Racing season is here! Did you know that Horst Engineering and Thread Rolling Inc. have served the motorsports industry for more than 25 years? One of the latest teams to benefit from high strength thread rolling services is Menzies Motorsports of Las Vegas, Nevada. The father/son team of Steve and Bryce Menzies launched their off-road racing team in 2007 and now compete in the the top tier professional Short Course and Desert Racing classes. Menzies builds some of the best trucks in the business. When the team needed to add high strength rolled threads to a fastener, they came to Thread Rolling Inc. for help.
Thread rolling is the preferred method for producing strong, smooth, precise, and uniform external thread forms. Thread rolling is different from other types of threading processes like cutting, grinding, and chasing. Learn more about rolled threads and why they have higher tensile strength, shear strength, and fatigue resistance. Thread Rolling Inc. and Horst Engineering have helped many race teams improve the durabilty and performance of their vehicles.