Retaining Rings & Clips

Fasteners & Hardware

PCB Magazine Rack Stop Clip accelerates identification.

January 14, 2015

Installed on PCB magazine rack, single- and double-lane ezCLIP lets electronics manufacturers who manually load/unload racks distinguish required spacing between boards and prevent damage on boards with taller components. Design fosters accelerated identification of card guides that should be skipped as they prevent boards from being inserted. This hastens setup times for production runs as well as manual loading/unloading of boards during assembly, reflow, rework, and inspection. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Fasteners & Hardware

Shelf Supports reduce corrugated display assembly time.

November 5, 2014

Corr-A-Clip® shelf supports, applied to corrugated displays prior to shipping, help reduce assembly time in stores and allow displays to be shipped flat or in knock-down state. Two-piece design fits into display body and shelving to allow shelves to slide onto display, while integrated holes allow glue to seep through to strengthen hold. There are 2 sizes available to fit up to 3/16 in. C-Flute corrugated in natural or white polypropylene. Custom colors can be accommodated. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Stainless Steel Clips securely mount glass panels.

October 13, 2014

Constructed of corrosion resistant type 316 satin stainless steel, 4 stock glass mounting clips, available for 1 5/8–2 in. dia round posts or flat posts, are suitable for use with ½–5/8 in. tempered glass or laminated glass panels. Security pin option is available. 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 retain strength and stability in hot solar PV applications with operating temperatures from -40 to 220°F. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Clips and Clamps meet high-amperage requirements.

June 27, 2014

Available in black or red with heavy-duty, glass-filled polyamide handle and glass-filled nylon body, High-Amperage Clips include 300 A battery Model BU102B and kelvinized Model BU102BK as well as 400 A Model BU102W for grounding of welding equipment during operation. BU-102B clips feature serrated jaws, created from stamped 100% copperplate, while BU-102W jaws are machined from 100% copper slugs with serrated teeth. Each bus bar within clips ensures effective heat dissipation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Shielded Clips accelerate connections in low interference systems.

June 12, 2014

Suited for wires with diameters from 15–32 mm, SAB 32 Shield Connection Clip provides quick and simple connection when cables require shielding from interference. Clip can be mounted on busbar, installed on DIN rail, or mounted directly to mounting plate, and force on cable comes from spring pressure piece in all instances. Enabling EMC-compliant wiring when constructing low interference systems, products feature regulated pressure that ensures constant contact. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Seismic Separation Joint Clip has code-compliant design.

May 6, 2014

Designed for use with ceiling suspension systems, Chicago Metallic® 1494 SSC seismic separation joint clip is shaker table tested and complies with International Building Code (IBC) while providing neat, clean appearance on finished ceiling. One-piece design works on all applications and can be used on both main runners and cross tees. To maximize joint spacing and maintain ceiling system strength, product can be placed anywhere along main runner. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Clip Connector provides labor savings for contractors.

February 17, 2014

Designed to attach 1½ in. U-channels to structural wall studs for lateral bridging, FastBridge™ Clip features friction fit design that minimizes screws required for attachment. Unit is available in 14-gauge heavy-duty model for use with 12–16 gauge structural studs, and 18-gauge light-duty version for use with 18–20 gauge structural studs. In addition, FastBridge meets ASTM A653 standards. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Fasteners & Hardware

Aluminum Panel Clips facilitate flush mounting of objects.

January 30, 2014

Aluminum Panel Clips help builders, contractors, and renovators hang cabinets, wall panels, partitions, signs, and frames. While upper portion attaches to back of object to be hung, lower clip attaches to mounting surface. Pieces connect and lock together by lowering upper clip into groove of lower clip, allowing secure installation within minutes. Design also readily allows items to be demounted as required. Installed items rest flush against any mounting surface. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Cord Retaining System is available for IEC C8 appliance inlets.

December 18, 2013

Requiring one screw for fastening to panel, cord retention system features retaining clip for IEC C8 inlets and mating cord sets. Clips fit SCHURTER series 2576 flange mount and 2578 snap in mount inlets. System is offered as complete kit, including retainer clip, inlet, and power supply cord. Designed and tested to achieve 200 N retention force with SCHURTER C8 inlets and mating cord, clip is also available separately for retrofitting. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Retaining Rings are suited for thin radial walls.

November 9, 2012

With minimal radial projection and shallow groove depth, Metric Hoopster® Retaining Rings provide means to retain mechanical components where space is of concern. Profile, circularity, and radial size allow this product to be unobtrusive component in assembly. Suitable for light to heavy loads and thin wall tubes, rings also feature radial profile that will not twist or deform under load. Available sizes range from 10–76 mm in carbon and 302 stainless steel. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Bundling Clip addresses pipe yard and off shore applications.

