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Hardware and Abrasives

Federal Supply Group (FSG): 53

NATO Supply Classification Group (NSG): 53

FSG 53 Hardware and Abrasives
FSG 53 Hardware and Abrasives
Studs
Metal Screening
Disks and Stones, Abrasive
Fastening Devices
Packing and Gasket Materials
Nails, Machine Keys, and Pins
O-Ring
Nuts and Washers
Brackets
Hardware, Weapon System
Abrasive Materials
Coil, Flat, Leaf, and Wire Springs
Screws
Hardware, Commercial
Knobs and Pointers
Bushings, Rings, Shims, and Spacers
Rivets
Bolts

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Federal Supply Group 53

What is Federal Supply Group 53?
FSG 53 is the Federal Supply Group (formally known as NATO Supply Classification Group NSG 53) in the USA for supply items codified in the category of Hardware and Abrasives.
What is NATO Supply Classification Group 53?
NSG 53 is the NATO Supply Classification Group (also known as Federal Supply Group FSG 53 in the USA) for supply items codified in the category of Hardware and Abrasives.
Which Federal Supply Classes are in FSG 53?
FSG 53 contains the following Federal Supply Classes (FSC) (formally known as NATO Supply Classification Class [NSC]): 5307, 5301, 5335, 5345, 5325, 5330, 5315, 5331, 5310, 5341, 5342, 5350, 5360, 5305, 5340, 5355, 5365, 5320, 5395, 5306
Which NATO Supply Classification Classes are in NSG 53?
NSG 53 contains the following NATO Supply Classification Classes (NSC) (also known as Federal Supply Class [FSC] in the USA): 5307, 5301, 5335, 5345, 5325, 5330, 5315, 5331, 5310, 5341, 5342, 5350, 5360, 5305, 5340, 5355, 5365, 5320, 5395, 5306

Supply Items Included in Federal Supply Group 53

What is a Recessed And Stepped Stud? 1234 Items
ARecessed And Stepped Stud(STUD,RECESSED AND STEPPED) is a headless fastener not exceeding 12 inches (304.8 mm) in length, threaded externally on both ends on which the nominal diameter of one threaded section is greater than the other. The unthreaded section must have more than one diameter, none of which may be larger than the maximum major diameter of the larger thread. It may be thread relieved. Excludes items with tapered threads.
What is a Shouldered And Stepped Stud? 1932 Items
AShouldered And Stepped Stud(STUD,SHOULDERED AND STEPPED) is a headless fastener not exceeding 12 inches (304.8 mm) in length, threaded externally on both ends, on which the nominal diameter of one threaded section is greater than the other. All or part of the unthreaded section is greater than the maximum major diameter of the largest threaded section. It may be thread relieved. Excludes items with tapered threads. See also STUD, LOCKED IN.
What is a Recessed Stud? 1295 Items
ARecessed Stud(STUD,RECESSED) is a headless fastener not exceeding twelve inches (304.8 mm) in length, threaded externally on both ends with threads of the same nominal diameter. One end or both ends may have a point. The unthreaded section may have more than one diameter, none of which may be greater than the maximum major thread diameter. It may be thread relieved. Excludes items with taper threads.
What is a Shouldered Stud? 5923 Items
AShouldered Stud(STUD,SHOULDERED) is a headless fastener not exceeding 12 inches (304.8 mm) in length, threaded externally on both ends with threads of the same nominal diameter. All or part of the unthreaded section has a cross-sectional diameter greater than the nominal stud size plus 0.020 inches (0.508 mm). It may be thread relieved. See also STUD, LOCKED IN.
What is a Plain Stud? 37117 Items
APlain Stud(STUD,PLAIN) is a headless fastener not exceeding 12 inches (304.8 mm) in length, threaded externally on both ends with threads of the same nominal diameter. The maximum diameter of the unthreaded portion must not be greater than the nominal thread diameter plus 0.020 inches (0.508 mm). The unthreaded portion must be without locking or wrenching provisions. It may be thread relieved. See also ROD, THREADED END and ROD, CONTINUOUS THREAD.
What is a Stepped Stud? 2210 Items
AStepped Stud(STUD,STEPPED) is a headless fastener not exceeding 12 inches (304.8 mm) in length, threaded externally on both ends on which the nominal diameter of one threaded section is greater than the other. The entire unthreaded portion must be of a single diameter equal to or smaller than the maximum major diameter of the larger threaded end. Includes radial grooves or thread reliefs. Excludes items with tapered threads.
What is a Continuous Thread Stud? 6099 Items
AContinuous Thread Stud(STUD,CONTINUOUS THREAD) is a headless fastener not exceeding 12 inches (304.8 mm) in length having an external thread of one nominal diameter running from end to end. See also ROD, CONTINUOUS THREAD.
What is a Locked In Stud? 1454 Items
ALocked In Stud(STUD,LOCKED IN) is a headless fastener externally threaded on both ends with each threaded portion of one but not necessarily the same nominal diameter. It is designed to be locked in place by either a RING, LOCK, SERRATED or a RING, LOCK, KEYED.
What is a Welding Stud? 1269 Items
AWelding Stud(STUD,WELDING) is a headed or headless fastener externally or internally threaded. It is intended for fastening by welding the head, unthreaded end or welding tip. If headed, the head is not designed to be self-holding, nor to be turned with a wrench or inserted driver, nor does the head have small raised projections on the top or underside to facilitate welding. See also BOLT, WELDING.
What is a Ball Stud? 1339 Items
ABall Stud(STUD,BALL) is a metal item with a spherical shaped head and a straight and/or tapered body, usually with a threaded shank.
What is a Self-Locking Stud? 1250 Items
ASelf-Locking Stud(STUD,SELF-LOCKING) is a headed fastener threaded externally on a portion or on the full length of the shank. The head has projections on the underside or periphery, or is otherwise designed to be mechanically pressed and embedded in a metallic panel, or the like. It is securely locked in position by the displaced metal. For items that require locking rings, see BOLT, SELF-LOCKING and STUD, LOCKED IN. Excludes INSERT, SCREW THREAD.
What is a Thread Forming Tapping Stud? 41 Items
AThread Forming Tapping Stud(STUD,TAPPING,THREAD FORMING) is a hardened externally threaded fastener whose thread usually extends from a dog type point to the opposite end. The threaded shank usually is a smooth triangular shape designed to form its own mating thread.
What is a Bonded Stud? 621 Items
ABonded Stud(STUD,BONDED) is a headed fastener, externally threaded. The head is intended to be fastened by an adhesive. The head may also be fastened with rivets. The head is not designed to be turned with a wrench or inserted driver.
What is a Wheel Locator Stud? 201 Items
AWheel Locator Stud(LOCATOR STUD,WHEEL) is a headed cylindrical shaped item threaded on one end having a solid shank used to locate rim on the wheel.
What is a Stud Welding Ferrule? 27 Items
AStud Welding Ferrule(FERRULE,STUD WELDING) is a ceramic item used in stud welding to control cooling and confine splash.
What is a Powder Actuated Drive Stud? 12 Items
APowder Actuated Drive Stud(STUD,DRIVE,POWDER ACTUATED) is a thread fastener designed to be driven into concrete, masonary, or steel, with power provided by a separate cartridge like unit. Excludes items having the actuating media (powder) as an integral part of the stud. See also PIN, DRIVE, POWDER ACTUATED.
What is a Wire Fabric? 1189 Items
AWire Fabricis an item made by weaving and/or welding wires so as to form meshes, or openings between the wires, and having a variety of uses which, in general, determines its mesh and wire size and design. If cut to size for straining or filtering purposes, see STRAINER ELEMENT, SEDIMENT and FILTERING DISK, FLUID. Excludes FENCING WIRE; and WIRE MESH, KNITTED.
What is an Abrasive Belt? 940 Items
AnAbrasive Belt(BELT,ABRASIVE) is a single layer of flexible, abrasive coated cloth or paper, joined to form a continuous belt.
What is a Sharpening Stone? 826 Items
ASharpening Stone(STONE,SHARPENING) is a piece of abrasive of any shape designed to be held in the hand or to remain stationary while the item to be sharpened is moved against it or the piece of abrasive is moved against the item.
What is an Abrasive Disk? 2355 Items
AnAbrasive Disk(DISK,ABRASIVE) is a flat, circular, flexible or semiflexible abrasive coated material, with or without center hole.
What is an Abrasive Wheel? 2172 Items
AnAbrasive Wheel(WHEEL,ABRASIVE) is a rigid piece of abrasive with or without mounting facilities. Items having such mounting facilities as a fixed spindle, a threaded insert, or an arbor hole are designed for mounting on a grinding machine, tool chuck or mandrel. Items without mounting facilities are designed to be secured in a wheel holder by means of spring clamps.
What is a Rubbing Brick? 18 Items
ARubbing Brick(BRICK,RUBBING) is a piece of abrasive designed to remove form marks and mold marks and to dress all kinds of concrete work.
What is an Abrasive Band? 403 Items
AnAbrasive Band(BAND,ABRASIVE) is a double layer of semiflexible material, the outer layer consisting of abrasive coated cloth or paper, with both joints butted and joined to form a continuous band.
What is a Cylinder Hone Stone? 219 Items
ACylinder Hone Stone(STONE,CYLINDER HONE) is a length of abrasive designed to be used in conjunction with a cylinder honing tool. Excludes STONE AND HOLDER, CYLINDER HONE.
What is a Contact Point Dresser? 15 Items
AContact Point Dresser(DRESSER,CONTACT POINT) is a flat, thin strip of flexible material, treated on both sides with a coating of the same abrasive grain. Excludes BURNISHER, CONTACT, HAND and STRIP, ABRASIVE, DENTAL.
What is an Abrasive Wheel Set? 14 Items
AnAbrasive Wheel Set(WHEEL SET,ABRASIVE) is a group of items consisting of two or more WHEEL, ABRASIVE, of various shapes and grits, with or without mounting facilities. This may include a case or holder for storage of the items.
What is a Commutator Surfacing Stone? 107 Items
ACommutator Surfacing Stone(STONE,COMMUTATOR SURFACING) is a shaped piece of synthetic nonconducting abrasive, designed for cleaning and truing up slip ring and commutator surfaces. May be mounted on a nonmetallic handle. Excludes STONE, ELECTRICAL CONTACT BRUSH SEATER.
What is an Electrical Contact Brush Seater Stone? 22 Items
AnElectrical Contact Brush Seater Stone(STONE,ELECTRICAL CONTACT BRUSH SEATER) is a mild abrasive nonconducting material loosely bonded for seating contact brushes of rotating electrical machinery. Excludes STONE, COMMUTATOR SURFACING.
What is a Sharpening Stone Set? 42 Items
ASharpening Stone Set(STONE SET,SHARPENING) is a collection of sharpening stones with any combination of different materials, grits, shapes or dimensions which is designed for large straight-edged tools. It may be mounted or include a stand. Excludes STONE SHARPENING; STONE, CORRECTION, LITHOGRAPHIC; STONE, COMMUTATOR SURFACING; and STONE AND HOLDER, CYLINDER HONE.
What is an Abrasive Flap Wheel? 234 Items
AnAbrasive Flap Wheel(WHEEL,FLAP,ABRASIVE) is an item consisting of coated abraders, each secured to the rim of an item mounted on a spindle or on a flange. It is used for internal grinding and satin finishing all types of metallic or nonmetallic materials.
What is an Abrasive Flap Disk? 119 Items
AnAbrasive Flap Disk(DISK,FLAP,ABRASIVE) is an item consisting of coated abraders, each radially secured around an item. It is used for external grinding and satin finishing all types of metallic or nonmetallic materials.
What is an Interlocking Slide Fastener? 1982 Items
AnInterlocking Slide Fastener(FASTENER,SLIDE,INTERLOCKING) is limited to items commonly known as "zipper."
What is an Interlocking Slide Fastener Slider And Pull? 138 Items
AnInterlocking Slide Fastener Slider And Pull(SLIDER AND PULL,INTERLOCKING SLIDE FASTENER) is the movable part of a FASTENER, SLIDE, INTERLOCKING.
What is an Interlocking Slide Fastener Stop? 68 Items
AnInterlocking Slide Fastener Stop(STOP,INTERLOCKING SLIDE FASTENER) is a small metallic part designed to be attached at the top or bottom of a FASTENER, SLIDE, INTERLOCKING to keep the slider from leaving the chain.
What is a Metallic Eyelet? 2102 Items
AMetallic Eyelet(EYELET,METALLIC) is a one-piece metal item, usually tubular, flanged at one end, the other end open. It is used primarily for lining and reinforcing the edges of holes. The unflanged end is designed to be inserted through a hole and crimped to form a mating flange. Excludes GROMMET, METALLIC and eyelets which are components of pushbutton, turnbutton and turnlock type fastners.
What is a Metallic Grommet? 1403 Items
AMetallic Grommet(GROMMET,METALLIC) is a two-piece metallic item, one piece usually tubular in appearance and flanged at one end, the other piece a plain tooth or spur washer or retaining ring. It is primarily used for lining and reinforcing the edges of holes. The unflanged end is designed to be inserted through a hole and retained in place by being crimped over the plain or tooth washer or retaining ring or by clinching action between the spur washer and the flanged end. Excludes EYELET, METALLIC.
What is a Retaining Ring? 51234 Items
ARetaining Ring(RING,RETAINING) is a resilient metal item, circular or nearly circular, which is designed to be inserted into an internal or external groove and retained by its own spring action, or it may have external prongs or projections designed to be inserted into a hole and retained by spring action of the prongs which grip by imbedding into the material. For items having internal prongs which perform the same function, see PUSH ON NUT. It is used to keep and/or lock a part(s) in position, as a ball bearing on a shaft or in a housing. See also CLIP, RETAINING and PIN, LOCK. Excludes RING, CONNECTING, ROUND.
What is a Snap Fastener Support? 19 Items
ASnap Fastener Support(SUPPORT,SNAP FASTENER) is a piece of formed metal, either brass or steel, which is attached between the pockets of a leather double pocket magazine to support the male portion of a snap fastener closing device.
What is a Screw Thread Insert? 14283 Items
AScrew Thread Insert(INSERT,SCREW THREAD) is a cylindrical item which may have wrenching and/or driving facilities and/or shoulders. It is designed to be inserted in a drilled, tapped or a pretapped hole, or molded or pressed into soft material to reduce the size of a tapped hole; to provide threads; to add strength, and/or to prevent stripping. It is one of the following: (1) a one-piece, flanged or unflanged, internally threaded item which may have external threads, and/or serrations around the periphery of the collar, designed to engage a serrated lock ring which is not included with the item; (2) a one-piece precision coiled wire; (3) a two-piece item consisting of an internally threaded cylinder and a mating externally threaded part; or (4) a one-piece internally threaded item whose outside diameter is tapered and/or knurled and/or with fin(s). The internal thread of the item may have a locking feature. Excludes items having a sleeve on on its under portion which can be clinched or crimped. Excludes BUSHING,MACHINE THREAD; NUT,PLAIN,KNURLED; NUT,PLAIN,ROUND; NUT,PLAIN,CLINCH and NUT,SELF-LOCKING,CLINCH. See also NUT,PLAIN,PLATE
What is a Curtain Fastener Kit? 20 Items
ACurtain Fastener Kitis an assortment of various types of curtain fastener parts. It may include attaching tools.
What is a Turnbutton Fastener? 102 Items
ATurnbutton Fastener(FASTENER,TURNBUTTON) is a fastening device, oval in shape, the top half of which, after having been inserted through a SOCKET, TURNBUTTON FASTENER, must be turned to act as a retainer. It must include a SOCKET, TURNBUTTON FASTENER. May also include a CLINCH PLATE, TURNBUTTON FASTENER. For items furnished without the mating SOCKET(s), TURNBUTTON FASTENER, see STUD, TURNBUTTON FASTENER.
What is a Turnbutton Fastener Stud? 164 Items
ATurnbutton Fastener Stud(STUD,TURNBUTTON FASTENER) is a fastening device, oval in shape, the top half of which, after having been inserted through a SOCKET, TURNBUTTON FASTENER, must be turned to act as a retainer. May include a CLINCH PLATE, TURNBUTTON FASTENER. For items furnished with SOCKET, TURNBUTTON FASTENER see FASTENER, TURNBUTTON.
What is a Snap Fastener Stud? 457 Items
ASnap Fastener Stud(STUD,SNAP FASTENER) is a component of a FASTENER, SNAP; which is designed for insertion into a SOCKET, SNAP FASTENER. It may be furnished with POST, SNAP FASTENER or CLINCH PLATE, SNAP FASTENER. Excludes STUD, SNAPSLIDE FASTENER.
What is a Snap Fastener Cap? 245 Items
ASnap Fastener Cap(CAP,SNAP FASTENER) is an item designed to permanently fasten a SOCKET, SNAP FASTENER to a material. It may be either hemispherical in shape with prongs on the underside or have a hemispherical shaped head with a tubular shank. See also SOCKET, SNAP FASTENER.
What is a Snap Fastener Clinch Plate? 84 Items
ASnap Fastener Clinch Plate(CLINCH PLATE,SNAP FASTENER) is a metal device designed to permanently fasten a SOCKET, SNAP FASTENER or a STUD, SNAP FASTENER to a material by means of prongs or riveting.
What is a Snap Fastener Post? 117 Items
ASnap Fastener Post(POST,SNAP FASTENER) is a flanged metallic item, usually tubular, designed to permanently fasten a STUD, SNAP FASTENER to a material. May be open or closed at either end. Excludes EYELET, METALLIC.
What is a Snap Fastener Socket? 184 Items
ASnap Fastener Socket(SOCKET,SNAP FASTENER) is a component of a FASTENER, SNAP; which is designed as a receptacle for a STUD, SNAP FASTENER. It may be furnished with CAP, SNAP FASTENER or CLINCH PLATE, SNAP FASTENER.
What is a Snap Fastener? 431 Items
ASnap Fastener(FASTENER,SNAP) is a nonpositive fastening device consisting of a STUD, SNAP FASTENER and a SOCKET, SNAP FASTENER. It may have any one or several of the following components: POST, SNAP FASTENER; CLINCH PLATE, SNAP FASTENER; and CAP, SNAP FASTENER. It is used as a means of attaching cover, curtains, or similar items to each other or to vehicles, hatch coaming, bulkheads and the like.
