Can screws be reused?

10 August 2016

By Martin Rüedy, fastener expert team, Bossard Group

Ref: FFT160810

The reuse of screws after operational use is not to be recommended for two main reasons: The use of ‘state of the art’ products and the requirements for product safety. Process capability in assembly must also be considered under five main topics: Safety in assembly, protection against corrosion, surface treatment, durability and cost-effective production