Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions

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Part Identification

We recommend identifying the part required by the part number as shown in this catalog, when placing your order.

Placing Orders

All orders for parts are placed with our sales office, Buckeye Fasteners. Orders may be placed by Phone, Fax, Internet or Mail. We may be reached at the following:

  • Phone: 800-437-1689 or 216-267-2240
  • Fax: 216-267-3228
  • Web: www.BuckeyeFasteners.com OR www.on-b.com
  • Mail To: 5250 West 164th St. Cleveland, OH 44142

Minimum Orders and Pricing

The minimum ordering quantity is one hundred pieces of any stock item. Parts are sold in increments of one hundred pieces with pricing at quantities from one hundred to nine hundred pieces, followed by per thousand piece breaks at 1M, 2M, 3M, 5M, 10M, 25M, 50M, and 100M. Prices are based on quantity per shipment per item. Price considerations are given to large volume requirements. Prices are furnished by quotation on a direct inquiry basis or for stock parts, prices are available by registering at our websites.

Payment Terms

Our terms of payment are net thirty days to firms with good commercial credit ratings. Terms must be arranged with firms whose ratings are not available through normal credit reporting sources.

Terms of Shipment

All shipments are F.O.B. shipping point.

Return Policy

Prior authorization must be obtained before any material is returned. We will not accept goods that are returned without authorization.


Samples of stock parts are available at no charge for testing and prototype purposes.


Most commercial finishes are available at additional cost. Parts are finished plain finish unless otherwise specified.

Caution: Externally threaded fasteners are guaranteed gaugeable to the basic pitch diameter when the coating is .0002” or less. Internally threaded parts do not have an allowance for plating and are not guaranteed to gauge after plating.

Additional International Terms

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Terms Of Sale -- "Check With Order"

Advance payment must be received before processing your order. Pro-Forma invoices are available upon request by mail or FAX.

Remittance Instructions

  • Remittance must be made in U. S. funds drawn on our bank. Details will be supplied upon reciept of an order.
  • Buckeye Fasteners / The Ohio Nut and Bolt Company is not responsible for any bank charges, foreign or domestic incurred in international funds transfers. We credit the customer's account only with the U. S. dollars actually received. Please make a point of informing your bank of this policy when applying for transfer of funds.

How Parts Are Sold

  • Stock parts are sold in even 100-piece increments with price breaks from 100 to 900 pieces. 100 pieces is the minimum order quantity. Example: An order for 642 pieces becomes an order for 700 pieces.

Shipping Instructions Required

  • When placing an order, please provide a preferred carrier or routing so that shipment may be made without delay.
  • Where UPS Air Service is requested, your UPS Account Number is required prior to shipping the order.
  • Be reminded, after an order is shipped, the in-transit carrier assumes responsibility of the freight from point of pickup.


