Your choice will depend on personal preference, circumstance, application, design, and purpose. You'll want to keep in mind that in most instances there is no "one right way" or "one right answer" when choosing the method that works best for you.
Browse through this section for details about 80/20 fasteners that will help you decide which option is best for your particular design. Click on the gear for more information about each topic.
As a way to simplify your decision-making process, it's easiest to categorize fasteners into two main groups; internal fasteners and external fasteners. Most of the fastening connections offered by 80/20 fall into one of these two groups and each group has unique attributes and properties.