Blind Bolts For Hollow Sections

Hollow Sections: Welded or Bolted Joints?

Hollow Sections: Welded or Bolted Joints? Blindbolt UK | 6th October 2021 Blind Bolts The advantages of hollow sections are clear – lightweight, structurally efficient and ideal for exposed steelwork. The challenge comes when forming joints, particularly when connecting other members or fittings to hollow sections. The common solution is to weld, which is fine…

Blind Bolts

Blind bolts vs. Hollo-bolts vs. Box bolts

Blind Bolts vs. Hollo-bolts vs. Box Bolts Blindbolt UK | 29th September 2021 Blind Bolts “Blind” fixings When access for a bolted connection is from one side only, so-called “blind” fixings are the answer. Blind fixings are commonly used when bolting plates or fittings to hollow sections, but may also be used when access to…

Blind Bolt Fasteners for Civil Engineering

Fasteners Used Within the Civil Engineering Sector

Fasteners Used Within the Civil Engineering Sector Blindbolt UK | 6th July 2021 Blind Bolt Fasteners There are a number of fasteners used within the civil engineering sector, and as their name suggests, they are used to join (fasten) two or more objects together. In this article, we will take a closer look at what…

Blind Bolts Vs Fang Bolts

Blind Bolts Vs Fang Bolts

Blind Bolts Vs Fang Bolts Blindbolt UK | 29th June 2021 Blind Bolt Fasteners There are many types of fasteners used in the world today, and while used in a variety of different ways, the purpose of a fastener remains the same: To join (or fasten) two or more objects together. Within this article, we…

Thin Wall Bolt Fasteners for Thin-Walled Joints

4 Types of Fasteners Used for Thin-Walled Joints

4 Types of Fasteners Used for Thin-Walled Joints Blindbolt UK | 31st March 2021 Thin Wall Bolt (TW Bolt) When it comes to thin-walled joints, there are four main types of fasteners that can be used including thin wall bolts, tapping screws, blind rivets and conventional rivets. Each of these different fastener types have their…

BlindBolt Fasteners For the Rail Construction - Transportation Industry

4 Types of Fasteners Used Within Rail Construction

4 Types of Fasteners Used Within Rail Construction Blindbolt UK | 24th March 2021 Blind Bolts In rail construction, there are typically 4 main fastener types that each have their own unique selling points and uses. These fastener types being blind bolts, fang bolts, spring spikes and screw spikes. Blind Bolt Fasteners Blind Bolts are…