What is a Snapslide Fastener? 150 Items
ASnapslide Fastener(FASTENER,SNAPSLIDE) is a mechanical device consisting of a latch, latch guide, post, and washer designed to support and hold equipment in a fixed position. It may or may not include STUD, SNAPSLIDE FASTENER.
What is a Snapslide Fastener Latch? 244 Items
ASnapslide Fastener Latch(LATCH,SNAPSLIDE FASTENER) is an item which is a part of FASTENER, SNAPSLIDE and is used in conjunction with a LATCH GUIDE, SNAPSLIDE FASTENER and a STUD, SNAPSLIDE FASTENER. It is operated with a sliding motion and is secured to the stud by means of the spring action of notched rest.
What is a Snapslide Fastener Latch Guide? 89 Items
ASnapslide Fastener Latch Guide(LATCH GUIDE,SNAPSLIDE FASTENER) is an item which is part of a FASTENER, SNAPSLIDE and is used in conjunction with a LATCH, SNAPSLIDE FASTENER. It serves as a means of controlling the direction and motion of the latch.
What is a Snapslide Fastener Post? 65 Items
ASnapslide Fastener Post(POST,SNAPSLIDE FASTENER) is an item which is part of a FASTENER, SNAPSLIDE and is used to fasten and hold in position the LATCH, SNAPSLIDE FASTENER and LATCH GUIDE, SNAPSLIDE FASTENER.
What is a Snapslide Fastener Stud? 126 Items
ASnapslide Fastener Stud(STUD,SNAPSLIDE FASTENER) is an item which is used in conjunction with FASTENER, SNAPSLIDE. It secures the latch when mated with the notched rest of the latch.
What is a Metallic Grommet And Tool Kit? 13 Items
AMetallic Grommet And Tool Kitis a kit containing grommet inserting tool(s) and metallic grommets.
What is a Push Button Fastener Socket? 38 Items
APush Button Fastener Socket(SOCKET,PUSH BUTTON FASTENER) is a metal device designed to function as a female receptacle for a STUD, PUSH BUTTON FASTENER. May include a clinch plate.
What is a Push Button Fastener Stud? 50 Items
APush Button Fastener Stud(STUD,PUSH BUTTON FASTENER) is a metal fastening device having retractable engaging prong(s) or engaging rings actuated by a spring loaded button designed to mate with a SOCKET, PUSH BUTTON FASTENER. May include a clinch plate.
What is a Positive Lock Stud? 254 Items
APositive Lock Stud(STUD,POSITIVE LOCK) is a quick disconnecting item with a circumferential groove at one end that is inserted into a RECEPTACLE, POSITIVE LOCK for positive fastening.
What is a Positive Lock Receptacle? 110 Items
APositive Lock Receptacle(RECEPTACLE,POSITIVE LOCK) is a platelike item used to secure the STUD, POSITIVE LOCK by means of spring jaws which grip the circumferential groove of the stud. It may incorporate a quick release for the stud which may be actuated by a screwhead, thumbscrew or remote control.
What is a Positive Lock Fastener? 307 Items
APositive Lock Fastener(FASTENER,POSITIVE LOCK) is an item consisting of a STUD, POSITIVE LOCK and a RECEPTACLE, POSITIVE LOCK and may include a washer. It is designed to provide a means for securely locking two items together and allow for quick disconnecting.
What is a Slide Fastener Interlocking Chain? 34 Items
ASlide Fastener Interlocking Chain(CHAIN,INTERLOCKING,SLIDE FASTENER) is an item, which is part of a FASTENER, SLIDE, INTERLOCKING, consisting of a series of like teeth attached to a tape which are interlocked with another series of like teeth, and which can be cut to any length desired. It does not include a slider and pull assembly or top stop.
What is a Turnbutton Fastener Clinch Plate? 32 Items
ATurnbutton Fastener Clinch Plate(CLINCH PLATE,TURNBUTTON FASTENER) is a metal device designed to permanently fasten a SOCKET, TURNBUTTON FASTENER or STUD, TURNBUTTON FASTENER to a material by means of prongs, riveting, or spring binding action.
What is a Turnbutton Fastener Socket? 65 Items
ATurnbutton Fastener Socket(SOCKET,TURNBUTTON FASTENER) is a metal device functioning as a female receptacle for a STUD, TURNBUTTON FASTENER. May include a clinch plate.
What is a Turnlock Fastener Lock Spring? 346 Items
ATurnlock Fastener Lock Spring(LOCK SPRING,TURNLOCK FASTENER) is a spring-tempered wire item used to secure a STUD, TURNLOCK FASTENER or STUD ASSEMBLY, TURNLOCK FASTENER by engaging with the cammed groove of the STUD, TURNLOCK FASTENER and securing it by means of its spring action.
What is a Turnlock Fastener Stud? 5062 Items
ATurnlock Fastener Stud(STUD,TURNLOCK FASTENER) is a pinlike item designed to turn within and be held in place by an EYELET, TURNLOCK FASTENER; RING, RETAINING; or the surface of the item it fastens. It is provided with either a cam slot, cam lead threads, or a hold for accommodating a pin. Securing is accomplished by mating with a LOCKSPRING, TURNLOCK FASTENER or RECEPTACLE, TURNLOCK FASTENER. It has either provisions to accommodate a knob or extension or has a head which has provisions to facilitate turning.
What is a Turnlock Fastener Eyelet? 379 Items
ATurnlock Fastener Eyelet(EYELET,TURNLOCK FASTENER) is a metallic item designed to be inserted into a preformed hole to guide and retain a STUD, TURNLOCK FASTENER. Excludes EYELET, METALLIC.
What is a Turnlock Fastener Ejector Spring Assembly? 14 Items
ATurnlock Fastener Ejector Spring Assembly(EJECTOR SPRING ASSEMBLY,TURNLOCK FASTENER) is an item consisting of a coil spring and a RETAINER, TURNLOCK FASTENER EJECTOR SPRING to which a STUD, TURNLOCK FASTENER may be fastened.
What is a Turnlock Fastener Ejector Spring? 47 Items
ATurnlock Fastener Ejector Spring(EJECTOR SPRING,TURNLOCK FASTENER) is a leaf-spring type item made of elastic material, designed to be fastened to a panel or RECEPTACLE, TURNLOCK FASTENER, and used to eject a STUD, TURNLOCK FASTENER or STUD ASSEMBLY, TURNLOCK FASTENER when retracted from an inserted position.
What is a Turnlock Fastener Stud Assembly? 2607 Items
ATurnlock Fastener Stud Assembly(STUD ASSEMBLY,TURNLOCK FASTENER) is a STUD, TURNLOCK FASTENER over which may be assembled an EYELET, TURNLOCK FASTENER. Stud(s) without cam slots or cam lead threads are provided with a crosspin or eared nut for locking with the mating RECEPTACLE, TURNLOCK FASTENER. May be spring loaded. For like items having a threaded fastener, see SCREW ASSEMBLY, PANEL or SCREW, PANEL FASTENER.
What is a Turnlock Fastener Receptacle? 1846 Items
ATurnlock Fastener Receptacle(RECEPTACLE,TURNLOCK FASTENER) is a threaded or tempered item used to secure the STUD, TURNLOCK FASTENER or STUD ASSEMBLY, TURNLOCK FASTENER by engaging with the cross pin, cam lead threads, or eared nut of the STUD, TURNLOCK FASTENER and securing it by means of its thread locking or spring action.
What is a Trim Spring Tension Fastener? 393 Items
ATrim Spring Tension Fastener(FASTENER,SPRING TENSION,TRIM) is a fastening device which may have a finished or unfinished cap. It is specifically designed to fasten a trim panel, molding, or the like, to another surface by means of resilient prongs which are pressed into a hole and retained by the holding action of the prongs against the edges of the hole. Excludes BUTTON, PLUG.
What is a Turnlock Fastener Ejector Spring Retainer? 120 Items
ATurnlock Fastener Ejector Spring Retainer(RETAINER,TURNLOCK FASTENER EJECTOR SPRING) is a cylindrically shaped item designed to be inserted into a panel to position and retain EJECTOR SPRING, TURNLOCK FASTENER used with a STUD, TURNLOCK FASTENER.
What is a Lock Pin Fastener Stud? 270 Items
ALock Pin Fastener Stud(STUD,LOCK PIN FASTENER) is a metallic postlike fastening device, having a body on one end which is usually round in cross section, and a hole drilled perpendicular to the axis for insertion of a lock pin to securely fasten inspection covers, plates, cowling, or the like. The opposite end has mounting facilities in the form of a flange, plain shank, or threaded shank. May include a grommet.
What is a Nonmetallic Grommet Blank? 615 Items
ANonmetallic Grommet Blank(GROMMET BLANK,NONMETALLIC) is a small cylindrical, circular-like, nonmetallic item whose outer curved surface has a circumferential groove(s) to enable it to be self-retained when inserted in a hole.
What is a Nonmetallic Eyelet? 36 Items
ANonmetallic Eyelet(EYELET,NONMETALLIC) is a small, cylindrically-shaped item, designed to be flanged or crimped on both ends after insertion in a hole to serve as a lining of, or reinforcement for, the edges of a hole.
What is a Hook Fastener Tape? 162 Items
AHook Fastener Tape(FASTENER TAPE,HOOK) is a tape having raised hooks that engage the loops of a pile fastener tape to form a fastening device. It is a component of a FASTENER TAPE, HOOK AND PILE.
What is a Pile Fastener Tape? 102 Items
APile Fastener Tape(FASTENER TAPE,PILE) is a tape with an uncut pile forming loops which engage the hooks of a hook fastener tape to form a fastening device. It is a component of a FASTENER TAPE, HOOK AND PILE.
What is a Hook And Pile Fastener Tape? 242 Items
AHook And Pile Fastener Tape(FASTENER TAPE,HOOK AND PILE) is a fastener device consisting of a FASTENER TAPE, HOOK and a FASTENER TAPE, PILE or a single tape with the hooks and loops on opposite sides or at opposing ends or both. When pressed together these two tapes cling to each other until disengaged by a "peeling" motion. Commonly known as "velcro".
What is a Nonmetallic Grommet? 12290 Items
ANonmetallic Grommet(GROMMET,NONMETALLIC) is an item of any peripheral shape having flanges or groove(s) on its outer perimeter to provide a self-retaining characteristic when inserted in a hole, clamp, or the like. Designed for the purpose of protecting and/or insulating wires, cables and other items passing through it. Excludes BUSHING, NONMETALLIC; BUMPER; and INSULATOR BUSHING.
What is a Panel Fastener Insert? 2130 Items
APanel Fastener Insert(INSERT,PANEL FASTENER) is an insert which must have a hole that may be internally threaded with a flange on one end. It may have an undercut on the end opposite the flange to provide a shoulder to allow for mating with another insert. Pre-assembled items will consist of an expansion sleeve and a body which may be flared. Internally threaded items may have a self-locking feature. Excludes INSERT, SCREW THREAD.
LOCK SPRING,BRAKE SHAFT 23 Items
What is a Ribbed Trim Fastener? 263 Items
ARibbed Trim Fastener(FASTENER,TRIM,RIBBED) is a headed fastening device, designed to fasten a panel or the like to another surface by means of curved flexible ribs along the barrel that provide for holding. Excludes BUTTON, PLUG.
What is a Ribbed Trim Stud? 20 Items
ARibbed Trim Stud(STUD,TRIM,RIBBED) is a headless fastening device, with a set of curved flexible ribs designed for holding that are located on each side of a shoulder.
What is a Guide Pin Receptacle? 134 Items
AGuide Pin Receptacle(RECEPTACLE,GUIDE PIN) is an item of various shapes usually constructed of metal. The item may or may not include a mounting flange. It is designed to receive the guide pins which are mounted on various electronic components. It is used to align and prevent movement of the electronic components when they are mounted in a RACK, ELECTICAL EQUIPMENT, and MOUNTING BASE, ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT.
What is a Fastener Parts Kit? 379 Items
AFastener Parts Kit(PARTS KIT,FASTENER) is a parts kit consisting of one or more fasteners, such as bolts, screws, pins and the like. It may include nuts, washers, spacers and similar fastener components.
What is a Screw Thread Insert And Tool Set? 48 Items
AScrew Thread Insert And Tool Set(INSERT AND TOOL SET,SCREW THREAD) is a group consisting of one size and/or types of INSERT, SCREW THREAD furnished with corresponding tap and tool for installation. For items with two or more different screw thread inserts, see INSERT AND TOOL ASSORTMENT, SCREW THREAD.
What is a Turnlock Fastener Assembly? 460 Items
ATurnlock Fastener Assembly(FASTENER ASSEMBLY,TURNLOCK) is an item consisting of a STUD, TURNLOCK FASTENER or a STUD ASSEMBLY, TURNLOCK FASTENER and a RECEPTACLE, TURNLOCK FASTENER. It is designed to provide a means for securely locking two items together and allow for quick locking or unlocking action.
What is a Cork Sheet? 142 Items
ACork Sheetis a sheet of natural bark or a sheet of rolled or comppressed granulated cork having a cork gum, gelatin, or phenolic resin binder. It may include a fabric or other interliner. Cross-sectional sizes are limited to thicknesses of 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less and widths of over 6 inches (152.4 mm). See also CORK AND RUBBER SHEET; CORK STRIP; and CORK AND RUBBER STRIP. Excludes INSULATION BLANKET, THERMAL; and INSULATION BOARD, THERMAL.
What is a Cork Strip? 56 Items
ACork Stripis a strip of natural bark or a strip of rolled or comppressed granulated cork having a cork gum, gelatin, or phenolic resin binder. It may include a fabric or other interliner. Cross-sectional sizes limited to thicknesses less than 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) and widths of 6 inches (152.4 mm) or less. See also CORK AND RUBBER SHEET; CORK AND RUBBER STRIP; and CORK SHEET. Excludes INSULATION BLANKET, THERMAL; INSULATION BLOCK, THERMAL; and INSULATION, THERMAL.
What is a Caulking Cotton? 39 Items
ACaulking Cottonis excludes PACKING MATERIAL.
What is a Plain Encased Seal? 18643 Items
APlain Encased Seal(SEAL,PLAIN ENCASED) is a pliable rubber, felt, leather, or composition ring-shaped element, split or solid; with or without spring or spreader, having a metal shell on all or a portion of at least two of the outer surfaces. It may be designed to be either bolt mounted or pressmounted between fixed and moveable parts to form a tight and effective seal by the pressure of the spring or spreader or the resiliency inherent in the element material. Excludes PACKING WITH RETAINER.
What is a Plain Seal? 31738 Items
APlain Seal(SEAL,PLAIN) is a pliable rubber or composition ring-shaped element, split or jointless (solid) not encased in a metal shell, but having a spring, spreader and/or molded-in reinforcement. It is designed to be pressmounted between fixed and movable or moving parts to form a tight and effective seal.
What is an Oakum? 47 Items
AnOakumis a loose fibrous material made from hemp (line, tow or Benares Sunn) or jute fiber, treated or untreated with oil or pine tar, used for stopping leaks and caulking seams.
What is a Preformed Packing? 55452 Items
APreformed Packing(PACKING,PREFORMED) is a circular shaped item with an aperture manufactured to predetermined dimensions and designed for use as a seal in stuffing boxes, packing nuts, and the like. It may be (1) any nonmetallic molded or formed ring (except solid (without joint) rings having a square or rectangular cross section); or (2) any shredded metal or metal foil type metallic or semimetallic rings. Excludes felt items but includes multimaterial items in which one of the materials is felt. For solid (without joints) nonmetallic items with a square or rectangular cross section, see WASHER (as modified) and GASKET. For rubber items specifically designed for weather-proofing doors, windows, chests, and the like see SEAL, NONMETALLIC ANGLE; SEAL, NONMETALLIC CHANNEL; and SEAL, NONMETALLIC, SPECIAL SHAPED SECTION. For circular (with aperature) nonmetallic items with a solid round cross-section see O-RING. Excludes CUP, COMPRESSION; GASKET; WASHER (as modified); and FELT, MECHANICAL, PREFORMED.
What is a Gasket? 275378 Items
AGasketis a deformable material which prevents the passage of matter through the joint formed when two faces are joined. It may be metallic or nonmetallic, lubricated or impregnated, solid or hollow cross section. It may be made to any predetermined dimension and shape. Excludes flat disks, items made of felt material and items having joints. For round metal and plastic items with an aperture and a solid rectangular cross section, see WASHER, FLAT; SHIM; BEARING, WASHER, THRUST; and SPACER RING. Excludes DISK, VALVE; SEAL, NONMETALLIC ANGLE; SEAL, NONMETALLIC CHANNEL; SEAL, NONMETALLIC SPECIAL SHAPED SECTION; SHIELDING GASKET, ELECTRONIC; and RING, SEALING JAR.
What is a Packing Material? 4561 Items
APacking Materialis any material specifically designed and constructed to resist deterioration from the action of heat, gas, chemicals or liquids and used to create a tight seal. It is supplied in loose form or in coils, spirals, spools or cut lengths, usually having a square or round cross section. For rubber items having a round cross section, see RUBBER ROUND SECTION. Excludes ROPE, ASBESTOS; CALKING COTTON; and CALKING LEAD. See also PACKING, PREFORMED; and OAKUM.
What is a Packing With Retainer? 3380 Items
APacking With Retaineris an item composed of a compressible nonmetallic ring which may be loosely fitted into a noncompressible retaining ring, or may be of one piece construction with the compressible ring molded and/or mechanically connected to the retainer. It is specifically designed to form a fluid tight seal when compressed by a packing nut, gland, and the like, between fixed surfaces and a cylindrical item passing through it. Excludes SEAL,PLAIN,ENCASED.
What is an Asbestos Rope? 187 Items
AnAsbestos Rope(ROPE,ASBESTOS) is an assemblage primarily of asbestos fibers of round, square, or rectangular cross section and of twisted or braided construction, used primarily for packing or insulation. Excludes PACKING MATERIAL.
What is a Packing Assembly? 7024 Items
APacking Assemblyis any combination of items manufactured from PACKING MATERIAL to predetermined dimensions, or any combination of nonmetallic molded or formed shapes (other than solid rubber or synthetic rubber rings having a square or rectangular cross section) specifically designed and manufactured for use as a seal. The assembly may include metal lantern rings, metal separators, and/or end or adapter rings.
