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Stainless Steel Fasteners

Stainless Steel Advantages

APM Hexseal offers a variety of materials for our sealing solutions to suit the requirements of any application. However, stainless steel is our default material as it provides many benefits when compared to other common metals, making it ideal for various sealing applications across many industries. Advantages of Stainless Steel There are many advantages of stainless steel, one of the most obvious being its resistance to corrosion. This ability comes from 10.5% of its weight being made up of chromium,...

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Anatomy of an O-Ring Screw

At APM Hexseal, we specialize in creating uniquely powerful fasteners for multiple applications. Our Seelskrew® product is the original self-sealing O-ring screw designed to create an impenetrable seal that blocks water, lubricants, gases, air, and other fluids. We provide this specialty seal screw in a variety of thread sizes and sealing materials. The Seelskrew® can also be supplied with self-locking patches, pellets, and strips to reduce the risk of vibration breaking the seal. Advantages of APM Hexseal's O-Ring Screws Our...

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Econo-Nuts

Sneak Preview: Econo-Nuts

Sneak preview – coming soon: We are going nuts at APM Hexseal! We heard you! You asked and we answered. You have repeatedly asked us for a more economical alternative to our ever-popular Seelnuts - a sealing solution that provides the highest degree of quality, reusability and sealing life on the market today. Not every application requires the extensive reusability of our premier line of Seelnuts – so you requested another option. We are proud to introduce our new line...

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APM Hexseal’s Updated Operations During the Pandemic

APM Hexseal is an essential supplier of components used in the manufacture of a wide variety of medical equipment, including ventilators, hospital beds, and medical instrumentation. As such, we had to formulate a plan to keep our plant open and our lines running to insure that the supply chain for critical medical equipment was not disrupted. To achieve this, we established a number of safety protocols and procedures that allowed us to maintain the high level of service our customers...

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COVID-19: APM Hexseal’s Sealing Solutions for Mission-Critical Applications

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses in many industries have pressed on to fulfill critical needs throughout our society. As an essential business, APM Hexseal has proudly continued to manufacture mission-critical components for a variety of medical, military, and industrial applications. During this trying time, we’ve supplied thousands of the fasteners and sealing boots used to build ventilators, hospital beds, and COVID-19 test units while taking measures in our facility to ensure the safety of our team and...

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Don't Lose Your Head eBook

Head Style or Drive Style? Don’t Lose Your Head With Our eBook

You are probably familiar with a number of screw and driver styles, but you may not be aware that hundreds of different drives in all shapes and sizes have been developed over the years. From slotted drives to hexagonal recessed drives, there are a wide variety of head and drive combinations for both everyday use and specialized applications. APM Hexseal has consulted with our in-house hardware specialists to compile a comprehensive collection of information on screw head and drive designs...

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COVID-19 Impact and APM Hexseal Precautions

It’s business as UN-usual at APM Hexseal! COVID-19 has affected all of us and APM Hexseal is no exception. First and foremost, we are mindful of our partners, friends and neighbors who have been impacted by this virus. We hope that anyone afflicted recovers quickly and fully. APM Hexseal supplies many, many products for the medical, military, food, beverage and sanitizing industries. We feel it is our duty and responsibility to continue to produce products for these industries who are...

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Sealing Boots

How to Match Switches With Boots

When working with electrical equipment, it is critical that the components be protected from contaminants and harsh environmental conditions. This is why APM Hexseal originally developed and patented the first sealing boots on the market, designed to shield electrical components from the incursion of unwanted moisture, pollutants, and other factors that could harm sensitive electrical components. In order to meet the needs of a comprehensive array of applications, APM Hexseal has since engineered a variety of sealing solutions in a...

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Sealing Hardware

Why Use Sealing Hardware?

In the industrial sector, sealing hardware plays a critical role in ensuring components are securely fastened within a system and preventing contaminants—such as liquids and gases—from moving through the sealed area. Depending on the type of hardware—e.g., screws, nuts, bolts, and washers—and design employed, industry professionals can also take advantage of additional functions and features. The following blog post provides an overview of some of the benefits of using sealing hardware, as well as outlines the types of sealing hardware...

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Celebrating Alice Parker

APM Hexseal continues to celebrate black history month, and we'd like to celebrate Alice Parker! Alice H. Parker was an African American inventor who was awarded a patent for inventing a system of central heating using natural gas. Her patent was filed in 1919, when using natural gas to power a heating furnace was a revolutionary idea that conserved energy and was the foundation for the central heating systems in homes and buildings today. Parker was raised in Morristown NJ...

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