Fasteners such as screws, bolts, nuts, and rivets provide connections for critical components and disparate substrates across industries. Sealing fasteners go a step further by tightly sealing against the substrate, making them particularly useful for high-value and high-intensity situations. The fastener creates a seal that helps to seal in, or seal out, potentially hazardous or damaging elements. Here, APM Hexseal takes a closer look at sealing fasteners – what they are, how they work, and why they’re so crucial.(…)
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