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The tapered guide pin is a good choice for many applications. These self-clinching pins provide a strong flush-head assembly in materials as thin as .040” (1mm). They also provide high push-out resistance making them an ideal choice in applications where push-out strength is a primary consideration. The self-clinching pin provides a strong flush-head assembly in materials as thin as .040” (1mm). It will also provide strong push-out performance and is a popular choice in situations where push-out strength is a primary design consideration.
Properties of the self-clinching tapered guide pin would include:
Material: 300 series stainless steel.
Finish: Per passivated ASTM A380.
Suitable for use in: Materials with Rockwell Hardness of B-70 or less.
Available pin diameters: Inches: Available in .125, .187, and .250. Metric: Available in 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, and 6mm.
The self-clinching tapered guide pin may be used in materials as thin as .040” (1mm). When properly inserted, the pin’s head will be flush with its surrounding material. The tapered end of the pin allows for easy location of the mating hole in a variety of alignment and pivot applications.
Depending on the diameter of the pin being used, in combination with the type (and hardness) of the sheet material, the self-clinching tapered guide pin will provide push-out performance of between 145 pounds and 495 pounds. The required installation force would range between 4500 pounds and 9000 pounds.
The self-clinching tapered guide pin has many practical applications as an effective industrial fastener. JHP Fasteners can provide you with expert guidance on how to select the appropriate self-clinching pin for your specific requirement. We will eliminate any guess-work from that process.
Properties of the self-clinching pin would include:
Material: The self-clinching pin is available in:
Carbon steel, heat treated (finished in Zinc clear)
Carbon steel, non-heat treated (finished in Zinc clear)
300 series stainless steel (finished per passivated ASTM A380)
2024-T4 aluminum (no finish)
Suitable for use in:
Carbon steel, heat treated - use in materials with HRB-80 or less
Carbon steel, non heat treated - use in materials with HRB-50 or less
300 series stainless steel - use in materials with HRB-70 or less
2024-T4 aluminum – use in materials with HRB-50 or less
Available pin diameters: Inches: Available in 17 different diameters ranging from .073 to .281. Metric: Available in 3mm, 4mm, and 5mm.
The self-clinching pin may be used in materials as thin as .040” (1mm). When properly inserted, the pin’s head will be flush with its surrounding material. The finished assembly provides high push-out performance.
The self-clinching pin is a popular choice as an industrial fastener due to its simplicity, relative ease-of-use, and strong performance. The fact that it is available in a variety of materials gives it added flexibility in terms of suitable applications.
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