Fasteners & Hardware

Fasteners & Hardware

National Readership Survey Votes Bridgeport Fittings'Mighty-Rite® Split Grounding Bushing Silver Award Winner

September 3, 2014

Bridgeport solution among top three “products of the year” in trade competition STRATFORD, Conn. — Bridgeport Fittings’ Mighty-Rite® Split Grounding Bushing has been voted the Silver Award winner in ECM magazine’s annual Product of the Year competition. Subscribers to the national trade publication chose Bridgeport’s winning entry from 200 submissions by nearly 100... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Heavy-Duty Studs clinch permanently into thin metal sheets.

August 29, 2014

Available in lengths up to 2 in., PEM® Type THFE™ Studs feature enlarged head diameter that distributes axial tightening force over wide area to minimize compressive stress on host panel, optimize pull through performance, and develop full thread strength. Self-clinching studs install into steel or aluminum sheets as thin as .031 in. with hardness of HRB 85 or less on Rockwell B scale and... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Flat Washers serve wide range of industries.

August 29, 2014

With 737 additional sizes available, Flat Washers meet diverse application specifications of customers. Non-standard precision washers are manufactured in over 2,000 commonly specified and difficult to find material options. Units are available in outside diameters from 0.080–12.00 in. with wide range of inside diameters as well. In addition to flat washers, other various shapes and styles... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

4-Way Part Locating with Welker Floating Pin

August 28, 2014

The Welker Floating Pin offers a unique opportunity to use an unlimited number of 4-way pins for part locating, significantly reducing part hole damage and pin wear. Parts are loaded when the pneumatic actuator is engaged and pin is centered and rigid. When the actuator is released the pin is allowed to radially float up to 3mm, and rotate up to 25 degrees. Lightweight and compact, the Floating... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Cable Edge Clips install on solar panels without tools.

August 26, 2014

Designed to fit frame thicknesses from 0.06–0.12 in., Ty-Rap® High-Performance Cable Edge Clips manage up to four, 10 AWG solar PV control cables, and can be removed without tools or cutting. Acetal clips are weather-resistant and perform for more than 20 years outdoors with operating temperatures from -85 to 194°F, while UV- and weather-resistant Nylon 6-6 clips are heat stabilized to... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

DC Gate Operators enable control from mobile device.

August 25, 2014

With integration of MyQ® Technology, Models LA4500DC, LA412DC, and LA400DC allow customers to monitor, control, and stay connected with gate operators via smartphone, tablet, or computer. Units also include Security+ 2.0™ technology which virtually eliminates interference and ensures strong and reliable signal to access property. Additional features include battery backup power management... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Spring-Loaded Plunger Assemblies serve as positioning pins.

August 21, 2014

Designed to install permanently in aluminum or steel sheets as thin as .060 in. with hardness of HRB 80 or less, PEM® Type PTL2™ Assemblies serve as positioning pins to quickly move racks, slides, access panels, consoles, and similar equipment without requiring tools. Lockout feature keeps fastener's spring-loaded plunger fully retracted until plunger pin drops into final position.... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Battery-Operated Electronic Locking System is self-contained.

August 21, 2014

SC Self-Contained Electronic Locking System incorporates access control device, electronic lock, electrical override, and power supply. Available with keypad or RFID access, this fully integrated and AA battery-operated unit features drop-in assembly and provides full electronic locking functionality for various applications. Single-component design can be mounted into standard 25 x 150... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Touchscreen Deadbolt eliminates cylinder.

August 19, 2014

Designed to integrate seamlessly into digital home, KeyFree Touchscreen Deadbolt eliminates cylinder, providing clean appearance while making lock picking and bumping virtually impossible. In addition to optimized security, unit provides operational efficiency, and completely eliminates need to manage keys or re-key. Users can set up new access code if necessary. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Power Transmission

Non-Locking Actuators control latch doors.

August 12, 2014

Constructed of high-strength, corrosion-resistant materials, non-locking Models AC-30 and AC-40 are suited for rugged outdoor environments and interior applications. Model AC-30 features pushbutton actuation and installs where space is limited, while Model AC-40 features large integrated handle and pushbutton for actuation with gloved hand. Providing direct, single or multipoint actuation, units... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Thomson Expands Range of High Performance Miniature Linear Motion Component Offering

August 8, 2014

The widest available range of miniature linear motion components now includes metric bearings to 3mm and rolled ball screws to 6mm with T7 accuracy class WOOD DALE, IL –Thomson Industries Inc., a leading manufacturer of linear and rotary motion solutions, has expanded its range of high performance, miniaturized components with the launch of several new products. The new precision TSI Rolled... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Spherical Washers optimize bolt mounting of machinery.

