What Does A Screw Washer Do?

17 January 2017, 17:23

Screw Washer

What does a screw washer do? (This one came straight from James)

Mystery Hour Question

When you put a screw through a hole, what does the washer do?

James O’Brien


Name: Ian, Welling

Qualification:Restores old cars

Answer: If you’re bolting something to a soft material like a plastic in the interior of your car, it spreads the load and it stops the bolt pulling through otherwise you’d need a very large bolt head.