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Metal Washers Metal washers are devices used primarily to distribute the load of a fastener over a greater surface area. Most washers are disk-shaped metal plates with a hole through the middle to allow a fastener like a bolt or screw to pass through.
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Gurnee, IL  |  847-855-9200

We are the metal stampings experts. We have over 30 years of experience creating customized solutions for our customers in a wide variety of industries. We are fully 9001:2008 certified, and we bring that high quality commitment to everything we do.

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American Industrial Company $$$

Crystal Lake, IL  |  815-455-1900

Manufacturer of precision metal stampings for the automotive, electronics, electrical, medical, industrial & consumer markets.

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G&M Mfg. Corp. $$$

Cleveland, OH  |  888-327-6714

As a premiere metal stamping company in the United States, we are fully capable of producing the engineered products you need to get to get your job done.

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Talan Products Inc. $$$

Glendale Heights, IL  |  888-327-8077

Fast-Rite International offers a full line of top quality metal stampings, including multi-slide, four slide, progressive die products, and precision laser cutting. Our products can be manufactured from various materials such as steel, bronze, copper, brass, aluminum, steel and stainless steel. Visit our website or call us today for more details on our metal stamping capabilities.

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Fast-Rite International, Inc. $$$

Grand Rapids, MI  |  616-591-9524

Apex Spring & Stamping is a certified minority owned company that manufacturers springs, stampings, wire forms, clips, and fasteners. Our core industries include automotive, office furniture, medical, recreational, consumer goods, and appliances. We also specialize in value added assembly and prototyping. Our engineering team will ensure your part is both functional and cost-effective. IATF 16949 Certified.

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Apex Spring & Stamping Corporation $$$

Rochester Hills, MI  |  888-554-1485

3-Dimensional is a high-quality provider of laser processing services. Our services include laser cutting of various materials as well as laser welding. We are committed to providing efficient services quickly.

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3-Dimensional Services $$$

Covington, GA  |  800-886-9684

Clarion Metals is a leading manufacturer offering metal stamping, resistance welding, and robotic welding services with cutting-edge technology. We offer engineering, supply chain, prototyping, and training service programs. Our products accommodate the recreational, HVAC, automotive, and solar industries, and we are ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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Clairon Metals Corporation $$$

Jackson, WI  |  262-677-5100

Quality Stamping & Tube Corp has been a leader in the aluminum extrusions and metal stamping industries for over 40 years. We attribute our success to our in-house die-making capabilities and wide range of extruded parts. All of our products are manufactured with quick turnaround and made to be high quality and durable. Our metal stampings can be up to 1/4 inch thick with various metals, including stainless steel, brass, and aluminum.

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There are three main types of metal washers: plain, spring, and locking washers.

A plain washer usually takes on the role of distributing a load, as described above. Spreading the load from a fastener over a larger area helps prevent damage to the fastened surfaces. Plain washers can also be used as spacers between the fastening head and other surfaces.

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Spring washers, on the other hand, are specifically manufactured to prevent fasteners from loosening due to vibrations. Locking springs are designed to prevent fasteners from unscrewing and thus loosening. Most locking washers are also spring washers. Each of these categories of washers contains many other different kinds of washers which are more specifically designed for particular applications.

Metal stamping is the primary method for manufacturing the majority of washer types. While it is possible to order custom washers, most applications do not require special or unique washers. For this reason, metal stamping companies are able to efficiently manufacture large quantities of washers very quickly.

Due to the speed and volume of washer production, washer manufacturers can also create a large variety of standard washers with varying inner and outer diameters.

The metal stamping process also allows washers to be created from a multitude of different materials. Washers are most commonly manufactured from steel or stainless steel but can also be made from aluminum, brass, cobber, iron, zinc, and titanium. Therefore, customers can easily find cost-effective standard washers for essentially any application.

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