Binder Post, Barrel Nuts, Chicago Screws
Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet is your #1 source for mating fasteners in all shapes and sizes. We stock binder posts, barrel nuts, and Chicago screws in aluminum, brass, steel, stainless steel, and plastic, with dozens of standard sizes available to meet your needs.
All of our mating fasteners feature large, low-profile slotted heads on both the post and screw. When installed, these fasteners provide a secure hold with a clean, unobtrusive look. Please note that all posts and screws are sold separately. See individual product listings for additional information and specifications.
What are Mating Fasteners?
Barrel nuts, binder posts, and Chicago screws are all types of mating fasteners. A mating fastener consists of an internally-threaded, barrel-shaped body with a protruding flange, to which an externally-threaded mating bolt (most often a machine screw) is paired. The flange, or head, may feature slotted, Phillips, hex, or other drive options to assist with installation, or may be “plain” with a truss, dome, or flat surface.
The body of a mating fastener is inserted through one or more of the components being joined, while the head rests on the surface. The accompanying bolt/screw threads into the fastener itself and, when fully tightened, sits flush with the surface opposite the head. Binder posts, Chicago screws, and barrel nuts are usually chosen for their low profile.
Common Applications for Mating Fasteners
Chicago screws, binder posts, and barrel nuts are used for a wide range of assembly applications, including:
- Solar panels
- Railing systems
- Athletic helmets
- Fitness equipment
- Retail fixtures
- Book binding
- Architectural fixtures
- Knife handles
- Playground equipment
- and many more
Mating Fastener Material Options
Contact Us for Barrel Nuts, Binder Posts, Chicago Screws & More
If you’re looking for mating fasteners, look no further than Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet. We have the right binder posts, Chicago, screws, and barrel nuts for nearly any application, along with a massive inventory of other fastener solutions. Request a quote or contact us for the mating fasteners you need.