Captive Screws

are designed to lock into a hole while allowing the fastened components to be detached without the complete removal of the screw itself.


A Captive Screw can be locked in place on a parent component without being fastened to a child component

  • Captive Screws are typically locked in place via thread locking, press fitting or broaching
  • Captive Screws help control costs by minimizing damage to machinery from loose screws and by reducing the need for replacement fasteners
  • Captive Screws allows for easier and more ecient repairs due to quick access to components
  • Captive Screws prevents damage from loose screws falling into moving parts or electrical circuits as well as the loss of screws
  • Captive Screws also provide a longer durability as they do not cause damage to the application after usage cycles; they are permanent, yet allow access into the application

In general, the Captive Screws has a thinner diameter shoulder over the length of the screw with a threaded portion at the end.

An extensive range of Captive Screws are available, ranging in sizes:

  • M2-M12 Cold Form
  • M8-M80 Hot Form

KEBA Captive Screws are produced, but not limited, to:

  • Stainless steel
  • Zinc plated steel


KEBA CAPTIVE SCREWS are used in various business units for a wide array of industries such as:

  • Automotive
  • Electronics
  • Machinery And Industrial
  • Military And Precision Engineering