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WORKSHOP: Shedding light on mystery threads

IT'S enough to drive you nuts. The seemingly countless variety of nuts and bolts that hold our machinery together can prove a challenge when trying to determine the identity of a particular fastener. Josh Giumelli, Kondinin Group.

Josh Giumelli
 Going nuts: Determining fastener thread size can be pretty frustrating due to the large variety of thread standards used across the world. But a methodical approach and a few handy measurement tools can shed some light on that mystery thread.

Going nuts: Determining fastener thread size can be pretty frustrating due to the large variety of thread standards used across the world. But a methodical approach and a few handy measurement tools can shed some light on that mystery thread.

Metric, imperial, fine or coarsethread, low or high grade -it can make for a time-consuming task if we need toreplace a specific fastener, re-cut a damaged thread or simply order replacement parts.And...

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