Knowledge Vault
Welcome to the Knowledge Vault. A resource related to the design, production, and best practices relevant to specialty non-threaded fasteners and components. From steelmaking to specifications to manufacturing to marketing, you'll find reliable information you need to make educated decisions to improve productivity, control inventory, and save time and money.
Learn how steel is made, formed, graded, worked, and finished, as well as its uses, capabilities, and limitations. And why it is important to the manufacture and production of our parts and your applications.
A thorough review of the metals and alloys used in carbon and alloy steel production and how minor elemental variances result in substantial differences in steel grades, hardness, and machinability.
From the storage and handling of raw materials to the shipping of finished parts, G.L. Huyett takes extreme care in the design, production, and manufacturing of specialty fasteners and components.
Take an introductory look at secondary metal preparation and finishing processes including conversion, phosphate, and surface coatings; anodizing; plating; passivation; and marking and engraving.