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What are the Different Types of Washers?

What are the Different Types of Washers?

A washer is a thin plate (typically disk-shaped, but sometimes square) with a hole (typically in the middle) that is normally used to distribute the load of a threaded fastener, such as a bolt or nut. Other uses are as a spacer, spring (Belleville washer, wave washer), wear pad, preload indicating device, locking device, and to reduce vibration (rubber washer).

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Various Types of Washers:

1. Spring washer :

This washer is in the form of a ring cut by spring steel. Its ends are slightly raised up and down due to spring tension. These washers are placed above or below the nut or bolt and tighten so much that both their ends face each other and become equalize. These Washers are used to prevent a nut from loosening. These are used where there is vibration, or jolts occur. This puts force against the nut, preventing the latter (the nut) from turning and working loose. There are some forms of spring washers. Each has its own advantages. Single Pattern Spring Washer, Standard Pattern Spring Washer, Double Pattern Spring Washer, Grip Pattern Spring Washer, and Girder Pattern Spring Washer are the structures of spring washer.

2. Lock washers:

This shape of lock washer is used to lock the nuts and bolts. These are many shapes. Normally, six or more leaves are enlarged beyond the main diameter of the lock washer. After attach this washer its leaves are bent on the sides of the nut or bolt. Thus, this washer prevents the nut bolts from getting loose. This washer is mainly used in cars, trucks, etc.

3. Plain washers:

A plain washer is a flat disc. It has a hole in its center through which a bolt, stud, or set-screw can pass. By using it, the outside below the bolts or nuts becomes plain. In this way, the force of the nut is uniform on the entire surface. This washer is of the following standard:

Diameter of the washer = 2D + 1/8  (D = Diameter of bolts)

The thickness of Washer = 1/8 D

The angle of Chamfer = 30°

Diameter of inner hole = Diameter of bolt

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Each Stainless Steel Washers is otherwise designed based on the characteristics of the applying and additionally the pressure. Consequently, different industries use different washers. We also produce customized Washers Products at our factory as per our client’s requirements. For any types of Washers Price List Call on +91 9152160158 or drop an Email to |

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