The Original bigHead® from Bossard

Fastening lightweight composites.

More than 40 years ago, bigHead® created a fastening solution that combined a perforated head welded to fastener fixings such as studs, nails, pins, hooks, etc. These solutions could be adhered to or molded into composite material creating a locking solution that had the same strength and efficiency of traditional fasteners.

Lightweight manufacturing engineers where running into the challenge of designing in carbon fiber panels without having a solution to seamlessly fasten them to their application discretely. So, they came up with a solution that allows you to bond a fasted head to the carbon fiber without drilling or riveting and destroying the material. bighead® specializes in adhesives which help give you the lightweight, secure and completely invisible look that you are looking for.


Benefits include:

  • Lightweight – they don’t require thickening of carbon fiber walls to accommodate fastening technology.
  • Uncompromised Designs – the integrity of the sleek light weight design will not be compromised thanks to these fasteners.
  • Perfect Quality – Each fastener is manufactured in the controlled bigHead facility ensuring quality products. Each piece is ISO 9001:2015 certified. 

Designed as one of a kind fastening solutions, manufactured from mild steel and 316 stainless steel for the automotive marine and other light weight industries. Bighead has created a collection of 400 unique fasteners for their customers to choose from. Not finding one that fits your application? bigHead® engineers are up for the challenge! With inhouse prototyping and manufacturing capabilities, the possibilities to support your team is endless. Custom bighead fastening solutions can be made available upon request. bigHead® will work with you to create the perfect prototype to be considered for your application. Manufacturing is done in house to fit your requirements.

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