Self-Clinching Blind Nuts
PennEngineering’s (Danboro, PA) PEM self-clinching
blind nuts permanently install into thin metal sheets to
provide reusable metal threads for accepting mating
screws and completing final component attachment in
an assembly. Features include:
n A “blind,” closed-end design to protect the nut’s
threads against foreign matter.
n Carbon steel (Type B) and stainless steel (Type BS)
n The ability to install into aluminum or steel sheets as
thin as .040” (1 mm).
n Standard thread sizes from #4-40 through ¼- 20
(M3 through M6).
n The availability of 2 different shank lengths for each
Discrete Insulated Spring-Loaded Pins
Mill-Max (Oyster Bay, NY) has expanded its line of
discrete insulated spring-loaded pins. The new SMT
pins, 0907 series, are available in 10 heights from .255
to .430” with a working travel of .0275”. The company
also offers new through-hole mount pins, 0906 series,
available in 6 heights from .137 to .236” with a working
travel of .0195 and .0275”. Features include:
n A plastic sleeve.
n Availability in bulk or on 16 mm wide carrier tape for
automated pick-and-place assembly.
n High temperature nylon 46 insulators.
n Precision-machined, gold-plated components.
n Gold-plated beryllium copper springs.
n A rating at 2 A continuous, 3 A peak.
n A mechanical life of 1,000,000 cycles.
Stainless Steel Shaft Collars
& Mounting Devices
Stafford Manufacturing (Wilmington, MA) has announced
a line of stainless steel shaft collars, couplings, and
flange mounts designed for environments exposed to
harsh chemicals and corrosives. Suitable for building and
maintaining equipment used in cleanrooms and laboratories,
they include shaft collars for use as stops, spacers, and
mounting devices, flange mounts, and shaft couplings for
drive systems. Features include:
n Shaft collars and mounting devices manufactured from 303
or 316 stainless steel.
n 18-8 or 316 stainless steel fasteners.
n Availability in a range of sizes from 1/4” I.D. up.
n Availability in 1- and 2-piece and hinged clamp styles with
n A Grip & Go handle.
n Accu-Flange Collars for
n Rigid couplings in 1-, 2-,
and 3-piece styles with
straight- or stepped bores.
Electro Static Technology (Mechanic Falls, ME) has
announced its Universal Mounting Brackets, allowing for
installation of AEGIS iPRO, AEGIS iPRO-MR, and AEGIS
WTG Bearing Protection Rings on large motors. The
brackets attach to iPRO or WTG Rings with screws and
have slotted legs (for mounting to motor) that accommodate
bolt circles from 2.64 to 7.79” in diameter. Features include:
n Brackets provided with 1/2, 1, and 1-1/2” standoff
n Included mounting bolts, flat washers, and lock washers.
n Availability for motor shafts to 30” in diameter.