Thursday, December 21, 2017
These are custom A108 steel u bolts domestically manufactured with rolled thread. The picture shows the initial sample pieces made in plain ASTM A108 steel material for testing purposes, with the production order consisting of zinc plated version of the same part. The lead time for these custom round u bolts is slightly longer than usual, at 6-8 weeks from order confirmation. Material certs and cert. of conformance are available upon request and a rush order option is available if a similar u bolt is ever needed in a hurry.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Custom Chrome Plated Pan Head Screws - 6 X 5/8 Phil Pan Type A Sheet Metal Screws, 316 Stainless Steel With Chrome Finish
We supply a large number of both standard chrome plated screws and tin-cobalt RoHS compliant import chrome plated screws. The specific screws pictured here are custom chrome plated pan head screws with Type A thread measuring 6 X 5/8. For fast turnaround they were barrel plated domestically with RoHS compliant chromium, at a lead time of 3-4 weeks. The plain part itself is custom made to print using 316 stainless steel material, with production taking place domestically within the USA as well.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
These are the more unusual u bolts we have supplied over the years - they are custom fully threaded u bolts. Typically only a partial length of each leg is threaded, whether cut threads or rolled, but in this case our customer specifically requested a fully threaded version. 1,000 pieces were run through a domestic production process with a lead time of 3-4 weeks. 4-40 thread was incorporated with the inside width at .57 inches and inside length at .75 inches.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Pictured here are custom bent anchor bolts made domestically using 316 stainless steel material. 10-24 thread is used on one leg at approximately 7/8" in length. An 85 degree bend was incorporate per customer's print, with the thread containing leg measuring 1-3/4" and the short leg measuring 1-1/2". Lead time for smaller quantities (in the hundreds) is 5-7 business days if plain 316 stainless steel material is used.
Friday, December 1, 2017
These are custom chrome plated screws made using the barrel plating process done domestically in the USA. They are type A sheet metal screws made in 316 stainless steel material specifically to our customer's print. The overall process to manufacture the screws and to get them barrel chrome plated took approximately 12 weeks. Depending on the volume involved we can work out the ideal domestic or overseas strategy for any chrome plated parts, both RoHS and non-RoHS compliant.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
These are custom captive stainless steel screws we supplied to our construction customer, who refers to them as "Gripper Screws". Production was done domestically in the USA at approximately 5,000 pieces and a lead time of 6-8 weeks. The multi-step flat head was made using a cold heading process and the 10-32 thread was rolled at 0.2" in length. The diameter of the unthreaded shoulder was set at 0.14" +/-.015.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
These are custom 316 stainless steel round u-bolts we supplied to our customer at a bit over 100 pieces. Lead time was at about 6-7 business days from order and material certs with certificate of conformance were provided with the parts as well per our customer's request. The inside width is 2-5/8", inside length is 5", and approximately 3-1/2" of thread are incorporated at each leg. Rush service is available upon request.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
These are custom L brackets we provided our long time OEM customer. We initially had 100 pieces produced for testing and engineering inspection prior to a full commitment for 20,000 estimated annual usage. Plain low carbon steel material was used and the initial sample lot of 100 pcs was done within 1 week of print confirmation. The outside dimensions were 3/4 X 1/4 on the narrow side and 1/2 X 1/2 on the wider section, with 1/8" diameter holes drilled 1/2" from the 90 degree angle on each side.
Monday, November 20, 2017
These are custom flat socket head cap screws manufactured domestically using 18-8 stainless steel material. The production run was relatively low in quantity at approximately 10,000 pcs, with a standard non-expedited lead time of 6-7 weeks. Material certs, certificate of conformance, and passivation certs to QQ-P-35 were provided with the parts.
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
These are custom thin U bolts made domestically using 1018 plain steel material at approximately 600 pcs. Lead time for production was 6 business days and each custom round u bolt was supplied with a pair of hex nuts, flat washers, and split lock washers. Material certs and certificate of conformance was provided with the shipment per our customer's request.
