All Sizes of A4 / T316 Stainless Steel Rivets Now In Stock

All Sizes of A4 / T316 Stainless Steel Rivets Now In Stock

We are now stocking every size of our JBJ Series Open End Blind Rivets, these are made from A4 /T316 Stainless Steel material and we offer diameters 1/8″, 5/32″, 3/16″, and 1/4″. See our specific sizes below. A4 / T316 grade is austenitic,...
Types Of Stainless Steel: A2 vs A4 or 304 vs 316

Types Of Stainless Steel: A2 vs A4 or 304 vs 316

The simple answer is 304 contains 18% chromium and 8% nickel while 316 contains 16% chromium, 10% nickel and 2% molybdenum. The molybdenum is added to help resist corrosion to chlorides (like sea water and de-icing salts). Firstly though, lets define Stainless Steel:...
Container Shortage Increases Shipping Costs & Delays Shipments

Container Shortage Increases Shipping Costs & Delays Shipments

Container shipping rates from China to Southeast Asia are surging due to a shortage of transportation space in the Asian region, the result of an uneven distribution of containers to meet surging shipping demand from Asia to Europe and the U.S. Container shipping...
Why Are Airplanes Manufactured With Riveted Joints Instead of Welded?

Why Are Airplanes Manufactured With Riveted Joints Instead of Welded?

From the Airbus A330 to the Boeing 787, practically all commercial aircraft are manufactured with riveted joints instead of welded joints. With riveted joints, two components are connected using a fastener known as a rivet. There are different types of rivets,...
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