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. 248-4438
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£28.59
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M10 17mm Stainless Steel Full A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 483-0322
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£4.02
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M2.5 5mm Brass Half - Nickel Plated
RS Stock No. 122-4414
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£11.58
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M12 19mm Stainless Steel Half A4 316 Plain
RS Stock No. 248-4393
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£16.12
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M4 7mm Stainless Steel Full A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 198-346
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£30.41
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M5 8mm Steel Full - Bright Zinc Plated
RS Stock No. 483-2457
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£5.00
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M2 4mm Brass Full - Plain
RS Stock No. 483-0552
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£21.38
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M6 10mm Brass Full - Nickel Plated
RS Stock No. 483-2564
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£38.87
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M12 19mm Brass Full - Plain
RS Stock No. 248-4387
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£12.96
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M3 5.5mm Stainless Steel Full A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 483-0524
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£12.69
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M3.5 6mm Brass Full - Nickel Plated
RS Stock No. 483-0495
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£5.34
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M2.5 5mm Brass Full - Nickel Plated
RS Stock No. 527-246
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£10.94
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M3.5 6mm Stainless Steel Full A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 223-7333
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£14.90
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M4 7mm Ceramic Full - Plain
RS Stock No. 223-7327
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£16.28
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M3 5.5mm Ceramic Full - Plain
RS Stock No. 248-4444
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£36.14
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M12 19mm Stainless Steel Full A2 304 Plain
RS Stock No. 201-0854
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£8.85
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M10 17mm Steel Half - Zinc Plated
RS Stock No. 201-0855
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£12.22
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M12 19mm Steel Half - Zinc Plated
RS Stock No. 201-0856
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£10.88
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M16 24mm Steel Half - Zinc Plated
RS Stock No. 201-0851
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£1.85
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M5 8mm Steel Half - Zinc Plated
RS Stock No. 192-5608
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£21.33
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M20 16mm - Full - Plain