AIS Compliant Material - Threaded Rod 316 Stainless

We are now stocking AIS Certified 316 Stainless Threaded Rod.  

If your project includes the American Iron and Steel (AIS) provision, especially to qualify for Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).  This requirement typically applies to projects for the construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of a public water system or treatment works. The AIS provision is a permanent requirement for all CWSRF projects. The America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 extends the AIS provision for DWSRF projects through Fiscal Year 2023.
Project specific parts lists can be quoted using both AIS and non-AIS certified material to determine waiver eligibility.
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choosing suppliesWhen it comes to the task of construction, there are many important decisions to be made. One of those important decisions revolves around choosing the right kind of materials. The materials you select for your construction project determine its overall outcome and quality.

The market out there offers all kinds of materials, which is great considering that you have so much to choose from. However, having a lot to choose from does not mean everything is up to standards. It’s easy to get misled and end up with materials that are way below the suggested quality levels.

So, the next time you find yourself breaking your head over which material to go for, remember to consider these factors.


Pricing is one of the most important factors to look at when buying construction materials. The prices of construction materials can vary significantly. The basic rule to follow here is to avoid going for the cheapest. Cheap might save you money, but, cheap also means low quality, more often than not.

Look for products that offer a long lifespan and high value. Cheap materials will affect the quality of your build and that will result in frequent repairs.

It is smarter to invest in slightly expensive materials as they are sure to offer better quality. Plus, they will not need frequents repairs, thereby, reducing your expenses in the long run. That way, they actually work out cheaper.

Climate and Weather

The climate and weather definitely need to be considered when choosing construction materials. For example, construction at a tropical location will need to use materials that go with that weather. Luckily, you can find out what’s appropriate for your location by following the various building codes and regulations.

Material Supplier

Who you buy your materials from also matters a lot. A supplier with a good reputation is obviously one who’s selling high quality materials. So, do your research and ask around a little. If most people point you out to one or two specific suppliers, then it simply means that these suppliers have a solid reputation. Also, you can always look at their reviews online to come to a decision.

Availability of the Materials

Buy materials that are available instantly. This will help you save time. Also, source locally, as this will help you cut costs and prevent delays. Materials that are available on order also tend to be cheaper.

Choose Black Anvil Construction Supplies

At Black Anvil Construction Supplies, our materials meet all of the above requirements and yes, we definitely have a good reputation. We’ve been in the business for more than a century and we are certified women owned.

So, get in touch with us and we’ll give you all the guidance you need.