July 27, 2012

Featuring galvanized and painted U-bolt with rolled threads, CM Bundling Clip is useful when lifting, storing, or moving steel tubing, pipes, or precast concrete. Clip eliminates shear points and damage to wire rope, and prevents choker from going slack and load spreading after being unhooked. Available for use with ¾, 7/8, 1, and 1 1/8 in. wire rope chokers, bundling clip meets B30.26 plus traceability and is reusable after inspection. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Fasteners & Hardware

Hose Clips range from 9.5-280 mm diameter.

April 23, 2012

Available in zinc-plated mild steel or stainless steel, JCS Hi-Grip Worm Drive Hose Clips are suited for domestic, automotive, and industrial applications, or corrosive environments. JCS Hi-Torque Hose Clamps, made of stainless steel, are designed for tough and wire-reinforced hoses. Units feature Lloyds Type Approval for marine, offshore, and industrial use. With stainless steel JCS Multi-Torque banding and connectors, users can produce instant hose clamps to any desired diameter. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Metric Retaining Rings are intended for grooveless use.

October 28, 2011

Featuring black oxide finish, MKA5DNMGR555... Series comprises 12 off-the-shelf metric spring steel HRC 46-52 grooveless retaining rings. Products are designed to fit 2-20 mm dia shafts, and allowable axial load ranges from 50-750 N. Intended for grooveless applications, rings can be used for external axial assembly. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Fasteners & Hardware

Cable Clips enhance PV module wire management.

August 19, 2011

Manufactured from corrosion-resistant 304 SS, HEYClip(TM) SunRunner(TM) clips aid PV module wire management. Products fit module frames up to .125 in. thick and features double-compression design that accommodates from one 12 gauge USE-2 to two 10 gauge PV-1000 solar wires. Also designed for use with other cables from .20-.30 in. dia, clips have smooth edges that prevent damage to cable insulation as well as locking tabs that securely fasten product to module extensions or other panels. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Fasteners & Hardware

Bin Clip Accessory safely hangs containers during transport.

December 3, 2010

Bin Retainer Clip prevents AkroBins® and ProHANGER® storage containers of any size from falling off louvered panels and louvered rack systems of work trucks/vans while in transit. Clip is made of engineering-grade plastic and does not require complex installation or permanent adherence to surfaces. It can be removed, replaced, and reused without damage to bins or panels and suits service vans of maintenance workers and others tradespeople who store and transport supplies and materials. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fasteners & Hardware

Torque-Limiting Retainers provide 350 lb clamping force.

December 2, 2010

Respectively offered in .225 x .260 and .210 x .275 in. profiles, Calmark® Series 223 and 224 Card-Lok Retainers secure board module assemblies to cold wall in cold plate - heat exchanger applications - without torque wrench. Screw-actuated wedge action locks board module assembly in place with standard hex wrench, and secure hold meets military 2-level maintenance systems requirements. Design applies no insertion or extraction force on board module assemblies, eliminating overtightening. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

PC Clip secures 17-19 mm dia Lithium-Ion batteries.

August 24, 2010

Engineered to withstand recharging cycles, in addition to shock and vibration, Catalog No. 54 PC Battery Clip features 3-legged, THM design for low-profile placement into dense PC boards. Thru-hole unit not only holds 3.7 V rechargeable batteries, but will also accommodate A, 2/3A, 17335, 17450, 17500, 17650, 18500, and 18650 size cells. Manufactured from .012 in. thick spring steel with Tin Nickel plate finish, unit holds battery cells firmly and securely in position. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Electrical Box Attachment aids installations between studs.

May 6, 2010

With CADDY® GLIDER, installers can attach one or more electrical boxes to Telescopic Screw Gun Bracket. Once attached, installer can adjust box location and width of bracket between studs. Up to 3 boxes can be installed in standard 16 in. spacing. CADDY Glider is suitable for variety of applications, especially prefab where some assembly is done off-site prior to final installation. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

ZIF Style Circuit Card Retainers suit rugged environments.

January 5, 2010

Featuring quick ¼ turn locking action, ZIF Prime meets Military Standard 810 vibration/shock test performance. Uniform clamping pressure eliminates hot spots, creating uniform heat transfer, and ZIF characteristics are unaffected by adverse environments. Designed for .031, .050, .084, .093, and .125 in. thick circuit boards, retainers exhibit thermal resistance as low as 0.9°C/W/in. of retainer length. ZIF provides visual indication that rods are in open/closed position. Read More