What is a Compressed Asbestos Sheet? 370 Items
ACompressed Asbestos Sheet(ASBESTOS SHEET,COMPRESSED) is a compressed sheet consisting of asbestos fiber uniformly mixed with a binder. It may be flat or in roll form. It is usually pliable and normally used as a gasket material. Sheets are limited to widths greater than 6 inches (152.4 mm). Excludes INSULATION BLANKET, THERMAL; INSULATION BLOCK, THERMAL; INSULATION BOARD, THERMAL; PAPER, ASBESTOS; and items designed for clutch and/or brake applications.
What is a Compressed Asbestos Strip? 35 Items
ACompressed Asbestos Strip(ASBESTOS STRIP,COMPRESSED) is a compressed strip consisting of asbestos fiber uniformly mixed with a binder. It may be flat or in a roll form. It is usually pliable and normally used as a gasket material. Strips are limited to widths of 6 inches (152.4mm) or less. Excludes INSULATION BLANKET, THERMAL; INSULATION BLOCK, THERMAL and items designed for clutch and/or brake applications.
What is a Woven Asbestos Sheet? 58 Items
AWoven Asbestos Sheet(ASBESTOS SHEET,WOVEN) is a woven sheet consisting of asbestos cloth usually impregnated with a filler compound. It may be flat orroll form and may also be interwoven with wire. It is normally pliable and is frequently used as a gasket material. Sheets are limited to widths greater than 6 inches (152.4 mm). Excludes CLOTH, ASBESTOS; INSULATION BLANKET, THERMAL; and items designed for clutch and/or brake applications.
What is a Woven Asbestos Strip? 80 Items
AWoven Asbestos Strip(ASBESTOS STRIP,WOVEN) is a woven strip consisting of asbestos cloth usually impregnated with a filler compound. It may be flat or roll form and may also be interwoven with wire. It is normally pliable and frequently used as gasket material. Strips are limited to widths of 6 inches (152.4 mm) or less. Excludes INSULATION TAPE, THERMAL and items designed for clutch and/or brake applications.
What is a Cork And Rubber Sheet? 181 Items
ACork And Rubber Sheetis a flexible sheet of compressed or rolled granulated cork having a rubber binder. It may contain a fabric liner. Sheets are limited to widths greater than 6 inches (152.4 mm) See also CORK AND RUBBER STRIP; CORK SHEET; and CORK STRIP. Excludes INSULATION BLANKET, THERMAL; INSULATION BLOCK, THERMAL; and INSULATION BOARD, THERMAL.
What is a Cork And Rubber Strip? 38 Items
ACork And Rubber Stripis a flexible strip of compressed or rolled granulated cork having a rubber binder. It may contain a fabric liner. Strips are limited to widths of 6 inches (152.4mm) or less. See also CORK AND RUBBER SHEET; CORK SHEET; and CORK STRIP. Excludes INSULATION BLANKET, THERMAL; INSULATION BLOCK, THERMAL.
What is a Gasket Paper? 258 Items
AGasket Paper(PAPER,GASKET) is an item consisting of a plant or animal fiber and binding compound, rolled or compressed into sheets or rolls, specifically designed and treated for use as a gasket material. See also PAPER (as modified).
What is a Packing Retainer? 20009 Items
APacking Retainer(RETAINER,PACKING) is an item designed to fit over a packing gland by mating with a surface of a second part which together will retain into a narrow groove or confined space the PACKING, PREFORMED or O-RING, or an item designed to fit over a rod or shaft, to mate with a stuffing box to confine PACKING MATERIAL. It may function as a static or dynamic seal retainer with the packing located on, around, or in the centerline direction of the rod or shaft axis. It may have holes or joints for mounting, be threaded or unthreaded. See also PACKING NUT and PACKING NUT, STUFFING TUBE.
What is a Washer Assortment? 619 Items
AWasher Assortmentis two or more different size and/or types of washers grouped together in a single package.
What is a Plain Solid Disk? 3488 Items
APlain Solid Disk(DISK,SOLID,PLAIN) is a circular item with two parallel bearing surfaces without hole(s) or groove(s). It has an outside diameter greater than its length, and may be fabric reinforced. Do not use if a more specific item name applies. For items primarily designed to rupture at a predetermined pressure, see DISK, RUPTURABLE. For items made of felt, see FELT, MECHANICAL, PREFORMED. For metallic or plastic items with a laminated cross section, see SHIM. Excludes DIAPHRAGM, VALVE, FLAT&#59; DIAPHRAGM, VALVE, SPECIAL SHAPED&#59; DISK, VALVE, NONMETALLIC&#59; FILTERING DISK FLUID&#59; and INSULATOR, DISK.
What is a Locomotive Asbestos Gasket Tape? 26 Items
ALocomotive Asbestos Gasket Tape(GASKET TAPE,ASBESTOS,LOCOMOTIVE) is two parallel courses or strips of asbestos interconnected by fabric threads or the like, primarily designed to fit around the studs or bolts of locomotive front ends, mud rings, and fire pans, to make a double seal. It may also be used on flanged joints of large equipment operating under high pressure and temperature.
What is a Preformed Mechanical Felt? 2937 Items
APreformed Mechanical Felt(FELT,MECHANICAL,PREFORMED) is an item manufactured to predetermined dimensions. It is either a precut strip or an item of various peripheral shapes and may contain bolt hole(s). It is used as a seal, wiper, mounting pad or for similar purposes. Excludes GASKET and PACKING PREFORMED.
What is a Metal Seam Sealing Cloth Tape? 144 Items
AMetal Seam Sealing Cloth Tape(TAPE,CLOTH,METAL SEAM SEALING) is a narrow strip of cloth impregnated with an adhesive sealing compound used particularly for sealing against pressure, such as pressurized cabins, riveted fuel tanks or other liquid containers. It is suitable not only as a sealer but also as a dissimilar metal insulator for the prevention of electrolysis causing galvanic corrosion. The adhesive compound may be covered with cloth or fabric, such as buckram interleaf, to prevent sticking in the roll and is discarded in use. Excludes TAPE, INSULATION, ELECTRICAL; TAPE, JOINT, WALLBOARD; TAPE, GUMMED; TAPE, ADHESIVE, RUBBER; and STRIP, COATED CLOTH.
What is a Wiper Ring? 3828 Items
AWiper Ring(RING,WIPER) is a circular, single or multipiece, rigid, metallic or nonmetallic item having a centrally located hole with a sharp edge on the inside periphery. It is supplied in various cross-sectional shapes and is designed to be installed in a cylinder, shock strut, or similar device to remove excess oil, dirt, ice, and/or foreign material from a piston, ram, or sliding rod. Excludes PACKING, PREFORMED; RING, PISTON; and SEAL RING, METAL.
What is a Nonmetallic Seal Cap? 236 Items
ANonmetallic Seal Cap(CAP,SEAL,NONMETALLIC) is a molded cup-shaped item having a small aperture in its apex. the aperture is designed for releasing the excess sealing cement applied in the cap prior to use. The item is designed to create a tight seal around bolt heads, nuts and rivets where a tight and effective seal is required, such as airplane integral fuel tanks. Also used for antichafing protection. Excludes BOOT, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL and CAP, PPROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL.
What is a Coupler Seal Sleeve? 1609 Items
ACoupler Seal Sleeve(SLEEVE,SEAL,COUPLER) is a cylindrical shaped item constructed of pliable nonmetallic solid or laminated materials. It is designed to fit around flanged or beaded end tubing, ducts, piping, and the like, to form a tight and effective seal against gases and liquids; when compressed with a clamp. For items used to convey air under low pressure, see HOSE, AIR DUCT. Excludes PACKING, PREFORMED; TUBING, NONMETALLIC; and BUSHING, RUBBER.
What is a Gasket And Preformed Packing Assortment? 523 Items
AGasket And Preformed Packing Assortmentis two or more different sizes and/or types of gaskets and preformed packing, grouped together in a single package and intended for individual repeated replacement and/or general use. For items intended for one time replacement in the repair of pumps, valves, engines, compressors, and the like, see GASKET AND PREFORMED PACKING SET; for items containing gaskets, preformed packing, and additional items such as washers and seals, see PARTS KIT (as modified).
What is a Gasket And Preformed Packing Set? 2450 Items
AGasket And Preformed Packing Setis two or more different sizes and/or types of gaskets and preformed packing, grouped together in a single package and intended for one item replacement in the repair of pumps, valves, engines, compressors and the like. FOR ITEMS INTENDED FOR INDIVIDUAL REPEATED REPLACEMENT AND/OR GENERAL USE, SEE GASKET AND PREFORMED PACKING ASSORTMENT; for items containing gaskets, preformed packing, and additional items such as washers and seals, see PARTS KIT (as modified). See also GASKET; and GASKET SET. Excludes GASKET ASSORTMENT; and PACKING ASSORTMENT, PREFORMED.
What is a Gasket And Shim Set? 129 Items
AGasket And Shim Setis two or more different sizes and/or types of gaskets and shims, grouped together in a single package and intended for one-time replacement in repair of transmission, differentials, gear boxes, and the like. See also GASKET; SHIM and GASKET SET.
What is a Gasket Assortment? 1720 Items
AGasket Assortmentis two or more sizes and/or types of gaskets grouped together in a single package and intended for individual repeated replacement and/or general use. See also GASKET SET.
What is a Gasket Set? 10196 Items
AGasket Setis two or more sizes and/or types of gaskets packaged or grouped for issue as a unit for complete replacement. See also GASKET ASSORTMENT.
What is a Rubber Round Section? 1683 Items
ARubber Round Sectionis an item of natural and/or synthetic rubber of solid or cellular structure having a circular cross section. Items of cellular structure may be tubular or nontubular. It may have a wire or cord insert. For flexible tubular items of solid rubber structure, see TUBING NONMETALLIC. Excludes HOSE, NONMETALLIC and electric current carrying items.
What is a Cloth Insert Solid Rubber Sheet? 228 Items
ACloth Insert Solid Rubber Sheet(RUBBER SHEET,SOLID,CLOTH INSERT) is a sheet material consisting of a vulcanized elastomeric material inclosing a sheet of nonmetallic cloth, or of alternate layers of nonmetallic cloth and elastomer with elastomeric faces. The elastomer is the primary substance and the nonmetallic cloth is inserted for stiffness and/or to prevent deformation under stress in its plane. It may be provided flat or in rolls. It is normally used as a gasket material. Sheets are limited to widths greater than 6 inches (152.4 mm). See also CLOTH, COATED; CLOTH LAMINATED; and RUBBER SHEET, SOLID.
What is a Metal Seal Ring? 4452 Items
AMetal Seal Ring(SEAL RING,METAL) is a circular shaped item designed to be installed in a specially prepared groove or counterbore to provide a low pressure seal. It may be supplied in various cross-sectional shapes and is cut through at one point to allow for installation and fitting. Excludes items whose primary function is to provide sealing, wiping, or wearing surface capabilities for piston configurations. See also RING, PISTON and RING, WIPER.
What is a Rubber Strip? 5911 Items
ARubber Stripis an elastic material of compact (solid) or cellular structure having smooth, crepe or porous surface(s) and having an oval, parallelogram, square, rectangular or D-shaped cross section. It is produced in various thicknesses. Strips are limited to widths of 6 inches (152.4mm) or less. It may or may not have a nonrubber backing or a wire cloth or cord insert. For items having a round cross section, see RUBBER ROUND SECTION. Excludes RUBBER SHEET, INNER TUBE REPAIR. See also NONMETALLIC ANGLE; NONMETALLIC CHANNEL; NONMETALLIC SPECIAL SHAPED SECTION.
What is a Gasket And Seal Set? 1816 Items
AGasket And Seal Setis two or more different sizes and/or types of gaskets and seals, grouped together in a single package intended for one-time replacement in repair of engines, transmissions, differentials, gear boxes, and the like. See also GASKET; SEAL, PLAIN; SEAL, PLAIN ENCASED; and GASKET SET.
What is a Preformed Packing Assortment? 1463 Items
APreformed Packing Assortment(PACKING ASSORTMENT,PREFORMED) is two or more different sizes and/or types of preformed packing grouped together in a single package and intended for individual repeated replacement and/or general use. Excludes PACKING ASSEMBLY.
What is a Nonmetallic Angle Seal? 377 Items
ANonmetallic Angle Seal(SEAL,NONMETALLIC ANGLE) is an item fabricated from NONMETALLIC ANGLE. It may be (1) formed to a specific shape with or without joints, (2) a single piece whose ends have been secured together to form a specific shape, or (3) a straight item fabricated to a specific length for a specific application with end cuts or joints. Items except for molded corners, end cut(s), and mounting hole(s), slot(s), press fit buttons and the like, must be of one continuous cross section. It may have fabric, cord, or metal reinforcement. It is specifically designed for use in applications where there is no relative motion between joined parts. Excludes BUSHING, NONMETALLIC; GASKET; and PACKING PREFORMED. For straight items with square end cuts and without mounting hole(s), slot(s), or press fit buttons, see NONMETALLIC ANGLE.
What is a Nonmetallic Channel Seal? 1326 Items
ANonmetallic Channel Seal(SEAL,NONMETALLIC CHANNEL) is an item fabricated from NONMETALLIC CHANNEL. It may be (1) formed to a specific shape with or without joints, (2) a single piece whose ends have been secured together to form a specific shape, or (3) a straight item fabricated to a specific length for a specific application with end cuts or joints. Items except for molded corners, end cut(s), and mounting facilities, such as mounting hole(s), slot(s), press fit buttons, and the like, must be one continuous cross section. It may have fabric, cord, or metal reinforcement. It is specifically designed for use in applications where there is no relative motion between joined parts. Excludes GASKET; GROMMET, NONMETALLIC; and PACKING, PREFORMED. For straight items with square end cuts and without mounting hole(s), slot(s), or press fit buttons, see NONMETALLIC CHANNEL.
What is a Nonmetallic Special Shaped Section Seal? 18504 Items
ANonmetallic Special Shaped Section Seal(SEAL,NONMETALLIC SPECIAL SHAPED SECTION) is an item fabricated from NONMETALLIC SPECIAL SHAPED SECTION. It may be (1) formed to a specific shape with or without joints, (2) a single piece whose ends have been secured together to form a specific shape, or (3) a straight item fabricated to a specific length for a specific application with end cuts or joints. Items, except for molded corners, slot(s), press fit buttons, and the like must be of one continuous cross section. It is specifically designed for use in applications where there is no relative motion between joined parts. Excludes BUSHING, NONMETALLIC; PACKING, PERFORMED; PAD, CUSHIONING;and SEAL, PLAIN. For straight items with square end cuts and without mounting hole(s), slot(s), or press fit buttons, see NONMETALLIC SPECIAL SHAPED SECTION.
What is a Stuffing Tube Packing Assembly Kit? 93 Items
AStuffing Tube Packing Assembly Kit(PACKING ASSEMBLY KIT,STUFFING TUBE) is a kit consisting of two PACKING ASSEMBLY to seal each end of stuffing tubes used for electrical penetration of bulkheads.
What is a Mechanical Equipment Seal Replacement Parts Kit? 6918 Items
AMechanical Equipment Seal Replacement Parts Kit(PARTS KIT,SEAL REPLACEMENT,MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT) is a parts kit consisting of numerous items. The kit may contain seals, gaskets, packing, and/or retainers for repairing mechanical equipment. Excludes kits including tools, collars, pins, sleeves and associated hardware. Excluds PARTS KIT (1), SEAL REPLACEMENT, ARTILLERY.
What is a Nonmetallic Round Section Seal? 4101 Items
ANonmetallic Round Section Seal(SEAL,NONMETALLIC ROUND SECTION) is an item fabricated from nonmetallic material designed to be used where there is no relative motion between joined parts. Items with a solid cross section must be a single piece whose ends may have been secured together to form a specific shape. It may be formed to specific shape with or without joints. It may be a straight item of a specific length with end cuts or joints. It may have a solid or tubular cross section. Except for molded corners, end cuts, and mounting facilities such as mounting holes, slots, press-fit buttons, or the like, the item must be of one continuous round cross section. It may have fabric, cord or metal reinforcement. For straight items with square end cuts and without mounting holes, slots or press-fit buttons see RUBBER ROUND SECTION and TUBING, NONMETALLIC. Excludes GASKET and PACKING, PREFORMED.
What is a Nonmetallic Strip Seal? 6302 Items
ANonmetallic Strip Seal(SEAL,NONMETALLIC STRIP) is an item fabricated from nonmetallic material designed to be used where there is no relative motion between joined parts. Items having a square or rectangular cross section must be a single piece whose ends may have been secured together to form a specific shape. It may be formed to a specific shape, except round, with or without joints. It may have fabric, cord or metal reinforcement. Except for molded corners, end cuts, and mounting facilities such as holes, slots, press-fit buttons, or the like, the item must be of one continuous cross section. For straight items with square end cuts and without mounting holes, slots or press-fit buttons see RUBBER STRIP. For items with round cross sections see SEAL, NONMETALLIC ROUND SECTION. Excludes GASKET and PACKING, PREFORMED.
What is a Seal Retainer Sleeve? 349 Items
ASeal Retainer Sleeve(RETAINER SLEEVE,SEAL) is a rigid cylindrical item with external grooves to provide proper spacing for seals and/or rings as modified. Must have a bore for a shaft or the like. Excludes RETAINER, OIL SEAL and RETAINER, PACKING.
What is a Spiral Wound Gasket? 2240 Items
ASpiral Wound Gasket(GASKET,SPIRAL WOUND) is a circular or moderately noncircular shaped item with an aperture. It is constructed of spring-like metal strips, preformed into a vee shape, laminated with a soft filler. It is designed to seal between two nondeforming surfaces. It may have an inner and/or outer, solid or spiral wound compression ring(s).
RING,BASE 279 Items
RING,OIL CONTROL 210 Items
What is a Missile Launch Seal Assembly? 40 Items
AMissile Launch Seal Assembly(SEAL ASSEMBLY,MISSILE LAUNCH) is an item specifically designed to be attached externally to prevent damage to the missile structure from pressurized launch gasses. Includes preformed segments, baseplates, and attaching parts.
What is a Brush Type Seal? 223 Items
ABrush Type Seal(SEAL,BRUSH TYPE) is an item designed for sealing openings. It is fitted with natural or synthetic bristles preventing dust or dirt penetration and contributing to air draft reduction.
What is a Door Seal Replacement Parts Kit? 82 Items
ADoor Seal Replacement Parts Kit(PARTS KIT,SEAL REPLACEMENT,DOOR) is a parts kit consisting of nonmetallic seals and associated attaching hardware such as screws, nuts, washer and other related items used to replace door seals.
