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Depending on their intended uses, automotive fasteners are made usually of either stainless steel or plastic. Plastic fasteners are not as strong as stainless steel fasteners, but they have fairly high resistance to shock and vibrations, and they can be more suitable for use in affixing upholstery and other non-structural applications. Read More…

Automotive Fasteners Fasteners used in automobile manufacturing are tools that are used to secure two or more parts in an automobile. They play an important role in car equipment safety, and they must be strong enough to fare well under the harsh, stressful conditions that are always involved in the operation of an automobile.
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Hackensack, NJ  |  800-272-3673

Our company has a reputation for superior products, customer service, and dependability. All our fastener products are built to last, and we know that our customers appreciate our dedication to using the best materials and manufacturing techniques. If you would like to learn more about us, contact us by phone or email, or stop by our website today!

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San Diego, CA  |  619-231-5966

Hayes is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company specializing in the fabrication of fasteners and other related products for industrial markets. Hi-tech industry clients include aerospace as well as the military. Readily available products make it easy for customers to find the perfect hardware fix for their application.

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Hayes Bolt & Supply $$$

Winston-Salem, NC  |  800-642-0921

From our inventory of over 130,000 different fasteners, we know precisely which ones are right for your application. We test them for material composition and measurement accuracy. With our Vendor Management Inventory service (VMI) our Service Technicians monitor your needs and keep you fully supplied at all times. Our ISO 9001 and AS9120B certifications helps us maintain system standards that ensure the fasteners we supply are the highest quality parts available.

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Southern Fasteners & Supply, Inc. $$$

Orange, CA  |  714-639-2040

With over 20 years experience in distributing specialty fasteners to the aerospace, commercial, military, construction, electronic and marine industries, you can count on Integrity Fasteners for all your fastener needs. We supply screws, metric fasteners, industrial fasteners and more.

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Integrity Fasteners, Inc. $$$

Fairfield, NJ  |  844-363-1950

If you require fasteners, then look no further than Melfast! We are a company that excels at customer service and product excellence. We create top quality nuts, screws, fasteners, and more. Contact us today to see what we can do for your business!

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Steel fasteners are usually made of high grade stainless steel wire or rod. Steel automotive fasteners are used in door panels, small engine parts, airbag housings, among many other parts of a vehicle. Automotive fasteners include nuts, bolts, screws, retainers, spring clips or washers.

Each variety of fastener is engineered to fill a specific automotive requirement, and choosing the correct fastener in the manufacturing process is vitally important. Because vehicles are held together by fasteners, it is impossible to overstate the importance of choosing reliable fasteners and using them correctly.

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The main types of automotive fasteners are nuts, bolts and washers. Nuts are used to secure bolts and screws to a surface, and they have interior (female) threading. Bolts are threaded with pins or rods.

They always have heads and are used in wheel construction. Automobile washers are small, flat discs that have holes in their center. They are used to hold a load of automotive bolts, prevent leakage, distribute pressure and they are used in radiators.

Plastic fasteners, often made with vinyl, are manufactured through injection molding, while metal fasteners are usually cold worked and heat treated to ensure strength and durability.

Stainless steel is valued as an automotive fastener material because of its strength and resistance to corrosion. Because all vehicles are subject to changing weather conditions and sometimes the presence of salt, corrosion resistance is am important fastener quality.

One of the strongest vehicle fastener materials is titanium, but its use is usually restricted to aerospace fastener applications.

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