captive fastener

captive fastener

[′kap·tiv ′fas·ən·ər]
(design engineering)
A screw-type fastener that does not drop out after it has been unscrewed.
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Southco is a leading global provider of engineered access solutions, including latches, locks, captive fasteners, hinges, handles, and other accessories for applications in the marine, networking, telecommunications, computer, automotive, aerospace, mass transit, off-highway/construction, RV/caravan, industrial machinery, and HVAC industries.
Covers are easily secured with 3/8 turn captive fasteners so they will never drop or get lost.
The 029-19-7CMR features a modern design, incorporating captive fasteners for quick assembly and high strength.
Until now, captive fasteners had to be installed one-at-a-time, by hand, using manual insertion machines.
com) is a leading global provider of engineered access solutions, including latches, captive fasteners, hinges, handles, and other accessories for applications in the marine, networking, telecommunications, computer, automotive, mass transit, off-highway/construction, RV/caravan, industrial machinery and HVAC industries.
Typically such enclosures feature the need for specialist handles, hinges, swinghandles, rod latches and guides, door gasket, cable management devices, finger pull handles, captive fasteners, plus assorted guides etc.