Pin Fasteners

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LCP Series Load Pins offer 0.50 percent accuracy.

April 20, 2017

Used in tension and compression measurements, LCP Series Load Pins can be applied on clevis pin shackles, loading cranes, lifting fittings, hydraulic presses, sprockets and pulley axles. Capable of measuring up to 30,000 lbs, units feature stainless steel construction and standard connector.

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Fasteners & Hardware, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Load Pins offer overload capacity of up to ±250 kN.

February 25, 2017

Available in 5113 and 5117 models in 3 rated capacities ranging in ±25 to ±60 kN. Using foil strain gage sensing technology, units are bonded on to zinc-plated hardened alloy steel body. Model 5113 and 5117 measures 38 mm and 25 mm respectively. Load pins are suitable for off-road vehicles, plowing vehicles, cranes, hoisting gear, pulley shafts and winches. Load pins provide reliable and... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Precision Firing Pins for the DOD

February 9, 2017

In preparation for a rapid deployment of troops for a broad-based military engagement a primary DOD supplier was contracted to manufacture firing pins for machine guns. The features of the pins were complex and the time frame for completion was extremely tight. Material: Tool Steel HT 50-55Rc. Part geometry was fairly complex - but the project HAD to have highest priority - grinding needed to... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

806 Series Spring Loaded Pins come with closed flat top.

February 3, 2017

Available in 806-22-001-30-0XX191 and 806-22-001-10-00X191 models, 806 series Spring Loaded Pins feature four finger designs for easy removal of caps. 806-22-001-30-0XX191 series are available in nine surface mount options using 0900-X and 0907-X spring pins. 806-22-001-10-00X191 are designed in four through-hole style springs 0906-X. Rated to 2 A continuous current, product comes in 13 in.... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

FastSet™ King Ream Pin Kit allows grease to permeate high-wear areas.

January 27, 2017

FastSet™ King Pin Ream offers 45 no-ream kits and provides fleets with faster solution for pin replacement. King pin bushings are not reamed after installation into steering knuckle. Eliminating need for reamers, special tools, and presses when replacing kingpins, pins feature groove design and are used in axle applications.

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Fasteners & Hardware

Press-Fit PCB Pins offer high mechanical strength.

January 24, 2017

Suitable for solderless PCB terminations on to board, Press-Fit PCB Pins feature multi-faceted geometries. Available in square and hexagon press-fit shapes with diameters ranging in 0.040 in. to 0.80 in., pins allow remainder of the plated through hole barrel to remain intact with board. Pins are used in high current applications, pins are made of brass material.

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PEM® Self-Clinching Pilot Pins in Several Variations Provide Solutions for Precise Positioning, Alignment, or Pivot Applications

August 11, 2016

PEM® self-clinching pilot pins from PennEngineering® are offered in a variety of designs to provide ideal hardware solutions for positioning, alignment, or pivot applications. All install in thin metal sheets and become permanent parts of an assembly. All install easily into thin metal sheets by pressing them into a pre-punched mounting hole of the proper size. After installation they... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Murphy Highlights Local Connecticut Manufacturer, Holo-Krome As "Murphy's Monday Manufacturer"

April 13, 2016

Murphy Highlights Local Connecticut Manufacturer, Holo-Krome As “Murphy's Monday Manufacturer” WALLINGFORD – U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced that Holo-Krome is this week’s “Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer.” Holo-Krome, which was founded in West Hartford in 1929, manufactures a wide range of fastener products – like socket head cap screws, dowel pins, pressure plugs,... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Type MPP(TM) microPEM® Self-Clinching Pins for Compact Electronics

March 2, 2016

Provide Reliable Solutions for Micro Positioning and Alignment Applications Type MPP™ microPEM® self-clinching pins from PennEngineering® provide reliable solutions for demanding micro positioning and alignment applications in compact electronic assemblies.  These pins clinch permanently where designed into stainless or other metal sheets as thin as 0.5mm / .020”.  The chamfered... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

What Keeps America Moving Forward? Industry

December 10, 2015

Here are some suggestions… Agricultural Industry: Popular VFS Pins used in tractors, combines, and tillers include Inch Pins — Coiled Slotted (1/2", 5/8", 3/4" dia.), Metric Slotted Pins (m12 – m35 dia.) and Metric Coiled Pins (m12, m14, m16, m18 dia.). Mining Industry: For surface, sub-surface and underground mining equipment, VFS customers typically choose Inch Pins — Coiled Slotted... Read More

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VFS Has Lowered Minimum Order Requirement to Just $50!