What is a Seal Retainer? 4533 Items
ASeal Retainer(RETAINER,SEAL) is an item of various shapes and cross sections, usually flanged and designed to fit over a rod, shaft, or the like, for the purpose of encasing and posititioning a SEAL, PLAIN ENCASED or a SEAL, PLAIN. The flange is usually drilled for stud or bolt mounting. Item does not include the seal. Excludes RETAINER, PACKING.
What is an Inflatable Seal Assembly? 216 Items
AnInflatable Seal Assembly(SEAL ASSEMBLY,INFLATABLE) is a combination of items used in sealing fin stabilizers and the like. It may include items such as valve cap, valve spring, locking nut, air inlet tube and the like.
What is a Special Purpose Thermal Insulation? 1172 Items
ASpecial Purpose Thermal Insulation(INSULATION,THERMAL,SPECIAL PURPOSE) is an item composed of natural or synthetic material in various shapes and sizes. It is specifically designed to provide insulation for the outer skin and/or internal components of missiles, bombs, and the like, against the affect of aerodynamic heating and/or operating heat. See also INSULATION, THERMAL, AIRCRAFT.
What is a Preformed Packing Back-Up Ring? 601 Items
APreformed Packing Back-Up Ring(BACK-UP RING,PREFORMED PACKING) is a circular shaped item with an aperture manufactured to predetermined dimensions, constructed with a rectangular cross section that may be solid, with joint, or in a helical form that facilitates spiral wrap installation. It prevents seal extrusion under pressure and is designed to fit on the down-pressure side of a gland groove with a PACKING, PREFORMED or O-RING.
What is a Machine Key? 18484 Items
AMachine Key(KEY,MACHINE) is a metallic item, usually square or rectangular in cross section, usually longer in relation to its width and thickness, with or without a head, usually designed to fit into the pre-cut slots of two adjacent cylindrically shaped members, to prevent relative rotational movement between the two. It may have mounting holes or slots.
What is a Woodruff Key? 3288 Items
AWoodruff Key(KEY,WOODRUFF) is an item in the form of a segment of a disk, which may have a flat bottom, with or without projecting shoulders, designed to fit into a keyway in an axle or shaft, and into a matching slot in the hub or boss of a wheel, gear or pulley.
What is a Cotter Pin? 12144 Items
ACotter Pin(PIN,COTTER) is a half round, cylindrical, or flat piece of metal, bent to form a straight or crimped two-pronged device with an eye at one end, for inserting in a hole drilled at right angle to the axis of the stud, shaft, or like item. Its ends are separable or one end is bent to hold it in place.
What is a Headed Grooved Pin? 5676 Items
AHeaded Grooved Pin(PIN,GROOVED,HEADED) is a cylindrically-shaped headed item, having circular or longitudinal groove(s).
What is a Headed Straight Pin? 34301 Items
AHeaded Straight Pin(PIN,STRAIGHT,HEADED) is a headed, cylindrically-shaped item having a solid shank for fitting into corresponding holes, used for aligning or fastening. It may have welding projections. It also may contain holes drilled perpendicular to axial centerline. Excludes PIN, ECCENTRIC.
What is a Headless Grooved Pin? 11974 Items
AHeadless Grooved Pin(PIN,GROOVED,HEADLESS) is a headless item of various shapes, usually cylindrical, having either circular or longitudinal groove(s). Its length must not exceed 12 inches (304 MM). Excludes ROD, GROOVED, HEADLESS; SHAFT (as modified); and PIN, VEHICULAR LEAF SPRING SHACKLE.
What is a Lock Pin? 3630 Items
ALock Pin(PIN,LOCK) is a fastening device formed from resilient wire stock into a shape resembling the letter "U", of which at least one of the prongs is straight for insertion into a hole; the other prong may have one or more curvatures along its length. It is designed to hold itself in place by its inherent spring action. See also CLIP, RETAINING and RING, RETAINING.
What is a Retaining Pin? 1703 Items
ARetaining Pin(PIN,RETAINING) is a preformed wire fastening device bent to form a spring at one end, one prong being extended, the other being bent to form a hook to hold the extended prong in place.
What is a Spring Pin? 18766 Items
ASpring Pin(PIN,SPRING) is a tubular item, so formed as to provide a spring action against the inside wall of a hole when driven into abutting pieces to position and hold them in place.
What is a Headless Straight Pin? 64147 Items
AHeadless Straight Pin(PIN,STRAIGHT,HEADLESS) is a headless, generally cylindrically-shaped item having a straight, smooth, solid body, with or without a drilled hole(s). It has an outside diameter equal to or less than its length. Its length must not exceed twelve inches (304 MM); for items whose length exceeds twelve inches (304 MM); see ROD,STRAIGHT,HEADLESS. It is used for aligning or transfer of torque and/or thrust, by fitting into corresponding holes of another item. See also PIN,STRAIGHT,THREADED.
What is a Plain Tapered Pin? 5850 Items
APlain Tapered Pin(PIN,TAPERED,PLAIN) is a cone-shaped, unthreaded, metallic or nonmetallic item, tapered through its entire length, primarily used to position and hold two or more mating parts in alignment.
PIN,TOGGLE,EYE COLLAR 434 Items
What is a Threaded Tapered Pin? 1453 Items
AThreaded Tapered Pin(PIN,TAPERED,THREADED) is a cone-shaped headless item, having a threaded portion at either end. It is used for aligning, fastening, and the like by fitting into a corresponding taper reamed hole.
What is a Quick Release Pin? 12362 Items
AQuick Release Pin(PIN,QUICK RELEASE) is a headed fastening device having a solid cylindrical or tubular body with retaining ball or pinlike detent(s). The detent(s) is/are positioned and actuated by means of a spring, elastomer or plunger. Plunger may be operated by thumb, cam or other means. May be furnished with a pull ring, pull and/or lock ring, attaching ring or hook.
What is a Card Holding Pin? 18 Items
ACard Holding Pin(PIN,CARD HOLDING) is a small, thin piece of wire, pointed at one end, the other end terminating in a double loop to provide a holding action when a card or similar object is inserted between the doubled loop.
What is a Wood Joint Corrugated Fastener? 34 Items
AWood Joint Corrugated Fastener(FASTENER,CORRUGATED,WOOD JOINT) is a metal item, usually rectangular-shaped, and having either parallel or divergent corrugations; it is designed to be driven into wood joints for the purpose of making them strong and tight. One edge of the fastener is sharpened and may be either plain or cut to resemble saw teeth. The item may be supplied in bulk, ribbonlike form suitable for cutting into standard or special lengths as required.
What is a Cotter Pin Assortment? 61 Items
ACotter Pin Assortmentis an assortment of PIN, COTTER of various types and/or sizes.
What is a Woodruff Key Assortment? 20 Items
AWoodruff Key Assortmentis a group of various sizes of KEY, WOODRUFF.
What is a Plain Tapered Pin Assortment? 24 Items
APlain Tapered Pin Assortment(TAPERED PIN ASSORTMENT,PLAIN) is a group of various sizes of PIN, TAPERED, PLAIN.
What is a Threaded Straight Pin? 3144 Items
AThreaded Straight Pin(PIN,STRAIGHT,THREADED) is a headless, cylindrically-shaped item, having external threads at one end only. The threaded and plain portions are of one nominal diameter. Includes items having cotter pin hole(s) on either one or both ends. Its length must not exceed 12 inches (304 MM). It may have a recess drive feature. See also PIN, STRAIGHT, HEADLESS. Excludes STUD, WELDING; and SETSCREW.
What is a Headed Shoulder Pin? 5539 Items
AHeaded Shoulder Pin(PIN,SHOULDER,HEADED) is a cylindrically-shaped headed item, having a solid shank in steps of two or more different diameters under and in addition to the head. Excludes PIN, ECCENTRIC.
What is a Headless Shoulder Pin? 19211 Items
AHeadless Shoulder Pin(PIN,SHOULDER,HEADLESS) is a cylindrically-shaped headless item, having a shank at one or both ends. It is used for aligning, fastening, or transfer of torque and/or thrust by fitting into corresponding holes of another item. It may be threaded on one end.
What is a Hollow Pin? 2623 Items
AHollow Pin(PIN,HOLLOW) is a cylindrically-shaped headless item, having a straight smooth body and a hole through the longitudinal center. Its length must not exceed five times its diameter or 12 inches (304 mm), whichever is greater. Excludes BEARING, SLEEVE; and PIN, PISTON.
What is a Guided Drive Pin? 203 Items
AGuided Drive Pin(PIN,DRIVE,GUIDED) is an item specifically designed to fasten steel, wood or composition material to concrete, masonry, or steel, with power provided by the blow of a HAMMER, HAND, while the item is in a hand-held guide.
What is an Eccentric Pin? 953 Items
AnEccentric Pin(PIN,ECCENTRIC) is a headed, cylindrically-shaped metal item having a shank and/or shoulder offset from the geometric center of the head. If shouldered, a portion of the shank and/or shoulder may be concentric with the head.
What is a Headed Toggle Pin? 742 Items
AHeaded Toggle Pin(PIN,TOGGLE,HEADED) is a headed cylindrically shaped item, having a solid unthreaded shank with a toggle action retainer, which holds the item in position when perpendicular to the shank. It is used for fastening and/or aligning purposes. The head may include gripping features such as a pull ring, integral hand grip or the like. See also PIN, TOGGLE, EYE COLLAR.
What is a Nail? 2258 Items
ANailis a headed and pointed fastening device designed for impact insertion. It has a round, square, or rectangular shank usually over 1 inch (25.4 mm) in length. Includes large nails commonly referred to as "spikes" and cupped head nails commonly referred to as "brads" or "finishing nails."
What is a Staple? 640 Items
AStapleis a U-shaped fastening device with pointed ends.
What is a Tack? 166 Items
ATackis a short, sharp-pointed fastening device having a flat or oval head and a cut shank usually less than 1 inch (25.4 mm) in length.
What is a Detent Lock Pin? 361 Items
ADetent Lock Pin(PIN,LOCK,DETENT) is an unthreaded device formed from non-resilient round metallic stock into a shape resembling the letter "U" of which at least one of the arms has a detent for retaining that arm in a fixed position to another item. Excludes PIN, LOCK and PIN, QUICK RELEASE.
What is a Knurled Straight Pin? 333 Items
AKnurled Straight Pin(PIN,STRAIGHT,KNURLED) is a headless, cylindrically-shaped, straight, solid item with or without a drilled hole(s). It has a straight or diamond knurl. Its length must not exceed 12 inches (304 MM). It is used for aligning or transfer of torque and/or thrust, by fitting into corresponding holes of another item.
What is an Expanding Grip Pin? 201 Items
AnExpanding Grip Pin(PIN,EXPANDING GRIP) is a quick-acting fastening and aligning device with a cam handle and a solid, inner pin surrounded by male and female bushings. Actuation of the handle creates an expanding or contracting action. It may be furnished with captive pin, locking cam handle, lanyard or lock ring.
What is a Solid Cotter Pin? 159 Items
ASolid Cotter Pin(PIN,COTTER,SOLID) is (All Except USA) A solid, metallic item, having a cylindrically shaped shank with a threaded portion of a smaller diameter at one end. The threaded portion must be offset to the longitudinal center-line. It may have a flat which tapers towards the threaded portion. Excludes PIN, TAPERED, THREADED.
What is a Power Actuated Drive Pin? 328 Items
APower Actuated Drive Pin(PIN,DRIVE,POWER ACTUATED) is an item designed to fasten metal, wood, composition material and the like to concrete, masonry, metal, and wood, with power provided from a cartridge (powder), compressed gas, pneumatic and/or hydraulic power. Excludes items that have the actuating media as an integral part of the pin.
What is a Spring Pin Set? 57 Items
ASpring Pin Set(PIN SET,SPRING) is a collection of several PIN,SPRING of different sizes.
What is a Headless Straight Pin Set? 63 Items
AHeadless Straight Pin Set(PIN SET,STRAIGHT,HEADLESS) is a collection of two or more PIN,STRAIGHT,HEADLESS of different sizes.
What is an O-Ring? 136881 Items
AnO-Ringis a nonmetallic circular item with an aperature, having a solid round cross-section. They are used primarily for sealing. For items with other than round cross section, see PACKING,PREFORMED. For noncircular items with a round cross-section, see SEAL,NONMETALLIC ROUND SECTION and RUBBER,ROUND SECTION.
What is an O-Ring Assortment? 326 Items
AnO-Ring Assortmentis two or more sizes and/or types of o-rings grouped together in a single package and intended for individual repeated replacement and/or general use. See also O-RING SET. Excludes GASKET ASSORTMENT.
What is an O-Ring Set? 717 Items
AnO-Ring Setis two or more sizes and/or types of O-RINGs packaged or grouped for issue as a unit for complete replacement. See also O-RING ASSORTMENT. Excludes GASKET SET.
What is a Hexagon Castellated Plain Nut? 3252 Items
AHexagon Castellated Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,CASTELLATED,HEXAGON) is a nut having 6 flat sides, flat on the bottom and having a slotted cylindrical or dome shaped upper portion. It is designed to provide positive locking when used with a solid or split (cotter) pin. Excludes NUT (1), PLAIN, SLOTTED, HEXAGON.
What is a Cap Plain Nut? 4618 Items
ACap Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,CAP) is an item internally threaded from one end, and completely inclosed on the opposite end. The outer periphery parallel to the threaded axis may be square, cylindrical, hexagonal, octagonal, or dodecagonal and taper to a cone or dome shape on the closed end. For like items which are stamped or formed from sheet stock, see NUT (1), STAMPED. For similar items which are flat on top and bottom see NUT (1), SLEEVE or POST, ELECTRICAL-MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT.
What is a Dodecagon Plain Nut? 99 Items
ADodecagon Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,DODECAGON) is a nut, flat on top and bottom, having 12 flat sides. For items having a thickness (or height) exceeding two times the width across the flats, use POST, ELECTRICAL-MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT. (When height or thickness and/or width across the flats is designated as a tolerance dimension, the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance).
What is a Hexagon Plain Nut? 74756 Items
AHexagon Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,HEXAGON) is a nut, flat on top and bottom having 6 flat sides. For items which have internal tapered or straight (parallel) pipe threads, specific electrical conduit size designation, and which when installed, provide a method of tightening to lock the connection, see LOCKNUT, ELECTRICAL CONDUIT. See also LOCKNUT, TUBE FITTING. For items having a thickness (or height) exceeding two times the width across the flats, use POST, ELECTRICAL-MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT. (When height or thickness and/or width across the flats is designated as a tolerance dimension, the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance.)
What is a Square Plain Nut? 1325 Items
ASquare Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,SQUARE) is a nut, flat on top and bottom, having 4 flat sides. For items having a thickness (or height) exceeding two times the width across the flats, use POST, ELECTRICAL-MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT. (When height or thickness and/or width across the flats is designated as a tolerance dimension, the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance.)
What is a Hexagon Slotted Plain Nut? 4371 Items
AHexagon Slotted Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,SLOTTED,HEXAGON) is a nut having a flat bearing surface and 6 flat sides with slots in its upper portion. It is designed to provide positive locking when used with a solid or split (cotter) pin. Excludes NUT (1), PLAIN, CASTELLATED, HEXAGON.
What is a Clinch Plain Nut? 2546 Items
AClinch Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,CLINCH) is a nut having a sleeve portion on its under side, which can be crimped or clinched to hold the item in place when inserted in a hole.
What is a Spline Plain Nut? 501 Items
ASpline Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,SPLINE) is a nut having an externally splined sleeve which holds it in position when forced into a hole of slightly smaller diameter.
What is a Wing Plain Nut? 3022 Items
AWing Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,WING) is a nut having wings designed for manual turning without driver or wrench.
What is a Gang Channel Self-Locking Nut? 421 Items
AGang Channel Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,GANG CHANNEL) is a nut having ears or lugs designed to hold it in position after its installation in a specially designed channel. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is a Gang Channel Self-Locking Nut Assembly? 3060 Items
AGang Channel Self-Locking Nut Assembly(NUT ASSEMBLY,SELF-LOCKING,GANG CHANNEL) is an item composed of a specially designed channel and a series of nuts having integral self-locking features assembled in predetermined spacing.
What is a Sheet Spring Nut? 1336 Items
ASheet Spring Nut(NUT,SHEET SPRING) is a nut formed from sheet spring material, usually steel, into varying flat, concave, bent or curved designs, having apertures with suitable boss or bosses usually on the upper side capable of securely gripping a mating threaded member. Excludes NUT (1), STAMPED.
What is a Key Washer? 19006 Items
AKey Washer(WASHER,KEY) is a washer of nonresilient material usually having two parallel bearing surfaces. The outside and/or inside edges have one or more protuberances. The ends and/or edges may be prebent at any angle or the protuberances may be prebent at any angle to the bearing surfaces. The keys or lugs may be fitted into keyways in adjacent material or they may be bent over after application to hold or lock one or more items in place. Excludes thrust type washer.
What is a Plate Plain Nut? 2405 Items
APlate Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,PLATE) is a nut with a flanged base of varied shapes which may be plain or mounted by rivets, bolts, welding, intergral prongs or by bonding.
What is a Blind Rivet Plain Nut? 3612 Items
ABlind Rivet Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,BLIND RIVET) is a metallic headed fastener having internal threads for a portion of the full length. It may have a smooth, hexagon or splined shank with an open or closed end. Is designed to be expanded tightly against the material it is being installed in by means of a special tool. The item must have a specified grip range. The grip range is the thickness of the material the item is being installed in. See also NUT (1) SELF-LOCKING, BLIND RIVET. Excludes NUT (1), SLEEVE.
What is a Nut Blank? 534 Items
ANut Blankis an item which resembles any of various nuts in shape and is intended for a subsequent threading operation.
What is a Double Hexagon Extended Washer Plain Nut? 171 Items
ADouble Hexagon Extended Washer Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,EXTENDED WASHER,DOUBLE HEXAGON) is a nut having 12 drive points, 24 sides, and an integral washer which extends beyond the points or periphery.
What is a Hexagon Extended Washer Plain Nut? 2876 Items
AHexagon Extended Washer Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,EXTENDED WASHER,HEXAGON) is a nut having 6 flat sides and an integral washer which extends beyond the flats or periphery.
What is a Square Extended Washer Plain Nut? 52 Items
ASquare Extended Washer Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,EXTENDED WASHER,SQUARE) is a nut having 4 flat sides and an integral washer which extends beyond the flats or periphery.
