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Friday, December 16, 2016
This is one of the countless custom to print stainless steel washers we supply on a revolving blanket purchase order basis - it is a domestic made 18-8 stainless steel flat washer measuring .170 X .500 X .030. Tolerances on the OD are +/-.0050 and the ID is maintained within .170-.177 per the customer specific requirements. The thickness on the washer ranges between .030 and .040 inches.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
We provide our customer base a diverse array of specialty sealing screws like this 6-32 X 3/8 phillips pan head machine screw in 18-8 stainless steel with built-in buna o-ring. The sealing feature can be incorporated using a variety of different materials and methods, depending on the customer's specific requirements. We supply these specific screws to our customer on a revolving blanket purchase order basis.
These are custom round u-bolts made using A36 galvanized steel material with just 1 inch on the inside width and 1-1/2 inches of 1/2 coarse thread. They are used in specialized fencing applications and supplied in quantities ranging from 20-100 pieces at a time, with a few different lengths per our customer requirements. Material certs are supplied with the parts with each shipment.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
This is another 4-40 slotted flat machine screw we supply our long time customer, typically in small batches of 50-100 pieces per order. They are 3/8 in length and are manufactured in the United States using Copper 110 material. Material certs are provided with each shipment and blanket purchase order arrangements are always doable.
Monday, November 28, 2016
This custom galvanized A36 u-bolt was provided at a quantity of 140 pieces on an expedited delivery basis, with a lead time at at just 7 business days from order. Approximately 2 inches of coarse 1/2" thread were incorporated on the legs of the u-bolt, with the inside width measuring 8-3/4 inches.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
We supplied these custom coarse thread 1/2 X 20-15/16 round U-bolts to a customer at 140 pieces with a lead time of approximately 2 weeks. ASTM A36 material was used and material and plating certs were made available to the customer with the parts. 3 inches of thread was incorporated on each leg and the inside depth was 8-3/4 inches. Inside width was requested at 4-9/16 inches.
Monday, November 21, 2016
This is a custom made to print socket set screw made using 303 stainless steel, passivated to Mil QQ-P-35 Type II. It measures 10-32 X .415" +/-.010 and is drilled at a diameter of .126 +.005/-.000 to a depth of .250 +/-.005. We supply them at orders of approximately 1,000 pieces per release and the custom parts are made domestically in the USA.
We supply our diverse customer base hundreds of custom made to print trilobular thread forming screws in both steel and stainless steel materials. This particular special thread forming part measures 10-24 X 3.19" and is manufactured to print overseas in Taiwan in steel/zinc; it is then supplied to our customer on an as-released blanket purchase order basis.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Similar to the other knurled pin we supply, this is a stainless steel pin manufactured in the USA with a single diamond knurled side. Made the same way, the knurling is done aggressively to push the material and expand the outside diameter beyond that of the smooth shoulder portion. The pin measures approximately .980 in length +.005/-.000 and the outside diameter of the smooth shoulder is .118 +/-.0005. The outside diameter of the knurled side however is .150 +/-.005. 32-35 pitch is used on the knurling.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
These are stainless steel knurled pins made to a customer's print at a quantity of just over 500 pieces. They measure approximately .800" in length at a diameter of .118". Ofcourse the most interesting requirement is the diamond knurling of .150" at each side that is intended to bite into the plastic setting. In order to increase the diameter at the knurled ends and allow for better locking into the plastic the factory adjusted their method to allow for very aggressive knurling, thereby pushing the material further and increasing the overall diameter at both sides. No machining or deburring was done on either side after this process to preserve this increased diameter.
Monday, November 14, 2016
We supplied these custom u-bolts at a quantity of 60 pieces with a lead time of approximately 1.5 weeks from order. They are made using 304 stainless steel material with 2 inches of 3/8-16 thread on each leg. Inside depth is 9 inches and the inside width is at 4 inches.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
This is a small quantity order of custom fine thread metric hex head cap screws in A2 stainless steel material we supplied to one of our OEM customers - we supplied a small batch of 100 pieces and the parts measured M8 X 1.0 X 30MM. The hex cap screws were made fully threaded to the customer's specific instructions. Lead time was 2-3 weeks from order.
