DN Staff

June 8, 1998

1 Min Read
Did you know...

More than 95% of engineers surveyed specify threaded fasteners? That's a huge margin over the next most popular mechanical fastener--42% of engineers specify rivets.

In that survey, conducted by Design News magazine, engineers most frequently cited strength and durability as important characteristics in their buying decisions.

Ease of installation slightly edged out cost, as the next most-important fastener characteristic.

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