Thursday, May 31, 2018
These are 9 different custom large plain steel u-bolts we supplied our customer in the Kansas City, MO area. Quantities ranged across the nine different sizes but all shared the 3/4-10 diameter and thread pitch, as well as the plain A36 steel material. The largest size pictured with Leonid here measured 42 inches on the inside width and 39-1/16 on the inside length. 8 inches of 3/4-10 thread was incorporated on each side.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
These are custom T304 stainless u-bolts we supplied our customer in two different dimensional variants: the smaller round u-bolts measure 3-1/2" for the inside width and 6-1/2" for the inside depth while the larger version measures 6-5/8" at the inside width and 10" for the inside depth. 130 pieces of the larger u-bolts and 80 pieces of the smaller variant were provided to our customer, with a lead time of 4-5 business days from order confirmation. Material certs were made available upon request.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
These are custom slotted reverse drive machine screws made domestically in the USA using low carbon steel material with commercial zinc and clear finish. Approximately 12,000 pcs were produced with a lead time of 8-10 weeks. The heads were cold headed and the slotting was done as the last stage in the process prior to zinc plating. Material certs and certificate of conformance was made available to the customer as needed.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Custom Dog Point Screws - 10/24 X 5/8 Socket Head Cap Screws In 18-8 Stainless Steel With Half Dog Point
We have been supplying our long time OEM customer with these custom modified parts for many years. They are 18-8 stainless steel socket head cap screws with a half dog point. Flatness of the point is most critical to our customer's application and the process had to be refined over the first few years to get it absolutely right. The half dog point dimensions are based on ASME B18.3-2003.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Custom Automotive Flat Socket Machine Screw - 1/4-28 X 1/2 In Grade 5 Steel Material With Thread Lock Patch & Level III PPAP
These are custom automotive flat socket machine screws we supply our aftermarket automotive OEM customer. Parts are manufactured domestically with production runs of 5,000 pcs and lead time of approximately 8-10 weeks. Cold headed 5/32 hex drive is incorporated with fully threaded 1/4-28 body and 60 degree countersink angle. 3/32 of hex key engagement is required and nylon thread lock patch is added to finalize the parts. Level III PPAP was provided to the customer with the parts.
Monday, May 14, 2018
These are custom large 316 stainless u-bolts we supplied our customer in San Diego. They specialize in waterworks related construction and specifically needed 316 stainless steel material with a fast turnaround. We were able to ship the parts within 4 days of order confirmation. 1/2" diameter bar stock was used with 2 inches of coarse thread on each leg, with inside width measuring 16.25" and inside length at 18".
Saturday, May 12, 2018
These are one of many custom stainless steel studs we supply our recurring customers. This specific order of 3/4" X 6" threaded studs in 316 stainless steel consisted of 42 pieces. Off the shelf 6 foot 316 stainless steel threaded rod was cut and chamfered on both sides - production took 4 days from receipt of order.
One of the custom bent anchor bolts we have supplied to our construction customer at 12 pieces in April. Plain A449 material was used and the parts were ready to ship within 6 business days from order. 1/2 bar material was used and approximately 2 inches of coarse thread was incorporated on each leg. One leg was set at 3" and the other at 5" overall length from the inside of the bend. Faster lead time was made available with an expedite option.
Friday, May 11, 2018
Jose, aka "Chef", is holding up two custom large HDG U-bolts we had produced for our custom in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Time was of the essence and we were able to ship the parts within approx 7 business days of order with 4 galvanized heavy hex nuts per u-bolt. 1" diameter A36 material was used, with 4.75" of coarse thread on each leg. Inside width measured at 19.5" and inside length at 23.375".
Thursday, May 10, 2018
These custom slotted flat copper machine screws are one of multiple sizes we have supplied our customer over the years. They are custom made each time as ordered due to relatively small usage and are typically shipped within 2-3 weeks of order. This specific 4/40 X 5/16 version was produced domestically at 1,100 pcs under our internal part number MSF-0405-Z. Material certs are made available upon request and expedited processing is typically available, depending on raw material availability.
Custom J-Bolts made domestically using A36 material without any finish. Our customer needed just 18 pieces urgently and we were able to get them made and shipped within 4 days of order. 1/2 inch bar stock was used with 1-1/4" inside width on the J-turn and 1-3/4" on the short leg.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Over the years we have provided countless custom knurled hardware pieces - below is a snapshot of a custom bolt we are working on producing for a customer that is intended to be hammered into a predrilled steel plate. We noticed that the spec calls out for diamond knurling but realized that probably won't work for the intended purpose, which is to keep the bolt from spinning after being inserted.