Monday, November 7, 2016
This is a custom DFAR socket cap screw we supplied to our aerospace customer at just 55 pieces - it was made in the USA using ASTM A-276 stainless steel material to the customer's specific requirements. Material certificates, dimensional test report, and certificate of conformance were provided with the parts.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
We supplied a small quantity of this custom 1/2 diameter round u bolt to our customer as a one time order and shipment. These u-bolts have approximately 3 inches of coarse thread on both legs and two 18-8 stainless steel nuts per customer's drawing specifications. The width between the legs is 4-9/16" and the inside depth is measured at 7-13/16". Material certs and inspection reports can be provided upon request.
These are custom 3/4 inch diameter coarse threaded studs supplied to our customer at a small quantity of 40 pieces. The studs were cut and chamfered on both sides using 12 foot 316 stainless steel threaded rod. Larger quantities of custom threaded studs can be supplied on a blanket purchase order basis.
This is a custom square u-bolt we supplied to a customer at 200 pieces. Parts were manufactured locally in Southern California using 304 stainless steel, with a 5/16 diameter and coarse threaded 2 inch sections on each leg of the u-bolt. The inside width is 6-1/8 and the inside depth is at 7-1/2 inches. Material certs were provided with the parts per customer's instructions.
Friday, October 28, 2016
These are large custom stainless u bolts we supplied to our customer with expediting processing - the inside depth on these parts is 33 inches, with the diameter and thread pitch at 5/8-11. 3.5 inches of thread was incorporated on each side and the inside width was 8-3/5 inches. This was a small quantity order of just 6 pieces.
Monday, October 24, 2016
We supply countless parts to our diverse customer base that incorporate one or more secondary services and finishes. This stainless steel 4/40 X 3/16 phil pan machine screw is a good example. It is made using 18-8 stainless steel and is then run through a Class 2 Black Oxide treatment. The final step is a nylon 11 thread locking patch application. We supply these specific machine screws to our customer on a revolving annual blanket purchase order basis.
Friday, October 21, 2016
This is unique custom 302 stainless steel #4-24 X .900 socket sheet metal screw. It incorporates a 6-lobe socket drive and a partial thread with a AB type point. These special sheet metal screws are supplied at quantities of approximately 2,000 pieces per order and carry a lead time of 6-8 weeks. They are passivated in the final stage of the manufacturing process and are made in the USA.
This is another 5/8-11 threaded stud made using 316 stainless steel material, at 10" lengths. Similar to the 6" version discussed in the previous entry these studs were also made with a 1 week lead time. The quantity was higher however, at 150 pieces total at 10" lengths. Higher quantities can be set up for annual or 6 month blanket purchase orders as well.
We supply our customer base a large variety of custom made threaded rod studs made using 316 stainless steel. This particular 5/8 X 6 threaded stud, with coarse thread, was supplied at a quantity of 100 pieces with a lead time of approximately 1 week. The threaded studs are cut from 10 foot 316 stainless material and then chamfered on both ends for optimal use.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
This is one of the number of shim washers we carry, all of which are made domestically in the USA. It's dimensions are 2.198 on the inside diameter, 2.647 on the outside diameter, and thickness of .060. Tolerances on these custom stainless steel shim washer inside and outside dimensions is +/- .010 inches, and +/-.004 on the thickness. All of the special shim washers we currently carry are supplied to our customers on a annual blanket purchase order basis.
Monday, October 17, 2016
This is the third component of the thee piece assembly shown below that we supply our customer on a blanket purchase order basis. It is manufactured overseas using Q195 low carbon steel material, with plain and light oil finish. Approximately 1.96" across both directions, this square washer is .600" thick with a tolerance of +/- .06".
