Video: How is a Bolt Made?
Even those who order bolts on a regular basis may not be familiar with the process of how a bolt is actually made. In this video we give you a glimpse into the world of bolt manufacturing, as we show you every step of the process involved in manufacturing a headed, galvanized bolt.
RCPW Facility Wind Farm
Riley County, Kansas
In October 2010, as part of the “Resourceful Kansas” program, Riley County, Kansas, in partnership with Kansas State University, initiated a sustainable energy expansion to add renewable energy features to the recently completed Riley County Public Works (RCPW) facility, which is an award-winning model for sustainable design.
In just over two weeks time Portland Bolt was able to manufacture and ship over 100 galvanized F1554 Grade 105 anchor bolts along with several hundred custom galvanized F436 hardened washers for wind turbines on this project. Our in-house galvanizing line gave us the flexibility and control to manufacture the nonstandard fasteners the project required in the time frame the contractor needed. Read more.
A325 Bolt Questions Answered
We’ve recently posted several new Frequently Asked Questions on our website that relate to A325 heavy hex structural bolts. Since this is one of the most common types of construction fasteners, we often receive a variety of questions related to these structual bolts. A few of these issues and questions are as follows: