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Hex Bolts are the most common type of bolt in the market. Since the range of Hex Bolts are great, Hex Bolt varies in size.
Applications for Hex Bolts are wide, ranging from fastening wood, steel to plastics.
Some common large structures that apply Hex Bolts to secure its form are docks, buildings, and bridges.
Hex Bolts are fastened at the end with a nut.
The different range of force and torque that a Hex Bolt can withstand are marked on the top of the Hex Bolt’s head.
It is important that the customer make sure that the one purchased will be able to withstand the force that is going to be applied onto the Hex Bolt.
Hex Bolts are mostly zinc plated.
But depending on the situation, Hex Bolts are also hot dipped galvanized or stainless steel to better resist rust and corrosion.
It is important that the size, length and width of the Hex Bolt fit through the object that the Hex Bolt is fastened upon.
The length of the Hex Bolt should leave at least two full threads at the end after the nut is fastened onto the Hex Bolt to provide a secure fit but, at the same time, does not protrude too much.
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