Gould Fasteners is a major Canadian source of industrial fastening products, including a wide range of bolts. From high-strength to heat-treated bolts and more, this supplier has something for every assembly application. Their inventory also includes self-locking bolts, designed to be easily removed and reused.
Self-locking bolts are fasteners with nylon patches or pellets inserted in their threads to stop them from coming loose due to vibration. Their primary function is to eliminate backing off in the event of loss of the initial axial tension. Self-locking bolts are designed, engineered and constructed in a very specific way to achieve this unique benefit. Besides their reusability, another prime advantage of these bolts is the way they eliminate the requirement for adhesives, or for secondary operations such as welding.
Self-locking bolts are used in numerous industries, including aerospace, military, and agriculture. Gould Fasteners supplies these bolts in a broad range of styles, such as hex head, flush head, pan head, and flat fillister. Materials that the manufacturers put into these fasteners include titanium, Waspalloy, Inconel 718, A-286 stainless steel, or various alloy steels.
Gould Fasteners partners only with manufacturers known for high quality, and one of the company’s top producers of self-locking bolts is Aerospace Nylok. A pioneer in self-locking fasteners, Nylok produces bolts for a variety of industries, especially aerospace, but also including consumer electronics and manufacturing.
Gould Fasteners has a team of personnel pre-inspect a statistical quantity of self-locking bolts before shipping them to customers. This service significantly reduces instances of returns or exchanges from clients.
Since 1979, Gould Fasteners has been assisting companies in various industries, especially military and telecommunications, with their fastener needs. Get in touch with the Gould Fasteners team for a quick quote or to learn more about self-locking bolts.