These are custom ribbed neck carriage bolts we supply to one of our oldest customers. They measure 1/4-20 X 7/8 and are manufactured domestically in the USA in Grade 5 steel material, with zinc and clear finish. Production lead time is typically approximately 6-7 weeks for this custom part and all certs are available upon request.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
These are custom USA galvanized u bolts manufactured domestically using US melt steel. Our customer ordered this 1/2 X 5-1/4" together with 5 other size variations. Rush lead time was approximately 8-10 business days due to the galvanizing process. This specific version has an inside width of 3-5/8", 1/2-13 thread of approximately 1-1/2 inches on each leg, and inside length of 5-1/4". Material certs and a C of C was provided with the parts per our customer's requirements.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
These are custom metric button socket screws we supply to our long time customer in 18-8 stainless steel material. It is an M3 X 0.5 X 7.24MM button socket head cap screw with a 2MM hex socket drive at 1.04" minimum depth. Production lead time is typically between 6 and 8 weeks, done domestically and supplied with material certs and certificate of conformance. Our internal part number is 110319.
Monday, October 30, 2017
These are custom stainless steel compression springs we supply our aerospace customer, in 302 stainless steel material to AMS 5640. The initial production run was relatively small at just 500 pieces, completed domestically with First Article Inspection Report (FAIR) and all applicable certifications. The freestanding length of the custom spring was set at 2.472 inches +/- .010 and the outside diameter of the coil is set at .261 +/- .005 inches.
Monday, October 23, 2017
These are custom zinc plated u-bolts in A36 steel material with commercial zinc and clear finish. Domestic production was run for 200 pieces on a rush basis with lead time at 7-10 business days due to the zinc plating process time required. 3/8 diameter rod was used with 2-1/2 inches of coarse thread on each leg. The inside depth was set at 4-1/2 inches, inside width at 2-1/2 inches, and material certs were provided with the parts per our customer's request.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Blue Coated Aerospace Hardware - 1/4" Shoulder Screw In Alloy Steel With Alumazite KL-55 Blue Coating
This is an example of blue coated aerospace hardware we supply, with a 1/4 diameter shoulder screw in alloy steel coated with Alumazite KL-55 blue finish. The blue coating was intended to allow an robotic color coded system to recognize the screw and yet maintain its integrity in environments up to 600 degrees F. The coating is also intended to limit any risk of off-gassing and usability of the hex socket drive. Only the head is coated to avoid the complications of having any coating on the shoulder and threaded surfaces.
Monday, October 9, 2017
These are custom zinc plated u bolts we supplied to our customer at 150 sets that included 2 hex nuts per u bolt and a flat plate measuring 1/8 X 2 X 3-1/4 inches. The lead time without any rush service was at 2 weeks from order confirmation. Material certs were provided with the parts per customer specifications. The inside width of the u bolt was set at 2 inches, inside length at 3-1/2, and 2 inches of 5/16 coarse thread was incorporated on each leg. The sets were delivered to the customer fully assembled as shown in the picture.
These are custom black nylon washers that we supply to one of our oldest customers on a recurring blanket purchase order basis. Average annual volume it approximately 800,000 pieces and we typically maintain at least a 6 month supply on hand at all times. Actual production time required is typically 6-7 weeks from order and the flat washers measure .187 inches on the inside diameter, .500 inches on the outside diameter, and .040 inches on the thickness.
Friday, October 6, 2017
These are large custom double sides studs made using grade 8 steel material at 1-1/4 diameter and 52 inches overall length. Each side had 6 inches of thread and a grade 8 nylon insert zinc yellow lock nut. Production for 8 pieces took approximately 1 week. Material certs were made available to our customer upon request.
