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What You Need To Know About the Safety of Mechanical Fasteners

Mechanical fasteners are hardware devices which temporarily join two fixtures together in a strong manner. However, these kinds of joints can be disintegrated if necessary without damaging its components. When installed by a standard manufacturer, they always guarantee safety and security to a structure. Injury causing from the failure of such mechanical fasteners is attributed to their improper installation and faulty products. Therefore it is advisable to get the fasteners from quality manufacturers to ensure utmost safety in any commercial place.

Common reasons for the failure of fasteners in commercial place

• Some parts of the fastener are missing

• Not using the right kind of fasteners to join products

• Some fasteners fail to attach properly into the wall studs

• Inadequate design of the system which causes structural failure

• Sometimes they are over tightened

• Wear and tear in hardware parts

• Repeatedly trying to adjust a fastener which causes significant damage to it.

• Poor quality manufacturing items parts of the fastener

• Rely on imported fasteners rather than specified domestic products

Lack of maintenance

Another factor responsible for the failure of fasteners and subsequent injuries is the lack of maintenance policies and procedures on the part of the authority. In many instances, the maintenance personnel are either untrained or lacks the proper tools and techniques to repair the fasteners. They do not complete the repairing. So the default in this corrective maintenance system in buildings is to a large extent responsible for serious injuries and fatalities. Even if the problem is minor, it could pose a bigger risk in the future because the repair system is never completed.

They should be used as per manufacturer’s instruction

The fasteners are created for specific purposes keeping in mind several factors including the weight of the object to be connected with it, the surface, the potential for expansion and the environment in which it will function. Moreover, the knowledge of using the fastener is even more important in difficult environmental conditions. You have to check many things like the presence of acidic substances in the points of connection, the temperature, moisture and any other chemical changes that may affect the functioning of fasteners.

Numerous mechanical fasteners are available in the market such as nut, common staple, bolt, nail, or screw. They might look simple but they are complicated when being used in connective surfaces along with other tools. What is important is that they must be used as instructed by the manufacturers.


If you are looking for a reputed manufacturer to get quality fasteners and screws in Dubai you must get in touch with us. We deal in the supply of bolts and fasteners for various commercial uses. We have been working since 2009 in this field and thus acquired valuable experience and knowledge in providing the right type of fastener materials for every business.

We offer technical support for our numerous range of bolts and fasteners. Customers can contact us at 971 4 8838025 to buy quality fastener products from us.

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