Push on fasteners are a type of hardware component that allow other components to be quickly and securely attached to a smooth shaft. They are typically made from stainless or spring steel to ensure a secure hold. Once applied, push on fasteners are permanent and cannot be removed.
Types of push on fasteners
Push on nuts
Push on nuts are the most common type of push on fastener. These are most commonly known as external fixing washers, or push on retainers.
Push on hat retainers
Push on hat retainers consist of a cap that covers the end of the rod or shaft to provide additional protection to tools.
A speed nut works by sliding onto the shaft in a radial (circular) motion which is then locked into position for a secure fit.
Push-on bolt retainer
Push-on bolt retainers have bolts and screws that hold them in place in a panel construction while a traditional nut is established.