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washer introduce

May 24, 2018

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A rubber washer is a ring made of rubber used in mechanical devices. It is used to prevent vibration from spreading from one part to another, reducing the noise levels.

Why do we use washers?

A washer is a thin plate (typically disk-shaped) with a hole (typically in the middle) that is normally used to distribute the load of a threaded fastener, such as a screw or nut. ... High-quality bolted joints require hardened steel washers to prevent the loss of pre-load due to Brinelling after the torque is applied.