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>>> Fasteners made of these two common materials are highly resistant to corrosion, yet are significantly weaker than hardened steel fasteners. Find out which materials they are on page 7.

>>> See page 22 to learn seven ways to prevent or eliminate thread galling.

>>> Cut or roll-forming are how threads are manufactured. Learn which method is preferred and why on page 9.

>>> Lubricating bolts prior to installation is highly recommended, but do you know how to adjust torque readings to account for lubricants? Get all the details on pages 13 & 14.

>>> Learn when it DOES matter if you tighten the head of the bolt or the nut. See page 20 for the surprising answer.

>>> What is gasket creep and what factors affect creep? Find out on page 15.

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