Retaining Washers

Flat Retaining Washer

Definition:
Flat retaining washers are used in applications that need a guide for a chain, wire or cord attached to an assembly. They are designed with two holes – one for a screw or bolt to attach the flat retaining washer to the assembly and the second is to attach or guide a chain, wire or cord to that assembly.

Flat Retaining Washers are available in the following materials and finishes:

  • Aluminum: Anodize, Cadmium types I & II, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Pickling, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, Zinc types I & II
  • Brass: Black Oxide, Cadmium types I & II, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Pickling, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, and Zinc types I & II
  • Cold Rolled Steel (Steel): Black Oxide, Cadmium types I & II, Chrome, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Pickling, Phosphate, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, and Zinc types I & II
  • Stainless Steel: Black Oxide, Cadmium types I & II, Chrome, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Passivate, Pickling, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, and Zinc types I & II
Flat Retaining Washer: 5758
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Formed Retaining Washer

Definition:
Formed retaining washers are used in similar to flat retaining washers, except they are used in applications that require the guide to be formed to an angle from 15° to 90°. They have two holes – one for a screw or bolt to attach the flat retaining washer to the assembly and the second is to attach or guide a chain, wire or cord to that assembly.

Formed Retaining Washers are available in the following materials and finishes:

  • Aluminum: Anodize, Cadmium types I & II, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Pickling, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, Zinc types I & II
  • Brass: Black Oxide, Cadmium types I & II, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Pickling, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, and Zinc types I & II
  • Cold Rolled Steel (Steel): Black Oxide, Cadmium types I & II, Chrome, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Pickling, Phosphate, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, and Zinc types I & II
  • Stainless Steel: Black Oxide, Cadmium types I & II, Chrome, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Passivate, Pickling, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, and Zinc types I & II
Formed Retaining Washer: 5759
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