Spacers and Standoffs

Spacers and Standoffs are two common types of positioning electronic hardware. They provide sturdy support, alignment and spacing to a variety of applications such as circuit board assemblies, panels and doors. Spacers and Standoffs are available in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials to meet the particular needs of your application. Round, hex, square, swage, female threads, male threads and even knurling for insert-like properties are all available. Non-magnetic and electrically neutral materials also help facilitate sensitive assembly requirements.


Spacers

Spacers

A Spacer is a fastener that is used to create space between two objects, often to properly position them. In the world of electronic compenents and electronic hardware, spacers are typically used to space circuit boards, panels, doors or gears. Spacers can be round or hexagonal in shape and can have swage characteristics. Spacers have no interior threading and come in a variety of materials including aluminum, brass, plastic, steel and stainless steel.
Standoffs

Standoffs

A Standoff is a fastener that is used to create space between two objects, often to properly position them. In the world of electronic compenents and electronic hardware, standoffs are typically used to space circuit boards, panels, doors or gears. Standoffs can be round, hexagonal or square in shape. They can have exterior knurling as well as swage characteristics. Female-Female or Double Female Standoffs can be fully threaded or partially threaded on each end. Male-Female Standoffs are also available. Standoffs are available in a variety of materials including aluminum, brass, plastic, steel and stainless steel.
Swage Spacers

Swage Spacers

A swage spacer is simply defined as an object that is used to create space between two object, often to properly position them. The style of parts are predominately used in curcuit board applications. Where the swage portion of the part is inserted (swaged) into previously mentioned board and another board is spaced properly. In the world of electronic compenents we typically see spacers used in a variety of situations. For instance one could space circuit boards, panels, doors or gears

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