Friday, October 14, 2016
These special made thin pattern nylon insert lock nuts comprise three different sizes we sell to our long time customer on an annual blanket purchase order basis - the sizes covered are 1/4-28, 3/8-24, and 5/16-24. The parts are made overseas with our long time trusted factory source and are put through a glass bead, aluminum oxide and oil treatment prior to further inspection and shipment to our customer.
This is a special 3/4-10 thread mold bolt made using Grade 8 40 CR material, with plain and light oil finish. It is supplied in combination with the coupling nut and washer as shown below. Sold on an annual blanket purchase order basis, this part is made overseas with our long time trusted factory source and is provided with all necessary paperwork/certs.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
This is a special Grade 5 coupling nut that is used together with a special mold bolt and square washer pictured below. It measures 3/4-10 by 1-1/2 inches in length, and can be supplied with plain and light oil finish or hot dip galvanized finish as pictured here. Together with the other two components, this coupling nut is supplied on a blanket as-released order basis.
We supply a number of version of this special pin made using Inconel alloy C-276 material in the USA. The part is stocked and released as needed to our long time customer. The inconel materal is hot rolled, pickled, and annealed - the final pins shown here measure 1/16 X .850".
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
We supply approximately 20,000 pieces of this custom grade 5 hex cap screw annually on an as-released basis to our long time customer. The parts are made in the USA and measure 5/16-24 X 7/8. With the black oxide finish typical lead time for parts like this hex cap screw is approximately 5-6 weeks from order.
Monday, October 10, 2016
This is a 5/8-18 palnut that we supply on a blanket purchase order basis to one of our aerospace customers. Per their specific specifications we have the plain steel version of this part nickel plated to QQ-N-290, with copper strike. Parts go through a 5 hour pre-bake process and also an 8 hour post-bake process at 375 degree Fahrenheit. To our customer's request all passivated and plated parts are shipped with a NADCAP cert.
This is another set of square u-bolts we supplied a customer in Los Angeles for a temporary set installation project. Type 304 stainless steel material was used and 5/16 diameter coarse thread was applied at 2 inches on the feet. Inside diameter for these u-bolts is 6-1/2 inches.
As you can see in the print below, which continues for another 4 pages of specifications, these shear bolts are a tough part to make. 5/16-24 thread pitch is used for the threaded section, with a thread locking patch. A286 material is used to make the part, with heat treat and passivation per AMS 2700. We supplied the customer 6 pieces of each part, made specifically for their order and specifications.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
This is a square U bolt in 304 stainless steel that we supplied to a customer at just 32 pieces. The 2 inches of thread on either side are 5/16-18 coarse thread and the inside depth of the part is 7-1/2 inches, while the inside diameter is at 6-1/16 inches. Also a rush project, these parts were completed within 3 days as well from order.
Custom U bolts are a daily routine for us and this is a 5/16-18 threaded U bolt we supplied a customer, made in the USA using 304 stainless steel material with plain finish. It measures 4-5/16 inches on the inside width and 5-1/2 inches on the inside depth. The customer was in a big rush and we were able to get the parts made and shipped within 3 days from order. Material certs were provided as well per our customer's request.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
This is a special to print custom button head cap screw we supply a long time customer on an annual basis at approximately 5,000 pieces - it measures M3 X 0.5 X 7.24MM. They are supplied in increments of 5,000 pieces and are made in the United States using 302 stainless steel material with passivation as the final stage in the process. Fine thread and a special to print point is incorporated in these parts, which resembles an oval point on a standard set screw.
We supply countless metric fasteners to our customer base and often due to availability or additional customer specific requirements we have a number of alloy socket cap screws special made to order. This DIN912 M12 X 1.5 X 70MM is a perfect example. We provide this socket screw to our customer on an as-released blanket purchase order basis and typically stock a 6 month supply at any one time. It is made in the USA in 12.9 alloy steel material with plain and light oil finish.
