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Fasteners & Hardware

Organizational Announcement: ASCO Sintering Co. wins 2017 Award of Distinction from MPIF

Jul 01, 2017

ASCO Sintering Co., California, USA accepted an Award of Distinction in the Hardware/Appliance Category of the 2017 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards Competition. The MPIF award was given for a copper-infiltrated steel latch bolt for a commercial door lock assembly. The part is an example of a PM lock hardware application of high strength with a lower cost than a machined part.

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Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

The Master Lock Company Unveils New Retractable Cable Lockout Devices And Professional Lockout Services At ASSE Safety 2017

Jun 20, 2017

Safety leader empowers organizations to create safer work environments with lockout expertise and end-to-end safety solutions

MILWAUKEE, June 19, 2017 - Every day millions of workers who routinely service or operate machinery face serious and life-threatening injuries because their employers do not have effective lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedures in place to control hazardous energy. As... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

PEM® VariMount® Fastening System Enables Use of Self-Clinching Fasteners for Attachment Applications in Composites, Plastics, and Other Rigid Materials

Jun 15, 2017

The PEM® VariMount® fastening system from PennEngineering® enables the use of PEM® self-clinching fasteners for attachment applications in composites, plastics, metal, and any rigid material or panel. The system integrates a self-clinching nut, stud, or standoff pre-installed permanently into a steel or stainless steel base plate. The base plate with multiple radial holes effectively... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

PennEngineering® Announces Expanded Lead-Free Initiative Promoting Environmental, Sustainability, and Marketplace Objectives

Jun 01, 2017

PennEngineering®, a global pioneer for 75 years in the development and manufacture of precision fasteners and systems, announces that it now uses lead-free material for the manufacture of its entire cataloged product line of steel fasteners. This strategic industry leadership action is being implemented to eliminate any potential lead-related environmental issues, underscore a longstanding... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

KATO LockOne® Fasteners meet NAS3350 standard.

Jun 01, 2017

Designed to prevent nut from loosening under vibration, KATO LockOne® Positive Locking Fasteners are lightweight and FOD-Free. Installed into standard 12 point socket, unit can be reused without applying chemical compounds.

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Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Brady Earns 2017 ISHN Reader’s Choice Awards in Multiple Categories

May 27, 2017

BRIGHTSORB™ Absorbents and TAGLOCK Circuit Breaker Lockouts chosen best in Absorbent and Lockout-Tagout categories

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (May 25, 2017) - Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, announced today that the BRIGHTSORB High Visibility Absorbents and the TAGLOCK Circuit Breaker Lockouts have won Reader’s Choice Awards from... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

R4-10 Rotary Latch comes with integrated bumper feature.

May 11, 2017

Made of corrosion-resistant steel and stainless steel, R4-10 Rotary Latch can be combined with mechanical, electronic actuators and cables. Suitable for applications where short distance exists between actuator and rotary latch, unit can be mounted on different sides of application. Latch can be triggered directly through push button or level-style actuator.

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Fasteners & Hardware, Mounting & Attaching Products

Improved Flex Life For Coax (RF) Assemblies

Apr 27, 2017

With the expansive use of Coax (RF) cable assemblies in Aerospace, Communication, Industrial and Military atmospheres. Rugged solutions are needed to meet specific industry standards and stringent frequency requirements.

ISC Engineering’s improved overmolded solution helps provide a high flex, rugged part which in many cases helps reduce the total cost of ownership. Overmolding is an... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latch comes with polished finish.

Apr 18, 2017

Made from stainless steel, E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latch meets EN61373, NEMA 4 and IP65 standards. Suitable for railway applications, unit delivers vibration-free fastening of heavily gasketed enclosures. Featuring T-handle grip and padlockable design, unit are available with pre-installed cam options and variety of grip lengths.

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Fasteners & Hardware

PEM® Concealed-Head Self-Clinching Studs and Standoffs for Thin Metals Provide Permanent Mating Threads and Promote Smooth and Unmarred Designs

Mar 25, 2017

PEM® concealed-head self-clinching studs and standoffs from PennEngineering® install permanently in thin metal assemblies to provide strong and reusable threads for mating hardware while preserving a smooth and unmarred appearance on the side of the sheet opposite installation. The concealed-head feature additionally will satisfy strict ingress protection requirements in assemblies where a... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Aluminum Torque Limiting Knurled Knobs with Steel Threaded Stud Available from J.W. WINCO

Feb 16, 2017

NEW BERLIN, WI - J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 3663 Aluminum Torque Limiting Knurled Knobs with Steel Threaded Stud.

