Specialty Screw Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of William Osgood Associates as our sales representatives in the state of Michigan and Windsor, Canada area. Concentrating in the Detroit Metro area for more than thirty years this five person agency joins our sales group with extensive automotive experience. They have an in depth knowledge and understanding of their customers and the requirements in the automotive market place. Please join us in welcoming Robert Angell, Erik … [Read more...]
What is MAThread
The greatest challenge faced in the assembly of automobile has been cross threading. Assembly failures due to cross threading and galling are both disruptive and expensive. The innovative MAThread® completely eliminates this problem, lowering costs for auto makers. It was realized that MAThread is not only the solution to this problem but almost all the problems associated with car assembly, which accounts for approximately 97% of the problems. MAThread® is advantageous because it is … [Read more...]
Cold heading could be defined as a process whereby metal is forged at a very high rate in the absent of heat. It is also known as the process 'Cold Forming'. A length of wire is sheared and the forced into a die. Imagine having a piece of metal and removing the parts to obtain a shape you desire. Cold heading takes different shaped metals and melds the parts together. Cold heading has its advantages in many ways. It does not waste scrap as the amount of the same metal fully used because the … [Read more...]
The Fastener Manufacturer You Can Rely On
There are many different types of fasteners that are available. So, what are the criteria that you should focus on when looking for the right fastener manufacturer for your specific product demands? First of all, you need to know that there are a wide range of fastener varieties to choose from, which includes screws, bolts, rivets, double end studs, etc… to name a few. Fasteners are made of various types of materials and this is due to the nature of how they are used. You need specific … [Read more...]
What is MATPoint®?
MATPoint® is one of the many available designs of MAThread®. The others are MAThread® dog point, MAThread® PPoint and MAThread® Radiused Point. They are all extremely versatile and feed well in the application. The MAThread forces the two thread helixes to align, every time, without fail. The fasteners then drive easily, with reduced effort. MATPoint works with all types of nuts and internal threads, including lock nuts, making it very useful. It has unrivaled anti-cross thread performance … [Read more...]
Uses of MAThread!
MAThread® has no size restrictions, the type of fastener head is irrelevant, material, and surface coating doesn't matter. MAThread® works and works well without any of these restrictions. The thread design prevents virtually all jamming or cross threading during installation also actively aligns the fastener and it's mating part during assembly. It's an ergonomic dream for the installer, efficiency realization for the production department, and a cost reduction for your accounting department … [Read more...]
Lowering Costs with MAThread
The automotive industry has been using MAThread fasteners for more than a decade as a tool to drive down their cost for rework and labor. MAThread fasteners are known reducing cost by eliminating reworks where cross threaded fasteners have been a problem. They also assist in fastener starting and engagement. The following article is representative of the benefits the can be achieved when using MAThread fasteners. Specialty Screw Corporation is a licensed manufacture of MAThread … [Read more...]
MAThread – Zero Down Time
Both the MAThread and MATPoint threaded fasteners are ideal for use with a Power Torque gun or Power Torque Wrench. The anti cross-threading design of these fasteners is ideal for use on assembly lines that use power drivers. Because they are self-aligning fasteners, it is impossible to have cross threading that can cause production down time, repair, and scrap. Specialty Screw Corporation is a manufacturer of special cold head fasteners, collar studs, special rivets, ball studs, and engineered … [Read more...]
Watch MAThread in Action!
Yes, you can watch the MAThread straighten itself. The video shows 15 degrees of misalignment and yet MAThread performs without jamming, cross threading, etc... Isn't it amazing. Click here to watch. … [Read more...]
Specialty Screw Corporation is pleased to announce that we have received a license to manufacture the MAThread and MATpoint. MAThread is a self aligning feature that is incorporated into the point and starting threads of the fastener. It is listed in the General Motors Worldwide Standards, is being incorporated into the Chrysler / Mercedes Benz standards, and is used by Ford Motor Company. … [Read more...]