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J Bolts Manufacturers and Suppliers

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  • Hackensack, NJ 800-272-3673

    Our company has a reputation for superior products, customer service, and dependability. All our fastener products are built to last, and we know that our customers appreciate our dedication to using the best materials and manufacturing techniques. If you would like to learn more about us, contact us by phone or email, or stop by our website today!

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  • Jefferson, OH 888-536-3674

    We are a forged bolts manufacturer that is dedicated to making refined J bolts to help you with your next project! We work diligently to make sure that you are being taken care of by our team of committed professionals! We work for your convenience and strive to make sure that you are being delivered the highest quality products! We work to bring you the most unique products! For more information on our J bolts, give us a call today!

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  • Alpharetta, GA 877-889-1017

    With machines capable of #6 screws up to 5/8" x 5" bolts, Engineered Parts Sourcing manufactures a wide variety of both standard & non-standard inch & metric bolts to all domestic & international standards. See website for bolt options. ISO 9001:2000 registered with great secondary services, finishes, stocking JIT programs & rapid response. Quality assurance, cost effectiveness & on-time delivery.

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  • Baltimore, MD 410-247-7273

    ROBNET has been in business since 1985 and we are a certified minority business in most states on the Eastern Seaboard. We are also certified in most municipalities in this region. We bought our 1st building with 25,00 square feet and plenty of office and warehouse space. We were able to consolidate both warehouses into one and we are now located on a major thoroughfare in Baltimore City. ROBNET has grown into a full-service fastener distributor and a major player in our industry. ROBNET opened a branch in York, PA and bought a small tool and fastener company in York bringing new customers and new ROBNET team members.

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  • Maywood, IL 708-450-9301

    We carry many parts and products for our customers, including fasteners, bolts, screw machine products, and a whole lot more. We offer parts manufactured from both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. We are committed to quality and service to give you the best experience possible. You can visit our website for details or give us a call to learn more! We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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  • Painsville, OH 800-680-3600

    Dyson has over 100 years of experience in manufacturing industrial fasteners including bolts, screws, washers, construction accessories and custom forged and machined products. We carry a wide variety of standard fasteners as well as offer custom production, from a few parts up to a large order.

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  • Wheeling, IL 224-434-2290

    Our hardware range includes threaded as well as non-threaded products, such as bolts, screws, washers, hose couplings, and clamps. Manufactured for use in construction tools, engines, furnaces, hose reels and many other applications. These items are available in both standard and custom sizes. We can provide UNC, UNF, ACME, and several other thread forms on our threaded fasteners.

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J Bolts

A J bolt is a mechanical fastener shaped like the English letter from which its name is derived and is used in a variety of applications to anchor an object or surface to another surface. Often thought of as half of a U bolt, both the long threaded portion and the smooth curve of the J can be used to hold objects in place.

The versatility of the J bolt allows it to be used in many settings. Highway and building construction, automotive and locomotive industries all make use of the J bolt which is also popular in domestic settings for do-it-yourself tasks ranging from hanging baskets to deck construction. Specific industrial tasks which utilize this fastening device include highway sign structures, bridge rails and support columns. Used to secure metal, concrete or wooden objects, bolts are most commonly made of heavy duty metals such as stainless steel, zinc plated steel and titanium. Material selection depends heavily on the demands that will be placed on the bolt in terms of rust and corrosion, strength, pressure and temperatures inherent in its use. Steel is common due to its availability, strength, durability and resistance to corrosive elements. For especially heavy duty tasks such as securing very heavy objects, titanium is used for its superior strength. In addition to zinc plating, other treatments and coatings may be used to customize bolts. Acid resistant coatings, for example, would be used for J bolts found in chemical manufacturing plants. 

The manufacturing process used to create J bolts is similar to that of other bolt types. A steel or titanium wire rod is first heated consistently for an extended period of time and all rust particles are removed. If needed, the metal is coated for added protection. Cold forging is then used to shape the rod at room temperature and the rod is forced through dyes at high pressures to be shaped into long perfectly round rods. Once cut down to the desired length, a second dye shapes the curve of the J. The angle of the curve can vary significantly. Cold forging using high pressure rollers is then used to press in the thread pattern which is found only on the long straight portion of the bolt. The finished J bolt is then ready for use in a variety of applications. These bolts are most commonly used as cast-in-place anchor bolts. This means that the J bolts are inserted into the desired place in a concrete form as it sets. This ensures secure fastening, but limits flexibility as bolts are inherently difficult to remove once the concrete is set. As aforementioned, both the curve and the threaded portion of the J can be made useful. To utilize the hook the threaded portion is set in concrete or screwed into metal, wood or any other material. Alternatively the hook may be fixed or slid into place, leaving the threaded portion exposed for fastening. It is important to consider the materials to be fastened as well as the strength and corrosion resistance required of the bolt materials. Other considerations include the bolt curve, length and diameter.



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J Bolts - Ken Forging