These are custom partially knurled pins made using plain low carbon steel material. One side is threaded at 6-32 with approximately .375 inches of thread while the other is diamond knurled at .20 inches max. Overall length is set at .855 inches. Production was done domestically at approximately 1,000 pieces.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Custom Grade 8 U Bolts With Rolled Thread - 1/2-13 X 8-1/2" Round U-Bolt in 4140 SAE Grade 8 Material
These are custom grade 8 u bolts made using 4140 SAE grade 8 steel material with rolled 1/2-13 thread. The hardness was recorded at 36 HRC and tensile strength at 162 KSI. 5 pieces were made for our customer for testing purposes prior to a larger commitment. The inside width was set at 4.76", inside length at 8.5", and approximately 1.75" of rolled thread was incorporated on both legs. Material and heat treat certs were provided with the parts per our customer's request.
Monday, September 18, 2017
Custom Socket Shoulder Screws With Thread Locking Nylon Patch - 6-32 X .393" In Grade 2 Material With Phos Finish
These are custom socket shoulder screws made using grade 2 steel material with phos finish and a thread locking patch. Measuring 6-32 X .393" with a shoulder at .080" and head height at .125" this custom socket shoulder screw is manufactured overseas in increments of 100,000 pieces to be released to our long time customer on an as-needed blanket purchase order basis. Initial lead time for the first release is typically 120-150 days from order confirmation. When needed, we can provide a print with dimensions and tolerances for the customer to approve prior to production start.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
These are rush order custom square u bolts made domestically using 304 stainless steel material. We had 50 pieces manufactured for our customer at just 3 days production time to be shipped next day air directly to the job site. Material certs and a certificate of conformance was provided per our customer's specific instruction. The inside width was set at 4 inches, inside depth at 9 inches, with approximately 2 inches of 3/8 coarse thread on each leg.
Friday, September 1, 2017
These are custom specialty round 316 stainless steel u bolts supplied to our long time customer. They were manufactured domestically to the customer's drawing in plain 316 stainless steel material, with a lead time of 5 days. Material certs and a certificate of conformance was provided with the parts per the customer's request. The inside width is 4-9/16" while the inside length is maintained at 7-1/4". Approximately 3 inches of 1/2-13 thread was incorporated on each leg.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Custom Stainless Tamper Proof Sheet Metal Screws - 6-18 X 1/2 Oval One Way Type A Sheet Metal Screws In 18-8 Stainless Steel
These are custom stainless tamper proof sheet metal screws measuring 6-18 X 1/2 inch in length. A tamper resistant one way oval head is incorporated with type A sheet metal screw thread. We have these parts manufactured domestically at 30,000 to 50,000 pieces and release them to our customer as needed throughout the year. 18-8 stainless steel material is used on these specific one way oval screws but we also supply an identical part in 316 stainless steel material.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
These are custom galvanized square bent u bolts we supplied to our customer at just 10 pieces on a rush basis. Due to the galvanizing process required the best we could do for these parts was a one week lead time. If the parts were plain A36 or stainless steel material instead we could reduce the lead time to as fast as 2-3 days of production. The inside width was set at 5 inches, inside depth at 7 inches, and approximately 3 inches of 3/8 coarse thread was incorporated on each leg.
These are custom round 304 stainless steel u-bolts domestically manufactured for our customer at 135 pieces. This was rush order and we were able to produce the parts within 3 days of order placement. Material certs and a certificate of conformance was provided with the parts per the customer's specific request. The inside width was set at 2-1/16 inches, inside depth at 3-1/2 inches, and 1-1/4 inches of 1/2 diameter coarse thread was incorporated on each leg.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
These are custom Monel 400 socket head cap screws measuring 5/8-11 by 3-1/2" in length. Domestically produced with a lead time of just 4 days, the 4 pieces we had manufactured incorporated coarse cut thread and a broached socket head drive. Material certs and a certificate of conformance was provided with the parts per our customer's request.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
These are custom grade 5 u bolts made to our customer's drawing at 500 pieces. The u-bolts were manufactured domestically in steel zinc material and heat treated to RC20. 9/16-12 rolled thread was incorporated on each leg at 1.625" in length. The overall inside length was measured at 3.875" and the inside width at 1.565". Material certs and heat treat certs were provided with the parts per our customer's specific instructions and the overall lead time was 5-6 weeks for the full order.
