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What is an automotive grommet?

What is an automotive grommet?

Grommets are small pieces of rubber that fit into holes to provide a smooth, non-abrasive surface that protect electrical wiring from damage. We stock a variety of sizes and types including blanking, Lucas rubber, pvc and even grommet sets for several classic cars.

What can I use instead of a rubber grommet?

Basically if you don’t have any rubber grommets for your airlock you can use a Balloon. What you do is: Cut the mouth of the balloon back a bit so it is easier to wrap around the bottle top.

What is rubber grommet?

What is a rubber grommet? These are tubes, or edging, used to cover the rough and sharp edges of a panel hole. Rubber grommets grip wires and cables that pass through the hole, keeping them secure while protecting them from abrasions, cuts and snags.

Do you need to use grommets?

“No there is no need for any grommets at all. The NICEIC and other bodies probably lobbied by Niglon, one of the larger manufacturers of grommets to insist their members fit grommets.

What size rubber grommet do I need?

One way that you can determine what size rubber grommet you need is to measure the panel. Specifically, you will need to determine the thickness of the panel, the hole size where the grommet will be applied, and the size of the object that will be going through that hole.

What’s the difference between grommets and eyelets?

A grommet is very similar. Grommets are typically used for more heavy duty materials and usually are bigger in size. Eyelets are often used to finish off the opening for a drawstring casing. A buttonhole will serve the same purpose, but an eyelet can be a professional looking detail.

How do you use Versimold?

Using Versimold really is simple. You just mold, and heat to 250° to cure it. Versimold also works great as a silicone putty, which doesn’t require curing.

What’s in a grommet&washer kit?

Each kit consists of a No. 235 grommet die, a No. 245 cutting punch, brass plain rim grommets and washers, a small cutting board and complete instructions. Manufactured on sophisticated CNC machines that produce high precision parts that properly mate the grommet & washer every time.

What are grommets used for on a door?

These grommets are slippery to allow parts to move freely in the hole. Install them on thin sheet-metal panels. Select this plastic trim for its chemical resistance. Often used on panels, boards, signs, and mirrors, it protects edges from impact.

What kind of upholstery supplies do you sell for cars?

We also carry hog rings, grommets, clips and many other types of car upholstery supplies. We also carry automotive upholstery tools, including hog ring pliers and arch punches. Need to fit grommets to your fabric?

How do you use cord grommets?

Use these grommets to eliminate cord clutter on desktops, countertops, benchtops, and other work surfaces. Wire, cable, and cords pass through the grommet opening while the bristles fill in the gaps to control dust and debris.