Due to the fact that nuts and bolts are very effective, not to mention very simple, it is now known for being one of the most commonly and most popularly used fixings in the World these days. In addition to that, nuts and bolts are also being used in many different aspects of our lives, starting from holding our cars together to holding applications that are known for being high in strength like crash barriers in place.
Speaking of nuts and bolts, it is just like any other materials out there that are being used for fixing, they also comes in a vast selection of sizes in the imperial metric standard as well as the modern metric standard. Furthermore, when we say nuts and bolts, these materials are also known for its different form as it can be bought in either plain steel or stainless steel, you just need to know that type of fixing where it will be used. Between the stainless steel and the plain steel, it is best for you to choose stainless steel as it is not prone to rusting, unlike the plain steel, especially when you are about to fix something outside which is exposed to direct sunlight and rain, elements that causes rusting. On the contrary of it, if you are going to do the fixing inside without the presence of elements like rain or sunlight, then you can choose to use plain steel instead of the stainless steel cause between the two, plain steel is much sturdier and much stronger plus, you need not have to worry about rusting as that will not happen. Therefore, prior to you proceeding on the type of nuts and bolts you will make use of when you are fixing, you need to know first where the fixing will be or what are you going to fix to that you will choose the right one.
Speaking of nuts and bolts, these materials have been in good use for centuries already and the earliest dated application of these materials happen during the construction of carriages that are horse drawn. And of course, the very first machinery that was devised for the purpose of cutting screw threads was devised in the year fifteen sixty eight by Besson in France.
Even though it was actually a long time ago ever since the day the machine for cutting screw threads was discovered, for the next hundred years, there was not much progress happened, not until the beginning of sixteen forty one when Hindley, a man from England, improved the process of the machine which resulted it to become a widespread equipment being used.