hardware device that mechanically joins or affixes two or more objects together
A fastener is a device that joins two or more objects together. Fasteners are used to make joints that are not permanent. Most fasteners are usually made of stainless steel, carbon steel, or alloy steel.
- "What are Fasteners? Types of Fasteners". www.brighthubengineering.com. 2009-05-21. Retrieved 2020-09-25.