Truss Head SS Bolts & Galvanic Action?

Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:53 pm

Hi all, TM and others are selling SS truss head bolts for the grill. After the fight I had getting little 1/4" bolts out I can see why. Does the mixing of SS into the steel nuts and into the cast iron bolster lead to galvanic action between the two metals, doing more harm than good?

I've seen it with other metals, but unsure if SS does the same thing.

Ken

Re: Truss Head SS Bolts & Galvanic Action?

Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:13 pm

I don't think you'll have any issues there. Now if you were engaging a SS screw into a SS nut, you might have a problem. In that case often times you will get galling and you'll never get them apart unless you use Anti-Seize on the threads. If you have any concerns, dab a little Anti-Seize on the threads. It can't hurt, but I don't think you'll need it.

Re: Truss Head SS Bolts & Galvanic Action?

Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:18 pm

I'll, take your advice and use the never seize.