A threaded rod is a type of metal fastener with threads […]
A threaded rod is a type of metal fastener with threads cut into both ends. These rods resemble the shank of a screw, yet tend to be longer and thicker than a standard screw. Threaded rods do not have heads or washers like those found on a screw on bolt, and tend to be the same diameter along their entire length. Depending on the model, the threaded rod can be threaded along the entire length, or simply at either end.. This product is sometimes known as all-thread, and can also be referred to simply as a stud.
The threaded rod is one of the most commonly used fasteners today. Because of its high durability, it is applied in many fields. They are usually inserted into concrete or wood during repairs and can be used to stabilize the structure from wooden furniture to concrete walls. Builders and contractors can also use screws when building homes or other types of buildings. These studs are also popular with metal workers when building furniture or consumer goods.
Threaded rods are also used as a popular method of hanging sheet metal pipes and other equipment in buildings. The installer connects one end of the rod to the ceiling structure and then the other end into a special fastener or clip. These clips or fasteners can then be used to suspend piping systems, fixtures or mechanical equipment.
When selecting a threaded rod, the buyer must consider the length and diameter of each screw. These rods can usually be cut into a certain size using a grinder or saw, but it is usually easier to select the correct length from the beginning. The user must also consider the type of thread on each pole. Courser threading may be required for heavy-duty projects, while finer threads may be needed in more delicate materials or small projects. The ends of each rod may be chamfered or coned to meet the needs of different applications.