  • 1. Changes: All changes must be made in writing and acknowledged by Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. to be effective.
  • 2. Prices & terms: All prices are subject to applicable Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. quoted terms. Prices in effect at date of shipment shall apply. Prices are firm for 15 days from the date of the quotation.
  • 3. Terminations: Customer termination of orders may be made by advising Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. in writing or by fax. Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. shall cease work immediately upon receipt of such notice but will be entitled to claim reimbursement for all costs incurred or committed plus a normal profit on the work processed to the point of termination. Work completed or in process shall become the property of customer upon settlement of any termination claim.
  • 4. Delays: Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. shall not be liable for any loss or damage resulting from delays in filling this order, whether due to strikes, fires, accidents, transportation delays, shortages of raw materials or equipment failures, or to any other reason beyond its control. Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. will use its best efforts to deliver the products within the shipment period agreed upon. Failure to deliver or delay in delivery of any installment of an order for any reason shall not affect the obligations of the parties with respect to the balance of the order. Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. reserves the right, in the event of a product shortage, to allocate its production and shipments among customers on such basis as it considers appropriate.
  • 5. Returns: Products shall not be returned without prior approval of Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. All returns shall be in accordance with instructions given by Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co.
  • 6 Limited warranty: Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. warrants that all products shipped against this order will conform to specifications and drawings submitted and that such products will be manufactured and inspected according to generally accepted applicable practices of companies manufacturing industrial fasteners. This warranty is made in lieu of all other warranties, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. This warranty is void unless customer notifies Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. of any rejections based on non-conformity to specifications of or defects in the products within 90 days after receipt thereof by customer. Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. will have the right to inspect rejected products at the delivery point within 15 days after its receipt of customer's notice of rejection. This warranty does not apply to any products, which are reworked or subjected to any type of additional processing by customer.
  • 7. Limitation of liability: Customer’s remedy hereunder shall be limited to the repair or replacement of the products rejected or refund of the purchase price thereof, at the option of Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. Under no circumstances will Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. be liable hereunder for incidental or consequential damages such as but not limited to damage or loss of other property or equipment, loss of profits or revenue, loss of use, cost of capital or claims of customer 's customers; or for expenses incurred by customer or a subsequent user in repairing or replacing the rejected products.
  • 8. Shipping tolerances: Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. reserves the right to ship plus or minus 10% on all items.
  • 9. Title: risk of loss: Title to the products will pass to customer upon delivery of the products to a carrier for shipment to customer, after which time customer will bear all risk of loss of or damage to the products. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. reserves the right at any time prior to delivery to customer to reconsign the products and/or to change the terms of payment therefore, whenever, in its judgment, doubt arises as to customer’s financial responsibility. We assume no Liability for any loss of or damage to merchandise or material while in transit to or from our factory, whether in trucks or vehicles owned by us, the customer, or any third person acting in our or the customer's behalf.
  • 10. General: It is recognized that even after employing all the scientific methods known to us, hazards still remain in cold forming and /or machined parts. The provisions of this acknowledgement, which include the terms and conditions of sales, constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter thereof, and such agreement supersedes all previous bids, offers, negotiations, representations and other communications, both oral and written, between the parties. Such agreement may not he changed or supplemented, nor may any provision thereof be waived, except by an instrument in writing signed by a duly authorized representative of each of the parties. Specifically, the terms and conditions of sales set forth in this acknowledgement may not be changed, modified or expanded nor otherwise affected by the provisions of any purchase order or other instrument furnished by customer, irrespective of whether there is a conflict between these terms and conditions of sales and those contained in any such purchase order or other instrument of customer. No agent, representative or employee is authorized to alter these conditions, except by written agreement and signed by an officer of Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. The customer agrees to accept the limits of liability as expressed in this statement to the exclusion of any and all provisions as to liability on the customer 's own invoices, purchase orders or other documents. If the customer desires his own provisions as to liability to remain in force and effect, this must be agreed to in writing, signed by an officer of Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. In such event, Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. shall determine a different charge for our services, reflecting the higher risk to Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. and the customer. Customers may bring no suit or action against Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. unless brought within twelve months after a claim arises. Customer agrees Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. will have no liability in contract or tort for any special, indirect or consequential damages, arising from any reason whatsoever, including but hot limited to personal injury, property damages, loss of profits, loss of production, recall inspection, repair costs or any other losses, expenses or liabilitiesallegedly occasioned by the work performed on the part of Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. It shall he the duty of the customer to inspect the merchandise immediately and prior to any further processing or assembly, and in any event claims must be reported prior to the time that any further processing, assembling or any work is undertaken. Our liability to our customers shall cease once any further processing, assembling or any other work has been undertaken on said material. Until the purchase price of the goods and services purchased hereunder and all other amounts owing from buyer to seller are paid in full, seller retains and buyer grants seller a security interest in the goods described on the face hereof and in any other goods now or hereafter delivered to seller by buyer and in all proceeds of said goods. Buyer shall execute financing statements on request to evidence such security interest and hereby irrevocably appoints seller as its attorney -in-fact with authority to execute and tile same on buyers behalf No claims for shortage in weight or count will he entertained unless presented within five (5) working days after receipt of materials by the customer. Whenever we are given material with detailed instructions as to cold forming or machining our responsibility shall end with the carrying out of those instructions. Payment terms are net 30 days from date of shipment. Buckeye Fasteners/Ohio Nut and Bolt Co. reserves the right to charge one and one half percent (1.5%) interest per month until any past due payments are paid in full. If customer requires product to be free of any foreign material, the customer must request a separate quotation for sorting and issue a purchase order for sorting. Revised 03/23/10