Types of Washers For Every Application

Common Types of Washers Washers are typically used to help distribute the shock load of threaded fasteners. This prevents them from becoming damaged or unscrewed during normal operations. Washers are thin, usually disk-shaped plates with holes in the middle for workers to install fasteners through. They’re generally made of metal or plastic materials. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at three of the most common types of washers and some examples of each. […]

The Application of Metal Washers

Washers and Their Uses Washers are used to streamline a manufacturing process and keep it operating effortlessly. They allow machinery to operate at its peak performance and keep things running smoothly. Washers typically have two main purposes. The first is to distribute the pressure of the nut evenly over a surface so that it isn’t damaged. Secondly, it ensures that the nut us pressed against a smooth surface, thus reducing the chance that it will […]