Fastening & Assembly
Metric Wing Knobs
All Metric Small Parts (New Hyde Park, NY) has introduced a series
of wing knobs, the MMAX2, made of nylon 6 in an anthracite gray
color. Features include:
Quick installation and removal.
A knob width from 35 to 70 mm.
An overall height from 17 to 33. 5 mm.
Availability in 2 styles: a brass threaded insert and a steel
zinc plated screw.
(Tamarac, FL) has a
new family of insulation
displacement connector (IDC) terminals that
are made from a highly
alloy to support high-power applications.
A range of wire diameters from 0.050 to 1.20
mm ( 23 to 17 AWG).
An integrated heavy-duty wire insulation stripper that exposes a
large surface area of raw wire.
A low contact resistance electrical interface.
Applicability up to 150°C.
The ability to support high-power applications
like motors, transformers, generators, and pumps.
The Asymmetric Fasteners (Hackettstown, NJ)
has introduced a new bolt that works with the
standard 60° female thread. The patented
V-bolt’s asymmetric thread eliminates addition-
al locking hardware, reducing assembly and
maintenance time. Features include:
Availability in 6/32, 8/32, 10/24, ¼- 20,
3/8-16, and ½- 13 sizes.
High clamping force.
Reliable self-locking vibration
Heat Sink Mounting PEM (Danboro, PA) has announced a new heat sink mounting system as an solution to securely attach heat sinks to circuit boards. This three-piece fastening system (individual parts supplied separately) consists of Type HSCB
captivating screw and Type HSL spring mated to Type HSR broach-
ing receptacle nut or standoff. The screw and spring mount together
permanently into the heat sink and the receptacle nut/standoff
mounts permanently to the PC board. Other features include:
A firm and constant contact to the chip component for
optimum heat dissipation.
An audible click feature to prevent over tightening during
An accommodation of slight expansion and contraction of