Monday, August 21, 2017
Custom Button Head Socket Screws With Half Dog Point - 5/16-24 X 1" In 18-8 Stainless Steel Material
These are custom button head socket screws with half dog point used in an aerospace assembly application by our long time customer. 18-8 material is used to domestically manufacture these parts and the half dog point measures .225-.235 diameter by .150-.170 inches in length. The screw itself measures 5/16-24 X 1" and we had these produced at a small quantity of just 25 pieces with rush service at 2 weeks lead time. Material certs, inspection report, and certificate of conformance was provided with the parts per our aerospace customer's specifications.
Friday, August 18, 2017
These are custom round 304 stainless steel u bolts with extra long threaded section to allow our customer to cut them down as needed for a variety of different applications. This allowed him to get better pricing on a larger quantity and still service a different length requirements. The inside width is measured at 1/2" and the inside depth is at 8-1/2 inches. Each leg has approximately 7-1/4 inches of coarse thread. Material certs were provided with the parts per our customer's request.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
These specialty stainless steel u-bolts were manufactured domestically at 60 pieces using plain 304 stainless steel material. The 1/2-13 thread was incorporated at 1-1/4 inches on both sides with the thread cut, as opposed to rolled. Unless the customer specifically requests rolled thread we typically always use the cut thread as the default option. The inside depth measured 3 inches and the inside width is 2-1/16". A rush fee was paid by the customer to get the custom u-bolts completed within 2 days from order.
Friday, August 11, 2017
These are custom combo drive machine screws measuring 10-32 X 3/8. They are manufactured domestically using steel zinc material with production runs typically at 200,000 to 250,000. We stock and release this part to our long time OEM customer with revolving annual blanket purchase orders.
These are custom A36 steel square u bolts made to print domestically. Production is typically run at 100 pieces in plain steel without any finish or heat treat. 3/4-10 diameter and thread is used and the inside depth is measured at 4-1/4 inches. The inside width is 8 inches and approximately 2 inches of thread is incorporated on each leg. The lead time was approximately 5-7 business days from order. Our internal part number is UB075068-A.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Monday, August 7, 2017
These are custom 17-4 stainless steel double end threaded studs made using 17-4 H1100 stainless material with heat treat required to finalize the parts. 200 pieces of the custom threaded studs were made domestically with a lead time of 2-3 weeks from confirmation. 2-1/4 inches of 1/2 coarse thread is incorporated with 1-3/4 inches of fine thread on the other side. Full material and heat treat certs were provided with the parts and our internal part number is B6070-500.
Friday, August 4, 2017
These are custom precision 316 stainless u bolts made domestically with cut threads at just 10 pieces, with a lead time of 4-5 business days. A pair of 316 stainless steel hex nuts and jam nuts were included per our customer's request. The center to center measurement was most critical on these parts for the marine application our customer was working on. 3/8-16 diameter and thread was used on the parts, with 4" as the inside depth and 2-5/8 inches of thread on each leg.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Custom Machined Double End Studs For Aerospace Applications - 630 (17-4) AMS 5643T Material With a Drilled Hole Per Print
These are custom machine double end studs used for aerospace applications and in our case specifically for helicopter repair. 17-4 material is used and the 10-32 UNJF-3A thread is cut after the drilled hole process and machined operations are completed. A 3/32 hex recess with a .225" deep cavity is created on one side using a drill and broach approach. The drilled hole on the single threaded side measures .035 in diameter.
These are another one of the custom poly coated u bolts we supply our customer in Cleveland OH. It is made using 304 stainless steel material with poly coat for protection against vibration, heat, UV rays, uneven surfaces, and other adverse environmental conditions. The lead time from order confirmation was approximately 3 weeks. The inside width, including the poly coat material, was at 2-1/16", while the inside depth was set at 9 inches. Coarse 3/8 diameter thread was incorporated at 2 inches on each leg. Our internal part number is CUB037144-I.
