Fasteners for Washdown Environments

washdown enviroments

Selecting hardware for general industrial applications typically follows a familiar pattern: identify the fastener type, choose a material, and then choose a spec or grade. Here, the material selection step indirectly addresses any minor environmental concerns, such as exposure to sunlight, rain, or sea water. In certain applications however, we have to fully consider the […]

Considering Kel-F ® PCTFE within Plastic Fasteners?


When choosing components and fasteners for manufacturing and production, it’s important to consider the application, the environment of the finished products and the characteristics of the materials available. Plastics, and especially some of the advanced composite materials, make a great choice for many applications and offer exceptional strength and resistance to wear. In this post […]