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Bus Bars Washers - C Shaped
Clamps and Brackets Washers - Centering
Expansion Plugs Washers - Countersunk
Grounding Straps Washers - Finishing
Insulators Washers - Flat
Jumpers Washers - Lock
Retaining Rings Washers - Odd Shaped ID
Sheet Metal Nuts and Strips Washers - Odd Shaped OD
Solder Lugs Washers - Retaining
Spacers Washers - Retention
Spring Clips Washers - Shoulder
Tags Washers - Split
Washers - Spring
Washers - Tab, Key, and Notch
Washers - Terminal Cup


Odd Shaped OD Washers

Definition: Odd shaped OD washers are available in a number of styles: D shaped washers, square washers, rectangular washers, clipped washers and double washers. These washers are used for limited space applications where a standard washer will not fit. The flat sides can also prevent the washer from rotating. The exception are double washers which can , also, save assembly time.

Odd Shaped OD Washers are available in the following materials and finishes:

  • Aluminum: Anodize, Cadmium types I & II, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Pickling, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, Zinc types I & II
  • Brass: Black Oxide, Cadmium types I & II, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Pickling, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, and Zinc types I & II
  • Cold Rolled Steel (Steel): Black Oxide, Cadmium types I & II, Chrome, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Pickling, Phosphate, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, and Zinc types I & II
  • Stainless Steel: Black Oxide, Cadmium types I & II, Chrome, Degreasing, Bright Nickel, Passivate, Pickling, Silver, Bright Tin, Hot Tin Dip, and Zinc types I & II

D Shaped Washer: 5734 – Style 1
D Shaped Washer: 5734 – Style 2
Square Washer: 5733
Rectangular Washer: 5729
Clipped Washer: 5738
Double Washer: 4805 (Screw Size 000-8)
Double Washer: 4808 (Screw Size 10-3/8)

Example: Odd Shaped OD Washer


Clipped washer is used when the application requires that the washer remain stationary and/or a round washer would not effectively fit.