A washer strengthens the holding power of the other two surfaces it sits between.
- Hardware forged or fabricated that is most often circular-shaped with a hole in the center
- Come in other shapes and sizes
- Also called "spacers" since they create a space between two surfaces
- Typically used between a screw and a piece of material, or between a nut and a bolt
- Helps to reduce friction as a screw is tightened
- Reid offers washers for nearly every application