Fasteners & Hardware

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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

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... Read More

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

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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

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

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... 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.... 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... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fasteners & Hardware

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... 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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Prototype Cell Provides Quick Turnaround

January 6, 2016

Santa Maria, CA – Helical Products Company, part of the MW Industries family of companies, announces their new prototype cell dedicated to quickly provide new designs for test and evaluation reducing the lead time for prototypes by over 50%. "For the past 40 years we have been manufacturing custom couplings, u-joints and machined spring prototypes and the lead times have been consistently the... 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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

What Keeps America Moving Forward? Industry

December 10, 2015

Here are some suggestions… Agricultural Industry: Popular VFS Pins used in tractors, combines, and tillers include Inch Pins — Coiled Slotted (1/2", 5/8", 3/4" dia.), Metric Slotted Pins (m12 – m35 dia.) and Metric Coiled Pins (m12, m14, m16, m18 dia.). Mining Industry: For surface, sub-surface and underground mining equipment, VFS customers typically choose Inch Pins — Coiled Slotted... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mounting & Attaching Products

VFS: "Wear" Economics Matter!

December 9, 2015

More than ever, companies are hard-pressed to find ways to save money in both manufacturing and repair settings. One such way is to use wear parts at pivot points, specifically Tension Bushings manufactured by VFS (Vogelsang Fastener Solutions). Tension Bushings are hollow cylinders with a full-length longitudinal slot ("wavy" or straight), permitting compression and expansion. They protect the... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

VFS Has Lowered Minimum Order Requirement to Just $50!

December 9, 2015

Because we value our clients and work hard to provide the best customer service, we have taken our clients' requests to lower our minimum order requirement. Effective immediately, orders can be placed as low as $50 on our extensive line of stock Rollpins® and stock Coiled Spring Pins, with same-day shipment available on orders received weekdays before 1:00pm EST. Orders received weekdays... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Millstar Partnership Helps Bring CNC Technology to the Classroom

December 8, 2015

Birmingham, Mich – In a continued effort to advance hands-on classroom learning in engineering technology, Millstar has partnered with Seaholm High School in Birmingham, Mich. Millstar's most recent donation - a collection of tool holders, collets, shell cutters, carbide inserts and Solid carbide end mills - helped provide students with the tooling and applications needed to approach CNC... 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

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... 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... 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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Endboard Clips with a Grip

December 3, 2015

Steel clips feature special barbs to grip endboards and pallets. Greenville, Wis. – Steel H-Clips and U-Clips from Badger Plug are used regularly to secure shipments of roll products suspended with endboards. H-Clips help interlock one endboard atop another; U-Clips help secure endboards to the pallet. Every Clip possesses a tight tolerance to grip endboards, additional superior holding... Read More