Stainless Steel Fasteners

Designer Handbook

Details selecting stainless steel fasteners with a description of the basic types. Discusses the criteria for choosing the right stainless steel presented with the typical properties and some thoughts on designing for optimum corrosion resistance.




Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Fastener Materials
  • Stainless Steels
    • Identification
    • Choosing the Right Type
  • Stainless Steel Fastener Properties
    • Tensile & Yield Strengths
    • Shear Strength
  • High- and Low-Temperature Service
  • Magnetic and Electrical Properties
    • Electrical Conductivity
  • Manufacture of Stainless Steel Fasteners
  • Plated Coatings
  • Effective Utilization of Stainless Fasteners
  • Designing for Optimum Corrosion Resistance
    • Types of Corrosion
  • Availability of Stainless Steel Fasteners
  • References


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