FTM 186: Can black oxide treated stainless rust?

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published March, 16th, 2023 as “Why did screws made of 18-8 stainless steel that were passivated and black oxide finished rust in a salt spray test?” during episode 186 of Fully Threaded Radio. Hello everybody, this is Carmen Vertullo with your Fastener Training […]

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FTM 185: approved coatings for structural bolts

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published February, 17th, 2023 as “What are the approved coatings for structural bolts during episode 185 of Fully Threaded Radio. Well hi everyone, welcome to the Fastener Training Minute. This is Carmen Vertullo coming to you from the Fastener Training Institute and from […]

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FTM 183-why did Monel dissolve during passivation

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published December 15th, 2022 as “Why did my Monel parts dissolve during passivation?” during episode 184 of Fully Threaded Radio. Well, hi, everyone this is Carmen Vertullo with the Fastener Training Minute coming to you from the Fastener Training Institute and The AIM […]

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FTM 182: How do you tighten stainless bolts

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published November, 18th, 2022 as “How to develop good methods for tightening stainless steel structural bolting” during episode 182 of Fully Threaded Radio. Well hello everyone, this is Carmen Vertullo with your Fastener Training Minute coming to you from beautiful El Cajon California, […]

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FTM 181: Should bolts stretch under load

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published October, 27th, 2022 as “How to develop good methods for tightening stainless steel structural bolting” during episode 181 of Fully Threaded Radio. Well, hi everybody. This is Carmen Vertullo with the Fastener Training Minute, coming to you from the Fastener Training Institute […]

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FTM 180: Can you interchange drywall screws and wood screws?

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published September 22nd, 2022 as “Can we interchange drywall screws and wood screws.” during episode 180 of Fully Threaded Radio. Hi Everyone, this is Carmen Vertullo with the Fastener Training Minute coming to you from the Fastener Training Institute and the AIM Testing […]

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FTM 179: Can the sulphur % in steel be too high?

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published August 18th, 2022 as “the chemical analysis requirements for SAE J429 fasteners, in particular Grade 5“, during episode 179 of Fully Threaded Radio. Hi everyone this is Carmen Vertullo coming to you from the Fastener Training Institute and the AIM Testing Laboratory […]

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FTM 178: Do drawings always reduce risk?

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published July 21st, 2022 as “Do drawings always reduce the risk of producing a good fastener?” during episode 178 of Fully Threaded Radio. Well, hello everyone this is Carmen Vertullo with the Fastener Training Minute coming to you from AIM Testing Laboratory, in […]

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FTM 174: How tight is too tight for a Nylon Insert Locknut?

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published March 17th, 2022 as “How tight is too tight for a Nylon Insert Locknut?” during episode 174 of Fully Threaded Radio. Hello everyone this is Carmen Vertullo with the Fastener Training Minute coming to you from the Fastener Training Institute and AIM […]

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