What is a Hexagon Double Ball Seat Plain Nut? 16 Items
AHexagon Double Ball Seat Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,DOUBLE BALL SEAT,HEXAGON) is a nut having opposite convex spherical bearing surfaces and 6 flat sides.
What is a Hexagon Single Ball Seat Plain Nut? 474 Items
AHexagon Single Ball Seat Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,SINGLE BALL SEAT,HEXAGON) is a nut having 1 convex, spherical bearing surface and 6 flat sides. Items may have a removable collar. See also NUT (1), PLAIN, CONE SEAT, HEXAGON.
What is an Internal Wrenching Plain Nut? 345 Items
AnInternal Wrenching Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,INTERNAL WRENCHING) is a cylindrical-shaped nut, the end opposite the bearing surface being designed with an internal socket or splines for use with an inserted wrench.
What is a Cap Self-Locking Nut? 636 Items
ACap Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,CAP) is a nut internally threaded from one end, and completely enclosed on the opposite end. The outer periphery parallel to the threaded axis may be square, cylindrical, hexagonal, octagonal, dodecagonal or the like and taper to a cone or dome shape on the closed end. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating memeber. Excludes NUT (1), STAMPED.
What is a Double Hexagon Self-Locking Nut? 533 Items
ADouble Hexagon Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,DOUBLE HEXAGON) is a nut having 12 drive points and 24 sides. The bearing surface may be washer faced. An integral locking feature is incorporated in the design of the head or in the threads.
What is a Hexagon Self-Locking Nut? 21165 Items
AHexagon Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,HEXAGON) is a nut having a flat bottom and 6 sides. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member. Excludes NUT (1), SELF-LOCKING, CAP.
What is a Square Self-Locking Nut? 49 Items
ASquare Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,SQUARE) is a nut having a flat bottom and 4 flat sides. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member. Excludes NUT (1), SELF-LOCKING, CAP.
What is a Stamped Nut? 327 Items
AStamped Nut(NUT,STAMPED) is a nut formed from sheet spring material, usually steel, into various shapes, having the external appearance of a solid nut, and having an aperture with suitable bosses, lugs, notches, and/or slits capable of securely gripping a mating threaded member. See also NUT (1), SHEET SPRING.
What is a Plate Self-Locking Nut? 8909 Items
APlate Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,PLATE) is a nut with a flanged base of varied shapes which may be plain or mounted by rivets, bolts, welding or integral prongs. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is a Push On Nut? 1010 Items
APush On Nutis an item formed from sheet spring material into varying flat, concave, curved, or nutlike design. It has an aperture with an elliptical-shaped hole or suitable lugs or prongs designed to retain threaded or unthreaded stud like projecting memebers. When pushed on, it grips by imbedding into the material of the projecting memebers, and does not mate with a thread helix. See also RING, RETAINING.
What is a Hexagon Cone Seat Plain Nut? 526 Items
AHexagon Cone Seat Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,CONE SEAT,HEXAGON) is a nut having 6 flat sides and a cone seat bearing surface. Items may have a removable collar. See also NUT (1), PLAIN, SINGLE BALL SEAT, HEXAGON.
What is a Wing Self-Locking Nut? 94 Items
AWing Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,WING) is a nut having wings designed for manual turning without driver or wrench with an integral feature incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is an Internal Wrenching Self-Locking Nut? 74 Items
AnInternal Wrenching Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,INTERNAL WRENCHING) is a cylindrical-shaped nut, the end opposite the bearing surface being designed with an internal socket or splines for use with an inserted wrench. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is a Keyway Washer? 1243 Items
AKeyway Washer(WASHER,KEYWAY) is a washer of nonresilient material usually having two parallel bearing surfaces. The outside and/or inside edges have one or more notches. Excludes thrust type washers.
What is a Flat Washer? 157513 Items
AFlat Washer(WASHER,FLAT) is a washer having a centrally located hole with a solid or laminated cross-section and two flat parallel bearing surfaces. The hole must be 75 percent or less than the largest dimension and the bearing surface finish is greater than 32 microinch (0.8 micrometer). The thickness cannot exceed 25 percent of the largest outside dimension. When the largest outside dimension is less than 1/4 inch or 6mm, the thickness must be 0.006 inches (0.15mm) or greater and for items 1/4 inch (6mm) or larger, the thickness must be 0.016 inches (0.4mm) or greater. The maximum tolerance is applied to dimensions and used as a determining factor. Items with separable lamination use SHIM. For items fabricated from ceramic or electrically rated materials by specification or industry standards use INSULATOR (1), WASHER. Excludes DISK, VALVE, graphite impregnated and lubricated items.
What is a Lock Washer? 27807 Items
ALock Washer(WASHER,LOCK) is a washer which is usually round with a centrally located hole. Its edges and two bearing surfaces are so designed that applied pressure brings into play the spring tension and/or frictional locking principle which materially resists any tendency toward turning. It may be made of one or two pieces
What is a Welding Plain Nut? 308 Items
AWelding Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,WELDING) is a nut with projection(s) that is/are designed to localize heating, during welding, at predetermined points and to fuse with the metal to which the nut is mounted.
What is a Knurled Plain Nut? 3570 Items
AKnurled Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,KNURLED) is a nut, round in shape, having all or part of its outer surface knurled. It may have provisions for external wrenching. For items having a thickness (or height) exceeding two times the outside diameter, use POST, ELECTRICAL-MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT. See also NUT (1), PLAIN, ROUND. (When height or thickness, and/or outside diameter is designated as a tolerance dimension, the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance).
What is a Round Plain Nut? 18284 Items
ARound Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,ROUND) is a nut, circular in shape, which may have wrenching facilities such as flats, holes, protrusions, slots or splines in or on the periphery or in the face opposite the bearing surface. For items having a thickness (or height) exceeding two times the outside diameter, use POST, ELECTRICAL-MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT. See also NUT (1), PLAIN, KNURLED. (When height or thickness and/or outside diameter is designated as a tolerance dimension, the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance.)
What is a Hexagon Concave Nut? 52 Items
AHexagon Concave Nut(NUT,CONCAVE,HEXAGON) is a hexagon nut having a concave face and a concave or slotted top.
What is a Square Concave Nut? 16 Items
ASquare Concave Nut(NUT,CONCAVE,SQUARE) is a square nut having a concave face and a concave or slotted top.
What is a Rectangular Plain Nut? 583 Items
ARectangular Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,RECTANGULAR) is a nut, flat on top and bottom, having four flat sides of which two parallel sides are shorter than the other two. For items having a thickness (or height) exceeding two times the width, use POST, ELECTRICAL-MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT. (When height or thickness and/or width is designated as a tolerance dimension, the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance.)
What is a Barrel Self-Locking Nut? 503 Items
ABarrel Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,BARREL) is a nut of cylindrical or partly cylindrical cross-section with integral threads perpendicular to the axial centerline. Ends may be flat or flanged. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member. Excludes NUT (1), SELF-LOCKING, ROUND.
What is a Clinch Self-Locking Nut? 1483 Items
AClinch Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,CLINCH) is a nut having a sleeve portion on its under side, which can be crimped or clinched to hold the item in place when inserted in a hole. An integral feature is incorporated for locking.
What is a Spline Self-Locking Nut? 546 Items
ASpline Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,SPLINE) is a nut having an externally splined sleeve, which holds it in position when forced into a hole of slightly smaller diameter. An integral feature is incorporated for locking.
What is a Knurled Self-Locking Nut? 88 Items
AKnurled Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,KNURLED) is a nut round in shape, whose outer surface or portion(s) is/are knurled. It may have provisions for external wrenching. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is a Round Self-Locking Nut? 1290 Items
ARound Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,ROUND) is a nut, circular in shape, which may have wrenching facilities such as flats, holes, protusions, slots or splines in or on the periphery or in the face opposite the bearing surface. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member. Do not use if a more specific item name applies. Excludes COLLAR, PIN-RIVET, THREADED; INSERT, SCREW THREAD; NUT (1), SLEEVE; NUT(1), PLAIN, CAP; and TURNBUCKLE BODY.
What is an Eye Nut? 410 Items
AnEye Nut(NUT,EYE) is a combination eye and nut, formed in one piece, and when fitted to an externally threaded object, the eye is used as an attaching medium.
What is a Saddle Washer? 1061 Items
ASaddle Washer(WASHER,SADDLE) is a washer with one surface shaped to fit a similarly curved surface, the other surface of the washer being either parallel with the shaped surface or in the form of raised boss having either a flat bearing surface or a recess designed for holding a nut. Excludes WASHER (1), CONCAVE and WASHER (1), CONVEX.
What is a Nut Assortment? 131 Items
ANut Assortmentis two or more different sizes and/or types of nuts grouped together in a single package.
What is a Washer Assortment? 619 Items
AWasher Assortmentis two or more different size and/or types of washers grouped together in a single package.
What is a Bevel Washer? 842 Items
ABevel Washer(WASHER,BEVEL) is a washer having a centrally located hole and two flat bearing surfaces which are not parallel.
What is a Concave Washer? 1020 Items
AConcave Washer(WASHER,CONCAVE) is a washer which is round with a centrally located hole. One bearing surface is smooth, flat, and unbroken, the other bearing surface is smooth, unbroken, and is recessed to form a curved or spherical contour. See also WASHER (1), CONVEX. Excludes WASHER (1), RECESSED and BEARING, WASHER, THRUST.
What is a Convex Washer? 1493 Items
AConvex Washer(WASHER,CONVEX) is a washer which is round with a centrally located hole. One bearing surface is smooth, flat, and unbroken, the other bearing surface is smooth, unbroken, and is raised to form a curved or spherical contour. See also WASHER (1), CONCAVE. Excludes BEARING, WASHER THRUST.
What is a Finishing Washer? 1458 Items
AFinishing Washer(WASHER,FINISHING) is a washer or cone or disk shape with a centrally located hole, designed to accommodate a flat or oval head screw and provide additional bearing area on the material being fastened. It may or may not have a flush flange feature.
What is a Recessed Washer? 11436 Items
ARecessed Washer(WASHER,RECESSED) is a washer of any peripheral shape having a centrally located hole. Both bearing surfaces are parallel and flat, but one or both of the bearing surfaces must be broken by a counterbore, countersink, or similarly shaped recess. The thickness must not exceed 25 per cent of the outside diameter or the largest outside dimension. The maximum limit of the tolerance or range applied to the thickness and/or largest outside dimension must be used to determine compliance. Excludes WASHER, CONCAVE, RETAINER, PACKING, and thrust type washers. See also SPACER, SLEEVE; and SPACER, STEPPED.
What is a Shouldered Washer? 4961 Items
AShouldered Washer(WASHER,SHOULDERED) is a washer, round in shape, and having a centrally located hole. One bearing surface is flat and unbroken, the other surface is in the form of a raised shoulder (boss) having a flat bearing surface. The thickness of the shoulder (boss) must not exceed 25 percent of the shoulder (boss) diameter. For items having a shoulder (boss) of greater thickness, use BEARING, SLEEVE; BUSHING SLEEVE; or SPACER, SLEEVE. Excludes INSULATOR, WASHER and thrust type washers.
What is a Shouldered And Recessed Washer? 1587 Items
AShouldered And Recessed Washer(WASHER,SHOULDERED AND RECESSED) is a washer, round in shape, having a centrally located hole. One bearing surface is flat, the other surface is in the form of a raised shoulder (boss) having a flat bearing surface. Either or both of the bearing surfaces must be broken by a counterbore, countersink, or similar shaped recess. The thickness of the shoulder (boss) must not exceed 25 percent of the shoulder (boss) diameter. For items having a shoulder (boss) of greater thickness, use BEARING, SLEEVE; BUSHING, SLEEVE; or SPACER, SLEEVE. Excludes INSULATOR, WASHER and thrust type washers.
What is a Slotted Washer? 544 Items
ASlotted Washer(WASHER,SLOTTED) is a washer, round in shape, and having a centrally located hole. Its two flat parallel bearing surfaces are divided or cut along the radius, leaving a cleft, fissure, or cutaway portion across the rim which extends from the outer circumference to the washer hole and is always as large as, or larger than the diameter of the hole.
What is a Split Washer? 1355 Items
ASplit Washer(WASHER,SPLIT) is a washer, round in shape, and having a centrally located hole. Its two flat parallel bearing surfaces are divided or cut along the radius, leaving a cleft, fissure, or cutaway portion across the rim whch extends from the outer circumference to the washer hole but which is never as large as the washer hole diameter. Excludes WASHER (1), LOCK.
What is a Spring Tension Washer? 15616 Items
ASpring Tension Washer(WASHER,SPRING TENSION) is a bent spring metal washer with a centrally located hole. It is designed to exert pressure axially when assembled in place.
What is a Retainer Plate Nut Assembly? 312 Items
ARetainer Plate Nut Assembly(NUT ASSEMBLY,RETAINER PLATE) is a square or rectangular flat metal plate upon which replaceable nuts are assembled in predetermined spacing. The plate has a centrally located hole.
What is a Retainer Ring Nut Assembly? 257 Items
ARetainer Ring Nut Assembly(NUT ASSEMBLY,RETAINER RING) is an item consisting of a flat metal ring designed to be fastened in place, upon which replaceable nuts are assembled in predetermined spacing.
What is a Nut Strip? 1221 Items
ANut Stripis a fastening device of rigid or semirigid material of various shapes and lengths having two or more apertures with lugs or prongs; threaded holes; or nuts. The apertures, threaded holes or nuts may be of any predetermined spacing.
What is a Welding Self-Locking Nut? 13 Items
AWelding Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,WELDING) is a nut with projection(s) that is/are designed to localize heating, during welding, at predetermined points and to fuse with the metal to which the item is mounted. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is an Octagon Castellated Plain Nut? 15 Items
AnOctagon Castellated Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,CASTELLATED,OCTAGON) is a nut having 8 flat sides, flat on the bottom and having a slotted cylindrical or dome shaped upper portion. It is to provide positive locking when used with a solid or split (cotter) pin. Excludes NUT (1), PLAIN, SLOTTED, OCTAGON.
What is an Octagon Plain Nut? 256 Items
AnOctagon Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,OCTAGON) is a nut, flat on top and bottom, having eight flat sides. It may include a retaining dowel pin. For items having a thickness (or height) exceeding two times the width across the flats, use POST, ELECTRICAL-MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT. (When height or thickness and/or width across the flats is designated as a tolerance dimension, the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance).
What is an Octagon Slotted Plain Nut? 28 Items
AnOctagon Slotted Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,SLOTTED,OCTAGON) is a nut having a flat bearing surface and 8 flat sides with slots in its upper portion. It is designed to provide positive locking when used with a solid or split (cotter) pin. Excludes NUT (1), PLAIN, CASTELLATED, OCTAGON.
What is a Plate Nut Spacer? 1240 Items
APlate Nut Spacer(NUT SPACER,PLATE) is an item having two flat bearing surfaces, conforming to the same shape as the base of a NUT (1), PLAIN, PLATE and NUT (1), SELF-LOCKING, PLATE. It is used to provide better alignment in assembly.
What is a Washer Blank? 572 Items
AWasher Blankis an item of various shapes and sizes, having two flat bearing surfaces which may or may not be parallel. It is used in the manufacture of a washer by drilling or punching a hole in the center. Excludes DISK (as modified).
What is a Panel Fastener Screw Washer? 74 Items
APanel Fastener Screw Washer(WASHER,PANEL FASTENER SCREW) is a washer, round in shape, and having a centrally located hole. The inside edge is notched to facilitate installation over the threads of a SCREW, PANEL FASTENER and is designed to be flattened to retain the fastener to a panel.
What is an Assembled Washer Plain Nut? 557 Items
AnAssembled Washer Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,ASSEMBLED WASHER) is a plain nut on which has been assembled a nonremovable washer.
What is a Barrel Plain Nut? 1003 Items
ABarrel Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,BARREL) is a nut of cylindrical or partly cylindrical cross-section with integral threads perpendicular to the axial centerline. Ends may be flat or flanged. Excludes NUT (1), PLAIN, ROUND.
What is a Blind Rivet Self-Locking Nut? 559 Items
ABlind Rivet Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,BLIND RIVET) is a metallic headed fastener having internal threads for a portion of the full length. It may have a smooth, hexagon or splined shank with an open or closed end. It is designed to be expanded tightly against the material it is being installed in by means of a special tool. The item must have a specified grip range. The grip range is the thickness of the material the item is being installed in. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is a Hexagon Castellated Self-Locking Nut? 513 Items
AHexagon Castellated Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,CASTELLATED,HEXAGON) is a nut having 6 flat sides, flat on the bottom and having a slotted cylindrical or dome shaped upper portion. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member. The slots when used in conjunction with a solid or split (cotter) pin, act as an extra "fail safe" feature in critical applications. Excludes NUT (1), SELF-LOCKING, SLOTTED, HEXAGON.
What is a Hexagon Cone Seat Self-Locking Nut? 215 Items
AHexagon Cone Seat Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,CONE SEAT,HEXAGON) is a nut having 6 flat sides and a cone seat bearing surface. Items may have a removable collar. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member. See also NUT (1), SELF-LOCKING, SINGLE BALL SEAT, HEXAGON.
What is a Double Hexagon Extended Washer Self-Locking Nut? 1253 Items
ADouble Hexagon Extended Washer Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EXTENDED WASHER,DOUBLE HEXAGON) is a nut having 12 drive points, 24 sides, and an integral washer which extends beyond the points or periphery. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is a Hexagon Extended Washer Self-Locking Nut? 1948 Items
AHexagon Extended Washer Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EXTENDED WASHER,HEXAGON) is a nut having 6 flat sides and an integral washer which extends beyond the flats or periphery. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is a Hexagon Single Ball Seat Self-Locking Nut? 261 Items
AHexagon Single Ball Seat Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,SINGLE BALL SEAT,HEXAGON) is a nut having one convex, spherical bearing surface and 6 flat sides. Items may have a removable collar. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member. See also NUT (1), SELF-LOCKING, CONE SEAT, HEXAGON.
What is a Hexagon Slotted Self-Locking Nut? 223 Items
AHexagon Slotted Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,SLOTTED,HEXAGON) is a nut having a flat bearing surface and 6 flat sides with slots in its upper portion. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member. The slots, when used in conjunction with a solid or split (cotter) pin, act as an extra "fail safe", feature in critical applications. Excludes NUT (1), SELF-LOCKING, CASTELLATED, OCTAGON.
