Q: Is a fastener a hardware device that mechanically joins or affixes two or more objects together? ¶
Q: Are fasteners used to create non-permanent joints? ¶
A: Yes, that is, joints that can be removed or dismantled without damaging the joining components.
Q: Are fasteners used per year in the U.S.? ¶
A: Yes, and 26 billion of these by the automotive industry.