8mm metal Snap Fasteners
8mm diameter very small snap fasteners,
ideal for gloves, shoes, jewellery
Please Note: Snap fasteners are NOT the same as press studs and require different setters.
A snap fastener Is a pair of interlocking discs, which snap together when pressed under force.
These are used on fabric, leather or vinyl, attached with die (hand press machine setter).
The stud-fits into the socket to give the snap, and is held in place through the fabric or leather with the base post.
Snap Fastener Components
Cap – the part on the outside everyone sees
Socket – Parallel Spring Socket – fixed to the cap
Stud – Closed stud (crushes the eyelet to secure)
Eyelet – Closed on snap fasteners looks like a rivet post, this part is hidden (not seen)
Use the wider setter #831 – secures by crushing the closed eyelet post into the closed stud
Cap: 8mm diameter, post 4mm high
Socket: 9mm diameter
Stud: 7mm diameter
Eyelet: 8mm diameter, post 5mm high