Hard Lock Nuts Resist Loosening

Inverness, IL - Hard Lock Nuts are innovatively designed to withstand loosening from vibration longer than any other fastener on the market. Ideal for critical mechanical applications, the Hard Lock ensures a secure connection for enhanced safety and reduced maintenance and inspection costs. New to the U.S. market, and a leading choice for engineers in Japan, the United Kingdom and Europe, the...

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Locking Nuts provide long-term resistance to loosening.

Utilizing wedge principle that creates self-locking force, Hard Lock Nuts withstand loosening from vibration in critical mechanical applications. Initial axial force (tightening strength) is maintained, preventing screws from coming loose and bolts from breaking. Products pass American Vibration and Impact Test NAS 3350/NAS 3354 and will retain more than half of tightening torque when loosened by...

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Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Inspires Next Generation of Innovators

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Inspires Next Generation of Innovators

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc. has joined forces with FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a not-for-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology, as a Silver Supplier of the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC®). The FIRST Robotics Competition Silver Supplier level designates a...

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DISC-LOCK Safety Wheel Nut Will be Standard on all New Macomb County Trucks

Culver City, Calif. - DISC-LOCK International wheel nut technology has been identified by the Road Commission of Macomb County (RCMC), Michigan as the solution for loose wheel nuts on their trucks. The Road Commission of Macomb County was first introduced to the patented DISC-LOCK shock and vibration proof Safety Wheel Nut in January 2008. The RCMC immediately recognized the benefits of the...

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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding
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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding

We developed this eBook with designers, engineers and purchasing specialists in mind. It is written to provide a basic understanding of plastic injection molding presses, processes and costs. Our goal is to make our customers more knowledgeable about what goes into making a plastic part.

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Truck Manufacturers and Trucking Companies Recognize Safety Margin with Disc-Lock

Culver City, Calif. - February 5, 2010 - DISC-LOCK International deliveries of their Safety Wheel Nut to truck manufacturers and trucking companies is on the increase due to wheel loss incidents. Recently on Interstate 10 in Beaumont, Texas, the rear wheel of a propane tanker truck separated from the axle, bounced off the median and smashed into the windshield of a Honda Accord. Fortunately, the...

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Adjustable Locknuts ensure accurate rotor positioning.

Adjustable Locknuts ensure accurate rotor positioning.

Providing positive locking without washers and keys, Spieth Locknuts ensure thrust bearing retention on compressors, shafts, spindles, and other industrial/commercial applications. Two axially arranged radial grooves, one from outside and one from inside, result in diaphragm-like cross-section to give locknut predetermined axial elasticity. Full circumference contact ensures locknut does not back...

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Quick Release Hex Nuts are offered in metric sizes.

Quick Release Hex Nuts are offered in metric sizes.

Made of forged, zinc-plated steel with tensile strength of 1,000 N/mm-², Series GN 6333 hex nuts are suited for applications where nut needs to be moved quickly to clamping position, and to be removed quickly after loosening. With no locking of thread, RoHS compliant nuts provide easy mounting/dismantling, even in tight spaces.

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DISC-LOCK Safety Wheel Nuts Installed on New York City Department of Sanitation Hybrid Electric Truck

Culver City, Calif. - June 19, 2009 - DISC-LOCK International today announced the use of their Safety Wheel Nut by the New York City Department of Sanitation on the city's diesel-electric hybrid refuse trucks. With the installation of our Safety Wheel Nut, the city of New York has added a large measure of public safety in addition to the city's commitment to efficient and environmentally friendly...

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Single-Source Supplier for Wide Product Range Makes Fixturing Simple

Single-Source Supplier for Wide Product Range Makes Fixturing Simple

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), leading North American manufacturer and supplier of workholding technologies and machine tool components, now makes available the entire product lineup from Kipp® - one of Germany's premier manufacturers of manual operating elements, actuation mechanisms and handling/securing/positioning components. The extensive offering includes 18 different product categories, and...

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Machine Screws are completely non-magnetic.

Machine Screws are completely non-magnetic.

Machine Screws, Nuts, and Washers are made from non-magnetic titanium material (TW270 type I and TW340C type II) and are available in sizes from M2-M12 in socket head, pan head, and flat head styles. Non-magnetic characteristics (0 Magnetic Flux Density) and chemical resistance provide solution for semiconductor protection equipment and devices, aircraft, spacecraft, medical instruments, and...

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