Washer Classification and standards
Washers are thin plates of metal or non-metallic material with a hole, usually in the middle. These parts are normally used to relieve friction, prevent leakage, isolate, prevent loosening or distribute pressure of a nut, an axle bearing, or a joint.
There is a huge quantity of sort of washers with different shapes and works. So, in order to define a washer with any degree of accuracy, we can make the following basic classification:
In Gestion de Compras we are experts in the design, develop and manufacture any kind of washers.
The primary method used to manufacture metallic washers is stamping and, in addition, processing may include many types of heat treating and surface coating.
The standard metallic washers made with steel, copper or aluminum as well as rubber washers for fittings has a much extended use. But when special materials, designs or dimensions is needed the options are drastically reduced. For this reason in Gestión de Compras we supply both standard and customized, to adapt the product to customer’s needs.
Washers are available in a lot of materials including, but not limited to: Steel, Stainless steel, Copper, Brass, Titanium, Aluminium, Rubber, Plastic, Nylon, Teflon, Zinc.
Standard and certificates
Our factories have the most demanding certifications for customers to ensure product quality as:
- ISO 9001
- ISO 14001.
- OHSAS 18001.