Fasteners & Hardware

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Fasteners & Hardware

MIG Welding Consumables Platform keeps contact tips cooler.

December 2, 2014

Extending consumable parts life, Velocity™ platform features contact tips with shielding gas ports that keep tip 30% cooler. Gas porting in contact tip, coupled with all-copper conductive path with fewer connections, promotes electrical and thermal conductivity, while running temperature of contact tip reduces ability for spatter to stick. Thread-less, drop-in contact tips can be exchanged without tools, and design employs heat-treated, stainless threaded sleeve. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Fasteners offer removability feature.

November 26, 2014

While microPEM® TackScrew™ fasteners integrate self-clinching technology for permanent sheet-to-sheet attachment in compact electronics applications, included thread-like feature allows removal when necessary and one-time reinstalled if desired. These hardened stainless steel fasteners, which can also replace micro screws, hold top sheets as thin as .008 in. and base panels that are as hard as HRB 89/HB 187 or less on Rockwell B and Brinell scales, respectively, and as thin as .036 in. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Fasteners & Hardware

Ball Shaped Door Catches come in metric sizes.

November 25, 2014

Designed for shutter doors and sliding doors, RoHS-compliant EN 450 Ball Shaped Door Catches consist of catch body that is fixed to frame and ball that is fixed to door. Catch body is technopolymer plastic, Polyacetal POM, matte black, and ball is glass fiber reinforced plastic, matte black. Under specific tests, catch showed constant performances for more than 20,000 cycles. Also available, EN 450.1 Plastic Spacers for Ball Shaped Door Catches offer 5, 10, and 15 mm spacing distances. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Threadless Cable Gland assembles without tools.

November 24, 2014

Designed to relieve stress and strain on cables, HELUTOP Easy uses patented spring/snap system, allowing for installation in hard-to-reach areas and spaces with no access for lockouts. To assemble, user pushes cable gland in and turns clockwise by hand. Made of plastic and available in sizes Ø16 and Ø20, unit fits as tightly as traditional glands held in place with threaded hole or locknut. Seal features IP66/IP68 rating and washer offers temperature range of -20 to +100°C. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Fasteners & Hardware

Motorized Lead Screws offer resolutions from 0.00016-0.005 in.

November 12, 2014

Combining hybrid stepper motor and lead screw in one unit, Motorized Lead Screws come in Rotating Screw and Rotating Nut motor configurations. NEMA frame sizes between 11 and 23 can be selected with various lead screws available in metric and imperial sizes. NEMA 23 variant delivers max axial thrust up to 200 lb. Where more load capacity is required, single and double stack configurations are available. Taper Lock technology enables quick connection/decoupling of lead screw and stepper motor. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Fasteners & Hardware

Knitted Retraction Cord packs tight gingival tissue.

November 7, 2014

Manufactured from unique microfibers, Knit-Pak+ 000.0 is suitable as first cord in double-cord technique. Fibers have very low moisture content with high durability and retention properties, creating retraction cord with optimized absorbency and pliable structure that resists fraying. Impregnated with aluminum chloride, which acts as hemostatic agent, Knit-Pak+ offers exact-dosage medicinal loading, easily packs into sulcus, and will not entangle in burs. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Fasteners & Hardware

Shelf Supports reduce corrugated display assembly time.

November 5, 2014

Corr-A-Clip® shelf supports, applied to corrugated displays prior to shipping, help reduce assembly time in stores and allow displays to be shipped flat or in knock-down state. Two-piece design fits into display body and shelving to allow shelves to slide onto display, while integrated holes allow glue to seep through to strengthen hold. There are 2 sizes available to fit up to 3/16 in. C-Flute corrugated in natural or white polypropylene. Custom colors can be accommodated. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Square Shoulder Mills take large depths of cut.

November 4, 2014

Available in 6 grades, R220.LN14 Mills provide 4 cutting edges with 0.551 in. cutting edge length. Negative rake, 0.28 in. thick inserts enable heavy cuts in difficult materials and long-reach applications. Standard tools are able to take depths of cut up to 0.551 in., while helical versions come in cutting edge lengths for both contouring and slotting applications. R220.LN14 cutters are suitable for medium- to heavy-duty applications requiring 90° wall. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Indexable Inserts feature positive geometry.

October 29, 2014

Featuring positive cutting edge design, FP4, MP4, and RP4 are available with WPP10S, WPP20S, and WPP30S Tiger•tec Silver® cutting grades. FP4 is optimized for finishing, while MP4, available with two clearance angles of 7° and 11°, is intended for mid-range machining of materials such as structural steel or other low-carbon steels. Both have been optimized for short chip breaking. Offering stable cutting edge, RP4 is suitable for roughing forged steel parts or cast iron. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Door Locks feature integrated U-handles.

