News - July 2016 | A reliable fastening with self-locking nuts
A self-locking nut (DIN 985), also known as a locknut, is a nut which is resistant to loosening by vibrations or movements. If you want more certainty a nut won't lose, you can use spring washers or locknuts. The nut has a plastic inner collar that snaps when fastening on the bolt or stud. Locknuts are availbale in different materials and qualities, we also supply these items metric fine. Click here for the reduced prices
AL METAL B.V. is specialized in fasteners.
We supply a wide range at competitive conditions. Our product range includes over 50.000 different items like bolts, nuts, screws, washers, pins, rivets a.s.o.
Besides DIN standard products we supply also ex stock according to ISO, UNC, UNF, BSW (whitworth), BSF, ASTM and ANSI standards. Above all, our well known speciality is the delivery of deviating sizes and materials to sample or drawing. Al Metal is known in the market as the specialist for special fasteners.
We have a large stock on hand in stainless steel A2 (304) and A4 (316), also in classes 70 and 80. Hexagon head bolts and socket cap screws are also standard available in the higher grades 10.9 and 12.9. Our webshop will be regularly updated with new articles in all available sizes.
The plating company guarantees excellent finished products: electrolytic (blue, yellow or black passivated) and hot dip galvanizing are the most common standard surface treatments. But also e.g. Geomet or Loctite may be applied.
Besides our focus on the machine and equipment construction we deliver to a great variety of industries like shipbuilding, petrochemical industry, furniture and electrotechnical manufacturing. Distributors worldwide source their hard-to-get fasteners either from our stock or we have them produced quickly in relatively small series.
Our branch in Vorstenbosch, also in the Netherlands, is even more specialized: bolts and nuts made out of special alloys like Hastelloy, Inconel, Monel, 21CrMoV5-7, Copperalloys. There is an extensive stock available in titanium and aluminium fasteners.