Washers (Hardware) – Washer Types – Types of washers

A washer is a thin plate (typically disk-shaped) with a hole that is normally used to distribute the load of a threaded fastener, such as a screw or nut. Other uses are as a spacer, spring, wave washer, wear pad, preload indicating device, locking device, and to reduce vibration (rubber washer). Washers usually have an […]

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