Pin Fasteners

Fasteners & Hardware

Stainless Steel Coiled Spring Pins work in corrosive environments.

February 17, 2015

Offered in metric sizes with Ø2–Ø6 mm diameters and 8–50 mm lengths, 316 stainless steel Coiled Spring Pins feature 2¼-coil cross-section and compress when installed into host component. These self-retaining pins exhibit uniform strength and flexibility after insertion. To prevent hole damage and prolong assembly life, shock absorbing design dampens forces and vibration. Type 316 stainless steel, resistant to pitting, features nickel and molybdenum content that promotes chemical resistance. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Tool-Free Fasteners accelerate changeover and facilitate setups.

September 11, 2014

Used to attach fixtures, plates, machine covers, and more, Imao® One-Touch pin-and-receptacle fasteners offer alternative to nut-and-bolt assembly for joining components with moderate clamping force. Quarter-turn, knob-locking, button-locking, ball-lock clamping, and magnet-lock clamping pins styles are available. Design accelerates and facilitates secure changeover and installation without requiring any tools. This reduces setup times and eliminates assembly/installation errors. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Aluminum Shot Pin weighs just 4.5 lb.

September 5, 2014

Available in 25, 50, and 75 mm stroke lengths, UB2 Shot Pin features integrated anti-rotate ram that is precision machined of high-strength aluminum and hardcoated for durability. Unit has lube-free pneumatic cylinder with multiple port positions, solid state cylinder switch, and safety orange steel shroud that protects seal from weld spray. Shot pin is suitable for use as retractable locating pin or straight acting clamp in applications where space is limited. 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. Quarter-turn of fastener activates retracted locking and unlocking functions. 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. During installation, tapered tip aids in location, and firm interference fit eliminates hole-tolerance issues. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Compact Pin Clamp supports small part location and clamping.

March 7, 2014

Suitable for robot end effector welding applications, Model PCT features gapless, dual-finger design that provides linear non-toggle clamp action, clamping multiple parts within 7 mm range. Unit is available with 12–16 mm diameter pins for 2-way or 4-way locating, and bullet or low-profile nose styles. Pin is self-contained in cartridge that is replaceable in field. Steel and aluminum bronze backups are offered in various sizes. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Fasteners & Hardware

Lockout Pin offers compact motion security solution.

September 25, 2013

With 2,500 lbf lockout load capacity, BP2 Lockout Pin promotes safe machine operation and maintenance. Pneumatic retractable pin is available in 25 and 50 mm strokes with optional cylinder switch. When used with optional spring extend, air loss mechanically triggers pin extension. Available with choice of receivers for positioning or safety lockout applications, pin is suited for turntables, trunnion fixtures, dunnage carriers, indexers, and C-frame presses. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Compact Shot Pin has lightweight, full feature design.

July 3, 2013

Available in 25, 50, and 75 mm stroke lengths, UB2 is suited for use as retractable locating pin or straight acting clamp in applications where space is limited. Anti-rotate ram, resistant to corrosion and weld spatter, is electrically insulated from body, and multiple NAAMS-compatible hole patterns options are available. Construction is of steel and aluminum, and safety orange steel shroud protects seal from weld spray. Product requires minimal maintenance and no lubrication. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Fasteners & Hardware

Steel Workholding Pins are designed to facilitate insertion.

May 13, 2013

Offered in metric sizes with diameters from 10–25 mm, RoHS-compliant series GN 6322 features tempered, hardened steel pin and ball-type shoulder. Latter facilitates insertion into bore for product's intended purpose of positioning. While Type B is cylindrical in shape, Type C has flattened sides on pin. Flattened design provides tolerance for spacing of 2 bores. Another application of this design is fixing parts to be positioned in one direction only. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Ball Lock Pins accelerate component connection/securement.

April 19, 2013

Available in metric sizes, GN 113.8 Heavy Duty Ball Lock Pins with Plastic T-Handle are used for connecting and securing components or work pieces. Pin is fabricated of heavy-duty, hardened, and abrasion-resistant stainless steel, which lends to load capacity. T-handle is black plastic (Polyamide PA), while pin, balls, and spring are all stainless steel. Typical application is locating pins that have to be regularly moved in and out of position. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Fasteners & Hardware

Steel Seating Pins can also function as feet.

April 2, 2013

Available in metric sizes, series GN 6321.1 Seating Pins are RoHS compliant and fabricated of tempered, hardened steel. These products, in addition to their use in positioning parts of jig assembly, can also be used as feet. Pin heads range in diameter from 6–40 mm, and pin lengths range from 6.5–20 mm. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Shutter Slide Bolt features anti-rattle spring.

