Tanner Resources Blog

Tanner Brooklyn Headquarters is Reopen for Business

Safety is Always Priority for Customers & Employees

We are happy to announce the reopening of our Brooklyn Headquarters storefront. We will be open from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday. Starting June 1st our in-store counter will be open for pick up following strict social distancing measures to ensure the safety of our staff and customers.

The Tanner National Distribution Network – Getting You Products Faster!

Tanner Partners with its Largest Suppliers to Improve Nationwide Distribution

Having the ability to provide our customers with high-quality fasteners & anchors at competitive pricing is only part of our goal. The second part of our goal is to be able to get you your fasteners & anchors faster than ever. This is why we have partnered with some of our largest suppliers to improve our shipping speeds.

Please Wait Here, Keep a Safe Distance… Are Social Distancing Signs the New Normal?

Social Distancing Signs have been popping up in stores and workplaces across the nation to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These signs may seem strange or unnecessary at first. But in actuality, they currently deem the same importance as a stop sign at a busy intersection… With one of the best ways to stop the spread of COVID-19 being social distancing, these signs help promote this movement and keep the public informed.

QSSP Provide More than Just Personal Protection Equipment

What Does QSSP Mean & Why Does that Matter?

The Qualified Safety Sales Professional Program, abbreviated as QSSP, is the industry’s premier training program for safety sales professionals. Sales professionals that have qualifies as a QSSP have broadened their technical expertise in health & safety, gaining a high-caliber understanding of the complex standards & regulations set by OSHA, EPA, and other similar agencies. QSSP members are not only an asset for the companies they work for, but also

Thin Material Fastening & Blind Fastening Solutions in 1

Threaded Rivet Nuts Solve Thin Material & Blind Fastening Problems

When looking for fastening solutions for applications in thin materials where there is access from only one side of the working material, also known as a “blind” application, threaded rivet nuts can be the fasteners you are looking for. Threaded rivet nuts, also called blind threaded rivets, blind rivet nuts and threaded inserts, have the ability to provide permanent load-bearing threads in thin materials. Rivet nuts are ideal

New Rivets, Rivet Nuts & Installation Tools Available Now

Quality Fastening Solutions the First Time, Every Time

Tanner is happy to announce our launch of a new line of Rivets, Rivet Nuts & Rivet Installation Tools. Our new blind rivet line includes a wide variety of blind rivet styles designed for the most popular riveting applications. In addition to the wide variety of blind rivets, our new rivet nuts & inserts also come in the most popular styles and sizes. Finally, to be sure your riveting applications are all properly installed, you will want to

What are Hex Cap Screws?

Hex Cap Screws are fasteners featuring a hexagonal, six-sided, head with a washer face on the bearing surface and a chamfered point. Commonly used in construction and machine assemblies, hex cap screws are one of the most common fasteners used on the jobsite today. Specifications for hex cap screws are described under the ASME B18.2.1-1996 standard. Hex cap screw specifications include ASTM A449 & SAE J429: Grade 2, Grade 5 & Grade 8.

New USA Made Self-Drilling Screws Now Available

Avoid the Tariffs, Shop High-Quality USA Made Self-Drilling Screws

With the recent rise in tariffs, there is no better time than now to buy American made fasteners. Melted & poured in the USA, this new lineup of self-drilling screws is American through and through. Manufactured under the ISO 9001:2015 standards to be sure we consistently provide high-quality drill screws every time. These self-drilling screws are fully compliant to the Fastener Quality Act, maintaining complete lot control and

Coarse vs Fine Thread – What Thread Type Do I Need?

Fastener Thread Styles

Have you ever been stuck trying to figure out when to use a coarse thread vs fine thread fastener? Don’t worry you aren’t alone. Most people would be surprised to learn about the significant characteristic differences between the two. Each type of threading has its own benefits that the other style lacks.  Read on to learn more about coarse vs fine thread fasteners and never choose the wrong thread type again.

Picking the Correct Countersink for Your Next Job

What are Countersinks Used for?

A countersink is a cutting tool that cuts a conical hole into a base material and can be used for a number of different applications. The main use of countersinks is to cut a hole to allow the head of a countersunk screw or bolt, when fastened into the hole, to sit below or flush with the surface of the base material. They are also used after drilling and tapping applications to remove any burrs that are left behind.