Fasteners & Hardware

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Stampings and Washers are designed for medical applications.

February 11, 2016

Made-to-order stampings and washers are available in 2,000+ material options, including medical standard stainless steel and titanium. Non-metallic materials, such as ABS, PTFE, and PDVF, are also available. Over 30,000 non-standard flat washer and spacer sizes are available. In addition to medical beds, carts, and wheelchairs, applications include IV delivery components, therapy equipment, pacemakers, internal monitoring/testing instruments, and microelectronics calibration equipment. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Chipbreaker Inserts handle difficult to machine materials.

February 1, 2016

Featuring sharp positive geometry with inclination cutting edge of 14.5°, SF Chipbreaker is suitable for finishing applications in continuous cut with very low cutting forces. SM Chipbreaker consists of wear-resistant, universal geometry for medium machining, suitable for continuous and interrupted cut. Both are available in variety of grades and are suitable for materials with poor machinability such as stainless steels, mild steels, and high temperature alloys. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

Stainless Steel Bands, Buckles offer all-weather binding/clamping.

January 26, 2016

IDEAL-TRIDON® Band and Buckle system includes TruFlex .020 gauge thick banding, available in 100 and 200 ft lengths, and wing seal TruFlex clip/buckle. Latter can be used with all available banding. Bands are constructed of 201 corrosive resistant stainless steel and form to any diameter. Also constructed of 201 stainless steel, ear and wing seal style buckles come in various sizes. System enables sturdy, all-weather binding and clamping. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Point Drill Insert supports drilling of cast materials.

January 20, 2016

In addition to optimized geometry for maximum productivity in cast iron materials, Model P6005-WKK45C has 110° prismatic seat for minimal run-out and stable positioning as well as chamfered corners for stability in abrasive conditions. Thick coating with multi-layer structure provides alternate layers of hard wear, heat, and abrasive resistance. Inserts are color-coded for easy selection and wear detection. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Precision Fastening Tool supports low torque requirements.

January 20, 2016

Used in hand-held or fixtured capacity, ergonomic ERXS NanoDriver includes non-slip housing; flexible, lightweight, small diameter, industrial cable; and integrated vacuum system. Built-in accelerometer, with 24 V input, can be used to turn vacuum pump on/off for screws that cannot be fed or stainless steel screws that cannot be picked up with magnetic bit. Max speed on all 3 models is 1,000 rpm, and available torque ranges are .04–1.7 lb-in., .06–4.4 lb-in., and 1.3–7.0 lb-in. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Fasteners & Hardware

Transparent Gate Valve Lockout Device promotes facility safety.

January 15, 2016

Transparent Gate Valve Lockout features clear color that visually confirms appropriate position, identifies valve leaks, and helps ensure safety within facility. Available in 5 sizes, device is made of rugged, injection-molded polypropylene to provide chemical resistance and accepts shackles up to 3/8 in. dia. Specified temperature range is -40 to +302°F. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Clear Surface Mount Cover fits single-gang switches.

January 15, 2016

Featuring clear conduit spacer, Universal Stopper® STI-13200NC offers protection against physical damage, dust, and grime as well as severe environments. Indoor/outdoor polycarbonate unit is sized to fit most single-gang switches and has high-strength continuous hinge. Designed to comply with ADA, cover is less than 4 in. in depth. Other mounting options include flush mount cover or waterproof Type 4X enclosed back box. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Colored Pointer Knobs are designed for visibility and grip.

January 14, 2016

Available in yellow, red, gray, and black, colored instrumentation pointer knobs feature Soft-Touch gripping surfaces. Individually colored pointer/center hubs simplify identification on panels and equipment. Designed for OEMs, Avionics, and MRO replacement parts, knobs are made of injection molded resin to meet specifications for mechanical, environmental, thermal, electrical, and lighting requirements and supplied with nickel-plated brass inserts to accommodate .250 in. OD shafts. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

PCD-Tipped Milling Inserts provide smooth finishing.

January 12, 2016

Used with Turbo 10 cutters, PCD05 and PCD20 produce optimized surface quality in finish machining applications involving aluminum and titanium alloy workpiece materials. Products are also highly effective in cutting polymers and fiber-reinforced composites. Featuring solid carbide insert bodies, PCD05 and PCD20 come in X010 insert size with corner radius of .016 in. and wiper length of 0.43 in. Cutter bodies include precision milled pocket seats that optimize run-out, stability, and tool life. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Universal Cable Lockout features non-conductive design.

January 12, 2016

Featuring 6 or 10 ft non-conductive red nylon cable, SAFELEX™ Universal Cable Lockout is suited for electrical shutoff points and corrosive environments. Cable can be adjusted to length that meets application needs and can be used on up to 6 isolation points. One to 6 safety padlocks can be locked to safety hasp, allowing secure group lockout. In addition, safety hasp body provides identification as lockout device and is lightweight for optimized handling and storage. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Electronic Components & Devices

Surface Mount Fasteners offer variety of attachments for PCBs.