Friday, July 21, 2017
These are the other version of the custom metric invar screws that we supply to the University of Montreal, typically at approximately 50 pieces per order. Plain invar 36 material is used for the domestic production of the parts and lead time typically ranges from 2 to 3 weeks from confirmed order placement. Material certs, FAIR, and certificate of conformance are available with the parts upon request.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
These are custom 1018 steel round u bolts made in plain finish at just 15 pieces, with a lead time of approximately 1 week from confirmed order. The inside width is set at 4-3/4 inches, inside depth at 6 inches, and 10-24 thread at 3 inches on each leg. Material certs were made available per the customer's requirements.
Friday, July 7, 2017
Custom Metric Socket Cap Screws With Zinc Yellow Finish And 1193S Thread Locking Patch - M5 X 0.80M X 16MM In Alloy Steel
These are custom metric socket cap screws with an undersized head diameter that we have provided to an aftermarket automotive product manufacturer for many years. Measuring M5 X 0.80M X 16MM, the socket cap screws are domestically manufactured in alloy steel material and then finished with zinc yellow finish. The final step involves the application of 1193S thread locking patch on each screw. Our internal part number for this custom item is DIN912-05016-C1193S.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
These are custom made 316 stainless steel round u-bolts made domestically at 100 pieces with a lead time of 2 weeks from confirmed order. The inside width was set at .94" and inside depth at 2-1/2". 1.38 inches of coarse thread was incorporated on both legs. Material certs and our C of C is available upon request - our internal part number is UB050040-J.
These are custom stainless steel shoulder bolts made domestically in the USA using 18-8 stainless steel material. We typically run production at approximately 10,000 pcs per order for our customer and the lead time ranges between 5 and 6 weeks from confirmed order. The shoulder measures 1/8 X 1-1/2, with 4-40 thread.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
These are custom galvanized steel round u-bolts made domestically using A36 galvanized steel material. We supplied them at 200 pieces per order with a lead time of 2-3 weeks from confirmed order. 3/8 diameter bar was used and the inside width was set at 2-5/8", inside depth at 4-3/4", and approximately 2-5/8" of coarse thread was incorporated on each side.
These are custom metric Invar 36 screws that we supply the University of Montreal in Canada at approximately 50 pieces per order. They are manufactured domestically in the United States with a lead time of 2 weeks and are provided with all required certifications.
Friday, June 23, 2017
These are custom stainless steel compression springs we supply to our customer on an as-needed basis at approximately 20,000 pieces per order. The lead time is typically 4-6 weeks for full production. The stainless steel wire used is .032 in thickness and the total static length of the springs is 1 inch.
These are custom metric dowel pins we supply to our long time electronics OEM customer. They are made using alloy steel at M8 X 35MM and are tapped on one side each for M4 X 0.7M thread. The thread depth is set at 3MM and the other side is left untouched. These custom dowel pins are manufactured domestically with a lead time of 6-8 weeks.
We supplied these 5/8 diameter custom square steel u bolts to our customer at just 2 pieces for prototype purposes. Since plain C1018 steel was used for the production the lead time was just 3-4 days, which would typically be closer to 2 weeks if hot dip galvanizing or plating process was involved. The inside width measured 14-5/8, inside depth was at 12-11/16, and approximately 4 inches of coarse thread was incorporated on each leg.
Friday, June 16, 2017
These are one of the custom poly coated u bolts we supply our customer in Cleveland OH. It is made using 18-8 stainless steel material with poly coat for protection against vibration, heat, UV rays, uneven surfaces, and other adverse environmental conditions. The lead time from order confirmation was approximately 3 weeks. The inside width, including the poly coat material, was at 4-9/16", while the inside depth was set at 11-1/2. Coarse 3/8 diameter thread was incorporated at 2 inches on each leg. Our internal part number is CUB037184-I.