Fasteners & Hardware

Fasteners & Hardware

Heavy-Duty Rubber Bands secure items during move.

July 27, 2015

With capacity to stretch to almost twice their resting length, Mover Bands are suitable for holding and securing furniture, appliances, and other large items. Reusable bands can also hold moving blankets in place, keep refrigerator doors shut, and prevent dresser drawers from opening during transit. With just one properly sized Mover Band, stabilization for most loads can be achieved. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Industrial Gas Springs offer smooth manual operation, durability.

July 27, 2015

Available in cylinder sizes from 15–40 mm, NEWTON Line features internal components optimized for low friction, consistent operating forces, and extended life. Slide bushings and seals reduce friction and wear, while size of gas passages and valve design promote damping characteristics and create consistent force profile. Also featured, extended piston rod guide accommodates elevated off-axis forces. Respectively, strokes and forces range from 20–1,000 mm and 40–5,000 N. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Positive Geometry Inserts minimize downtime and scrap.

July 21, 2015

Providing both 7° and 11° positive rake angles, along with precision-ground and precision-sintered cutting edges, Tiger•tec® Silver MP4, MM4, and MK4 Inserts boost performance in steel, stainless, and iron machining operations. Chip forming geometry features 12° rake angle for optimal shearing action when cutting stainless or low-carbon steel, while additional 18° chip groove in corner radius area optimizes chip control in light finishing cuts. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Keyless Keypad Lock enhances cabinet security, accessibility.

July 20, 2015

Able to be used in cabinets as alternative to SL10 keyed locking option, Keyless Keypad Lock for Vidmar® Drawer Cabinets offers ability to program up to 25 codes for unique user access. Functionality eliminates need to order and manage multiple locks and keys for different cabinets within facility. Zinc alloy lock housing features motorized lock mechanism and retaining clip, and other lock components include lock toggle and lock rod (based on cabinet depth). Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Nylon Plastic Star Hand Knobs offer loss protection.

July 15, 2015

Made of thermoplastic nylon material (Polyamide PA) with matte black finish and offered in inch and metric sizes, GN 6336.13 Nylon Plastic Star Knobs with Loss Protection, Tapped Type, can attach to base element with 301 Stainless Steel ball chain (GN 111.5) or clear plastic-coated, 301 Stainless Steel retaining cable (GN 111.2). Products have 303 Stainless Steel tapped inserts and are supplied assembled with lanyard ring, lanyard ring and retaining cable, or lanyard ring and ball chain. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment, Fasteners & Hardware

Trapped Key Interlocks ensure energy isolation in LOTO.

July 14, 2015

To optimize lockout tagout procedures, KIRK® Trapped Key Interlocks ensure energy isolation procedures cannot be circumvented. Key is removed from trapped key interlock and is with person leading lockout tagout procedure. Equipment cannot be re-energized until uniquely coded KIRK® key has been re-entered into sequence after all workers are clear from completed task and out of harm’s way. To allow hazardous energy to dissipate prior to allowing access, time delay unit can be added into process. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Rubber Washer prevents shaft collars from getting stuck.

July 14, 2015

Designed for use with U-Clip quick release shaft collars, Elasto-Ring Washer installs by hand and assures easy removal of U-Clip collar. When U-Clip is in place, Elasto-Ring is against spool flange — between flange and U-Clip. If back pressure starts to build, it is largely absorbed by Elasto-Ring which flexes against collar. Available in 10 sizes for shaft diameters from 8–35 mm, washer will not deteriorate from heat generated by friction coming from rotating spool flange. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Fasteners & Hardware

Single-Press Classroom Deadbolt avoids door barricade dangers.

July 14, 2015

While exceeding safe school government standards (FEMA-428/BIPS-07) and complying with all building and fire safety codes, QID™ (Quick Intruder Deadbolt) classroom lock provides safe-haven solution while maintaining outside access for first responders and other authorized personnel. Deadbolt locking mechanism is activated by pushing red button, and visual indicator lets teacher know that door is secured. Fast-locking, 1 in. deadbolt and single-action egress promotes occupant safety. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Screw Assemblies offer travel speeds up to 1.5 m/s.

July 14, 2015

Available with screw diameters up to 75 mm and leads up to 20 mm, Planetary Screw Assemblies achieve dynamic load capacities of 544 kN and static load capacities of 1,496 kN. Planets rotate with defined contact profile in nut around screw in parallel to axis, ensuring smooth operation and minimized noise emission. Assemblies are suited for use in medium-sized and heavy-duty machinery such as presses, plastic injection molding machines, and machine tools. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rectangular Connectors feature high amperage inserts.

July 14, 2015

Designed for revos BASIC housings in sizes 16 and 24, rugged revos POWER hybrid contact inserts are available with power and control terminals in various combinations. Contact configurations let design engineers select 6, 8, or 12 power contacts for max currents of 40 or 80 A and 2, 4, 12, or 36 control contacts for max current of 10 A. Along with captive screws and up to 500 mating cycle ratings, features include contacts rated for 600 V and wires from 26–4 AWG. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Sealed Lever Latch meets door ingress protection ratings.

