What is the use of washers on screws?

Answer Anyone familiar with the words "some assembly required" has come across a washer, that flat disc with the hole in the middle. You may wonder, though, what exactly that washer is supposed to do.Well... Read More »

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Are 3/16 nylon washers the same size as 5mm nylon washers?

3/16 nylon washers are the same size as 5mm nylon washers. The only difference between the two washer sizes is the method used to express the size: 3/16 refers to standard U.S. measures and 5mm ref... Read More »

What are washers and dryers made of?

They are made of Plastic and steel inside. And sometimes the whole body is of steel.

What company makes maytag washers?

The Whirlpool Corp. purchased Maytag in 2006 for roughly $2.6 billion. This acquisition added the Maytag brand to Whirlpool's already large portfolio, which includes Jenn-Air, Kitchen Aid, Amana, B... Read More »

What company makes Kenmore washers?

The brand name "Kenmore," for appliances sold exclusively at Sears or Kmart, is attached to products with a variety of manufacturers, including Whirlpool Inc., the Electrolux Group and LG Corp. Mos... Read More »