October 24, 2014

Featuring 10 mm drawing range, GN 119.3 Door Locking Mechanisms with Cabinet U-Handle are RoHS compliant and suit applications requiring locking mechanism and handle. Locking is achieved by turning door lock clockwise. Zinc die cast U-handle is available with black or silver powder coated textured finish; cam is stamped sheet steel with zinc-plated, blue-passivated finish; lock housing and spindle are zinc-plated steel with blue-passivated finish; and spacer bushing is aluminum. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Turning Inserts ensure smooth machining.

October 24, 2014

Featuring Universal Roughing geometry, WIDIA Victory™ Inserts deliver optimized chip flow that results in smooth machining and extended tool life. WIDIA Victory FS geometry consists of ground, high positive design best used in finishing tasks where surface finish and minimized part deflection are critical. Inserts handle difficult-to-machine materials like Inconel and Rene in complex aerospace applications or cobalt-chromes and high-alloy stainless steels for precise medical applications. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Cutting Tool Inserts support cast iron and steel turning.

October 17, 2014

Featuring bronze TiOCN top coating that offers wear resistance and functions as wear indicator, Beyond Drive™ Inserts are designed for turning cast irons, steels, and stainless steels. Post-coat surface treatment optimizes edge toughness and depth-of-cut notch resistance, while micro-polished surface minimizes friction and workpiece sticking. In addition, fine-grained alumina layer allows for increases in cutting speed and reliability at high cutting temperatures. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Stainless Steel Clips securely mount glass panels.

October 13, 2014

Constructed of corrosion resistant type 316 satin stainless steel, 4 stock glass mounting clips, available for 1 5/8–2 in. dia round posts or flat posts, are suitable for use with ½–5/8 in. tempered glass or laminated glass panels. Security pin option is available. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Stainless Steel 3-Lobe Knobs suit hygienic applications.

October 10, 2014

Available in inch and metric sizes, GN 5345 and GN 5345.4 Stainless Steel Three Lobe Knobs feature RoHS-compliant construction with smooth and sealed surface. Shape enables application of relatively high torque, and design accommodates use where hygiene requirements exist. While GN 5345 knobs are made of 303 stainless steel, GN 5345.4 knobs are made of 316L stainless steel. Both have matte, shot-blasted finish. Knobs come in tapped/plain blind bore, tapped through hole, and blank versions. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Fasteners & Hardware

Microwave System enhances broadband FPSO communications.

October 10, 2014

BATS offshore stabilized microwave solution provides systems that facilitate critical production communications and data capabilities between assets and key support vessels and structures used in subsea energy deployments. Supporting integration with almost any radio, solution is used to form network capable of offering up to multi-gigabit connectivity speeds. System also offers connect and track technology for dynamic connection and continual movement of high-throughput point-to-point (PTP). Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Steel Turning Grades optimize transmission manufacturing.

October 10, 2014

Offering high wear resistance, GC4315 and GC4325 with Inveio™ are designed for automotive industry. GC4315 supports soft stage turning in stable conditions, while tougher steel turning grade GC4325 manages interrupted cuts and uneven depths of cut at high speeds. If spindle speed limit prevents full use of their capacity, maximum productivity can be achieved by applying higher feed rates. Both are suitable choices for outer-diameter turning, copying, and profiling. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

One-Touch Control offers privacy in shared bathrooms.

October 7, 2014

Offering fail-safe control for public restrooms, 43211-CB Communicating Bathroom System provides power to operate most low voltage locking mechanisms including maglocks, strikes, and electrified locksets. Either Privacy pushbutton will energize door locks for both doors and illuminate Occupied LED indicators outside bathroom. Both doors must be closed to activate privacy locks. Opening either door using mechanical lockset hardware or Emergency Release pushbutton will unlock doors immediately. Read More

Portable Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Hydropneumatic Tool hastens blind threaded insert installation.

October 7, 2014

Operating on 90 psi air pressure, Atlas® RIV949 accelerates and facilitates installation of blind threaded inserts. Installation can be accomplished without access to both sides, and inserts provide strong and reusable threads upon installation to accommodate mating hardware for final component attachment. Offering pull-to-pressure or pull-to-stroke modes, hydropneumatic tool can be equipped with unified or metric nose assemblies and can develop 4,721 lb of pull force. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Fasteners & Hardware

Countertop Hardware lifts flip-up counters.

October 7, 2014

Featuring one-piece construction, Lift-A-SYST® II is designed to lift light to medium weight flip-up counters. Low-profile unit has all aluminum and stainless steel design with black finish. Tested to 250,000 openings, maintenance-free hardware includes hidden bolt attachment for arm assembly. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Deadbolt Lock has touchscreen interface, wireless connectivity.

September 24, 2014

Combining keyless entry with capacitive touchscreen, SmartCode™ 916 supports activation and operation via finger-based actuation. Dedicated lock button provides one-touch locking, and unit can hold up to 30 user codes. Mastercode option lets users to prevent user codes from being added to or deleted from lock. Home Connect™ technology lets lock communicate with other wireless products in home, and SecureScreen™ feature can help prevent smudge attacks. Read More