Flat Washers
A little knowledge goes a long way when it comes to choosing the right flat washers
for your particular project. A lot of knowledge is even better. That's exactly what we
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industry backing your next project, we will be the washer to your fastening needs.

Flat Washers: Basic Usage
Washers are used in conjunction with threaded fasteners, like a typical nut or bolt.
The washer acts as a means of distributing the stress applied to components that are
bolted together. The washer also cuts down on friction as the bolt is being turned. As
a general rule of thumb, it's best to place a washer between two fasteners where the
actual turning action is taking place when tightening. This allows a washer to do its

We here at NutsandBolts.com are a lot like a washer. We too alleviate the stress of
buying fastening supplies by providing such a huge inventory. Our helpful and
knowledgeable staff will help you to avoid friction by allowing you to make informed
choices about the products you're buying. It is best to place us between you and
your construction or mechanical project in order to let us do the best job we can for

Flat washers, and many other washer types come in a wide range of sizes, types,
and materials. Generally, carbon and stainless steel tend to stand up to stress and
corrosion best. We have a huge inventory of washers and any other type of fastener
you could ever need here at NutsandBolts.com. Browse our website and see why
we're the best online fastener supplier you'll find anywhere.
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