This is a special to print part we sell to an aerospace customer on an as-released purchase order basis, with the releases at approximately 600 pieces. Made in the USA, this 1/72 machine screw nut is DFAR compliant and was made using 303 stainless steel with 3B thread fit. Typically lead time from order is approximately 4 weeks.
Customers often ask us to supply them dimensional equivalents of MS and AN milspec parts with a varying degree of documentation and testing requirements. This is a small quantity (1,000 pieces) batch of special made dimensional equivalent of MS16218-9 slotted flat machine screws, made in the USA using C65500 ASTM B 98 silicon bronze material - it measures 2-56 X 3/16".
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Special threaded rod products like these custom cut 3/4 X 9 threaded studs in 316 stainless steel are a daily routine for us. We supply our diverse customer base a large variety of custom made u bolts, custom made square u bolts, bent threaded anchor bolts, etc. A number of different raw material choices are at your disposal and countless more specialized materials available upon request at slightly longer lead times.
Friday, September 16, 2016
We supply our diverse customer base a variety of special molded and injection molded parts like this custom nylon molded part that we supply in quantities of 2,000-5,000 pieces, on a annual blanket order basis. This specific molded part is made using Nylon 6/6 material that is 33% glass filled to allow for optimal break points our customer requires.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
This is a dual threaded straight stud made to AN126288 specifications, with one side at 5/16-24 thread pitch and the other at 5/16-18 non standard pitch. We supplied this part to our aerospace customer at approximately 300 pieces per order. AMS 6322 steel was used as the material, heat treated to 26-32 rockwell hardness and Cadmium plated to AMS 2400 specification. Material, heat treat, and plating certs were provided with the parts.
Monday, August 29, 2016
This washer is a very similar part to the other narrow 304 stainless steel flat washer posted some days ago. It is made in the USA using 302 stainless steel in quantities of 1,000-1,500 pieces at a time and carries an approximate 4 week lead time. The dimensions are as follows: ID of .7180, OD of .9680, and Thickness of .0630.
Friday, August 26, 2016
This is a special grade 5 hex head shoulder bolt made in the USA and finished with commercial zinc with bake and clear chromate sealant. The bolt measures 5/16-18 X 1-1/4 and is supplier on an annual blanket order basis to our US based customer.
We supply our diverse customer base countless special made flat washers, mostly on blanket as-released purchase order basis. This is a custom 304 stainless steel flat washer made in the USA to an inside diameter of .600, outside diameter of .872, and thickness of .047 inches.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
This is a part we supply our long time customer on an as-needed basis every two years or so at approximately 40,000 pieces per order. It is a M4-0.70 X 9.5MM phillips slotted combo drive hex washer head machine screw made using steel material with black oxide and light oil per customer specifications. Made in the USA this part typically carries a 5-6 week lead time from order.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
We have been supplying a diverse range of custom U-bolts to the construction, plumbing, and HVAC industry for over 20 years. This is a custom 3/8 diameter 304 stainless steel U-bolt at 6-3/4 inch inside width, 7-7/8 inch depth and approximately 2-1/2 inches of coarse thread. Lead time for parts like this varies based on material, size, and quantity but is typically between 3-5 days from order.
Friday, August 12, 2016
Custom thread rolling and thread cutting screws are the most common types of special parts we supply - this is a custom #10-12 X 1" phillips square combo drive thread cutting screw made in the USA using 302 stainless steel. A type 17 point is incorporated to our customer's specifications and the parts are run through a black oxide and wax service as a final step. These parts are stocked and releases on a blanket purchase order basis annually.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
We a are a long time supplier of special anchors to the construction and OEM sectors in just about every material imaginable. This is a fairly simple J-bolt anchor made using A307 steel with zinc plating. It measures 3/8-16 by 12 inches and was manufactured domestically in the USA. Like most custom fasteners, special anchor parts like this can be supplied on a blanket as-released purchase order basis.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Engineered Source supplies a large number of special thread forming screws like this #10-32 X 3.72" unslotted indented hex washer head trilobular screw. This specific part has been supplied to the same customer for over five years and is sold on a blanket purchase order basis. It is manufactured in Taiwan using 18-8 stainless steel, passivated and waxed to our customer's specifications.