What is a Sleeve Nut? 7255 Items
ASleeve Nut(NUT,SLEEVE) is an internally threaded item with a cylindrical and/or square, hexagonal, octagonal, or dodecagonal outer periphery (parallel to the threaded axis) a portion(s) of which may or may not be enlarged, forming a flange(s) and/or shoulder(s). Items not having an enlarged outer portion may be threaded, a part of the full length, or tapped from both ends. Items having an enlarged outer portion (flange(s) or shoulder(s)) may be threaded the full length, threaded a part of the full length, or tapped from both ends. Items tapped from both ends shall have either right-hand threads on both ends or left-hand threads on both ends. For items conforming to any of the above and having a length overall exceeding two times the largest outside diameter or width across flats, use POST, ELECTRICAL-MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT. For items with an outside contour that is the same the full length, having a continuous thread through its entire length, and the length does not exceed two times the diameter or width across the flats use NUT (1), PLAIN (as modified). Excludes NUT (1), PLAIN, CAP. See also TURNBUCKLE BODY.
What is an Assembled Washer Self-Locking Nut? 552 Items
AnAssembled Washer Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,ASSEMBLED WASHER) is a nut on which has been assembled a nonremovable washer. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is a Matched Spring Tension Washer Set? 131 Items
AMatched Spring Tension Washer Set(WASHER SET,SPRING TENSION,MATCHED) is a grouping of two or more identical or similar WASHER (1), SPRING TENSION which have been matched together to meet a specific deflected height tolerance when a predetermined load compression is axially applied. Includes only those washers designed and tested to accomplish a specifically desired function.
What is a Double Hexagon Single Ball Seat Self-Locking Nut? 51 Items
ADouble Hexagon Single Ball Seat Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,SINGLE BALL SEAT,DOUBLE HEXAGON) is a nut having one convex, spherical bearing surface, with 12 drive points, 24 sides. Items may have a removable collar. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is a Pentagon Plain Nut? 11 Items
APentagon Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,PENTAGON) is a nut having five flat sides and a flat surface on both ends.
What is a Double Hexagon Castellated Self-Locking Nut? 17 Items
ADouble Hexagon Castellated Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,CASTELLATED,DOUBLE HEXAGON) is a nut having 12 drive points, 24 sides, flat on the bottom and having a slotted cylindrical or dome shaped upper portion. An integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member. The slots when used in conjunction with a solid or split (cotter) pin, act as an extra "fail safe" feature in critical applications.
What is a Clip-On Nut? 651 Items
AClip-On Nut(NUT,CLIP-ON) is an internally threaded fastener, plain or self-locking, of various shapes attached to a preformed item of semi-rigid material designed to retain, position or support other items by its own inherent spring action. The internally threaded fastener and the preformed item may be of one piece construction or fastened together by other means.
What is a Round Extended Washer Plain Nut? 240 Items
ARound Extended Washer Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,EXTENDED WASHER,ROUND) is a nut, circular in shape, having wrenching facilities such as flats, holes, protrusions, slots or splines in or on the periphery. It has an integral washer which extends beyond the wrenching element periphery.
What is a Round Extended Washer Self-Locking Nut? 149 Items
ARound Extended Washer Self-Locking Nut(NUT,SELF-LOCKING,EXTENDED WASHER,ROUND) is a nut, circular in shape, having wrenching facilities such as flats, holes, protrusions, slots or splines in or on the periphery. It has an integral washer which extends beyond the wrenching element periphery and an integral feature is incorporated for locking on the threads of a mating member.
What is a Seal Washer? 2009 Items
ASeal Washer(WASHER,SEAL) is a washer of various shapes having a centrally located hole. It is primarily used as a seat for a bolt or screw to distribute pressure and has a sealing element. It may be used in connection with metallic washers to which it can be bonded.
What is a Double Hexagon Castellated Plain Nut? 14 Items
ADouble Hexagon Castellated Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,CASTELLATED,DOUBLE HEXAGON) is a nut having 12 drive points and 24 sides, flat on the bottom, and having a slotted cylindrical or dome shaped upper portion. It is designed to provide positive locking when used with a solid or split (cotter) pin.
What is a Lock Blank Washer? 164 Items
ALock Blank Washer(WASHER,LOCK BLANK) is a washer that is shouldered and round in shape and also has a serrated outside diameter. Its serrated edges are so designed that when installed applied pressure produces a spring tension and/or locking principle. The item provides a base, seat, or strike plate when used with equipment.
What is a Triangular Extended Washer Plain Nut? 10 Items
ATriangular Extended Washer Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,EXTENDED WASHER,TRIANGULAR) is an item having three equiangular flat sides and an integral washer extending beyond the flats or periphery.
What is a Rapid Alignment Locknut? 84 Items
ARapid Alignment Locknut(LOCKNUT,RAPID ALIGNMENT) is an item having internal threads designed to mate with an external thread. The item is two permanently joined, independently rotatable slotted nuts. In the open state (slots aligned), the item can be readily slipped onto or off a threaded rod, bolt, or the like. In the closed state (180 degrees between nut slots), the nut locks onto the external thread. The slots run the entire height of the nut. Excludes NUT, PLAIN, SLOTTED (as modified); NUT, SELF-LOCKING, SLOTTED (as modified).
What is a Blind Assembly Nut? 75 Items
ABlind Assembly Nut(NUT,BLIND ASSEMBLY) is a two-piece fastener consisting of a sleeve and an expander nut. The nut is self-retaining when drawn into the sleeve with a mandrel or other special tool. The item is designed to be installed or expanded from only one side of a structure or component part. Excludes RIVET, BLIND.
What is a Compressible Direct Tension Indicating Washer? 15 Items
ACompressible Direct Tension Indicating Washer(WASHER,DIRECT TENSION INDICATING,COMPRESSIBLE) is an item round in shape having a centally located hole. It consist of a steel ring with protrusions on one face. When the item is placed under the bolt head or nut end, the protrusions create a gap. As the bolt is tensioned, the clamping force flattens the protrusions reducing the gap. Correct bolt tension is evaluated by observing the remaining gap.
What is a Preload Indicating Washer? 14 Items
APreload Indicating Washer(WASHER,PRELOAD INDICATING) is an item round in shape having a centrally located hole. It consists of two concentric (inner and outer) steel rings, the inner ring is smaller in diameter and higher than the other. These rings are sandwiched between two close tolerance plain washers. As the assembly is tightened, the inner ring takes the load and is deformed until the loose outer ring is bound between the upper and lower plain washers and cannot be moved. The tightened load in the bolt is equal to the load required to compress the inner ring. When the binding of the outer ring occurs and can not be moved, it is a sign that the desired load has been reached.
What is a Special Purpose Wing Plain Nut? 32 Items
ASpecial Purpose Wing Plain Nut(NUT,PLAIN,WING,SPECIAL PURPOSE) is an item like a wing nut in shape and designed to restrain the rotating movement of an axle in an operating device mechanism. Excludes NUT, PLAIN, WING
What is a Retainer Strip Nut Assembly? 93 Items
ARetainer Strip Nut Assembly(NUT ASSEMBLY,RETAINER STRIP) is an item consisting of a straight flat strip designed to be fastened in place, upon which replaceable sheet spring nuts are assembled in predetermined spacing.
What is a Locking Screw Slide? 77 Items
ALocking Screw Slide(SLIDE,LOCKING SCREW) is an item mounted at the end of a lockscrew to provide a larger pressure surface.
What is a Gang Angle Self-Locking Nut Assembly? 247 Items
AGang Angle Self-Locking Nut Assembly(NUT ASSEMBLY,SELF-LOCKING,GANG ANGLE) is an item composed of a specially designed angle and a series of nuts having integral self-locking features assembled in a predetermined spacing.
What is a Retainer Strip Self-Locking Nut Assembly Set? 14 Items
ARetainer Strip Self-Locking Nut Assembly Set(NUT ASSEMBLY SET,SELF-LOCKING,RETAINER STRIP) is a collection of two or more various sized plate strips, upon which NUT,SELF-LOCKING, PLATE are assembled in predetermined spacing.
What is a Self-Locking Assembled Nut Retainer Strip Set? 10 Items
ASelf-Locking Assembled Nut Retainer Strip Set(RETAINER STRIP SET,SELF-LOCKING ASSEMBLED NUT) is a collection of two or more various sized plate strips with provisions for attaching NUT, SELF-LOCKING, PLATE. For strips with NUT, SELF-LOCKING, PLATE, see NUT ASSEMBLY SET, SELF-LOCKING, RETAINER STRIP.
What is a Breakaway Nut? 15 Items
ABreakaway Nut(NUT,BREAKAWAY) is a nut having a hexagon top end and an internal threaded skirt (bottom end). When installed the top end is designed to break to a certain torque. The skirt remains in place and provides fastening and becomes non-removable.
What is a Headed Grooved Pin? 5676 Items
AHeaded Grooved Pin(PIN,GROOVED,HEADED) is a cylindrically-shaped headed item, having circular or longitudinal groove(s).
PISTON,DASHPOT 162 Items
What is a Mortise Latch Set? 318 Items
AMortise Latch Set(LATCH SET,MORTISE) is a latch set in which the latch is designed to be fitted into the edge of a door, drawer, and the like.
What is a Steel Strapping Anchor Plate? 53 Items
ASteel Strapping Anchor Plate(ANCHOR PLATE,STEEL STRAPPING) is a piece of flat metal, with specific shaped and sized slot and round holes positioned in its body, used to secure the end of steel strapping to car studding on loads that do not lend themselves to either the full floating or controlled floating types of load.
What is a Flexible Surface Mechanical Patch? 70 Items
AFlexible Surface Mechanical Patch(PATCH,MECHANICAL,FLEXIBLE SURFACE) is a device consisting of gasketed metal or plastic plates, secured by a nut and designed to seal bullet holes or accidental tears in the rubberized fabric of such items as an inflatable life raft and inflatable life preserver.
What is a Rigid Surface Mechanical Patch? 837 Items
ARigid Surface Mechanical Patch(PATCH,MECHANICAL,RIGID SURFACE) is an item which consists of a patch plate, screw, and a nut, designed for covering a hole in a rigid surface. Complete installation is made from one side.
What is a Corrosion Preventive Anode? 2505 Items
ACorrosion Preventive Anode(ANODE,CORROSION PREVENTIVE) is an item which sacrificially corrodes when coupled to a more noble metal in a conducting medium.
What is a Dust And Moisture Seal Protective Cap? 14909 Items
ADust And Moisture Seal Protective Cap(CAP,PROTECTIVE,DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL) is an item specifically designed to fit over the opening(s) of various items to provide mechanical protection and/or to prevent the entrance of foreign matter during painting, shipping, storage, or the like. It is not designed to retain fluids under pressure during equipment operation. Excludes COVER, ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR; HOOD, SEALING, BOTTLE; and STOPPER, BOTTLE. For items designed to fit into or over the opening(s) of various items, see CAP-PLUG, PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL.
What is a Dust And Moisture Seal Protective Plug? 10416 Items
ADust And Moisture Seal Protective Plug(PLUG,PROTECTIVE,DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL) is an item specifically designed to fit into the opening(s) of various items to provide mechanical protection and/or prevent the entrance of foreign matter during painting, shipping storage, or the like. It is not designed to retain fluids under pressure during equipment operation. Excludes PLUG (as modified) and STOPPER, BOTTLE. For items designed to fit into or over the opening(s) of various items, see CAP-PLUG, PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL.
What is a Container Adapter Kit? 97 Items
AContainer Adapter Kit(ADAPTER KIT,CONTAINER) is an adapter kit containing items such as brackets, shock mounts, and bolts. It is used to brace, block, and/or cushion a specific item in a container. Do not use if a more specific name is available. See also ADAPTER, CONTAINER and INSERT (as modified).
What is an Angle Bracket? 52027 Items
AnAngle Bracket(BRACKET,ANGLE) is a ridge item, usually of flat material, formed into a dihedral angle (generally a right angle) which may be reinforced; it is designed to position, align, or support an item(s) in relation to another. Excludes BRACE (as modified); BRACKET (1), MOUNTING; and BRACKET, SHELF.
What is an Anchor Strap? 3068 Items
AnAnchor Strapis a metal item specifically designed to secure a structure to its foundation, or to anchor structural members in a fixed position. It may be straight or bent to form legs generally of unequal lengths. Excludes BRACE, CORNER; and PLATE, MENDING; and Item Names with the basic names "Bracket".
What is a Loop Clamp? 45762 Items
ALoop Clamp(CLAMP,LOOP) is a clamp designed to surround other item(s) such as cable(s), conduit(s), pipe(s), hose(s), or tube(s), and to fasten together or to another object or structure. Includes straight flexible items. For items specifically designed to clamp a hose to a connection to prevent leakage, see CLAMP, HOSE. See also HANGER, PIPE and CLIP, SPRING TENSION. For retaining straps with a bridge, see STRAP, RETAINING. Excludes CLAMP, ELECTRICAL; BAND, RETAINING; CLAMP (1), C; BRACKET PIPE.
What is an Anode Retaining Plug? 172 Items
AnAnode Retaining Plug(PLUG,ANODE RETAINING) is a metallic item similar to a standard solid pipe plug. The plug end is faced, drilled, and tapped to accommodate the threaded portion of a corrosion preventive anode.
What is a Tubular Fairlead? 684 Items
ATubular Fairlead(FAIRLEAD,TUBULAR) is a tubular or sleevelike item which may be solid (one piece) or split (two piece) of plastic, fiber or other suitable material usually having provisions such as a bracket, base or the like for mounting to a structure. It is designed to prevent chafing and provide support and/or guidance to moving cable passing through it. Excludes CLAMP, BLOCK; FAIRLEAD, ANTENNA; and FAIRLEAD, BLOCK.
What is a Tubular Fairlead Half? 200 Items
ATubular Fairlead Half(FAIRLEAD HALF,TUBULAR) is a longitudinal half section of a split type FAIRLEAD, TUBULAR. It is designed to facilitate installation without disconnecting the cable running through the FAIRLEAD, TUBULAR.
What is a Catch Strike? 4403 Items
ACatch Strike(STRIKE,CATCH) is a platelike item designed to be fastened to a door, door jamb, or the like, for the purpose of receiving the mating pin, plunger or bolt, of a lock, latch, or catch. See also RECEPTACLE, FRICTION CATCH STUD.
What is a Grooved Clamp Coupling? 3198 Items
AGrooved Clamp Coupling(COUPLING,CLAMP,GROOVED) is a metal loop having either a V or U cross section or channelled segment(s). It may be attached to a flat band. It is designed to create a fluid tight joint and/or connect pipe, tubing, tank cover(s), duct(s) and the like, by mating with flanged or beaded ferrule(s), flared, or beaded ends. It may or may not have a sealing inner liner. A latch or latches of the quick coupling type, nut or bolt type, or threaded trunnion type is (are) used to lock and adjust the band. Excludes COUPLING, CLAMP, PIPE and RING, LOCKING, METAL DRUM COVER.
What is a Grooved Clamp Coupling Half? 399 Items
AGrooved Clamp Coupling Half(COUPLING HALF,CLAMP,GROOVED) is a half section of a COUPLING, CLAMP, GROOVED to which one-half of a latching assembly (coupler) is attached. The section is designed to mate with formed flanges of various sizes and shapes on tubing, piping, ducts, and containers.
What is a Double Angle Bracket? 12637 Items
ADouble Angle Bracket(BRACKET,DOUBLE ANGLE) is a rigid item usually fabricated from flat material, forming two alternate or two adjacent interior angles, both which are less than 180 degrees (3.141 radians). It is designed to position, align, and/or support an item. It may be reinforced. See also BRACKET, ANGLE and BRACKET (1), MOUNTING.
What is a Webbing Strap? 12131 Items
AWebbing Strap(STRAP,WEBBING) is a narrow strip of webbing cut to a definite length, having one or both ends processed. It is usually designed for, and may have, one or more attachments or fasteners, such as BUCKLE; LOOP, STRAP FASTENER; strap end clip; RING, DEE; Hook; and the like. Excludes STRAP, BERTH, MATTRESS RETAINING; STRAP, CHIN; safety straps; and WEBBING, TEXTILE. Do not use if a more specific item name applies.
What is a Threaded End Tensioning Tie Rod? 1433 Items
AThreaded End Tensioning Tie Rod(TIE ROD,TENSIONING,THREADED END) is a rod having various cross-sectional shaped bodies with one right hand and one left hand integral externally threaded end. See also TURNBUCKLE; TURNBUCKLE BODY; and ROD, THREADED END.
What is a Cushioning Pad? 4118 Items
ACushioning Pad(PAD,CUSHIONING) is a pad of various shapes and cross sections, designed for mounting on vehicular panels, doors, hatches, bulkheads, racks, boxes, and the like, for the protection of personnel and equipment from injury and/or damage resulting from sudden stops, jarring, bumping, etc.
What is a Lock-Release Lever? 3269 Items
ALock-Release Lever(LEVER,LOCK-RELEASE) is a rigid, manually operated lever, designed to secure another item or instrument in position, and when activated, releases the item to allow adjustment, removal, or operation. It has a single hole, and is a component of a spring-loaded mechanism, a cam pressure mechanism, or a cam lever operated pin.
What is a Dashpot? 1270 Items
ADashpotis a device usually consisting of a piston and cylinder with means of securing one or both ends. It is used for cushioning or clamping a movement to avoid shock, absorb vibration,or for time delay, by the restricted passage of fluid (gas or liquid) through an orifice or around the piston.
What is an Access Cover? 57368 Items
AnAccess Cover(COVER,ACCESS) is a rigid or flexible item of various shapes attached to a structure for the purpose of providing access for inspection, service, replacement of components and/or adjustments or mounting operations. It is designed to be attached by means of bolt holes, slots, mounting ears, tabs, and the like. To permit access, the mounted cover requires partial or complete removal. It may include an observation window. For items permanently attached by hinges and the like, see DOOR, ACCESS (as modified). Excludes all covers not specifically designed to provide access for the purposes listed above.
What is a Filler Opening Cap? 2020 Items
AFiller Opening Cap(CAP,FILLER OPENING) is a part basically circular in shape, designed to cover or seal the filler-neck or inlet opening of a fuel tank, radiator, oil reservoir, liquid storage tank or the like. It may be either permanently attached to the object for which it is designed or provided with a means of removal and replacement. Excludes CAP, VENT, FUEL STORAGE TANK; and COVER (1), (as modified).
