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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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Farmington, CT  |  860-677-6711

The Paneloc Corporation manufactures precision-engineered hinges, latches and fasteners for a wide range of operating and environmental conditions within avionics, aerospace, military, armament and other high tech fields. We have wide variety of products in-stock and ready to ship to you, give us a call.

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The Paneloc Corporation $$$

Houston, TX  |  713-868-2351

Delta Fastener Corp. supplies headed fasteners from only quality manufacturers. Our huge, readily available selection includes industrial bolts, nuts, washers, screws, etc. in a wide range of metal types and grades. Check out our online catalog or give us a call today for industrial bolts and more!

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Delta Fastener Corp. $$$

Wyoming, MI  |  800-968-6245

National Nail is a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, innovative product and service solutions. For over 50 years, we have developed fastening products for the residential, commercial, and industrial construction industries. We’re creative problem solvers who work with you to learn what your application needs so you get as much value as possible. Contact us today to learn more about what we do.

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National Nail $$$

Cerritos, CA  |  714-676-8200

Tengco is a reliable manufacturer of long-lasting fasteners, and we manufacture them for a number of different industries. Our uncompromising solutions are long lasting, and we are eager to work with your business today! If you would like to learn more information about our company then please give one of our representatives a call today!

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Tengco $$$

Huntington Beach, CA  |  800-394-6396

Semi-conductor, aerospace, scientific & petrochemical OEMs go to Ocean State Stainless for specialized & custom non-ferrous fasteners in stainless steel, aluminum, plastic & more. We are experienced manufacturers for corrosion resistance, strength, temperature & all those hard-to-find fasteners.

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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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