Fasteners & Hardware

Fasteners

Alcoa's Huck 360(TM) Fastener Successfully Completes 20,000-Mile Test

WASHINGTON - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that its Huck 360(TM) fastener successfully completed a rigorous 20,000-mile durability test. The fastener, which attaches the front and rear spring suspension brackets on a vehicle's frame, was tested by AM General LLC using standard military durability testing procedures, which are far more rigorous than testing for commercial vehicles. AM General...

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Electrical Connectors

Three New Highly Reliable, Economical Surface Mount Terminals Announced

Three new highly reliable and economical surface mount terminals have been announced by Zierick Manufacturing Corporation, Mount Kisco, NY. The new devices include a Surface Mount Post/.031 x .062" Tab (P/N 1276), which can be automatically placed on the board in any configuration with the customer's SMT placement system. The second new part is a Surface Mount Box Receptacle (P/N 1277) which...

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Fasteners

Acme Industrial Receives Government Approval for QSLM of Class 3 Threaded Fasteners

CARPENTERSVILLE, IL - October 28, 2010 - Acme Industrial Company, a subsidiary of Jergens, Inc., has announced that it has been approved by the United States Defense Logistics Agency as a supplier of Class 3 Threaded Fasteners. The Qualified Suppliers List for Manufacturers (QSLM) approval extends to Acme's keylocking stud products, which provide high pull-out strength and torque-out capability....

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Triple-Plane Hybrid Line Laser delivers 360-degree coverage.
Levels

Triple-Plane Hybrid Line Laser delivers 360-degree coverage.

Utilizing Bosch patented Cone Mirror Technology, GLL3-80 delivers full 360° coverage on 2 perpendicular vertical planes and one horizontal plane. Provision of 5 cross points and self-leveling lines in 360° facilitates layout, leveling, and squaring processes. Combined with ability to project 3-axis planes simultaneously in all directions, functionality to switch between triple...

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PPG Spacers Among First Submitted for NFRC CMAST Software Database
Standoffs and Spacers

PPG Spacers Among First Submitted for NFRC CMAST Software Database

Enables performance modeling with INTERCEPT stainless and tin-plated spacers PITTSBURGH - PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) INTERCEPT® stainless steel and tin-plated spacers are among the first spacer products added to the National Fenestration Rating Council's (NFRC's) Component Modeling Approach Software Tool (CMAST) database. The submission enables energy consultants, window manufacturers and...

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New Sandvik Coromant ISO S Insert Program Developed for Turning of Heat Resistant Super Alloys and Titanium
Tools

New Sandvik Coromant ISO S Insert Program Developed for Turning of Heat Resistant Super Alloys and Titanium

Effective October 1, 2010, Sandvik Coromant launched more than 300 inserts in a new series of optimized ISO S turning geometries with easy-to-choose guidelines for every machining requirement. Used for turning HRSA and titanium alloys, the ISO S turning geometries can provide roughing to finishing for continuous to interrupted cuts. These new geometries ensure easy optimization, improved...

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Hexagonal Spacing Sleeves are electrically insulating.
Sleeves

Hexagonal Spacing Sleeves are electrically insulating.

Made of polyamide suitable for use in temperatures from -30 to +85°C, hexagonal spacing sleeves exhibit mechanical stability due to internal and external thread inserts that are made of brass and are electrically insulating. Various combinations of threads and sleeve lengths, from M2.5-M6, are available, and dielectric strength is rated at ~40 kV/mm. Accommodating use of socket wrenches and...

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Bolts

Swivel Eyebolts are offered in 4 sizes.

StarPoint swivel eyebolts include VRS-M22; VRS-1/4 in. 20 UNC; VRS-5/16 in. 18UNC; and VRS-7/16 in. 14UNC models. Units adjust to direction of pull which allows full engagement of bolt and insures safe lift. Forged from high-tensile steel, they are also 100% electromagnetically crack tested. Smaller sizes allow more versatility for lifting smaller loads.

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Wire (Helical) Inserts

Thinwall Threaded Inserts permit close spacing.

With thinwall design that reduces weight and increases strength, Swage-Sert(TM) products are locked securely by swaging locking knurl of insert into wall of parent material. They are produced to MIL-I-45932/1 and available in A286 and 17-4 PH corrosion-resistant steels or 4130 alloy steel. Able to repair stripped, damaged, or worn out threads, inserts can also be employed in original equipment to...

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