26 Mar 2021


Nuts, manufactured from various metals and plastic, are a type of fastener with a threaded hole. They are almost exclusively used to mate with a bolt that has the correct threading pattern.

The friction of the bolt and nut threads against one another creates a temporary joint that holds material together.

In Vipa nuts are available in different sizes and shapes for a wide range of purposes.


12 May 2020

The property classes of bolt and nuts

According to national and international standards, fasteners have to follow specific naming schemes with the purpose of identifying and making manufacturing processes homogeneous.

Both bolts and nuts generally have notations made, in relief or engraved by the manufacturer that define their basic characteristics.

Knowing and understanding these notations is very important for their correct use.