Parts that make things go.

Washer Material

Similar to the material of metal used, different types of washers can have drastic effects on the performance of a subsystem.

Plastic Washer

Metal Washer

Metal on Metal Contact

Plastic on Plastic Contact

Metal on Plastic Contact


Using plastic washers between two pieces of metal or metal and plastic helps to drastically reduce friction, and provides for a much more smooth rotation. In cases of plastic on plastic contact, metal washers provide the same benefits.

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