Many engineers are already aware that captive nuts can work at their best when used on thin materials, and this is especially so in blind locations, or when the finish of the surface must be preserved
SD Products is reporting an upsurge in demand for its range of plastic captive nuts, frequently used in applications including electrical equipment and appliances. They also feature in a variety of automotive applications as well as in industrial machinery. The company says that it stocks a large selection of plastic captive nuts and that they are available in a number of different types including standard, inverted, sealed, bathtub, snap-in and stand-off. The fasteners can be easily installed by hand without the need for additional tools, and the range available may be seen here.