Fasteners & Hardware

Fasteners & Hardware

Bridgeport's "Team Done That" Saves the Day for Electrical Contractor Faced with Having to Rewire a Ten-story Building Because of His Mistake

May 24, 2016

STRATFORD, Conn. – What if a contractor pulled datacom wire for a ten-story building but had neglected to install the required bushings for each floor’s electrical enclosures? Sounds like a lot of time and money would have been wasted, right? Not if there was a perfect solution. Thankfully, the electrician’s distributor remembered his training session with a member of Bridgeport’s... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Captive Screw enables tool-free access via wing knob design.

May 23, 2016

Able to be used to designate access through standard and custom color options, 4C Wing Knob Captive Screw features over-molded, contoured, wing-style head design that simplifies positioning of sliding components, installation, and quick-release for facilitated removal. Press-in, flare-in, and SMT options provide versatility for fastening and unfastening by hand when mounting doors, panels, and other hardware components in applications where tool-free access is desired. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Double Hung Lock matches historical renovation project aesthetics.

May 20, 2016

Double hung spoon sash lock, featuring dual-positioning lever that lets sash be unlocked and tilted in for cleaning, is designed for historical renovation projects. In addition to XL Sterling double hung, lock option is available on Heritage and Ultra Series Sterling double hungs. There are 8 finishes available, one of which is Antique Brass. Design is intended to complement historical, old world aesthetics. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Interconnected Locks streamline multi-family unit management.

May 12, 2016

Helping multi-family property owners secure and manage their units, Schlage® Control™ Smart Interconnected Locks feature ENGAGE™ Technology, adaptable open integration capabilities, and cloud-based mobile or Web app compatibility. Latter lets staff configure/manage access. Along with Grade 2 certification for excessive force, locks feature UL fire rating, thin keyfob that utilizes MIFARE® smart or proximity technology, and visibility to past activity, time zones, and audit trails. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Yardley Provides Custom Threaded Metal Inserts to RC Jet Boat Manufacturer

May 11, 2016

Yardley Products, a manufacturer of precision engineered threaded metal inserts for a wide range of fastening applications, recently supplied a custom order of thermal threaded inserts to Streamline RC, a US-based hobby-grade RC Jet Boat manufacturer. Yardley operates a range of multi-spindle, single-spindle and secondary machines to produce complex parts and custom solutions. This capability... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Custom Finishing Washers provide flush surface.

May 11, 2016

Custom manufactured in 90°, angle, flanged, un-flanged, and rolled flange styles, Finishing Washers provide locking, sealing, insulating, load distribution, added strength and rigidity. Countersunk washers assure lasting bond that can be unfastened for repair without damage to substrate. For complete customization, wide range of metallic materials are available, such as low-carbon steel, spring steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper, and nickel silver. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Indexable Inserts offer high temperature and wear resistance.

May 10, 2016

Available for all Xtra·tec® and M4000 face and shoulder mills, as well as Walter F2334 copy milling cutter, Tiger·tec® Silver grade WSM45X Inserts combine high-performance substrate and AI2O3 coating for optimized toughness and hardness when working with materials that have difficult cutting properties, such as titanium alloys. Extremely smooth surfaces minimize edge build up, while 2-tone coating allows users to identify wear quickly and make sure that all cutting edges are used efficiently. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mounting & Attaching Products

Dry-Type Condenser Bushings target power transformers.

May 5, 2016

Available in voltage classes ranging from 25–138 kV, O Plus Dry™ Bushings incorporate resin impregnated synthetic condenser body and high temperature vulcanized silicon weather shed. Design eliminates potential leaks of oil-filled bushings and porcelain shards from fragile porcelain insulators. Use of HTV weather sheds also minimizes need for cleaning in highly contaminated environments and decreases susceptibility to harmful acts. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Lockable Door Latches include gripping tray.

May 4, 2016

Offered in metric sizes, GN 115.10 Latches with Gripping Tray are used in applications that require molded recess in addition to latching mechanism. Rotary movement of 3-edged wedge moves latch behind frame, with run-up bevels at latch making it easier to close door. Available with 22 different latch arms covering 4–50 mm distance, latches have zinc die-cast front frame, plastic tray, and zinc die-cast housing with black plastic coated finish or chrome plated finish. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Indexable Inserts, Grades enhance turning and milling options.

May 3, 2016

Designed for rough forging and castings, HR2 chip breaker features positive, stable geometry. Single-sided inserts are suited for working in steels, cast irons, and stainless steels. Also available, double-sided NMR chip breakers are designed for stainless steel operations. Wiper inserts W-FM and W-NM have positive front land for smooth machining. While T9226 grade suits heavy roughing and peeling operations, milling grade M6330 enhances DTMM work. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Single-Use Medical Spikes are EtO sterilization compatible.

