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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.
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.