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Form A Flat Washers

Form A washers

Form ‘A’ washers are the most common type of washer on the market and are available at competitive prices. The purpose of the washer is to help keep the fastener from loosening and to help spread the tightening load over a larger surface area. This in turn protects the surface from damage when tightening the bolt.

The Form ‘A’ washers are manufactured from a selection of materials and used by DIY enthusiasts and professionals alike across many industries.

An extensive range of washers is available with competitive prices and bulk discounts.

What is a ‘Form A’ flat washer?

Many washers, including ‘Form A’ flat washer, is a typical flattened circular shaped piece of metal with a hole in the middle. The washer is commonly used with threaded fasteners.

What are flat washers used for?

A ‘Form A’ flat washer is used in conjunction with a fastener like a screw, bolt or nut. It helps to ensure the screw or bolt doesn’t loosen and to distribute the fixing load over a larger area. This washer also helps to protect the material surface.

What is the ‘Form A’ flat washer made from?

The ‘Form A’ flat washers are made from various materials and here at Fusion Fixings, the flat washers are manufactured in A2 and A4 stainless steel, BZP – bright zinc plating, self colour steel, Brass, HDGV – hot dipped galvanised steel and nylon. A wide range of materials for use within many industries.