Fully Threaded Radio episode 167 “Pass the Chips” was published August 12, 2021. Fastener industry legend and chip shot artist Mr. Robbie Gilchrist describes current market conditions, the future of the rep business, and how the NFDA found its way (18:28/1:30:25). AIM Testing Labs partner Rob LaPointe explains how hydrogen embrittlement is like an M&M (42:29). On the Fastener News Report, Fastener […]
FTM 162: What is A36 Threaded Rod
This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published March 19, 2021 as “What is A36 threaded rod” during episode 162 of Fully Threaded Radio. Well, hi everyone. This is Carmen Vertullo with your Fastener Training Minute coming to you from the Fastener Training Institute and AIM Testing Laboratory in beautiful […]
Fully Threaded Radio Episode #157 Recap
We are always excited to announce Industrial Distribution’s top 50 compilation of businesses competing in the MRO market – distributing everything from fasteners to safety products. The Big 50 List ranks biggest market movers in the industry based on previous year’s global sales. This year’s Big 50 List is based on 2019 sales figures, not […]
FTM 155: ASME B1.3 System 22 Thread Gauging
This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published August 15, 2020 as “System 22 thread gauging or thread inspection” during episode 155 of Fully Threaded Radio. I got a question or a suggestion recently from one of our good friends, Baron Yarbrough from Spring Bolt & Nut. Baron asked if […]
FTM 154: ASME B18.16.6 nylon insert lock nuts
This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published July 21, 2020 as “ASME B18.16.6 nylon insert lock nuts” during episode 154 of Fully Threaded Radio. Today’s topic, like many of our topics came via an email question. Actually, it was a problem that a client had regarding the proper designation […]
Episode 154 of FullyThreaded is Live!
Fully Threaded Radio episode 154 “Stay @ Home Tour” was published July, 21, 2020. Feeling right at home in their new roles with LindFast Solutions Group, Bernie Longen and John “OJ” Simpson explain recent developments and things to come as the fastener industry powerhouse supplier hits its stride (1:17:49). ITR Economics analyst Alex Chausovsky presents a clear, if uneven, path to […]
FTM 153: Fastener Standards Review Channel
This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published June 18, 2020 as “Fastener Standards Review Channel” during episode 153 of Fully Threaded Radio. We’ve been doing an interesting thing on the internet here since the pandemic has been going on and it’s called the Fasteners Standards Review Channel. I spend […]
Episode 153 of FullyThreaded is Live!
Fully Threaded Radio episode 153 “Non-Standard” was published June 18, 2020. As the “new abnormal” grinds on, industry veteran rep Rick Rudolph relies on his standard cordiality and grace to serve fastener companies in the New England region (10:41). AIM Test Labs founder Carmen Vertullo along with Eurolink vlogger London Penland explore how the market approaches ISO vs. DIN standards (1:34:33). […]
Episode 152 of FullyThreaded is Live!
Fully Threaded Radio episode 152 “Absolutely Threaded” was published May 16, 2020. Thread game veterans Rich Cavoto and Bob “GQ” Baer explain the origins of the infamous Naperville Fastener Association, share fitness training secrets, and offer ideas for an improved city driving experience (1:32:18). Newer to the field, but aiming to innovate, AJ Strandquist of Würth Industry North America is forging boldy […]
FTM 152: What are Grade 3 Rivets?
What is weathering Steel and where do we use it? This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published May 16, 2020 as “What are Grade 3 Rivets” during episode 152 of Fully Threaded Radio. As often is the case, my Fastener Training Minute discussion comes from an email question. One […]