Flat Washers, or just Plain Washers, are a flat annulus or ring, often of metal, used to spread the load from the head of a screwed fastening to the base material. Flat washers are used to increase the bearing surface of a nut or fastener's head thus spreading the clamping force over a larger area.
Flat Washers Diameters
Flat Washers are available on the FCH Network with Imperial/US diameters that range from #000 to 6 and with Metric diameters that range from M1 to M100. The length of Flat Washers is usually measured from the point to the underside of the head.
Flat Washers are available on the FCH Network in materials that range from Steel to Resin (Phenolic, etc.)
Flat Washers Finishes
Flat Washers are available on the FCH Network in finishes or coatings that range from Plain to Tin