PARTS KIT,DASHPOT 11 Items
What is a Protection Bellows? 2145 Items
AProtection Bellows(BELLOWS,PROTECTION) is a nonmetallic, accordian shaped protective covering designed to flex due to relative motion between parts to which its opposite ends are attached. It is primarily used to cover the opening around a movable push-pull rod or part passing through a hole in a bulkhead, partition or the like.
What is an Engine Accessory Bracket? 3418 Items
AnEngine Accessory Bracket(BRACKET,ENGINE ACCESSORY) is a bracket specifically designed for the purpose of mounting and supporting miscellaneous accessories. Excludes adjusting arms.
What is a Block Fairlead? 884 Items
ABlock Fairlead(FAIRLEAD,BLOCK) is a multipiece item of various shapes that must have one or more holes designed to prevent snagging or chafing and provide support and/or guidance to cable, tubes and the like passing through it. It is not designed to grip an item. It may be attached to another object or structure. Excludes CLAMP, BLOCK and BRACKET, PIPE.
What is a Block Clamp? 4460 Items
ABlock Clamp(CLAMP,BLOCK) is a square or rectangular multipiece item designed to be attached to another object or structure. It must have one or more holes designed to surround and securely grip items such as electrical cables, conduits, pipes, tubes and/or hoses. It may have one or more holes designed to prevent snagging or chafing and provide support and/or guidance to moving cable passing through it. It may have an integral clamping feature. For items specifically designed to serve as a guide, see FAIRLEAD, BLOCK and FAIRLEAD SECTION, BLOCK. Excludes BRACKET, PIPE.
What is a Mounting Bracket? 101964 Items
AMounting Bracket(BRACKET,MOUNTING) is a bracket of various shapes (other than angle), designed to be attached to a supporting surface for the specific purpose of positioning, aligning and/or supporting another item. Excludes BRACE (as modified); BRACKET, ANGLE; and BRACKET, DOUBLE ANGLE. See also BRACKET (1), ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR; BRACKET, FIRE EXTINGUISHER; BRACKET, SOLENOID; BRACKET, TRACK, SLIDING DOOR; and RETAINER (as modified).
What is a Block Fairlead Section? 545 Items
ABlock Fairlead Section(FAIRLEAD SECTION,BLOCK) is a single piece of a multipiece FAIRLEAD, BLOCK.
BRACKET,BRAKE VALVE 38 Items
What is a Mounting Plate? 45727 Items
AMounting Plate(PLATE,MOUNTING) is a metallic or nonmetallic item which is rigid, flat and generally smooth. Its thickness is small in comparison to its length and width. It is designed for mounting another item and may have drilled or threaded holes or other facilities for mounting to a supporting object or surface. See SUPPORT, as modified. Do not use if a more specific name applies.
What is a Synchro Clamp? 3787 Items
ASynchro Clamp(CLAMP,SYNCHRO) is a clamp designed to hold an item in position, alignment or in close proximity by rigidly gripping the projecting rim, ridge, collar or edge of the item. A lockwasher, bolt, screw or the like may be a part of the item of supply.
What is a Mechanical Stop? 5600 Items
AMechanical Stop(STOP,MECHANICAL) is an item designed to restrict the movement of a rotary mechanism, linear mechanism or its components. It protects a mechanism from loss of adjustment or damage due to extreme movement. It may be wedge shaped with a threaded shank projecting from the apex or it may be round or rectangular in cross section, with mounting holes or slots, and is usually longer than its width. Excludes KEY, MACHINE, and BUMPER (as modified).
What is a Multiple Angle Bracket? 5894 Items
AMultiple Angle Bracket(BRACKET,MULTIPLE ANGLE) is a rigid item, generally of flat material, forming several angles (interior and/or exterior), all of which are less than 180 degrees (3.141 radians). It is designed to position, align and/or support an item(s) in relationship to another. It may have a plastic or resilient protective covering. Excludes BRACKET, DOUBLE ANGLE; BRACKET, MOUNTING and STRAP, RETAINING.
What is a T Bracket? 595 Items
AT Bracket(BRACKET,T) is a rigid item generally of flat material which resembles the letter T.It has two interior angles (usually right angles) which together equal 180 degrees (3.141 radians). It is designed to position, align and/or support an item(s) in relationship to another. Excludes PLATE, T and BEAM, STRUCTURAL.
What is a Shipping Container Bracket? 99 Items
AShipping Container Bracket(BRACKET,SHIPPING CONTAINER) is a rigid metallic/nonmetallic item of various shapes, designed to be used as a part of the container for the purpose of assembly or retention of item(s) to be contained within.
What is a Truss Fairlead? 40 Items
ATruss Fairlead(FAIRLEAD,TRUSS) is a circular item with a hole in it and designed to prevent snagging and chafing. It provides support and/or guidance to lines or parrels and the like passing through it.
What is a Mechanic Equipment Hardware Kit? 2740 Items
AMechanic Equipment Hardware Kit(HARDWARE KIT,MECHANIC EQUIPMENT) is a collection of common and/or specially designed hardware items not all having the same name, such as grommets, washers, brackets, mounting plates, clamps, nuts and bolts, specifically designed to fasten or attach (1) an accessory to any other mechanical component or equipment or (2) a mechanical equipment to any other equipment or component.
What is a Door-Hatch Dog? 138 Items
ADoor-Hatch Dog(DOG,DOOR-HATCH) is an item designed to engage a WEDGE, DOG, DOOR-HATCH when mounted to a rotating shaft which protrudes through a movable panel or fixed partition, for the purpose of securing the movable panel. Excludes CLAMP (1), BRIDGE.
What is a Door-Hatch Dog Wedge? 219 Items
ADoor-Hatch Dog Wedge(WEDGE,DOG,DOOR-HATCH) is a sector shaped metal plate, with a tapered profile, designed to be mounted to a movable panel or fixed partition to provide a bearing surface for, and mate with a DOG, DOOR-HATCH for the purpose of securing the movable panel.
What is a Dust And Moisture Seal Protective Cover? 5615 Items
ADust And Moisture Seal Protective Cover(COVER,PROTECTIVE,DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL) is a cover of various shapes, sizes and materials, specifically designed to fit over the opening(s) of mechanical connections such as drive lines, air and fluid ducts and the like, of various equipments to provide mechanical protection and/or prevent the entrance of foreign matter during shipping, storage or maintenance.The cover is not an integral part of the equipment when the equipment is installed in the end item.It is designed to be attached by means of bolt holes, slots, mounting ears, tabs and the like.See also CAP (1), PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL.Excludes COVER, ACCESS.
What is a Control Rod Extension? 51 Items
AControl Rod Extension(EXTENSION,CONTROL ROD) is an item used with a CONTROL ROD.
What is a Safety Cable Kit? 125 Items
ASafety Cable Kitis a pre-assembled wire cable having a formed end cap attached to one end. The opposite end is fused to prevent splaying and is fitted with a crimpled ferrule to restrict movement. The intended usage is for securing fasteners, hardware and the like.
What is a Cargo Container Connector Set? 11 Items
ACargo Container Connector Set(CONNECTOR SET,CARGO CONTAINER) is a collection of items designed to connect CONTAINER, CARGO equipped with corner fittings in accordance with ISO 1161 in pairs at the end. The individual item consists of an array of two pivots with right-hand or left-hand thread, respectively, on a screwed rod with quick-clamping device.
What is a Weapon System Access Door? 1907 Items
AWeapon System Access Door(DOOR,ACCESS,WEAPON SYSTEM) is a rigid item of various shapes permanently attached to a structure, designed to provide access for inspection, service, replacement of components and/or adjustments. It is designed to be attached by means of hinges or similar devices. It may include self-closing features and have a quick release or other type latching to permit access with a minimum of effort. It may include an observation window. Excludes COVER, ACCESS and DOOR, ACCESS, UTILITY.
What is a Cathodic Protection Corrosion Prevention Impressed Current Anode? 67 Items
ACathodic Protection Corrosion Prevention Impressed Current Anode(ANODE,IMPRESSED CURRENT,CATHODIC PROTECTION CORROSION PREVENTION) is a mixed metal oxide anode used in the cathodic protection system to supply electrical current to the hull of a vessel for the purpose of corrosion prevention.
What is a Weapon System Resilient Mount? 4111 Items
AWeapon System Resilient Mount(MOUNT,RESILIENT,WEAPON SYSTEM) is an item made of material having elastic properties. It may have rigid mounting facilities such as a flange(s), sleeve(s), stud(s) or the like. It is designed to isolate or dampen shock and/or vibration of a continuous or intermittent origin and serve as a support for a weapon system component to be isolated. Excludes MOUNT, RESILIENT, UTILITY&#59; SPRING (as modified)&#59; BUMPER, NONMETALLIC&#59; BUMPER, RUBBER&#59; BUSHING, NONMETALLIC&#59; hydraulic and pneumatic shock absorbers, dash-pots, grommets, and shock pads.
What is a Container Adapter? 137 Items
AContainer Adapter(ADAPTER,CONTAINER) is an item used to brace, block, and/or cushion a specific item in a container not specifically designed to hold the item. It may require the use of other items, such as brackets, shock mounts, and bolts, but does not include such items. Do not use if a more specific name is available. See also ADAPTER KIT, CONTAINER; and INSERT (as modified).
What is a Resilient Mount Adapter? 309 Items
AResilient Mount Adapter(ADAPTER,RESILIENT MOUNT) is an adapter which is designed to provide accommodations to facilitate the use of a MOUNT, RESILIENT in various applications.
What is a Hand Crank Arm? 399 Items
AHand Crank Arm(ARM,HAND CRANK) is a radial arm designed to be used with a HANDLE, CRANK parallel to its axis for transmitting motion to a shaft or other object. For items with an integral handle, see CRANK, HAND.
What is an Instrument Light Clamp Assembly? 58 Items
AnInstrument Light Clamp Assembly(CLAMP ASSEMBLY,INSTRUMENT LIGHT) is an item consisting of a mounting bracket; a BAND, RETAINING; and a BOLT ASSEMBLY, CLAMP; specifically designed for use as a means of attachment for a LIGHT, INSTRUMENT.
What is a Control Rod? 1824 Items
AControl Rodis an item consisting primarily of a bar, one end of which is provided with a knob, handle, or the like, or with means for attaching a knob, handle, or the like. It is designed to manually operate or control a mechanical device. It may be straight or bent and may include attaching devices such as nuts, washers, and clevises. Excludes linkage not designed to be directly actuated by a knob or handle.
What is a Detent Plunger? 2976 Items
ADetent Plunger(PLUNGER,DETENT) is a metallic item, solid or tubular, having one closed end formed to fit into a shallow recess or groove, or having a flat or concave surface used to exert pressure against a component part. It is designed for use with a SPRING, HELICAL, COMPRESSION, which exerts pressure to hold a shaft, pin, or the like, in a semirigid position in housings or other mechanical devices. Does not have internal or external threads. Excludes PLUNGER, QUICK RELEASE. For electrical items, see DETENT, SWITCH and PLUNGER, SOLENOID. See also CATCH, FRICTION.
What is a Quick Release Pin Receptacle? 204 Items
AQuick Release Pin Receptacle(RECEPTACLE,QUICK RELEASE PIN) is an item, usually cylindrical and spring loaded, furnished with a mounting flange used to secure a PIN, QUICK RELEASE by engaging the ball detents of the PIN, QUICK RELEASE, and securing it by means of its spring action.
What is a Manual Control Lever? 5404 Items
AManual Control Lever(LEVER,MANUAL CONTROL) is a rigid item of various shapes and cross-sections, specifically designed to manually actuate and/or regulate a variety of mechanisms. It usually has an integral handgrip, knob, or the like, or provisions for the mounting of the same. It may have accommodations for locking and/or positioning. The point of fulcrum may be an integral shaft perpendicular to the axis or a through hole to provide a definite means of securing, and usually has additional accommodation(s) for attachment of CONNECTING LINK,RIGID; WIRE ROPE ASSEMBLY,SINGLE LEG; and CLEVIS,ROD END; and the like. Excludes ARM (as modified); LEVER,REMOTE CONTROL; AND BELL CRANK.
What is a Door Closer Dog? 117 Items
ADoor Closer Dog(DOG,DOOR CLOSER) is a metallic item of one piece construction which is a component part of a door closer mechanism. It is designed to provide a seat for a torsion spring and transmit pressure from the ratchet to the spindle of a door closer.
What is a Gearbox Link Assembly? 27 Items
AGearbox Link Assembly(LINK ASSEMBLY,GEARBOX) is an item consisting of a bolt, washer(s) and a barrel nut. It is specifically meant to mount a gearbox of a rotary aircraft.
What is a Cover Retainer? 162 Items
ACover Retainer(RETAINER,COVER) is an item of various shapes and sizes designed to be attached to a vehicle or a structure as to hold a COVER (as modified). It may include mounting hardware.
What is a Retaining Harness? 82 Items
ARetaining Harness(HARNESS,RETAINING) is an arrangement of adjustable and/or non-adjustable (elastic) straps and hardware designed to affix an item to a structure, a container, and the like. The straps may be mounted on a plate, sewed together, and the like.
What is a Detachable Link? 34 Items
ADetachable Link(LINK,DETACHABLE) is a metal link made in two or more pieces, held securely together by means of a locking pin or other device but may taken apart for reuse. It is used to connect a chain and/or a cable and/or a rope and/or a strap, and the like. Excludes transmission chain links.
What is a Door Frame? 18 Items
ADoor Frame(FRAME,DOOR) is a casing or enclosing framework, in which a DOOR (as modified) may be set or hung.
What is an Abrasive Grain? 353 Items
AnAbrasive Grain(GRAIN,ABRASIVE) is a size graded organic or mineral cutting or polishing agent of natural or artificial origin. Excludes SAND, SANDBLAST (silica sand); POLISHING ABRASIVE, OPTICAL GLASS; PUMICE, TECHNICAL; ROTTENSTONE; and ROUGE, ABRASIVE.
What is a Buffing Compound? 76 Items
ABuffing Compoundis an abrasive grain mixed with a suitable carrier (binder), intended for use as a polishing agent. Excludes ROUGE, ABRASIVE; RUBBING COMPOUND, LACQUER; and POLISH (as modified).
What is an Abrasive Paper? 2046 Items
AnAbrasive Paper(PAPER,ABRASIVE) is a sheet or roll of flexible, abrasive-coated paper.
What is a Lapping And Grinding Compound? 262 Items
ALapping And Grinding Compoundis an abrasive grain in a suitable liquid or semiliquid carrier, sometimes known as vehicle or binder, intended for use in hand or machine removal of small quantities of material to close tolerances.
What is an Abrasive Rouge? 20 Items
AnAbrasive Rouge(ROUGE,ABRASIVE) is a form of ferric or aluminum oxide, processed naturally or synthetically, with or without binder, in powder, paste, cake, or stick form.
What is a Sandblast Sand? 59 Items
ASandblast Sand(SAND,SANDBLAST) is silca sand used as an abrasive when discharged by centrifugal force, compressed air, or steam. See also GRAIN, ABRASIVE and SAND, LITHOGRAPHIC GRAINING.
What is a Steel Grit? 26 Items
ASteel Gritis angular or sharp edged particles usually made by crushing steel shot.
What is a Steel Shot? 85 Items
ASteel Shotis globular shaped particles made by running molten steel into water and subsequently heat-treated for toughness, used in tumbling barrels as an abrasive or cleaning material.
What is a Lacquer Rubbing Compound? 17 Items
ALacquer Rubbing Compound(RUBBING COMPOUND,LACQUER) is a preparation compounded specifically for use on lacquered surfaces to remove scratches, orange peel, or other defects, and/or to produce a smooth finish.
What is an Abrasive Cloth? 1073 Items
AnAbrasive Cloth(CLOTH,ABRASIVE) is a flexible sheet or roll of cloth, or cloth and other material in combination, coated on one side with abrasive grain.
What is an Abrasive Paper Assortment? 46 Items
AnAbrasive Paper Assortmentis a group of various kinds, sizes, and/or grits of PAPER, ABRASIVE.
What is a Technical Pumice? 25 Items
ATechnical Pumice(PUMICE,TECHNICAL) is a light, coarse stone of volcanic origin, which consists of silicate of aluminum, sodium and potassium.
What is a Metallic Wool? 95 Items
AMetallic Wool(WOOL,METALLIC) is an abrasive material composed of long fine metallic shavings, used for cleaning, smoothing, and polishing.
PUMICE 16 Items
What is an Abrasive Mat? 77 Items
AnAbrasive Matis a non-woven, nonmetallic item bonded together with waterproof adhesives. It is designed to clean/polish external surfaces such as those found on aircraft and the like.
What is an Abrasion Finishing Compound? 10 Items
AnAbrasion Finishing Compound(FINISHING COMPOUND,ABRASION) is a liquid, powdered or pasty chemical composition designed for degreasing, cleaning, inhibiting, polishing and the like of metallic, plastic or ceramic parts. When used in conjunction with a finishing medium, it is used in a FINISHING MACHINE, ABRASION (as modified).
What is an Extension Garter Spring? 468 Items
AnExtension Garter Spring(SPRING,GARTER,EXTENSION) is a close-coiled helical extension spring, with ends fastened together to form a circle, designed to impose compression stresses toward the center of the circle thus formed when uniformly expanded.
What is a Compression Helical Spring? 104883 Items
ACompression Helical Spring(SPRING,HELICAL,COMPRESSION) is an open coiled spring, wound in various forms and from different shapes and types of materials and finished at the ends, designed to provide resistance to compression forces. Excludes springs designed for thermal actuation (springs in which the torsion forces are designed to be counteracted by changes in temperature) and SPRING, REINFORCING, HOSE.
What is an Extension Helical Spring? 19131 Items
AnExtension Helical Spring(SPRING,HELICAL,EXTENSION) is an open-or close-coiled spring, wound in various forms and from different shapes and types of materials and finished at the ends, so designed to provide resistance to pulling forces. The close-coiled springs may incorporate the special feature of initial tension created between the coils when wound so that an initial load must be applied to separate them. Excludes SPRING, REINFORCING, HOSE.
What is a Torsion Helical Spring? 13957 Items
ATorsion Helical Spring(SPRING,HELICAL,TORSION) is an open-or close-wound coil spring consisting of one or more helical coils, wound from different shapes and types of material and finished at the ends, designed to exert pressure in a rotating direction around the coil axis. Excludes springs designed for thermal actuation (springs in which the torsion forces are counteracted by changes in temperature) and SPRING, REINFORCING, HOSE.
