Reduced Base Drawn Arc Weld Studs

favicon-ipad-retinaA Reduced Base Stud has a smaller diameter base than any other stud of equal thread diameter. This style of stud is frequently used when the mating part tolerances are very tight and can not accomodate the extra fillet diameter of a Pitch Diameter or Full Thread Stud. Because of the extra processing involved, a Reduced Base Stud is typically more expensive than an equivalent Pitch Diameter or Full Thread Stud. Also, because the base is reduced in diameter the mechanical properties of the fastener are lower than for the equivalent thread size in either Pitch Diameter or Full Thread Studs.