Glossary

Embedment

Localized plastic deformation in heavily loaded fasteners allows one part to sink into, or smooth the surface of, a softer or more heavily loaded second part.  Nuts embed themselves in joint surfaces.  Bolt threads embed themselves in nut threads, etc.

  • Logo LinkedIn

Welcome to the Leader Gasket website.

Please select your preference:

Leader Gasket North AmericaLeader Gasket Europe