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FASTENERS (646 companies)
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FASTENERS - Custom (3 companies)
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FASTENERS - Snap (4 companies)
FASTENERS - Special (31 companies)
FASTENERS - Spring (3 companies)
FASTENERS - Steel (21 companies)
FASTENERS - Stud (4 companies)
FASTENERS - Threaded (14 companies)
FASTENERS - Wholesale (1,120 companies)
FASTENING SYSTEMS (23 companies)
PACKAGING - Fasteners (4 companies)


A device that is used for mechanically joining or affixing two or more objects together, is known as a fastener.It can likewise be in charge of closing some containers, for example, boxes, bags, or envelopes. Fasteners can also hold in place the sides of of an opening of some container made of a flexible material, or connecting the lid.Clips are also considered to be special-purpose fasteners, and their purpose is usually a short termed one, and they can be used multiple times.

Biscuits or dowels are the internal reinforcement for the woodwork joints, but they can also be categorized as fasteners, inside of a joint system.However, if taken out of that system, dowels and biscuits are actually not fasteners for general purpose.

When it comes to the transport of goods, for example, when the furniture is delivered, it is supplied in flat-pack form, and usually it is secured with conformat fasteners,which in this case are dowels that are locked with cam locks.

Ropes, plastic coated metal wires, strings, more parallel wires held together with a plastic strip coating, chains, plastic wraps, and cables, can be in charge of joining objects mechanically,but they are not defined as fasteners due to their additional purposes. The same goes for springs and hinges, they can hold the objects together, however, their main purpose is not to affix objects,but to provide articulation, and that is why they are not considered as fasteners. People have also invented some Other alternative methods hen it comes to joining materials,and those methods include: welding, crimping, brazing, cementing, soldering, taping, gluing, as well as using some other adhesives that can hold two or more objects together.There is a type of fastening that can use force to hold the objects together, this includes magnets, vacuum, for example, suction cups, or in some cases, friction can be used as a fastener.

In industries, you can find 3 major steel fasteners used, they are: stainless steel, alloy steel, and carbon steel. The commonly used grade in stainless steel fasteners: 400 series, 300 series, and 200 series.

In the U.S., the fastener industry has over 350 manufacturing plants and more than 40,000 people have jobs in this industry.The fastener industry highly depends on the production of cars, airplanes, agricultural machinery, infrastructure, commercial construction, and appliances.Over 200 billion, from which 27 billion fasteners are used in the car industry alone, are used in the U.S. in only one year.
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