Fasteners for the professional engineer and home enthusiast in Scotland

Jamie Nicol, Warehouse Manager at Thomas Smith Fasteners in Glasgow, is pictured above with the latest addition to the range at TSF Scotland – a wide selection of pre-packed fastener kits. The various assorted kits include bolts, nuts, screws, washers and other fasteners in steel and stainless steel, and self colour and plated. These mixed packs […]

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Fasteners for Motor Racing – Tom White at Oulton Park in 1977 Crossle FF

Last year, we posted this blog entry about supplying the fasteners for a fantastic 1977 Crossle 33F Formula Ford 2 Litre racing car, to be driven by Tom White, then aged 16. We supplied many different fasteners for this car, from socket screws to hexagon bolts, nuts and washers, and thought we’d update on Tom’s progress! […]

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BSW and BSF nuts and bolts – UK’s largest stocks and special manufacture

As you may be aware, many UK distributors are now discontinuing BSF and BSW (Whitworth) bolts and nuts. We still carry the UK’s largest stocks of BSW and BSF, and our onsite manufacturing facilities enable us to produce specials to customer specification. You can purchase BSW and BSF bolts on our online shop. If you […]

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Stainless steel – Machining socket cap screws from hexagon bolts

Alongside our vast range of standard fasteners, our on-site special manufacturing capabilities enable us to manufacture and modify fasteners to the customer’s exact drawing or specification. We are capable of producing long length, large diameter bolts in most materials including A4-80 Stainless Steel.  The above picture shows 7/8″ UNC x 2.7/8″ A4-80 socket cap screws […]

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TSF at Silverstone Classic – imperial fasteners for classic racing cars

Silverstone Classic is the most important annual race meeting for classic race cars, and Thomas Smith Fasteners were in attendance. This huge, three day event saw unprecedented crowds with a record attendance of 90,000, with 24 races and cars spanning 9 decades of motor sport history. Several of motor sport’s most famous names and champions […]

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Onsite special fastener manufacture – M12 x 500 Hexagon Bolts

These long, M12 x 500 hexagon bolts were manufactured in our onsite workshop and are a good example of our non-standard manufacturing capabilities. Alongside our huge range of standard nuts, bolts and screws, we hold large stocks of semi-finished bolt blanks which enable us to rapidly manufacture to your exact dimensional requirements.  We can also […]

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Stainless Steel Assorted Fastener Packs added to Online Shop

We are pleased to announce that we have now added Stainless Steel Assorted Fastener Packs to our online shop. Mixed kits of stainless steel bolts, nuts and washers have now been added in UNC, UNF and Metric threadforms.  In addition to our stainless range, we also sell BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF and Metric mixed packs in standard high tensile carbon […]

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Onsite Manufacturing – 2″ x 7″ BSW CNC Machined Bolts and Setscrews

These large 2″ BSW (Whitworth) x 7″ Hexagon Setscrews were produced in our onsite machine shop using a CNC, and are a good example of how our special fastener manufacturing capabilities complement our extensive stocked range of standard industrial fasteners and fixings. We stock standard sizes of bolts, nuts and fasteners in Metric, BSW (Whitworth), […]

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Classic Cars at Tatton Park

This growing event was held in June. Hundreds of classic cars were on show, many being displayed in motor club groups. We spoke to a number of club officials about our large range of stocked imperial bolts and nuts.  They were all very interested as our range of BSF, BSW, UNC and UNF threadforms are […]

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