Washers and Pressings

Flat washers are produced by pressing, this is the preferred method to produce flat washers. Dished and bent washers are also be produced by pressing.

Washer companies can produce a diverse range of washers and metal pressings, covering a spectrum of sizes, for a broad variety of product applications. Washers and metal pressings are created from a range of ferrous and nonferrous materials including mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium, copper and brass, depending on specific customer requirements and end product application.

Flat washer standards encompass the British BS4320 and BS3410, the American ANSI B18.22 and the German DIN125 for a full list of washer standards List 



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Washers and Pressings

Post-production processes such as cleaning, de-burring chamfering and polishing operations are also available to the fastener distributor.  Typical washer and metal presswork product applications include use within the automotive, construction, electrical and healthcare markets. Other washers include spring lock, tab lock, dished spring, and locking washers.



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