Usually found with a washer and a nut. Made to be rust-resistant. Securing light poles, structural beams and to fasten equipment to concrete.

What tools are needed for bolts and nuts?

Wrenches are used to tighten and loosen fasteners, mainly nuts and bolts. Wrenches are generally made from a chrome-plated steel alloy. The material makes wrenches both durable and simple to clean.

How many types of bolts are there?

28 Different Types of Bolts (Buying Guide)

How many types of anchor bolts are there?

Anchor bolts are generally used to attach steel metal to concrete. It’s one end is inserted into the concrete, and another end is threaded to connect structural support. There are four types of anchor bolts such as double-end rods with plate, L-shaped, headed, and swedge type.

What are the 6 most common screw sizes?

Machine screws are often found in sizes of: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14—the larger the number, the larger the screw. Machine screws, but especially caps screws and bolts, can range from 1/4 inch up to 3 inches or more.

What are bolts with washers called?

A machine screw is a screw or bolt with a flat point. Available in a variety of drive types and heads, they fit a wide variety of applications. Often driven into tapped holes. Used with nuts and washers, also known as “stove bolts” or “stovers”.