Category Archives: Plastic Fastener Materials

Retention Fasteners

A retention fastener solves attachment applications where the design intent is simply to keep two separate materials joined or positioned in a specific arrangement.  Retention fasteners can be broken down into two main categories:  pin-style and clip-style.  Both pins and clips function on the basis of providing a shear barrier to materials sliding out of […]

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 […]