August 7, 2014

Promoting optimal performance in industrial, marine, and other heavy-duty bolted joint applications, Type SW standard height (2.36 in.) and Type SWLP low profile (0.79–1.34 in.) SKF Spherical Washers reduce likelihood of bolt relaxation by distributing bolt tension evenly. These all-spherical, 2-piece washers automatically adjust under compression to compensate for up to 4° of angular... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products

Rear Rubber Suspension offers increased ride quality, stability.

August 7, 2014

HAULMAAX® vocational rear suspension system is available with Progressive Load Spring (PLS). Working in concert with bolster springs in Vari-Rate™ Spring system, elastomeric spring optimizes ride quality in loaded and unloaded conditions. As payload increases, spring further engages and functions together with rubber bolster springs to provide additional stability. Constant engagement... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Electronics Assembly Pins provide alternative to screws.

August 5, 2014

Used to securely attach top panels to base panel or chassis in compact electronic assemblies via press-in action, microPEM® TackSert™ pins provide alternatives to micro screws and eliminate issues associated with threaded hardware. Diagonal knurl holds top panel of any material and as thin as .008 in. to base panel or chassis manufactured from magnesium die-cast materials or plastics.... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Steel Split Bushings help minimize facility downtime.

August 4, 2014

Installed before or after pulling wire and making connections, Mighty-Rite Steel Split Grounding Bushings protect conductors. Split design and usability also help minimize facility downtime when upgrading power and data systems. Hinged design facilitates adjustments and alignments, even in tight spots; adjustable lay-in lugs position conductors for facilitated alignment and access; and... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Kwikset's Smartcode Locks Certified Through Icontrol Networks' Openhome Partner Program

July 31, 2014

Market Leading Electronic Locks Will Bring Consumers Peace of Mind Via Remote Locking Capabilities LAKE FOREST, CA — Kwikset, the leader in residential security, announces that two of its most popular electronic locks have been certified through the Icontrol Networks OpenHome™ Partner Program. The SmartCode™ 910 and SmartCode 914, both with Home Connect™ technology, are among eleven... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mounting & Attaching Products

Plastic Hinges feature stable and torque resistant design.

July 30, 2014

Available in metric sizes, EN 222 Technopolymer Plastic Hinges feature RoHS-compliant construction as well as resistant torque of 3 Nm in 4 indexing positions. After testing with 20.000+ opening and closing cycles, resistant torque value remained unchanged. Hinges are made of matte black glass fiber reinforced plastic (Polyamide PA), and hinge pin is 303 stainless steel. Available... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Fasteners & Hardware

Tamper Evident Security Tape adheres to difficult surfaces.

July 29, 2014

Applicable to such difficult surfaces as stretch wrap, shrink film, and recycled corrugated cartons in temperatures down to +20°F, PVT and EVT Series indicate tampering within 1 min of application. Service temperature ranges from -40 to +200°F, and 2 mil polyester film construction promotes strength during shipping/handling. Offered in 1, 2, and 3 in. widths, TSA-CCSP compliant tapes also... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Safety System Escape Release permits unlocking from inside.

July 17, 2014

Designed for protecting and monitoring safety guards such as doors and flaps on machines and installations, Safety System ESL consists of handle and interlocking module equipped with transponder-coded safety technology CES. Escape release permits quick and straightforward unlocking of safety guard from inside, even if handle is locked. Release engages when actuated and prevents renewed closing... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Welker Mini Pins for Precision Part Location in Small Spaces

July 10, 2014

Welker Mini Retractable Locating Pins are the perfect fit for compact spaces with limited accessibility. Equipped with 2-way or 4-way locating pins, up to 25mm diameter for inline unit and up to 19mm for offset unit. Both units have standard integral net surfaces. Welker Mini Pins incorporate an anti-rotate feature, offer rap or rigid couplers and require no lubrication. Optional palm button is... Read More