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    Cold Headed Fasteners – Fastco Industries

    Studs – Rivets – Pins – Bolts – Specials – SEMS Washers – MAThread, MATPoint Design

    • Since 1970, Fastco Industries has been leading manufacturer of cold-headed fastener solutions for the industrial marketplace worldwide. Fastco has a laser-focus in providing cutting-edge manufacturing innovation combined with an IATF 16949:2016 certified cold heading high quality commitment. We specialize from fast prototyping to high volume production with extremely tight tolerances. Your fasteners will be of superior quality resulting from our refined and detailed processes developed over decades. All Fastco cold headed fasteners are proudly Made in the USA in our manufacturing facilities.

    Advantages of Cold Heading

    Cold heading is a method of forming metal in progressive steps into net-shaped or near net-shaped parts.

    • The grain is not cut in the process. The grain flows through the contour of the part resulting in a stronger part compared to a cut grain.
    • Very accurate control of dimensions: Tolerances of ±.025mm on contained diameters and ±.125mm on most lengths.
    • High speed production – up to 200 parts per minute
    • Efficient use of material – very little waste
    • Wide variety of formable materials
    • No shavings or bar ends

    Industries

    • Automotive

      Automotive

    • Construction

      Construction

    • Heavy Equipment & Axle

      Heavy Equipment & Axle

    • Defense

      Defense

    • Medical

      Medical

    • Agricultural

      Agricultural

    • Appliance

      Appliance

    • Furniture

      Furniture

    IATF 16949:2016 Certified for Automotive

    Fastco is also IATF 16949:2016 certified. IATF 16949:2016 replaces and supersedes the current ISO/TS 16949, defining the requirements of a quality management system for organizations in the automotive industry. Fastco ensures you will receive the highest quality cold headed fasteners on-time, to any of your facilities around the world.

    Fastco Industries can help you with your design in an effort to take advantages of the cold heading process. Contact us for a no cost evaluation of the design and we will provide suggestions and forming options that can optimize your product.