Friday, July 8, 2016
Engineered Source is a long time supplier for a number of electronics manufacturers and over the years the number of custom and standard shoulder screws carried has grown exponentially. This is a special 3/16 X 1-1/2 socket shoulder screw in 303 stainless steel with 8/32 thread sourced from an overseas factory we have worked with for almost a decade.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Engineered Source supplies countless special stamped parts, from a number of different custom stamped washers to specialized stamped hardware items like these paired male and female flush mounting hardware parts. They are stamped at a domestic US based factory that we have been working with for over 10 years and supplied on an as-needed blanket purchase order basis.
We supply custom made captive screws in both small and large quantities. This is a special 8-32 X .47 slotted fillister captive screw made using 304 stainless steel. It is manufactured in the United States and can be supplied to order in as few as 10 pieces.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Engineered Source supplies a number of different tamper proof fastener types in a variety of materials, both standard off the shelf parts and special to print fasteners like this one way round head machine screw. These parts are 4-40 X 1/4 and were manufactured in the United States using 302 stainless steel material.
We supply our customer based with a wide variety of custom stamped parts, from standard steel/zinc washers to the more odd composite cork stamped parts shown here. This item is made custom to the customers order at .062 thickness and .63 diameter, and is manufactured in the United States.
Monday, June 20, 2016
These special stamped parts are provided in small quantities to our long time customer that applies the brackets in their automotive assembly process. The brackets are made in the USA using ASTM A1008-10CS Type A cold rolled sheet material and depending on the customer needs the lead time can be as short as 1 week.
Friday, June 17, 2016
This is an M6 X 1.0 X 60MM hex head cap screw that is fully threaded per customer's specifications and manufactured in the United States using 410 stainless steel. Parts are then heat treated for required hardness. A similar part is supplied for the same customer at M5 diameter, which will be shown as a separate entry. Both parts are supplied on a one-time release basis at 5,000 pieces each.
We supply our customer base a number of different custom made compression and extension springs, typically on a blanket as-released purchase order basis. This special spring part is an extension spring made using pre plated .022 galvanized music wire material. It is usually supplied to our customer at 5,000 piece increments.
Monday, June 13, 2016
This is an M5 X 0.8 X 60MM hex head cap screw that is fully threaded per customer's specifications and manufactured in the United States using 410 stainless steel. Parts are then heat treated for required hardness. A similar part is supplied for the same customer at M6 diameter, which will be shown as a separate entry. Both parts are supplied on a one-time release basis at 5,000 pieces each.
Thursday, June 9, 2016
This is a special steel washer made to ID of 1.504, OD of 2.187, and TH of .062 with standard tolerances in place per customer's specifications. We supply hundreds of special washers in a variety of materials and parameters, both on an as-released blanket purchase order basis and single order release basis. Custom washers like this typically have a lead time of 6-8 weeks from a PO.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
This is a special captive screw measuring 10-32 X 2-3/8 manufactured in the United States using 18-8 stainless steel material. It has a standard pan head with a phillips drive and is partially threaded to act as a captive/panel screw. An o-ring is incorporated on each screw to our customer's specifications. We have carried this part on a blanket as-released purchase order basis for the same customer for over five years.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
This is a special phillips flat DIN965 machine screw measuring M3 X 0.5 X 9MM and manufactured in the USA using steel with zinc plating finish. These parts we typically supply to our customer with a production run for each order at the quantity requested, typically around 3,000 pieces. While a variety of M3 X 0.5 DIN965 screws are available as standards, the 9MM length is often an impossible item to find off the shelf and requires production as a special.
