A bolt is a type of fastener, that is normally used together with a nut for assembling two unthreaded components.
The ease to use made them suited to play an important role in the development of mass-produced articles and steel structures.
Vipa’s customers have at their disposition a vast range of fasteners manufactured according the main International standards as ISO, EN, DIN, UNI and ANSI.
But what is a standard and why is essential to know the meaning of that acronyms for a more mindful purchase of fasteners.
The VIPA offices will be closed for summer holidays from 10th August 2020 to 23th August 2020. We will resume as normal on 24th August 2020.
Please plan your deliveries according to these dates.
This year VIPA celebrates 50 years of history. For the occasion Fastener Eurasia interviewed our General Manager, Paolo Poppi that explained, by the way, present and future perspectives of the fastener business and projects to revamp the company activities in the post-COVID-19 phase.
we are currently experiencing a difficult moment that is putting a strain on all nations.
Companies have been also affected by the unpredictable block of the activities caused by the need to contain the diffusion of the pandemic.
VIPA has been called to do his part in the struggle against the virus and has immediately put in field all his efforts to secure his collaborators, by providing them with all necessary protective equipments but, at the same time, by preventing the virus to block completely the company.
According to national and international standards, fasteners have to follow specific naming schemes with the purpose of identifying and making manufacturing processes homogeneous.
Both bolts and nuts generally have notations made, in relief or engraved by the manufacturer that define their basic characteristics.
Knowing and understanding these notations is very important for their correct use.
Metal coatings are treatments largely used in various areas of the mechanical engineering industry with the purpose of protecting their surface from normal destructive forces and prolonging the lifespan of metal parts or change their aspect. They vary depending on the kind of material involved, purpose and process applied.