Monday, January 7, 2019

Custom Large Stainless Steel Spacers - 1/2" Round OD X 3 Inches In Length

Custom Large Stainless Steel Spacers - 1/2" Round OD X 3 Inches In Length
Our architectural element construction customer ordered approximately 4,000 pcs of these custom large stainless steel spacers.  5/16-18 thread was incorporated internally, 1-1/4 inches of thread min on each side.  The gap between the two sides of thread was drilled all the way through for improved production time, allowing the entire part to be drilled through and then each side tapped on both sides.  The outside diameter was set at 1/2" and the overall length at 3".  Tolerances on all dimensions were +/- .015".  303 stainless steel material was used for production and material certs are available upon request.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Custom Slotted Fillister Screws - 303 Stainless Steel, DFARS Compliant

Custom Slotted Fillister Screws - 303 Stainless Steel, DFARS Compliant
Custom slotted fillister screws we supplied to our aerospace customer at 100 pieces - ASTM A582 DFARS compliant 303 stainless steel material (Italy Melt) was used for the domestic manufacturing.  2-56 thread was incorporated at .25-.37" in length, with the overall length underneath the head at .625 +0/-.030".  The head height measures .070-.095" and the slot depth is set at .033-.043".  Head diameter was set between .145" and .161".  Full certs were provided with the parts per our customers usual requirements.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Custom Hex Flange Screws, Class 10.9 - M12 X 1.75 X 30MM With Black Phosphate Finish

Custom 10.9 Hex Flange Screws - M12 X 1.75 X 30MM With Black Phosphate Finish
These are custom hex flange screws we supplied to our automotive customer in grade 10.9.  The size and thread pitch is relatively common in the marketplace but the 10.9 class is a tricky find.  With the large volume required we had the parts domestically produced with black phosphate finish.  Measuring M12 X 1.75 X 30MM the hex flange head measured 23-25MM in flange diameter and 14.5-15.0MM across the flats.  Head height was set to 12MM +/-1MM, inclusive of the flange.  Full certs were available to the customer upon request.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Custom Bead Blast Flat Socket Screws - AISI 303 Stainless Steel Material

Custom Bead Blast Flat Socket Screws - AISI 303 Stainless Steel Material
Approximately 34,000 pieces of these custom bead blast flat socket screws were supplied to our customer in the defense manufacturing sector.  Half the parts were set at 1.29" length while the other half set to 1.695" length.  The same 1/4-28 thread was incorporated on both parts and the socket drive was cold headed.  A spherical readius shape was incorporated into the top of the flat head, which is difficult to discern in the photos shown.  The head height measured .097" and the head diameter at .375".  Glass bead blast process was used to add the matte sand finish desired by our customer.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Custom Slotted Pins With Partial 6-32 Thread - 304 Stainless Steel Material

Custom Slotted Pins With Partial 6-32 Thread - 304 Stainless Steel Material
We supplied our customer a short run supply of these custom slotted pins with partial 6-32 thread.  Just over 200 pieces were produced domestically using 304 stainless steel material.  The 6-32 thread length was set at 0.18" and all other dimensions were derived from the samples our customer provided us.  These parts were relatively simple without any special services or paperwork requirements.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Custom Stainless Steel Double End Studs - 1/4-20 & 10-32 Thread in 304 Stainless Steel

Custom Stainless Steel Double End Studs - 1/4-20 & 10-32 Thread in 304 Stainless Steel
We provided our customer a small batch of these custom stainless steel double end studs at just over 100 pieces.  They wanted to replicate existing parts but did not have any drawings or prints.  We used a sample piece provided to replicate all dimensions to a +/-.01" tolerance.  1/4-20 thread is incorporated on the larger diameter side and 10-32 on the other, with approximately half the thread turned down into a dog point.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Custom Partial Hex Standoffs - Fully Internally Threaded In 18-8 Stainless Steel

Custom Partial Hex Standoffs - Fully Internally Threaded In 18-8 Stainless Steel
These custom partial hex standoffs measure M6 - 1.0M X 22MM and are domestically made using 18-8 stainless steel material.  The hex height is set at 6MM and hex across the flats at 10mm.  The round standoff portion is set to 8mm for the outside diameter.  All dimensions had +/-.01MM tolerance.  Lead time to get these parts produced was approximately 6-8 weeks from production start.  Material certs were available upon request with the parts.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Custom Geomet Coated Washers - M5 Flat Washer With Geomet 500 Finish

Custom Geomet Coated Washers - M5 Flat Washer With Geomet 500 Finish
These custom Geomet coated washers are produced and finished domestically using 3 runs of Geomet 500 coating.  The washer itself is made using HV-140 steel material and is dimensionally almost identical to a standard DIN125A flat washer, with the thinner height being its only variation.  The ID is 5.3-5.48MM, the OD is 9.64-10MM, and the thickness is 0.8-.85MM.  A large variety of different Geomet coatings are available, not to mention the Xylan, Magni, and other trademarked finish processes at your disposal.  Lead time to get the plain flat washers produced is typically 8-12 weeks, and another 3-4 weeks for the Geomet 500 coating process.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Custom 32tpi Socket Head Cap Screws - 4140 Material With 37-44 Hardness And 1/4-32 Thread Pitch

Custom 32tpi Socket Head Cap Screws - 4140 Material With 37-44 Hardness And 1/4-32 Thread Pitch
These are custom 32tpi socket head cap screws we supplied to our automotive prototyping customer.  4140 plain alloy material was used to produce a small batch of just 25 pieces domestically in the USA.  The 1/4-32 thread pitch was really the only tricky part requiring a custom production run.  Speed was absolutely critical to our customer and we were able to get the parts made and shipped within 2 weeks from order confirmation.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Extended Thread Large B7 Hex Bolts - 7/8 X 9 ASTM A193 B7 Hex Bolts With Reworded Extended Threads

Extended Thread Large B7 Hex Bolts - 7/8 X 9 ASTM A193 B7 Hex Bolts With Reworded Extended Threads
Our customer needed 24 pieces of these extended thread large B7 hex bolts, measuring 7/8 X 9 with coarse thread.  The cut thread was extended as far as possible for each of the 24 pieces and the turnaround for the small quantity was relatively fast at just a few business days.  The finalized hex bolts were supplied with nuts and washers.