• Nuclear Power Plants,
• Nuclear Waste Management,
• Oil and Gas,
• Mining equipment,
• Steam Turbines,
• And OEMs of Pumps, Valves, Compressors, and Boilers etc
Washers can be categorized into three types;
Plain washers: which spread a load, and prevent damage to the surface being fixed, or provide some sort of insulation such as electrical.
Spring washers: which have axial flexibility and are used to prevent fastening loosening due to vibrations;
Locking washers: which prevent fastening loosening by preventing unscrewing rotation of the fastening device; locking washers are usually also spring washers.