July 10, 2015

Meeting NEMA 4 and IP65 standards for water and dust protection, sealed C2 Lever Latch can be used indoors and outdoors, provides consistent compression and vibration resistance, and compensates for misalignment. Design meets ingress protection requirements without having to adjust or change existing panel or door designs, making product suited for new installations and retrofits exposed to external elements. Along with locking options, various finishes and grip lengths are available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Indexable Boring Tool permits small-hole rough boring.

July 7, 2015

With boring range of 16–21 mm diameter, MW Boring Tool is suited for semi-finish boring operations of workpieces with die cast holes. Product is built with 20 mm diameter straight shank and performs best when paired with milling chuck at fixed bore depths up to 4 x D. Spiral groove carved into body facilitates clean chip removal with help of coolant holes near end of groove. For blind-hole situations, additional center-through coolant option was added. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Universal Tailgate Lock installs in minutes.

July 6, 2015

Designed to fit all truck platforms, GateDefender™ PL9900 is made similar to padlock that fits around tailgate hinge and locks tailgate to truck. Once locked into place, tailgate can open and close but cannot be removed without included key. GateDefender also includes adapter ring to accommodate smaller trucks. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Carbon-Graphite Piston Rings seal high-pressure gases.

July 1, 2015

Carbon-graphite piston rings, used in conjunction with carbon-graphite guide rings or carrier rings that hold piston centered on cylinder bore, are self-lubricating and seal high-pressure gas in applications requiring compressed gases that do not contain oil or grease. Guide rings can be either solid rings or segmented rings with butt joints. At least two rings with off-set segment joints are needed to seal to pressures of 100 psi. Extra sets of rings are required to seal higher pressures. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Single-Hole Strap supports parallel runs of multiple cables.

July 1, 2015

Allowing multiple runs of cable to be strapped parallel to each other using one fastener, Mighty-Hold® Duplex Universal Steel One Hole Strap ensures contractors always have proper strap for application at hand. Spring-loaded finger enables zinc-plated, steel strap to securely fasten range of AC/MC/MCIA cables. Supporting two runs of AC/MC/FMC, cULus-Listed product accommodates 14/2 to 10/3 AC/MC/MCIA as well as 3/8 in. FMC. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Phillips Flat Head Screws attach plywood to light-gauge steel.

June 17, 2015

Available in 3 sizes, all of which feature #2 Phillips flat head, Plylite® Miracle Fasteners™ feature unique point design that enables plywood to be attached to 25–20 gauge steel studs. There are no threads immediately behind point, preventing ride-up as plywood is attached. As fastener is driven, shank slides through plywood and metal stud until upper threads engage in stud. Coated in yellow zinc for corrosion protection, screws have smooth shanks and countersinking serrated heads. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Pin Clamps feature integrated pneumatic cylinder.

June 16, 2015

Weighing 3.4 lb, PCZ Pin Clamps provide positive part location and clamping, up to 6 mm part thickness. Gapless dual fingers clamp on both sides of hole or part, unlike single hook designs. Locating pins are available in bullet nose or low profile styles, with diameters from 8.00–16.00 mm. With retract option, low profile pin disappears into unit, below backup, for easy part release. Clamps are suited for flanged holes, end effector applications, and material handling. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Fasteners & Hardware

Radial Shaft Seal Ring targets tire pressure control systems.

June 2, 2015

Featuring 2 sealing lips, Simmerring Central Tire Inflation Seal is designed for pressures up to 8 bar and circumferential speeds up to 10 m/s. Primary seal lip is made of wear-proof, glass-fiber-reinforced PTFE that handles sealing against air, reducing pressure on second seal lip, which is made of fluorocarbon rubber or nitrile rubber with Shore hardness of A 72. Connection between PTFE seal lip and FKM or NBR oil seal is executed with state-of-the-art adhesive technology. Read More

Portable Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Indexable Cutting Tool Grade offers optimized wear resistance.

June 2, 2015

Optimized for steel machining (ISO P), roughing forged components, and extended production runs, WPP05S combines Tiger·tec Silver® coating with optimized aluminum oxide microstructure. Post-coating treatment that promotes reliability and toughness and reduces downtime due to chipping, and substrate delivers resistance to plastic deformation. This wear-resistant and indexable insert grade is available in MP3, MP5, RP5, and NRF geometries. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Brass SMT Fasteners enhance PCB electrical, mechanical attachment.

June 1, 2015

PEM® ReelFast® brass surface mount fasteners include tin-plated Type SMTSOB™ brass nuts and spacers/standoffs suited for PCB applications requiring optimal electrical and mechanical attachment points. Permanently and concurrently installed with other SMT components on PCBs of any hardness and as thin as .060 in. prior to automated reflow solder process, these corrosion-resistant and conductive products can be used to space or stack boards, mount boards, or attach components. Read More