Improving Assembly Efficiency with Staytite's Barb and Carp Nuts

The process of assembling a hexagon nut and a washer can be quite fiddly and prone to errors. Aligning the washer with the nut often requires precision, and any slight misstep can cause the parts to spill onto the floor. This not only increases the risk of losing the components but also demands additional time to retrieve and reassemble them. Consequently, this process has a high degree of failure, making it inefficient and frustrating.

Staytite has a solution to that problem with their innovative Barb nut and Carp nut designs.

Staytite's Barb nut features an encapsulated external washer, while the Carp nut comes with an encapsulated standard washer. These designs ensure that the washer is securely held within the nut body, free-spinning but unable to escape.  This encapsulation offers several advantages:

  • Improved Efficiency: By integrating the washer into the nut, you only need to handle one part instead of two.  This reduces the time and effort required to assemble and fit the components, making the overall process more efficient.


  • Reduced Risk of Loss: With the washer encapsulated in the nut, there's less risk of parts spilling onto the floor and getting lost.  This minimises the potential for errors and the frustration of searching for dropped components.


  • Simplified Inventory Management: Since you only need to order and stock one part instead of two separate items, managing your inventory becomes simpler and more cost-effective.  This not only streamlines procurement but also reduces the chance of stocking errors.


  • Consistent Performance: The encapsulated washer ensures a consistent and reliable performance every time.  There's no variability in assembly, which can sometimes occur when using separate washers and nuts.  This consistency can lead to better quality control and fewer issues during use.


Overall, Staytite's Barb and Carp nuts offer a smarter, more efficient alternative to traditional hexagon nuts and washers.  Their integrated design enhances productivity, reduces the risk of errors, and simplifies inventory management.

For more information contact the Staytite sales team: 0300 373 9029,