Collection: Food Safe Screws, Nuts, Bolts, Washers, and Fasteners

What Are Food Safe Fasteners?

Food safe screws, nuts, bolts and washers are fasteners that are made from polymers that are suitable for use in contact with food and food-related products. They are used in a variety of applications in the food and beverage industry, such as in the construction of food processing and packaging equipment, or in the manufacture of food-related products. Food safe fasteners are manufactured from materials that are approved by the FDA and FSA.

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Food Safe Polymer Materials

Materials

There are a variety of food safe polymers that can be used to make screws, nuts, bolts, washers, and fasteners, including polyethylene, polypropylene, and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). These polymers are known for their food safety properties, which means that they are not toxic or harmful to humans when ingested, and they do not cause an adverse response when in contact with food or food-related products.

Applications

Food safe polymer materials are used in a variety of applications in the food and beverage industry, such as in the construction of food processing and packaging equipment, or in the manufacture of food-related products. They may also be used in the assembly of food-related machinery or in the installation of food-related systems.

Other Properties Food Safe Fasteners Encompass

Food safe polymer fasteners are often chosen for other properties that are relevant to the food industry as well as their their food safety properties, these include; corrosion resistance and good mechanical properties. They can help to improve the safety and reliability of food-related equipment and products, and they can help to ensure that food-related products meet food safety regulations and standards.

Why Are Food Safe Fasteners Needed?

food safe polymer screws, nuts, bolts, washers, and fasteners are an important component in many applications in the food and beverage industry, and they are chosen for their food safety properties, which ensure that they do not cause harm or an adverse reaction to the food or humans.