Fasteners & Hardware

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

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