Examples of how the word is used

captive fastener illustration The two pieces are held together with a captivated screw to allow for breakdown and easy packing when not in use.
captive fastener illustration The captivated bolt allows the user to quickly tighten this hanger without fumbling or dropping hardware during the installation process.
captive fastener illustration Captive fasteners provide added value by speeding initial assembly as well as servicing in the field, keeping costs to a minimum.
captive fastener illustration This design is more economical, stronger, and easier to install than any other captive bolt on the market.