Category Archives: Plastic Fastener Materials

The Four Strongest Materials for Plastic Fasteners


Plastic Fasteners Stronger than Metal

Plastic Fasteners Strong Enough for Space The automotive and aerospace industries have one important goal in mind. That of light-weighting their products. They need to lightweight so they can increase the performance of their vehicles, airplanes and aerospace navigational devices. However, there has been a major obstacle up until now. That of finding plastic fasteners […]

A Screw is No Longer Just a Screw: Coated Fasteners


Coated Fasteners

A Screw is No Longer Just a Screw: Coated Fasteners bring technology to the lowly fastener Cutting edge technology  reaches much further than you can ever imagine, touching even the lowly and rather mundane screw. And  many industries now require that fasteners have increased strength, and better resistance to extreme temperatures, that they help create smooth […]

When to Use Plastic Washers


Plastic Washers

A washer isn’t just a washer. If you work in the manufacturing or construction industries, you know exactly what we’re talking about. You have to choose from: Plain washers feature a flat, round surface with various hole diameters and material thicknesses Spring and locking washers feature curves, waves, or uneven surfaces, depending on your needs […]

Halar® ECTFE Coated Fasteners


Halar ECTFE Coated fasteners

Sometimes, it isn’t really about the material used to make the screw or the fastener itself. Instead, it’s about the coatings that are used on fasteners to provide them with additional features that you won’t find on regular old screws that you can get at the hardware store. These kinds of coatings can allow fasteners […]