Hex nuts are used to prevent shear movement and tension when adhering facing materials together with machine bolts. Hex nuts are commonly used in wood to wood, wood to metal, and metal to metal applications. Stainless Steel hex nuts are recommended for most general uses and are corrosion resistant. Be sure to pre-drill any holes and to use washers and bolts that are a similar grade and finish.
Hex nuts are designed to mechanically join materials by fastening to a bolt