Friday, May 20, 2016
This is a special dowel pin made for our aerospace customer using 420 stainless steel material at just 100 pieces. After production the pins were separately passivated using a NADCAP certified facility using a process of passivation with descaling and a 24 hour water immersion test that is typically recommended for 400 series stainless steel materials.
Friday, May 13, 2016
This is a special 10-32 X .590 socket head cap screw made in the USA using Grade 8 steel with black oxide finish. It is a part we have supplied for many years on a blanket as-released purchase order basis, typically holding 6-12 months of supply at all times to allow for maximum flexibility to our customer.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
This is a special partially threaded machine screw supplied to our customer at 30,000 pieces. The part is made using 18-8 stainless steel and is slightly tapered at the point to allow for faster use in the customer's application. The head is a slightly off-standard pan head with a phillips drive. Parts are made in the United States.
Friday, May 6, 2016
This is a special 2-56 X .625 inch slotted fillister machine screw in 18-8 stainless steel material, made in the USA at a relatively small quantity batch of 500 pieces. Parts are provided to our aerospace customer with a AS9102 compliant First Article Inspection Report (FAIR) and a number of required certificates.
Friday, April 29, 2016
We supply a wide range of special pins in materials varying from PVDF to 303 stainless steel like these special to print 3/16 X 7/16 dowel pins. This pin has been provided to our customer using the same trusted factory for over five years.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
We supply our customers with a number of special to print and standard off the shelf levelers like this 1/4-20 threaded part measuring 1-1/2 inches in length and a 2-1/8 inch base diameter. These levelers can be provided with a number of different materials, finishes, and specific options catering to the customer's project needs. They are made in the USA and are currently supplied to our customer based on a blanket purchase basis.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
We supply a number of PVDF pin parts like this 1/16 X .415 version to a customer that deals largely with water treatment applications. Together with a variety of other special hardware parts we supply this special pin on an annual blanket as-released purchase order basis. We try to maintain a minimum 6 month supply to provide our customer optimal flexibility.
These parts are manufactured overseas and supplied to our customer on a blanket as-released purchase order basis. We originally supplied this 10 X 1/2 phil pan hi-lo in plain 316 stainless steel material but at some point our customer needed additional corrosion resistance in their application. At that point we had our inventory supply barrel plated to the pictured chrome finish and all future imported parts would come in already chrome plated. Domestic chrome finish, whether barrel plated or individually racked, typically has a much brighter finish than the finish found on large volume imported parts.
Friday, April 15, 2016
We supply a long time customer with a few different sizes of this same type of special hex nut in steel zinc. Their application requires plastic molding that requires minimal or no chamfer on the hex nuts used in order to keep the plastic material from flowing into critical parts of the assembly. Since large quantities (over 500,000 pieces) are involved we work with factories in Taiwan and China to manufacture the parts. We then stock approximately 12 months' usage at a time and release to our customer on as-needed basis.
This is a tiny 1/72 hex machine screw nut we supply to our aerospace customer on a blanket purchase basis. It is made using 303 stainless steel domestically in the United States and is supplied as passivated by the original manufacturer and separately as passivated by a NADCAP certified facility in Orange County.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
This is one of a number of glass bead finished fastener parts we supply to our long time customer, made using low carbon steel to the following dimensions: .400 inside dimension, .750 outside dimension, and .060 thickness. The part is manufactured in the United States and sold on a blanket as-released purchase order basis. We typically have on hand 6-12 month supply of the part at any one time.
Special washers are a staple category at Engineered Source and we supply our customer base with a wide range of types, sizes, and materials. This is a special belleville washer made in the United States using SAE 1060 spring steel material and heat treated to 42-48 HRC. It measures .475 on the inside dimension, .848 on the outside dimension, and .060 in thickness. 20 degree offset angle is used per customer's print specifications.