(2 product groups)
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.
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.