Structural Bolting Specification Change from the ASTM F16 Fastener Committee

Posted by Josh Glaser

Jan 9, 2019 8:30:00 AM

In order to provide improved clarity and consistency moving forward, the ASTM F-16 fastener committee hasastm created a new specification – ASTM F3125-15 – which consolidates six current standards under one umbrella. The six existing standards which will now fall under ASTM F3125-15 are the following –

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The Power of the U-Bolt

Posted by Josh Glaser

Dec 17, 2018 7:30:00 AM

When it comes to supporting pipe work - and specifically pipes in which liquids and gasses pass through - there might be no greater tool than the U-bolt industrial fastener. Yes, the U-bolt - it's almost exactly like it sounds, a bolt in the shape of the letter U. It also features screw threads on both ends of the bolt to adequately secure the pipe work or other intended application.

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Lindapter Pipe Supports

Posted by Josh Glaser

Nov 20, 2018 12:10:00 PM

For the past 80 years, Lindapter has been a pioneer in the steel manufacturing industry. This small family business founded in 1934 exploded into a global organization with international recognition due to their dedication to providing fast, cost-effective alternatives to drilling and welding. Today, Lindapter provides solutions for supporting HVAC equipment, pipe work, fire protection/sprinkler systems, suspended ceilings and electrical equipment from structural or secondary beams.

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Glaser and Associates & Supply Chain Solace

Posted by Josh Glaser

Oct 23, 2018 10:38:00 AM

As a distributor and manufacturer of industrial fastening solutions, we have a lot of crossover with different types of manufacturing and construction businesses in a host of different industries.  With 50 years in fastening, we’ve seen a wide array of jobs and projects across these various industries.  Despite this diversity, one thing that we’ve seen in every field is this: emergencies.  Call it Murphy’s Law, or just another day on the job - something always goes wrong; someone orders the wrong part, someone misplaces the parts, someone else forgot to order the parts at all, and on, ad infinitum.  Maybe the part you need from your typical contracted supplier is on backorder, or the turn-around needs to be faster than they can provide, or they don’t carry it at all – there are a number of things that can make putting together all the pieces of the job a difficult task. 

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Topics: Glaser, Manufacturing, fastening solutions, industrial distributor, rush order, supplier


Lindapter’s Girder Clamp Boasts Big Cost-Savings Benefits

Posted by Josh Glaser

Oct 10, 2018 10:37:00 AM

Durable steel connections that require no on-site drilling or welding is a key priority for Lindapter, and one that is fully realized in the design and implementation of its Girder Clamping systems. From the same makers of the revolutionary Hollo-Bolt®, Lindapter’s equally innovative Girder Clamps not only allow for a faster and safer steel connection, but also provides an extremely cost effective alternative to other connection methods.

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Glaser Meets ASTM Specifications

Posted by Josh Glaser

Sep 24, 2018 7:10:00 AM

Glaser & Associates has been a family-owned business for more than 50 years, manufacturing and distributing advanced fastening solutions for a variety of worldwide industrial partners from contractors to utility companies to oil refineries. Our high- and low-temperature, high-pressure, and corrosion-resistant bolting materials meet numerous specifications, including ASTM International’s. Here’s just a partial breakdown:

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Lindapter’s Sustainable Construction Projects

Posted by Josh Glaser

Sep 11, 2018 6:54:39 AM

For more than eight decades, Lindapter has been a major player in the construction space with its dependable, adjustable steel connectors that don’t require costly and time-consuming drilling or welding. What’s lesser known is Lindapter’s contributions to sustainable construction, which utilizes building materials and methods that are intended to limit impact to the environment. Here are just some of the high-profile, sustainable construction projects made possible by innovative Lindapter products:

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Impressive Case Studies Reveal the Extensive Industry Applications of Lindapter

Posted by Josh Glaser

Aug 20, 2018 6:00:00 AM

When it comes to steel connections, Lindapter has been paving the way since 1934.

Lindapter’s line of products connect steel beams, structural supports and grating together in creative and innovative ways. Their revolutionary methods drive down cost, installation times, and reduce permit requirements while minimizing worker risk. Here are some standout examples of how Lindapter products have been applied across a broad spectrum of industries.

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Lindapter Project of the Month: Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

Posted by Josh Glaser

Jul 9, 2018 11:21:40 AM

Lindapter has been innovating safer and more cost-effective steel connections since 1934 with a line of hand-adjustable clamps and bolts  that don’t require drilling and welding. These revolutionary products have factored greatly in major projects across numerous industries over the past 80 years. For the month of July, we’re taking a closer look at how Lindapter in conjunction with Glaser & Associates improved California’s Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.

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Lindapter Project of the Month: Cade Museum

Posted by Josh Glaser

May 31, 2018 4:55:49 PM

For 84 years, Lindapter has taken an innovative approach to steel connections, developing products that don’t require drilling or welding, and thus cutting down on costs, labor time, and safety hazards. These products lend themselves to a wide variety of applications, and this month, we’re taking a look at Lindapter’s role in constructing The Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention in Gainesville, Florida.

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