Push Nuts

Illustration of a push nut for a round shaft with several types of caps
Bakfin exports Starlocks and Push Nuts to the USA and Canada

Push nut is a generic term for the Baker & Finnemore Starlock® a push on fastener for plain shafts with millions being used every day of the week. Push nuts eliminate costly threading and grooving operations, facilitate rapid assembly, and once fixed in position, are so secure that they cannot be removed without destruction.

Supplied in spring and stainless steel, push nuts are manufactured in a variety of designs and finishes, both capped and uncapped, it's no surprise that push nuts have played a part in the design of many thousands of products, industrial and domestic.

Why Use Push Nuts?

So simple, no machining and easy assembly results in a cost effective solution to engineering and machining challenges.

Illustration of push nuts versus other fastening methods

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