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Threaded Fasteners

Types of Threaded Fastener

Bolts and Setscrews - Bolts and Setscrews usually feature a hexagonal head with a thread, and can be used either in conjunction with a nut or in a threaded hole. Bolts generally have a shank beneath the head, while Setscrews are threaded all the way up to the head.

Carriage Bolts - Also known as Cup Square Hex Bolts, these have a smooth rounded head with a square beneath. They are used for securing metal to wood.

Eye Bolts - These bolts have a circular ring instead of a traditional head and are used to fix rope or chain to a surface.

 

U-Bolts -These bolts are used for attaching round objects such as pipes and tubes to a wall or other surface.

 

Wood Screws - Featuring a smooth shank and tapered point, these screws are used in wood and come in different head shapes such as Philips, Slotted or Pozidriv.

 

Machine Screws - Machine Screws are used with a nut or tapped hole. Thread Cutting Machine Screws are also available, which feature a thread cutting point.

 

Self-Tapping Screws - Often referred to as Self-Tappers, these screws are used for in sheet metals. Self-tapping screws tap their own thread.

 

Socket Screws - These screws feature a smooth shank and an Allen head, and are fastened using an Allen key. Socket screws come with different head shapes, such as Button, Socket Cap and Countersunk.

 

Grub Screws - Grub screws are a special type fo screw which usually do not have a head. They are used to prevent movement or rotation between two parts.

 

Nuts

 

Nuts are used in conjunction with a bolt to clamo two or more parts together. The most common type of nut is a

 

Hexagonal Nut, but there are several different types of nuts for use in different applications.

 

Hex Nuts - A plain, hexagonal nut with an internal thread. These are by far the most common type of nut, and are used in numerous industries and applications.

 

Lock Nuts - These nuts are used when the nut needs to be locked in place without clamping on to another object.

 

Nylon Insert Nuts - Commonly referred to as a Nyloc nut, these hexagonal shaped nuts have a nylon insert which prevents the nut from coming loose due to vibration.

 

Shear Nuts - These cone shaped nuts feature a hexagonal gripping point which snaps off when the maximum torque has been reached, leaving just the cone-shaped nut which is difficult to remove.

 

Wing Nuts - Commonly used in applications where the nut needs to be removed often, Wing Nuts feature two external "wings" which allow for manual turning.

 

Washers

 

Washers are commonly used between the head of a bolt, screw or nut and the material they are clamping. Their primary function is to increase the bearing area of the head whilst also protecting the material underneath from damage. There are several different types of Washer, each with their own uses.

 

Flat Washers - These are the most common type of washer and are used to evenly distribute the load of the bolt, screw or nut as the fastener is tightened.

 

Spring Washers - These locking washers are designed to stop the bolt, screw or nut from vibrating loose.

 

Cup Washers - Cup Washers form a cup for the head of the fastener to fit in, creating a flush finish with the fastener head. They are used in conjunction with a wood screw.

 

Repair Washers - Also commonly referred to as Penny Washers or Fender Washers, they feature a small inside diameter hole and are design to create a greater bearing surface and prevent pull-through.

 

Rivets

 

Rivets are a permanent fastener, in that once removed, they cannot be re-used. Rivets are used in a number of industries and applications but are most commonly used to join metal sheets and plates.

 

Pop Rivets - Consisting of a hat and mandrel, Pop Rivets are used to join two materials together. During installation, the mandrel is forced into the rivet body, forcing the body to expand and grip onto the material(s). Once gripped, the remaining mandrel snaps off.

 

Large Flange Pop Rivets - Large Flange Pop Rivets are similar to Pop Rivets in their application but feature a much large flange.

 

Multi-Grip Rivets - These rivets are used when joining materials with differing thicknesses, which would normally require multiple rivet sizes. They are very versatile and cost-effective.

MOVMEX can supply a wide variety of Fasteners 

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