1.7/16-8UN HT Allthread for Gas Turbines

Our Glasgow branch recently received an order for 1.7/16-8UN x 24″ High Tensile 8.8 Threaded Bar, which will be used for manufacturing bolting for Gas Turbines. As well as stocking Allthread, we can manufacture special orders to your size and material specifications. Contact us with any requirements and we’ll be happy to help. Telephone our […]

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Large Diameter Fasteners for Subsea Installation

A grateful customer of our Glasgow branch kindly provided us with these recent photographs,  showing a subsea project incorporating our bolts being prepared and then submerged for installation into the seabed. We supply a huge range of standard fasteners and can manufacture specials to your exact specification in most materials – steel, stainless steel, super duplex, […]

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M100 x 6.00 Hex Full Nuts for Agricultural Machinery

We recently received an order from a manufacturer of agricultural machinery, who had an urgent requirement for these large M100 x 6mm Pitch Hex Full Nuts to be used on slurry pumps. These special, large diameter nuts were delivered next day to our customer in Northern Ireland. Whether standard or special, we have years of expertise and […]

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A4-100 Special Fasteners for Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Thomas Smith Fasteners were recently approached by Chris Fletcher, the Marketing and Policy Director of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce about providing samples of manufactured special fasteners, for one of his displays promoting UK manufacturers to foreign visitors. We were delighted to help Chris and supplied him with some A4-100 bolts and nuts which were […]

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Large Diameter Socket Cap Screws L7M for Offshore

We have sold big bolts in our time, but this was a first for us! Recently we supplied some 3 3/4″ Diameter Socket Cap Screws in material L7M to one of our offshore clients. From order to supply it took just 4 weeks, fully traceable with 3.1 and mill certs. Large or small, standard or […]

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Imperial fasteners for PS Waverley

Paddle Steamer Waverley, built in 1946 for the LNE Railway, now operated and maintained by Waverley Excursions Ltd, is at the moment sailing on the Clyde. During the summer months, day pleasure cruises are run from its Glasgow and Clyde bases to piers and ports, and lochs and islands of the west coast of Scotland. […]

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M20 x 60 14.9 Bolts for pressure-critical equipment

A major utilities company recently contacted us with an urgent requirement for M20 x 60 14.9 bolts for use on pressure critical equipment. The bolts were manufactured in our onsite workshop to the customer’s specification, with the required chemical & mechanical quality tests being carried out in our fully-equipped Quality department. The bolts were manufactured, […]

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Oil & Gas Project – M20 x 6 Metre Tie Bars Galvanised

Recently we had a request to help a customer out on some M20 x 6 Metre Tie Bars Galvanised for an oil and gas project in the North Sea. The rods were needed very quickly to hold buoys together on a platform. It is challenging to locate EN19T bar in 6 metre lengths. We purchased […]

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A superb model carousel made with our fasteners!

You may remember that a regular customer of ours is a very talented model maker – we posted this fantastic London Bus created using our fasteners. He recently came back in for more stainless steel screws to finish his latest project – this amazing carousel! This intricately detailed project took around 900 hours, and used our […]

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