Fasteners & Hardware

Fasteners & Hardware

PEM® Self-Clinching Blind Nuts Feature 'Closed-End' Design

August 12, 2015

Providing Protection for Nut Threads and Internal Components PEM® self-clinching blind nuts from PennEngineering® permanently install into thin metal sheets to provide reliable and re-usable metal threads for accepting mating screws and completing final component attachment in an assembly.  Their "blind", closed-end design effectively creates a barrier to protect the nut's threads... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fasteners & Hardware

Low Profile Clips secure RFI/EMI shield cans.

August 5, 2015

Measuring 3.9 mm in length with profiles down to 0.8 mm, EZShield Can Clips are suitable for small and low profile shield cans with wall thicknesses from 0.15–1.0 mm. Devices resist shock and vibration while facilitating removal and replacement, making them suitable for adjustment, repair, and maintenance purposes. Designed to be automatically placed and surface mounted to PCB, clips eliminate... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Magnetostrictive Insert safely cleans around implants.

August 3, 2015

Big Easy® Implant Magnetostrictive Inserts feature no-scratch tip, suitable for sensitive patients, that safely and quickly cleans around implant surfaces. Permanently attached tip is made from PEEK polymer, which is autoclavable and exhibits resilience for extended performance. Design eliminates need to keep track of disposable tips and does not require special attachment tool. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Fastening System mounts to any rigid material or panel.

July 31, 2015

Combining self-clinching technology with round steel or stainless steel base plate, PEM® VariMount™ Fastening System offers ready-made assembly for mounting into composites, plastics, and metals. Multiple radial holes in base plate promote mounting of assembly, whether method is mold-in or laminate with layers, adhesives, standard fasteners, or spot welding. Holes are sized to accept... 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... Read More

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, Green & Clean, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Safety & Security Equipment

Trelleborg Wins Major Rail Suspension Order for Crossrail Project

July 24, 2015

Trelleborg’s industrial anti-vibration solutions operation has secured a significant order to supply rail suspension solutions for the highly-anticipated Crossrail project in the UK and its new fleet of trains. The company was contracted by global rail manufacturer, Bombardier Transportation, because of its excellent track record of providing high performance suspension solutions and its... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

Platinum Tools® Adds EZ-Datalock(TM) Strain Reliefs to EZ-RJ45® System Solutions

July 23, 2015

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. - Platinum Tools® (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce the EZ-DataLock Locking Strain Reliefs are now part of the Platinum Tools' line of EZ-RJ45® network solutions. EZ-DataLock Locking Strain Reliefs are now shipping.... 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... 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... 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... Read More

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

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.... 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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Safety & Security Equipment

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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

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... 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... 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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Fixturing and Material Handling Technologies to be the Focus at WESTEC 2015

July 10, 2015

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), a leading supplier of fixturing accessories, machine tool elements and material handling components, will bring a broad spectrum of its products to booth no. 808 at WESTEC 2015, which takes place in Los Angeles, September 15-17, 2015. The products displayed will highlight the wide variety of fixturing, clamping and material handling components that allow... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Fasteners & Hardware, Services

EVS Metal Awarded Contract for New NY Bridge Project

July 9, 2015

RIVERDALE, NJ — EVS Metal, Inc, a leader in full-service sheet metal fabrication, machining and integration, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a manufacturing contract for the New NY Bridge project.  This multi-billion dollar design-build contract for the New York State Thruway Authority being designed and built by Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC consists of two separate 3.1 mile long... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

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.... Read More