Hex Nuts

A hex nut is one of the most popular fasteners, the shape of a hexagon so has six-sides. Hex nuts are made from a number of materials, from steel, stainless steel to nylon. They can fasten a bolt or screw securely through a threaded hole, the threads tend to be right-handed. With six sides it makes it easier to work with, tools such as a spanner, or a ratchet make it very versatile to tighten or loosen. Nuts work through a combination of friction on the thread and compression of the parts together, but for sull thread engagement it must at least go through two full threads and must extend beyond the bolt. The finish of a bolt can vary also, from zinc plating to galvanizing offering corrosion resistance within harsh environments. If corrosion is an issue then a stainless steel nut is a better choice. It's advisable to match the materials of bolts/screws, washers and hex nuts, this will avoid any loose fittings.

Features and Benefits

  • Hex nuts are available in a variety of sizes.
  • They are available in different materials.
  • They are available with different finishes.
  • They are easy to tighten and loosen.
  • Accessible from 360 degrees due to their shape.

Typical Applications

Hex nuts can be used just about in every application if you require a fixing method that provides a reliable hold over a sustained period of time this is fastener for you. Some applications include:

  • Automotive Applications
  • Construction Industry
  • General Industry
  • Machinery
  • Workshops
  • DIY enthusiasts
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RS Stock No. 489-9450
Mfr. Part No.4979874451736
£4.41
1 Bag of 100
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M3 - Steel Full - Chrome Plated
RS Stock No. 489-9472
Mfr. Part No.4979874451750
£3.50
1 Bag of 100
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M5 - Steel Full - Chrome Plated
RS Stock No. 441-9098
Mfr. Part No.M3
£3.54
1 Bag of 20
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M3 5.5mm Stainless Steel - A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 441-9111
Mfr. Part No.M5
£3.54
1 Bag of 20
Bag(s)
M5 8mm Stainless Steel - A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 489-9466
Mfr. Part No.4979874451743
£5.29
1 Bag of 100
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M4 - Steel Full - Chrome Plated
RS Stock No. 693-4886
Mfr. Part No.NT 3MC M2
£1.74
1 Bag of 50
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M2 - Steel Full - Chrome Plated
RS Stock No. 441-9105
Mfr. Part No.M4
£3.54
1 Bag of 20
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M4 7mm Stainless Steel - A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 693-4889
Mfr. Part No.NT 3MC M2.5
£1.74
1 Bag of 50
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M2.5 - Steel Full - Chrome Plated
RS Stock No. 418-8362
Mfr. Part No.M12
£16.94
1 Box of 10
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M12 19mm Stainless Steel - A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 418-8356
Mfr. Part No.M10
£14.59
1 Box of 10
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M10 17mm Stainless Steel - A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 418-8328
Mfr. Part No.M6
£10.07
1 Box of 10
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M6 10mm Stainless Steel - A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 418-8340
Mfr. Part No.M8
£17.05
1 Box of 10
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M8 13mm Stainless Steel - A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 441-9082
Mfr. Part No.M2.6
£3.69
1 Bag of 20
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M2.6 5mm Stainless Steel - A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 693-4883
Mfr. Part No.NT 3MC M2.6
£1.43
1 Bag of 50
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M2.6 - Steel Full - Chrome Plated
RS Stock No. 441-9076
Mfr. Part No.M2
£4.70
1 Bag of 20
Bag(s)
M2 4mm Stainless Steel - A2 304 Plain