Pin Fasteners

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

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

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

Fasteners & Hardware, Safety & Security Equipment

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

Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

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