Index Plungers come in various styles and configurations.

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Fixtureworks® offers Kipp® hand-retractable index plungers, which come in locking and non-locking styles in both inch and metric sizes and are used to locate, stop, align, and hold parts. Used in fixturing applications where pressure and indexing are needed, products are available in stainless steel, Novo-Grip, and plastic pull knob; threaded end; cam action; and L-handle configurations. Locking style allows plunger to remain in retracted position.



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Full Lineup of Index Plungers Available



Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), a leading supplier of workholding components, material handling products, machine tool components and fixturing accessories now offers a complete lineup of Kipp® hand retractable index plungers to its workholding and fixturing technologies.

The index plungers, available in a variety of styles in both inch and metric sizes are used to locate, stop, align and hold parts in a variety of applications. They are available in both locking and non-locking styles and are ideal for use in fixturing applications where pressure and indexing are needed. The locking style allows the plunger to remain in the retracted position.

The index plungers are available in stainless steel pull knob, Novo-Grip pull knob, plastic pull knob, threaded end, cam action and L-handle configurations. Both hardened and non-hardened plunger pins are available with many of the options.

The stainless steel pull knob plungers are available in metric size diameters from 4 to 10 mm; the Novo Grip pull knob variety from 5 to 10 mm diameter; the plastic pull knob plungers are available in both inch (0.197 to 0.394 in.) and metric (3 to 16 mm) diameter sizes; and the threaded end plungers are available in inch (0.197 to 0.397 in.) and metric (4 to 10 mm).

The cam action index plungers are available in both inch (0.157 to 0.472 in.) and metric (4 to 12 mm) diameter sizes, while the L-handle are available in inch (0.157 to 0.394) and metric (4 to 10 mm). Overall lengths of the variety of index plungers range from 31 to 102 mm and 1.7 to 4.0 inch. Based on the style of plunger spring force ranges from initial 1.0 lb to 31.3 lb final

Depending on the configuration the bodies of the pin are available in steel with black oxide finish or stainless steel with natural finish. The pins are available with or without jam nut.

Besides the Kipp® Index Plungers, Fixtureworks offers Fairlane® Products full line of grippers, rest pads, Swivots® swivel/pivoting positioning components, Quick Release ball-lock pins, rollers and bumpers; Kipp® rest and riser pads, levers, handles, knobs, and hand wheels; Imao® supports and stops, risers, T-nuts, sliding mounts, springs, supports, grid plates and blocks; OK-Vise® single and double wedge clamp designs; Mitee-Bite® low-profile edge

Kipp® Index Plungers from Fixtureworks® come in a variety of styles and configurations. Pictured are hand retractable Novo Grip pull knob (top) and cam action.

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