The RoHS compliant torque limiting knobs are used when manually applied torque is to be limited. When turned clockwise, the torque mechanical system of the knurled knob triggers an... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

E3 Vise Action Compression Latch meets NEMA 4 and IP65 standards.

Jan 16, 2017

Delivering robust and vibration-resistant fastening, E3 Vise Action Compression Latch fits into enclosures with interior space constraints. Featuring variety of grip lengths, unit provides secure latching for high vibration environments. Suitable for rugged and outdoor applications, product is available with pre-installed cam options which minimizes installation time.

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Fasteners & Hardware, Safety & Security Equipment

R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch offers concealed latching.

Jan 13, 2017

Made of corrosion-resistant steel, R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch provides increased security with greater toughness. Ideally used in applications with space constraints like industrial machinery industries, R4-05 latches minimize protrusion being compact and symmetrical. Latches permit remote actuation rotary systems to be integrated into applications and features bumper to resist vibrations.... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

PEM Self-clinching Stainless Steel Standoff Fasteners with bright nickel plating.

Dec 10, 2016

Available in Type SO4 and Type BSO4 standoffs in thread sizes from 4-40 through 8-32, PEM Self-clinching Stainless Steel Standoff Fasteners allow mounting, spacing, stacking of panels, boards and components. Type SO4 standoffs are engineered for installation into especially thin stainless sheets. Units become permanent parts after installing into sheets with hardness up to HRB 88 / HB 183.

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Fasteners & Hardware

Zinc Die-Cast Hook-Type Latches are RoHS compliant.

Dec 09, 2016

Providing radial direction locking action, GN 115.8 Zinc Die-Cast Hook-Type Latches feature chrome plated or with black powder coated textured finishing. Unit hardware includes steel, zinc-plated latches, nickel silver key with plastic hand piece and matte black nylon plastic T-handle grips. Ideal for sliding doors and flaps, hook type latch offers locking action in radial direction to axis of... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Steel Horizontal Acting Toggle Clamps uses finger grip to disengage latch.

Nov 13, 2016

Having safety hook latch mechanism that secures locking connection, GN 820.4 Steel Horizontal Acting Toggle Clamps prevents inadvertent unlocking of clamp. Both toggle clamp and safety hook latch are made from case-hardened sheet metal with zinc plate having blue passivated finish. With tempered bearing pins and case-hardened bearing rivets, all moving parts are lubricated with special grease.... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Matt Chrome Covers feature finger recess option for fine tuning and adjustment.

Nov 13, 2016

Available in ø 23 mm, ø 31 mm and ø 40 mm sizes, Matt Chrome Covers for Com-Knobs are moulded from polyamide PA 6 with standard colours volcano grey and nero black for main bodies. Perfectly suitable for metal or metallic-look front panel potentiometers, knobs are used in measuring and control, medical and wellness devices, laboratory equipment, heating and air conditioning, communications... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Safety & Security Equipment

E5 Shutter Cam Latch offers visual indication when unsecured.

Nov 13, 2016

Complementing the drop bushing feature with additional security, E5 Shutter Cam Latch prevents the cam from rotating open in high vibration applications. With a spring loaded bushing that needs to be manually depressed in order to actuate latch, device alerts operator if latch is not entirely closed. E5 meets NEMA 4 and IP65 standards for water and dust protection, as well as EN61373 - shock... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Zinc Die-Cast Indexing Plunger Latch Mechanisms comes with rest position.

Oct 28, 2016

RoHS compliant, GN 417 Metric Size Zinc Die-Cast Indexing Plunger Latch Mechanisms feature black plastic coating, Designed with fixed plastic knob made with matte black glass fiber reinforced nylon plastic, holes / slot design allows adjustable base mounting onto Tubing or T-slot aluminum structures. GN 417 is suitable for applications where the plunger has to stay in its retracted... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

PEM® Fasteners for Printed Circuit Board Applications Enable Secure and Reliable Attachment Using Minimal Hardware

Oct 27, 2016

Enable Secure and Reliable Attachment Using Minimal Hardware Several dedicated families of PEM® fasteners from PennEngineering® enable secure and reliable attachment for a wide range of printed circuit board applications.  Depending on type and style, these fastener solutions can satisfy component-to-board, board-to-board, board-to-chassis, or stacking or spacing attachment... Read More