When sourcing custom fasteners or components, it is important to find a manufacturer who is able to provide materials and processes that help products resist damaging corrosion, heat, and pressure.

Are you looking for a company that can help you take your prototype products to production? At Huron Automatic Screw Company, our expert team of technicians can help analyze the requirements for each project to ensure the highest quality and product reliability. Our company has a long history of working with unique products that require special materials or design elements in order to withstand harsh conditions such as stress, heat, or friction within their working environment. This includes products that are exposed to corrosive environments.

When it comes to manufacturing custom product, there are many factors that have a significant impact on fastener design. These include the temperature it will be exposed to, the pressure or friction it must be able to withstand, and possible corrosion that may occur. Each of these variables must be considered when producing a custom component. For example, fasteners that will be exposed to corrosive substances or environments require special materials, treatments, external finishes, protective sealants, or lubricants to prevent damage.

How can Corrosion Occur?

There are many different kinds of corrosion that can occur on a fastener which include:

  • Oxidation
  • Pitting
  • Stress corrosion
  • Concentration-cell corrosion

Oxidation is the most common form of corrosion and is known commonly as rust. Steel components are at risk for oxidation and should be protected. Corrosion can also occur as a result of stress or friction. Because many service environments pose a risk for corrosion, it is better to prevent these problems rather than have to address damage in the future. There are many different material combinations that can reduce or resist corrosion. These may include metals that have a higher melting point, higher hardness at room temperature, or increased density. These fasteners may be used in a variety of applications within the automotive, trucking, marine engine, off-road, medical, or commercial and industrial pump markets.

Source Top Quality Components with Huron Automatic Screw Company

Clients who are looking for a reliable company to provide in-depth collaborative manufacturing services for their next project should contact Huron Automatic Screw Company. We understand the nuances of fastener manufacturing and pride ourselves on precision, excellence, and innovation. By working with an expert team, your company can ensure that each component is manufactured to the highest standards to resist corrosion, heat, or pressure.

About Huron Automatic Screw Company

With over 85 years of experience, Huron Automatic Screw Company is highly regarded in the fastener manufacturing industry for product excellence and quick turnaround, making us an ideal partner to handle your prototype through production quantity jobs. Our precision machined threaded fasteners, pins, spacers and other parts are purchased by fastener distributors, component manufacturers and OEMs across the United States and go into a wide variety of components.

Our tradition of quality and our use of innovative modern manufacturing practices have been our company’s competitive edge in manufacturing precision machined products.  Add to that our reputation for on-time delivery and competitive prices, and you’ve got every answer you need to give us a try on your next project.

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