February 19, 2013

Made of heavy cast iron with multi-step WeatherWright™ coating system for extended life, Farm House Shutter Bolt uses bolt and catch halves to secure shutters in closed position. Unit features enclosed bolt and anti-rattle spring for quiet operation. Mounted on inside of shutters, bolt is operated through window opening. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Keyed Ejector Pins accommodate thicker plates.

December 12, 2012

Made from thermal shock-resistant hotwork steel, EXK Keyed Ejector Pins prevent rotation during injection molding process. Precision machining creates key on head of pin to hold pin in place, eliminating damage to parts being molded or mold base itself. Pre-keyed pins also eliminate need for secondary machining. While core of pins has hardness of 40–45 HRC, OD is nitrided to 65–74 HRC; design withstands stress of industrial use. Pins come in 1/8–1 in. dia and 6–25 in. lengths. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Ergonomic Quick Release Pins are installed and removed quickly.

November 6, 2012

Domed Handle Quick Release Pins feature ergonomic dome actuator button aiding in installation and removal of units, even if operator is wearing gloves. When button is depressed, balls retract into pin allowing it to be inserted or removed. Dome actuator buttons are available in 300 series stainless steel or 2024-T4 aluminum and clear anodized, while positive locking pins are offered in 4130 alloy steel, 17-4 stainless steel, and 300 Series stainless steel shank materials. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Ball Lock Pins foster accelerated securing.

September 27, 2012

Available in metric sizes, series GN 113.7 Ball Lock Pins with Plastic T-Handle are used for accelerated connection and securing of components or workpieces. Two balls are freed by depressing spring-loaded pushbutton and locked by releasing pushbutton. RoHS-compliant ball lock pins have T-handle of black plastic (Polyamide PA). Additional elements of construction include stainless steel pin, balls, and spring. Various handle sizes and pin lengths are available. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Locating Pins are designed for easy installation.

April 2, 2012

Offered in metric sizes with diameters from 4-16 mm, series GN 771.1 Locating Pins are RoHS-compliant and can be used in conjunction with DIN 172/DIN 179 drill bushings. Tight tolerance of pin diameter ensures proper press fit into H7 tolerance mounting bore, while chamfer of pin facilitates installation. Pins are fabricated from steel, hardened to HRC 60 +/-2 and ground. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Fasteners enable sheet-to-sheet attachment without screws.

February 21, 2012

Where disassembly is not required, microPEM(TM) TackPin(TM) (Type T(TM)) fasteners replace screw installation in compact electronic assemblies. Use eliminates screw-related issues such as tapping, cross-threading, torque control, and vibration backout while facilitating and accelerating installation. During insertion, tapered tip assists in location, interference fit eliminates hole-tolerance issues, and self-clinching action results in full 360º metal contact. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Spring Pins feature low profile design.

December 20, 2011

Suited for applications where above board height is limited, 0921-X and 0926-X Series are through-hole mount and have .0195 in. or .0275 in. mid-stroke travel, while 0965 model is for surface mount applications and has .012 in. mid stroke travel. Units feature gold-plated components and springs to ensure optimal conductivity and corrosion resistance. Rated for one million cycles, all 3 have continuous current rating of 2 A and max rating of 3 A. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Stainless Steel Shackle Pins suit heavy lifting applications.

November 11, 2011

Manufactured from stainless steel for corrosion resistance in harsh environments, Shackle Pins are available with shank diameters ranging from ¼-5/8 in., handling loads from 2,000-7,000 lb. Shackles can pivot when unobstructed to move 90° on both sides of vertical to correspond with application dynamics. To promote safety in use, full visibility of contrasting color groove indicates pin status as fully locked. Red button serves as caution in activation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fasteners & Hardware

Large Scale Spring Pins have high-current design.

October 4, 2011

Rugged spring pins, rated at 9 A, are designed with unique termination features: MM 0854-0-15-20-82-14-11-0 has solder cup, and MM 0855-0-15-20-82-14-11-0 is designed with crimp barrel. Both accept wire diameters up to 16 AWG. For PCB mount assembly, MM 0856-0-15-20-82-14-11-0 has solder tail. Inside each pin is gold-plated, stainless steel spring rated for 1,000,000 cycles. All products have .045 in. working travel (.090 in. max) and brass alloy components. Read More