December 9, 2015

Because we value our clients and work hard to provide the best customer service, we have taken our clients' requests to lower our minimum order requirement. Effective immediately, orders can be placed as low as $50 on our extensive line of stock Rollpins® and stock Coiled Spring Pins, with same-day shipment available on orders received weekdays before 1:00pm EST. Orders received weekdays... Read More

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Lifting Pins are designed for accelerated, facilitated use.

December 2, 2015

Offered in metric sizes, GN 1130 Steel Lifting Pins are carrier elements designed for usability and facilitated handling. Red aluminum button releases locking effect of locking balls, allowing load pin to be moved in or out of holding bore hole. Shackle rotates by at least 180°, with safety flange fitted as safeguard against inadvertent operation. Depending on pull direction, ball load... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing

G.L. Huyett Rolls Out Dowel Pins Line Expansion

October 23, 2015

G.L. Huyett, an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer, master distributor, and importer of non-threaded fasteners and grease fittings, has expanded their lines of hardened and unhardened ASME, DIN, and MS precision ground dowel pins. Minneapolis, Kansas – G.L. Huyett, a manufacturer, master distributor, and importer of non-threaded fasteners and grease fittings, is proud to offer a larger selection... Read More

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Locating Pins meet NAAMS standard.

August 19, 2015

Offered in large, small, and retractable sizes, Configurable NAAMS Standard Locating Pins are available with TiN surface finishing and are laser etched with part number for NAAMS standardization practices. With Configurable NAAMS, there are CAD models for all components and users can order and reorder with part number. No more detail drawing is required. Read More

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MISUMI Extends Same Day Ship Time to 6PM EST

June 19, 2015

Free Same Day Shipping Upgrade for in-stock components if ordered online by 6:00 p.m. EST. Orders placed with a Customer Service representative are available for Same Day Shipping when placed by 5:00pm EST. MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), has announced its improved same day shipping service for all in-stock product lines. Effective... Read More

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Pin Clamps feature integrated pneumatic cylinder.

June 16, 2015

Weighing 3.4 lb, PCZ Pin Clamps provide positive part location and clamping, up to 6 mm part thickness. Gapless dual fingers clamp on both sides of hole or part, unlike single hook designs. Locating pins are available in bullet nose or low profile styles, with diameters from 8.00–16.00 mm. With retract option, low profile pin disappears into unit, below backup, for easy part release. Clamps are... Read More

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Retracting Locating Pin features 2 kg slide hammer piston.

March 19, 2015

Operating without maintenance, Bull Pin has 2 kg slide hammer piston with rap action that delivers concentrated pulling power in frame line applications. High-load PTFE composite bearing provides lube-free working load capacity, while dual urethane scraper keeps weld spatter out. Always fully engaged, chrome plated shaft offers long precision life. Anti-rotate pin mount allows mounting of 2-way... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

100 Year-Old Ballard Locks gets Upgrade to Keep Operating

February 23, 2015

For 100 years the Hiram M. Chittenden Lock's trunnions, gears and gates maintained the levels of Lake Washington's and Lake Union's waters. Obviously, these parts performed well for more than 100 years of nearly constant use, but as you might imagine, the Ballard Locks, as they're locally known, were due for an upgrade. For this project, Redside Construction partnered with... Read More

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... Read More

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Application Spotlight: Welker Expanding Locating Pin

January 28, 2015

When presented with an application challenge from a major Midwest agricultural manufacturer, Welker went right to work to create a solution.  The problem: how to accurately and repeatably locate critical parts using gage holes having a +/- 0.25mm tolerance.  The solution: an expanding locating pin.  The Welker expanding pin has fingers that are located below the surface of the pin. When... Read More