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The job of a washer is to prevent fasteners and screws from coming loose. These handy solutions prevent leaks and even out any pressures applied. Our range features a wide selection of washers such as nylon flat washers, retaining washers and shoulder washers. Due to the nature of their purpose, we offer various shapes, sizes and types to ensure our washers are up to the job of securing the nut they are applied to.

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Nylon Flat Washers

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Flat Washers for screws made from a variety of plastics. Also known as plain washers, these plastic washers are among the most commonly used. The flat washer helps evenly distribute the load of a fastener, such as a nut, whilst helping to reduce heat and friction during the process of tightening.

Our wide range features a vast array of sizes, with large plastic washers that are suitable for a number of metric threads. We also offer a choice of materials, including a core offering of nylon flat washers. The range is made from Nylon 6/6, with a flame resistance of UL94 V2, these nylon washers are resistant to corrosion and most chemicals.

Other plastic washers for sale include a clear Polycarbonate (PC) washer that offers high transparency. Also featured is a selection of hard plastic washers like Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) plastic washers, which provide excellent mechanical and chemical resistance. They are UL94 V0 rated and have a light brown appearance. Perhaps our Polypropylene (PP) flat washer is your washer of choice? Natural in appearance, this washer has good chemical and moisture resistance. We also stock a range of black plastic washers made from Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), which have moisture and abrasion resistance properties.

  • Durable, smooth finish
  • Insulates against moisture and electricity
  • Resistant to corrosion, abrasion and most chemicals
  • Provides full insulation, cushioning and spacing
  • Colors: Natural, Black, Clear and Light Brown.

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Shoulder Washers

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Shoulder Washers, sometimes known as a Plastic Bush or Step Washer, are commonly used as a bushing to insulate fasteners or shafts within electronic equipment. For this reason, shoulder washers are made from non-conductive materials like Nylon. It is advised to avoid using shoulder bushings in humid environments.

Our extensive plastic shoulder washers range, includes Nylon Shoulder Washer Bushings made from Nylon 6/6 and manufactured to UL94 V2 flame resistance. The nylon sleeve washer range includes;

Screw Insulators (including Metric and Mini options). These are strong and have corrosion resistance - they also provide electrical insulation.

Nylon Shoulder Washers are resistant to many chemicals, as well as being corrosion resistant. They insulate and reduce vibration, and tend to act as a spacer or guide. We also have standard shouldered washer options designed to protect the head of metal screws from electrical contact.

Metric Locking and Sealing Washers are designed to created interference on both the outside diameter of a hex nut, and on the inside diameter of the screw.
Flanged Bushings are suitable for light-load bearings or bushing. They will not rust, corrode or deteriorate - making them highly economical. They act as an electrical insulator by preventing metal-to-metal contact. Low-friction coefficient and can be used as a locator, sleeve, liner or glide.

Our plastic shoulder washer offer also includes a High Temperature Screw Insulator made from UL94 V0 glass-filled Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS), and black in appearance. It can withstand temperatures up to Temperature: up to 428F.

  • Colors: Natural and Black
  • UL94 V2 and UL94 V0.

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Insulating Cup Washers

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Cupped Washers, also known as Insulator Washers, are designed to protect the head of a metal screw from electrical contact.

Our Cup Washer range is made from Nylon 6/6 that benefits from a UL94 V2 flame rating, as well as being corrosion resistant, and have resistance against oil and most chemicals.

This insulator washer range can accommodate the most common screw head styles, including; Cheese, Pan and Fillister.

  • Color: Natural

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Retaining Washers

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Retaining Washers, also known as Retention Washers or Anti-Loss Washers, are fasteners that are designed to lock in place after installation - creating a secure fastening assembly. The are designed so the inside diameter grips the outside of a screw shank. The washer easily slides on to screw, but is retained on the screw once assembled.

Our retainer washer range includes a selection of nylon washers, including; Metric Retaining Washers made from natural Nylon, and a wide selection of Retaining Flat Washers. Also included are Sealing and Retaining, that allow premlinary mounting of a bolt before securing with a nut. The tapered design retains the screw prior to assembly - it cold forms and fully enters the pitch of the screw to provide sealing. Both the Retaining Flat Washers, and the Sealing and Retaining Washers are made from UL94 V2 rated, natural Nylon 6/6. Our plastic retaining washer offering also features a Polyethylene (PE) option, with color options including; Red, Grey and Blue.

Self Retaining Washers are ideal for applications requiring pre-assembly of the screw and washer, helping to reduce final assembly cost and save time.

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Sealing Retaining Washers

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When correctly applied, Lock Washers will hold a nut or other threaded fastener securely in position. Ideal for an array of industrial fastening applications.

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Finishing Washers

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Finishing washers have good insulation properties, have a high quality finish and give excellent protection against damage to your application.

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