Level 1 Fasteners manufactures and stocks various types of fasteners for a variety of applications, including: IFI and ANSI standards., AN/MS/NAS military drawings to “make to” blueprint specials. Our fasteners can be manufactured from carbon, alloy, and stainless steels, to highly exotic material such as titanium. Our specialty manufacturing focuses on non-ferrous materials such as 400 (NiCu) and K500 Monel (Ni-Cu-Al) nuts, bolts, screws, and studs.

Raw Materials

Level 1 Fasteners keeps an extensive inventory of raw materials used for manufacturing fasteners, allowing us to use material on had to produce short run custom fasteners in a timely manner.

Material Grades

  • 2
  • 2H
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7
  • 8
  • B7
  • B16
  • 300 Series Stainless Steel
  • 17-4PH
  • 13-8MO
  • MP35N
  • A286 (temperatures up to 1300°F)
  • 260, 270,360, 464 Brass
  • 400, 405 Nickel Copper (Monel®)
  • K-500 Nickel Copper Aluminum (Monel®)
  • Inconel® 625, 718
  • GR 462, 464, 482,  QQ-B-637 Naval Brass®
  • 651, 655 Silicon Bronze
  • Various Titanium Grades

Protective Coating

  • Zinc
  • Cadmium
  • Black Oxide
  • Phosphate
  • Silver Flash
  • Ion Vapor Deposit
  • Anodizing
  • Dry Film Lubricant
  • Passivation and cleaning performed in house to standards ASTM and AMSQQ-P-35, ASTM, and AMS QQ-P-35C, ASTM A967, A380, ASM 2700 using nitric and citric acid methods.

Additional Processes

  • Self-Locking:  patch, pellet, or strip (MIL-DTL-18240F, MIL-F-18240E)
  • Lockwire Drilling

Cold Heading

Select from a range of national cold headers for running parts from #2-56 to .875 DIA up to 7 in. long.

Hot Forging

We have the ability to forge almost any head configuration under 2″ diameter.

CNC Turning & Milling

Our state-of-the-art equipment gives us the ability to machine a variety of precision parts quickly and cost effectively.

Centerless Grinding

The centerless grinding process ensures quality, consistent, lap-free threads.


We have the capability of threading fasteners using thread rollers or cutting threads using CNCs.

Laboratory Testing

Level 1 Fasteners has a full service laboratory capable of both destructive and non-destructive testing on site.


Level 1 Fasteners conducts in-house quality inspections for all industrial fasteners that we produce.

Raw Materials

Level 1 Fasteners keeps an inventory of many raw materials, allowing us to aw material available to produce custom fasteners as needed.