Fasteners & Hardware

Material Handling & Storage, Fasteners & Hardware

Indexable Insert Cartridges enhance face milling operations.

January 26, 2015

Offered in 2 geometries, FR751M and FR752M make performance of tangential indexable inserts available for adjustable face milling. Walter BLAXX shoulder mill, which produces precise, near step-free 90° shoulders, is available for tool diameters up to 6.30 in. When F2010 face mill is equipped with FR751M or FR752M cartridge, this technology can be applied up to diameters of 12.40 in. Also, F2010 can be used for fine finishing due to indexable inserts adjustable axially with micrometer precision. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Safety & Security Equipment

Automotive LED Latch System increases visibility, safety.

January 22, 2015

Able to be incorporated into any vehicle design, Automotive LED Door Latch Module features LED warning light, built into latch, that is visible to other drivers and pedestrians when vehicle's door is being opened/closed. LED color and brightness can be varied to enhance brand awareness, support vehicle design themes, and adapt to individual preferences. Also, door-latch LEDs can flash to further enhance visibility and safety. Additional features include child- and emergency-lock options. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Cable Bushing maximizes wire density.

January 20, 2015

With SKINTOP CUBE MULTI, up to 23 electrical cables or pneumatic lines can pass directly through enclosure wall. System places rigid, glass-reinforced nylon frame into standard-sized cutout in wall. Polycarbonate insert inside rectangular frame has gel-filled holes, which allow cables to be inserted while creating seal and providing strain relief. Available in 2 versions, CUBE MULTI  covers cable diameters from 3–16 mm, maximizing wire density for given size cutout. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Fasteners & Hardware

Band and Buckle System suits heavy-duty applications.

January 16, 2015

Constructed of 201 corrosive-resistant stainless steel, ProLok System enables all-weather binding and clamping. Both band and buckles are available in ¼, 3/8, ½, 5/8, and ¾ in. sizes. Applied with ProLok band tensioning tool, system is suited for new construction, maintenance and repair, insulation banding, sign mounting, cable bundling, or temporary uses such as holiday/seasonal decorations. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

PCB Magazine Rack Stop Clip accelerates identification.

January 14, 2015

Installed on PCB magazine rack, single- and double-lane ezCLIP lets electronics manufacturers who manually load/unload racks distinguish required spacing between boards and prevent damage on boards with taller components. Design fosters accelerated identification of card guides that should be skipped as they prevent boards from being inserted. This hastens setup times for production runs as well as manual loading/unloading of boards during assembly, reflow, rework, and inspection. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Coil Hard Hat Lanyards come with buckle or clamp.

January 12, 2015

By securing hard hat to worker, Squids® 3157 and 3158 prevent hard hat from falling at heights. Coil design minimizes lanyard length, preventing snag and tangle hazards while keeping lanyard away from worker's face. Squids 3158 utilizes easy release clamp that securely attaches to just about anything, while Squids 3157 houses double lock plastic buckle designed to connect to fall protection harnesses. Offered in high-visibility lime or black, lanyards feature safe working capacity of 2 lb. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Nuts facilitate mating-hole alignment.

January 8, 2015

PEM® floating self-clinching nuts, which include non-locking Type A4 nuts with free running load-bearing threads as well as self-locking Type LA4 nuts with prevailing torque locking threads, install in stainless sheets as thin as .038 in. and greater with Rockwell B hardness of HRB 88 or less. Design permits up to .015 in. min float in all directions from center, and ability of fastener threads to extend fully into their retainer shank imparts strength and support in assembly.
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Fasteners & Hardware

Collet Nut works with through-coolant tools.

December 26, 2014

Designed for larger ER 50 tools, Hi-Q/ERC 50 can replace standard ER 50 non-coolant nuts in applications where coolant through is possible. Nut will use DS/ER 50 coolant disks for tools larger than 25.5 mm, and can also utilize special adapter, allowing use of ER 40 coolant and flush type disks for smaller diameters. Adapter reduces number of disks required specifically for ER 50 applications. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Micro Lead Screws allow miniaturization of products.

December 23, 2014

Available in 2 mm diameter screw sizes with leads ranging from 0.3–2 mm per revolution, Kerk® Micro Series Lead Screw Assemblies come in variety of nut configurations made of self-lubricating acetal and Kerkite® High Performance Composite Polymers, including nylon, PPS, and PEEK materials. Assemblies are manufactured of 303 stainless steel and require no maintenance. High accuracy threads with optimal uniformity deliver precise motion while minimizing noise and vibration. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Fasteners & Hardware

Steel and Stainless Steel Hinges mount from inside door.

December 19, 2014

Available in metric sizes, GN 129.2 Steel and Stainless Steel Hinges are used for doors that are flush with frame on outside. Once assembled, they cannot be unhinged. Being mounted from inside, hinges are especially suitable for doors and trap doors that must not be detachable from outside as anti-tamper device. Hinges are available in steel, with zinc-plated, blue passivated finish; American Standard Series 303; or American Standard Series 316. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Fasteners & Hardware

Electronic Rotary Latch can accommodate door sensing.

December 19, 2014

Combining rotary latch mechanism with DC motor actuation, R4-EM 8 Series comes with or without extended housing option to accommodate door sensing and to provide added protection of locking cam. Additionally, latch is available with integrated connector and mechanical override bracket, and features concealed 2-hole installation. Unit enables simplified electronic locking and monitoring for applications that incorporate intelligent electronic control systems. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Miniature Clamping Nut offers features that prevent slippage.

December 11, 2014

Available in ER 16 and ER 20 sizes for Swiss automatic machine tool applications, standard and coolant versions of Hi-Q®/ERMX Mini-Nut feature anti-slip locking design that prevents locking wrench from slippage during assembly/disassembly. Milled slots on nut OD that mate with corresponding features of wrench promote operator safety while also helping to prevent damage to other tools. Surface treatment also enhances clamping forces and extends nut longevity by protecting against corrosion. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Revolving Knobs substitute for revolving handles.

December 9, 2014

Able to be used in place of revolving handles, long shoulder type GN 319.5 Revolving Ball Knobs with 303 stainless steel tapped shoulder (matte shot-blasted finish) come in inch and metric sizes. Tapped shoulder allows revolving ball knob to be mounted from underside via screw or bolt, which can then be mounted to sheet metal of various thicknesses, flat bar, or castings to create cranking or turning mechanism. RoHS-compliant construction also features black phenolic plastic hand piece. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Nuts and Studs work with hard sheet materials.

December 8, 2014

PEM® self-clinching nuts and studs, which include SH™ hard panel nuts and HFLH™ hard panel studs, are designed for permanent installation into hard sheet materials and suit automotive component attachment applications. Manufactured from hardened alloy steel, products enable close-to-edge mounting without risking panel buckling, eliminate need for embossing operations, and can be installed automatically using standard press or in-die technology. Read More

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