May 2, 2016

Made of ABS with LDPE vented cap, Single-Use Spikes include 4 vented models (#23260-#23263) and 2 non-vented models (#23264-#23265). Vented spikes feature red or white polypropylene filter housing and acrylic/nylon filter. Products #23260, #23261, and #26264 have female luer lock connector, while #23262, #23263, and #23265 have 0.159 in. inner diameter. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Fasteners & Hardware

Heavy-Duty Washers seal large through holes.

April 27, 2016

Available with 12.7–25.4 mm outside diameters and max through-hole sizes from 6.35–15.87 mm, SEELOC® Heavy-Duty Washers are built on ribbed silicone rubber section that is molded onto cup-shaped stainless steel base, creating high-pressure seal to 100 psi. Liquid-tight self-sealing washers are rated for IP66/68 protection and can handle temperatures from -106 to +260°C. Products are suited for sealing elongated or enlarged mounting holes in enclosures used outdoors or in adverse environments. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products, Services

Shelf Life of Rubber Products

April 25, 2016

Rubber products can remain in inventory for long periods of time. Shelf life, the storage period prior to part installation, varies by elastomer type. Storage conditions such as temperature, humidity, ozone, and exposure to light also affect the shelf life of rubber products. By understanding these factors and best practices, buyers can make informed decisions about sourcing elastomers and... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Fasteners & Hardware, Mounting & Attaching Products

Heavy-Duty AV Display Mounts accommodate larger, heavier displays.

April 22, 2016

Supporting monitors up to 23 kg, VESA-compliant AV-D40 Series includes Tilt and Swivel Mount (K Series); Tilt, Swivel and Single Arm (A Series); and Dual Extension Arm (D Series) designed with integrated Positioning Technology for precise control and customization of operation. Products holds displays securely in place during touchscreen operation, under vibration, or when mounted on uneven or unbalanced surfaces. Wire management channels and streamlined design facilitate maintenance/cleaning. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Ultratech Receives Follow-On Order from Major Foundry for Laser Spike Anneal System

April 18, 2016

Foundry Plans to use Ultratech's LSA101 Dual Beam System to Ramp 28-nm Production SAN JOSE, Calif. - Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTEK), a leading supplier of lithography, laser-processing and inspection systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), as well as atomic layer deposition (ALD) systems, today announced a follow-on order from a major foundry... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Murphy Highlights Local Connecticut Manufacturer, Holo-Krome As "Murphy's Monday Manufacturer"

April 13, 2016

Murphy Highlights Local Connecticut Manufacturer, Holo-Krome As “Murphy's Monday Manufacturer” WALLINGFORD – U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced that Holo-Krome is this week’s “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer.” Holo-Krome, which was founded in West Hartford in 1929, manufactures a wide range of fastener products – like socket head cap screws, dowel pins, pressure... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

IEC Electrical Plug Lockout Device prevents tampering.

April 12, 2016

By preventing power from going to socket, IEC Electrical Plug Lockout can eliminate unauthorized access for security purposes or serve as energy isolation point to keep employees safe during maintenance. Portable detachable device, available in orange nylon material, offers plug-and-twist installation in office equipment, computers, peripheral equipment, power supplies, and other equipment that utilizes standard C13 3-prong electrical power outlet.
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Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Nuts install with minimal footprint.

April 11, 2016

Combining .065 in. height and .220 in. diameter with closed-to-edge mounting capabilities, PEM® Type SMPP™ Nuts install permanently in stainless steel sheets as thin as .025 in. Upon installation, serrated clinching ring prevents nut from rotating in service. Nuts are made from age-hardened A286 stainless steel and recommended for use in stainless sheets with hardness of HRB 90/HB 192 or less. Thread sizes for mating hardware range from #2-56 through #6-32 and M2.5 through M3.5. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

Long Arm Hex Key Sets feature color-coded design.

April 8, 2016

Available in inch sizes, No. 911LG-H100F Long Arm Hexagon Key Sets with Ball End feature 100° bend that optimizes screw access through reduced length of short shank, and allows for secure working in narrow spaces. RoHS-compliant hex keys are Chrome-Vanadium steel, hardened, chromium plated, and color-coded with electrostatically applied powder coating. Set includes 13 pieces with SW = .05–3/8 in. Metric size long arm hexagon key sets with 100° angle are also available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

NAPCO Security Technologies to Launch Expanded iBridge® Integration and Functionality at ISC West

March 31, 2016

- Company to Unveil Advancements to Security Products at Booth 12043 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas - 28,000 security professionals expected AMITYVILLE, N.Y. - NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSSC), one of the world's leading solutions providers and manufacturers of high-technology electronic intrusion security, IoT connected home, video and fire systems, as well as... Read More