January 11, 2016

Depending on type, PEM® ReelFast® Surface Mount Fasteners can be specified to mount, stack, or space boards; attach components to boards; create right-angle attachment points on boards; or enable repeated access without screws. All types are supplied on tape and reel compatible with existing SMT automated installation equipment. Where necessary, polyimide patch affixed to end of fasteners allows for vacuum pickup. Full range of unified or metric thread sizes and lengths are available. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Cable Padlocks feature flexible, elongated cable.

January 8, 2016

As multi-purpose solution, Compact Cable Padlocks are available as keyed different or keyed alike and feature 1.31 x 1.25 in. body with 7.87 or 15.75 in. steel cables. Length and flexibility facilitate lockout process by letting user angle or twist padlock for use in tight application areas, lockout multiple energy isolation points, or replace need for separate gate valves. Standard stock colors are red, blue, green, and yellow. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Wear-Resistant Insert Grades machine challenging materials.

December 22, 2015

With edge toughness and high chip resistance, TH1000 TiSiN-TiAlN nanolaminate PVD-coated grade enables manufacturers to tackle variety of ISO H5-H10 applications as well as maintain long tool life when machining hardened steels from 50–62 HRC, hard surfaced components, and superalloy materials. Suited for processing hardened steels from 40–55 HRC, Duratomic® TH1500 grade allows manufacturers to excel in ISO H10-H15 applications that require continuous-cut operations. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Aluminum Stretch Bolts are compatible with 6-cylinder BMW engines.

December 8, 2015

Rein Automotive® Aluminum Stretch Bolts are offered as replacements for one-time-use fasteners used by BMW to mount such components as transmissions, oil pans, water pumps, power steering pumps, and alternators to engine assemblies. These products are available for 6-cylinder engines on BMW models from 2006 onwards. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Flush-Head Studs offer quick mating with plastic fasteners.

December 4, 2015

Integrating X-Press™ threads, PEM Type FHX™ Studs enable quick mating with push-on plastic nuts, wire tie products, or other plastic fasteners in thin metal assemblies. Self-clinching units install permanently in metal sheets as thin as 1 mm and press into place using any standard press. Available with 5 mm and 6 mm threads in lengths from 10–25 mm, studs are made from hardened carbon steel and finished with zinc plus clear chromate as standard or rust-preventive oil finish as option. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Anti-Backlash Nut fits 2 mm diameter screws.

December 4, 2015

Available with optional TFE-coated screw, Micro Series ZBM Nut utilizes special nut thread system that, when combined with radial force, provides simple backlash compensation. Nut can be customized to specific applications that require unique geometry and custom materials, such as Kerkite® composite polymers. Initially designed for optics-focusing market, product performs well in applications in which precise, smooth motion is required. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Compact Rotary Latch features dual trigger actuation.

December 3, 2015

Suitable for doors and panels that require actuation from multiple positions, R4-10 provides concealed latching and increased security. Multiple points of actuation allow triggering via 2 independent actuators. Constructed of corrosion-resistant steel, product is available with integrated bumper feature and single- or dual-stage latching. Latch can be combined with Southco mechanical and electronic actuators and cables for complete rotary latching system. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Lifting Pins are designed for accelerated, facilitated use.

December 2, 2015

Offered in metric sizes, GN 1130 Steel Lifting Pins are carrier elements designed for usability and facilitated handling. Red aluminum button releases locking effect of locking balls, allowing load pin to be moved in or out of holding bore hole. Shackle rotates by at least 180°, with safety flange fitted as safeguard against inadvertent operation. Depending on pull direction, ball load pin may move freely by 360° in holding bore hole. RoHS-compliant pins support nominal loads from 1.5–4.8 kN. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Fasteners & Hardware, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Two-Part Clamps support coarse- and fine-profile conduit.

November 25, 2015

Featuring single rib that makes brackets compatible with both coarse- and fine-profile conduit, PMA® GP Two-Part Support Clamps are designed for use in rail vehicles and vehicles with particularly demanding requirements, as well as wind turbines and other special-purpose machinery. Units offer simplified assembly, with locating pins to lightly hold 2 halves in position. By allowing conduit to turn within bracket, clamps avoid torsion and extend service life. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Face Milling Tool targets automotive industry.

November 20, 2015

Featuring 8 edges, CoroMill® 425 optimizes metal removal rate and tool life in ISO K application area. Finishing tool is intended for face milling of cast materials, such as engine and cylinder components, axle housings, brake carriers, and crankcases made of GCI, NCI, and CGI materials. With patented setting system, tool offers precise insert positioning that facilitates set-up. Insert version with 25° entry angle and optimized chamfer minimizes breakouts and burr formation on workpiece. Read More