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Different types of Washers

Different Types of Washers

Washers are generally a thick plate disc with a hole in the middle of plate, which assures the tightening of fasteners like screw, nuts, bolts so that they won’t move from their actual position. It is mainly used to distribute the load of the fasteners while acting as a support agent. A washer fastener can also be used as spacers, locking device, springs and to reduce vibrations. Materials used for making washers are mainly metals and plastics. Washer’s are now also used in making fancy jewellery, which are a trend among the people around the world as it provides an attractive look when combine with the right kind of accessories. As they are available in different sizes, a washer can be used to make necklaces, bracelets, ear-rings etc.


Today, we are going to tell you about what is rivet, the brief history of rivet, it uses and types of rivet. As we know that making of a machine or any heavy structure involve joining of minor component together by some mean. The component used to join the machine should be designed in a manner which can carry the weight balance as well as provide stability to it because any loose joint will cause a serious failure to the operation. To avoid any such

FAI Established Skill Center at Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar : Fasteners Association of India (FAI), an umbrella organization for Indian fastener industries partnered with Eva Positive, has set up its first skill training centre here with an objective to promote excellence in growth and quality in automotive and general engineering manufacturing sectors. Speaking at the inaugural function

Fastener Fair India 2018

Fastener Fair India (New Delhi)

The fifth edition of Fastener Fair India will take place in India’s capital city, Delhi this year from 18-19 May 2018. The two day event will take place at the Pragati Maidan will showcase all latest products and technological aspect of them to provide an opportunity to all the manufacturers to establish valuable contacts to grow their business.

The fastener fair India is a part of the fastener fair series which is organised every year by Mack Brooks Exhibitions. While fastener fair Stuttgart, is the flagship event of international trade fair of the fastener industry

Nut Fastener

In this article, we will discuss about different Nut Fasteners. Some most used types of Nuts are Acorn nut (cap nut), Barrel nut, Cage nut, Castellated nut, Coupling nut, Flange nut (collar nut), Insert nut, Sex bolt, Square nut, Swage nut,T-nut, Weld nut, Wing nut A nut...

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Pop Rivet

Pop Rivet Pop rivet is a permanent mechanical fastener. Before being installed, a rivet consists of a smooth cylindrical shaft with a head on one finish. The end opposite to the top is termed the tail. On installation the rivet is placed in a punched or drilled...

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