What is a Torsion Spiral Spring? 2703 Items
ATorsion Spiral Spring(SPRING,SPIRAL,TORSION) is a spring consisting of a length of material wound on itself in the form of a spiral, finished at the ends and designed to exert pressure in a rotating direction around the spring axis. The material may be of various cross-sectional shapes such as round or rectangular. Excludes springs designed for thermal actuation (springs in which the torsion forces are designed to be counteracted by changes in temperature).
What is an Adjustable Door Spring? 111 Items
AnAdjustable Door Spring(SPRING,DOOR,ADJUSTABLE) is a helical coil spring with two heads or ends, used to attach to supporting frame jamb and door. It is operated by torsional action.
What is a Leaf Spring? 2923 Items
ALeaf Spring(SPRING,LEAF) is a spring relatively thin in proportion to its length and width, when assembled with similar items forms a SPRING ASSEMBLY, LEAF.
What is a Spring Assortment? 505 Items
ASpring Assortmentis a group of various sized helical and/or spiral springs.
What is a Dental Coil Spring? 19 Items
ADental Coil Spring(SPRING,COIL,DENTAL) is an item designed for orthodontic use in fabricating prostheses.
SPRING,MOTOR ACTUATING 38 Items
What is a Constant Force Spring? 353 Items
AConstant Force Spring(SPRING,CONSTANT FORCE) is a spring made from prestressed strip of material that coils tightly around successive layers of itself. The outer end may be specially shaped for attachment. The inner end is usually square cut and free to rotate over a pulley or roller. The coils are formed to remain in a coiled position without expanding. Excludes SPRING (1), SPIRAL, TORSION.
What is a Piston Ring Expander Spring? 36 Items
APiston Ring Expander Spring(SPRING,EXPANDER,PISTON RING) is a spring steel ringlike item designed to be placed between a piston ring and the piston to maintain the correct piston ring pressure against the cylinder wall.
What is a Flat Spring? 6748 Items
AFlat Spring(SPRING,FLAT) is a spring made of flat or prebent strip metal. It is designed to apply force in one direction when deflected in the opposite direction. It must be capable of recovering size or shape after deformation. Excludes SPRING (1), LEAF&#59; and springs designed for thermal actuation (springs in which the torsion forces are counteracted by changes in temperature).
What is a Volute Spring? 151 Items
AVolute Spring(SPRING,VOLUTE) is a conical shaped compression type spring produced by winding a wide thin strip of metal upon itself, with the wide dimension paralleled to the axis of the helix, in such a manner that the inner coils telescope within the outer coils when compressed. Excludes SPRING, HELICAL, COMPRESSION.
What is a Follower Spring? 74 Items
AFollower Spring(SPRING,FOLLOWER) is an oblong spiral spring designed to provide resistance to the compressing force of the follower in a MAGAZINE, CARTRIDGE. Excludes SPRING, HELICAL, COMPRESSION.
What is an Externally Relieved Body Screw? 14574 Items
AnExternally Relieved Body Screw(SCREW,EXTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter, and whose unthreaded portion has been machined or ground in one or more places or over its entire length to a maximum diameter less than the minimum pitch diameter of the thread (excludes undercut for thread relief). It is No. 0 (0.060 IN.) (1.5 mm) or larger, and is designed to be held or driven with either a wrench or inserted driver (excluding internal socket and multiple spline types) or both in sizes below No. 10 (0.190 IN.) (5 mm) and larger sizes must have a head designed for any type inserted driver (excluding internal socket and multiple spline types) but may also be designed for external wrenching. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads. See also BOLT, EXTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY and BOLT, INTERNAL WRENCHING.
What is a Wood Screw? 9464 Items
AWood Screw(SCREW,WOOD) is an unhardened externally threaded fastener whose continuous thread extends from a gimlet point for a distance of approximately two-thirds of the length of the screw and which is designed to be driven with an inserted driver.
What is an Instrument Screw? 864 Items
AnInstrument Screw(SCREW,INSTRUMENT) is an externally threaded fastener similar to a SCREW, MACHINE but smaller than No. 0 (0.060 IN.) (1.5 mm) in size.
What is a Machine Screw? 137594 Items
AMachine Screw(SCREW,MACHINE) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter, No 0 (0.060 in./1.5 mm) or larger, designed to be held or driven with either a wrench or an inserted driver or both (excluding internal socket or internal multiple spline types), in sizes below No. 10 (0.190 in./5 mm). No. 10 and larger sizes must have a head designed for any type inserted driver (excluding internal socket or internal multiple spline types), but may also be designed for external wrenching. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads. Excludes BOLT, CLEVIS; BOLT, EXTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY; SCREW, EXTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY; and SCREW, ASSEMBLED WASHER. See also, SCREW, INSTRUMENT; BOLT, MACHINE; BOLT, INTERNAL WRENCHING; and SCREW, CAP SOCKET HEAD.
What is an Assembled Washer Screw? 3517 Items
AnAssembled Washer Screw(SCREW,ASSEMBLED WASHER) is a SCREW, (as modified) to which has been assembled one or more nonremovable washer(s).
What is a Setscrew? 40499 Items
ASetscrewis an externally threaded device whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter with or without a head and having a cup, cone, or other type of machined point designed to prevent or restrict relative movement of parts and designed to be driven with either a wrench or inserted driver. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads.
What is a Thumbscrew? 6969 Items
AThumbscrewis an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter. It may have an unthreaded portion with a diameter less than, equal to, or greater than the diameter of the threaded portion. It has either a vertically flattened, circular knurled, or wing type head, all of which are designed for rotation by the thumb and fingers. For items having wrenching facilities such as socket recess, multiple spline or slot heads, use SCREW (as modified) or BOLT (as modified).
What is an Eye Screw? 284 Items
AnEye Screw(SCREW,EYE) is a fastening device with one end formed in the shape of an eye and the other end threaded with a lag or wood screw type of thread.
What is a Drive Screw? 1243 Items
ADrive Screw(SCREW,DRIVE) is a hardened cylindrical fastener with multiple spiral flutes on its shank. It also has an end smaller in diameter than the outside diameter of the spiral flutes, which acts as a pilot when driven into a drilled hole.
What is a Screw Assortment? 716 Items
AScrew Assortmentis two or more different sizes and/or types of screws grouped together in a single package.
What is a Socket Head Cap Screw? 79963 Items
ASocket Head Cap Screw(SCREW,CAP,SOCKET HEAD) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter. The head has an internal socket or multiple spline for use with an inserted driver. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads. Excludes items with bevel (conical) heads. See BOLT, INTERNAL WRENCHING. Excludes SCREW, SHOULDER; and SCREW, MACHINE.
What is a Machine Screw And Nut And Washer Assortment? 738 Items
AMachine Screw And Nut And Washer Assortmentis an assortment of two or more of the same or different types of machine screws, machine screw nuts, washers and the like.
What is a Screw And Nail Assortment? 34 Items
AScrew And Nail Assortmentis an assortment of nails and screws of various types and/or sizes.
What is a Hexagon Head Cap Screw? 66962 Items
AHexagon Head Cap Screw(SCREW,CAP,HEXAGON HEAD) is an externally threaded fastener designed for insertion into holes in assembled parts, for mating with a preformed internal thread and for tightening or releasing by torquing the head. The threaded and unthreaded portions are both of the same nominal diameter of 0.190 inch (5 mm) or larger. Head dimensions and sizes of threaded and unthreaded portions shall conform to internationally recognized fastener standards. The thread length being the controlled dimension, the grip length is not specified. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads. The head is not designed to be held or driven with an inserted driver or by the thumb and fingers. Excludes BOLT,MACHINE; BOLT,EXTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY; BOLT,INTERNAL WRENCHING; and SCREW,CAP,SOCKET HEAD.
What is a Panel Fastener Screw? 636 Items
APanel Fastener Screw(SCREW,PANEL FASTENER) is a headed, threaded fastening device with special square threads, which is designed to be attached to a panel by means of a retaining washer. The screw fastener is used in conjunction with a speed nut to facilitate fastening two items.
What is a Shoulder Screw? 14642 Items
AShoulder Screw(SCREW,SHOULDER) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter, No 0 (0.060 IN.) (1.5 mm) or larger. It has a round unthreaded neck or shank all or part of which is of greater diameter than the threaded portion. The head is designed to be driven with either a wrench or an inserted driver or both in sizes below No. 10 (0.190 IN.) (5 mm) nominal diameter. No. 10 (0.190 IN.) (5 mm) and larger sizes must be designed for any type of inserted driver, but may also provide for external wrenching of the head. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads. For items which are both shouldered and have an externally relieved body, use SCREW, EXTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY. For items with a No. 10 (0.190 IN.) (5 mm) or larger thread diameter without an inserted driver head, use BOLT, SHOULDER. Excludes BOLT, INTERNAL WRENCHING and SCREW, CAP, SOCKET HEAD.
What is a Close Tolerance Screw? 18158 Items
AClose Tolerance Screw(SCREW,CLOSE TOLERANCE) is a SCREW, MACHINE or SCREW, CAP, SOCKET HEAD whose unthreaded portion is of specified grip length, plated or unplated, and is machined to a tolerance of one thousandth (0.001 IN.) (0.025 mm) or less of a specific diameter for items (1.000 IN.) (25 mm) or less in diameter. Items over (1.000 IN.) (25 mm) in diameter shall have a tolerance of fifteen ten thousandths (0.0015 IN.) (0.038 mm) or less. The nominal major diameter of the threads shall be at least one thousandth (0.001 IN.) (0.025 mm) below the minimum shank diameter, but not below the minimum major diameter for applicable class of fit, as shown in the Screw Thread Standards, FED STD H28 and/or other nationally recognized standards. The head is designed to be held or driven with an inserted driver. It is not designed for rotation by the thumb and fingers. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads.
What is a Panel Screw Assembly? 3034 Items
APanel Screw Assembly(SCREW ASSEMBLY,PANEL) is a headed, threaded fastening device over which may be assembled; (1) a stand-off; (2) a flanged bushing with washer(s) and/or a shouldered bushing without a flange, or it may have an internally threaded sleeve that is an integral part of the screw; a washer and an externally thread self-locking bushing that is driven by an inserted driver. Attached to panel by threaded bushing or by flaring end of stand-off, or bushing. Used in conjunction with a speed nut, nut plate, or driven into a threaded hole in the item that the panel is fastened to. May be spring loaded.
What is a Lag Screw? 833 Items
ALag Screw(SCREW,LAG) is an externally threaded fastener having a square or hexagon head and with a continuous thread (wood screw type or fetter type) extending from a gimlet or cone point for a distance of slightly more than one-half the length of the screw.
What is a Self-Drilling Screw? 503 Items
ASelf-Drilling Screw(SCREW,SELF-DRILLING) is a hardened, externally-threaded fastener with a self-drilling point. It drills, taps and fastens and may have a machine screw thread or a nonmachine screw thread. The threads usually extend from behind the pilot to the bearing surface of the head.
SCREW,LOCK PLATE 104 Items
What is a Tapping Screw? 9707 Items
ATapping Screw(SCREW,TAPPING) is a hardened externally threaded fastener whose thread extends to the bearing surface of the head. The thread may be fluted or otherwise designed to cut or form its own mating thread. Excludes SCREW, ASSEMBLED WASHER.
What is a Permanent Magnet? 638 Items
APermanent Magnet(MAGNET,PERMANENT) is an object of various materials, that retains a magnetic field for an indefinite period of time after the magnetizing force has been removed. Excludes ELECTROMAGNET; magnetized hand tools; and compass needles.
What is a Turnbuckle? 3136 Items
ATurnbuckleis a metal loop, sleeve, or solid body with end pulls, having both ends threaded or one end threaded and the other end designed to accommodate a swivel. Items with both ends threaded shall have right hand screw threads on one end and left hand screw threads on the other. It may include lock nuts, check nuts, jam nuts, and/or terminal attachment(s) such as hooks, rings, and the like. It is designed to regulate the distance (take-up) between two points by turning. See also PELICAN HOOK AND TURNBUCKLE ASSEMBLY; and TIE ROD, TENSIONING, THREADED END.
What is a Retaining Clip? 6634 Items
ARetaining Clip(CLIP,RETAINING) is a clip formed from resilient wire stock into a shape resembling the letter U, with each of the prongs having one or more curvatures along its length. It is designed to hold itself in place by its inherent spring action when fitted into the groove(s) or notch(es) of the item upon which a part, shaft, pin, or a like item is to be held in place. See also PIN, LOCK; RING, RETAINING and CLIP, SPRING TENSION. For items specifically designed for aviaton, see CLIP(1), RETAINING, AVIATION.
BASE,STAND 760 Items
HOLDER,LOOP 267 Items
HOLDER,SPRING 1848 Items
What is a Compression Cup? 1086 Items
ACompression Cup(CUP,COMPRESSION) is a nonmetallic cup-shaped item designed to be located within a cylinder, and whose contact edge with the cylinder walls is usually feathered. This item, by means of extrusion, makes close physical contact with the cylinder walls in order to prevent the escape of internal pressure. The item may have a center hole and/or bolt holes. Excludes CUP, HYDRAULIC BRAKE CYLINDER.
What is a Rod End Connector? 3797 Items
ARod End Connector(CONNECTOR,ROD END) is an item which has one end designed to form a rigid connection on a rod, shaft, turnbuckle or the like by means of welding, threading and/or pinning. The opposite end provides a hinged or semirigid method of fastening or attaching to another part by means of a protruding tongue or block. May include provisions for locking. See also CLEVIS, ROD END and ROD END, THREADED. For items specifically designed for aviation, see CONNECTOR, ROD END, AVIATION.
What is a Coat And Hat Hook? 367 Items
ACoat And Hat Hook(HOOK,COAT AND HAT) is a curved or sharply bent item. It is attached to another item such as a coat stand or rack. It is designed to hold a hat and/or coat which is hung on it.
What is a Slide Keeper? 126 Items
ASlide Keeper(KEEPER,SLIDE) is a device constructed of a rigid material designed for holding two chords in a desired position as though knotted, but capable of being slid to another position by applying pressure. See also KEEPER, BELT-STRAP.
What is a Rod End Clevis? 12357 Items
ARod End Clevis(CLEVIS,ROD END) is a forked part, having transverse hole(s) or slot(s) in each arm (prong) to accommodate a bolt, pin, or the like, and having a connection facility opposite the fork. It is designed to be attached to a shaft, rod, turnbuckle or the like by welding, threading, and/or pinning. May include provisions for locking. See also YOKE, UNIVERSAL JOINT and CONNECTOR, ROD END. For items specifically designed for aviation, see CLEVIS, ROD END, AVIATION.
What is an Expansion Plug? 3034 Items
AnExpansion Plug(PLUG,EXPANSION) is a relatively thin metallic item, having a concave or cupped contour, designed to effect its own seal by compression against the circumference of a hole. It is used as a blowout plug in boilers, engines, and the like to relieve the pressure created by the expansion of fluids caused by heat or freezing.
What is a Metal Grille? 1584 Items
AMetal Grille(GRILLE,METAL) is a metal frame enclosing a metal core which is constructed of perforated sheet metal, bars, core material, or the like. It is used to form an openwork barrier or screen to allow the passage of a maximum quantity of air and/or light, but excluding the passage of foreign objects. Excludes GUARD, FAN IMPELLER.
What is a Luggage Handle? 217 Items
ALuggage Handle(HANDLE,LUGGAGE) is an item of various shapes, usually U-shaped. It may be flexible. It is designed to be mounted to a piece of luggage to provide facilities for lifting, carrying and the like.
What is a Retaining Strap? 26408 Items
ARetaining Strap(STRAP,RETAINING) is a preformed item of rigid or semirigid material designed to partially surround other items such as cable(s), conduit(s), pipe(s), tube(s), or rod(s) or to completely surround them by means of a bridge strap(s) (which does not tightly clamp against the complete periphery). It is designed to retain and/or position the items close to a structure. It may be fastened to the structure on one end, both ends, or in the center. See also CLAMP, LOOP. Excludes BRACKET, PIPE; STRAP, LEATHER and STRAP, WEBBING.
What is a Pipe Hanger Extension Bar? 94 Items
APipe Hanger Extension Bar(BAR,EXTENSION,PIPE HANGER) is a metal item of rectangular cross section perforated at specific intervals and designed to suspend or position pipe, cables, tubes, and the like.
What is a Stake Pocket? 41 Items
AStake Pocket(POCKET,STAKE) is a receptacle built in or mounted on the edges or corners of platforms, coamings or similar objects. Designed to receive load retaining stakes or stanchions.
What is a Rigid Caster? 1091 Items
ARigid Caster(CASTER,RIGID) is a caster designed to maintain the rotation of the wheel(s) or spherical constructed item in one plane.
What is a Swivel Caster? 2859 Items
ASwivel Caster(CASTER,SWIVEL) is a caster designed to allow rotation of the wheel(s) or spherical constructed item in more than one plane.
What is a Barrel Bolt? 450 Items
ABarrel Bolt(BOLT,BARREL) is a bolt with a cylindrical bar guided in a cylindrical socket or barrel, mounted on a single attachment plate and manually operated by means of a knob projecting from approximately mid-length of the bar. It is usually installed in a horizontal position. Excludes BOLT (2), CHAIN; BOLT (2), FOOT; and BOLT (2), WINDOW, SPRING.
What is a Foot Bolt? 25 Items
AFoot Bolt(BOLT,FOOT) is a bolt with a sliding bar guided in a case which may or may not be mounted on a single plate. The bar is thrown by foot pressure and may be retracted by foot action or by spring action. Excludes BOLT, BARREL.
What is a Surface Bolt? 251 Items
ASurface Bolt(BOLT,SURFACE) is a bar of various cross-sectional shapes that must be mounted to the face of a door by means of guides, plate, straps and the like. The bar is manually operated by a knob, grip or projection located at one end and is normally installed in the horizontal position.
What is a Shelf Bracket? 587 Items
AShelf Bracket(BRACKET,SHELF) is an item having two legs forming a 90 degree angle (1.5705 radians) and may be rigid or folding. It is to be fastened to a wall and so designed to hold and support a shelf.
What is a Corner Brace? 940 Items
ACorner Brace(BRACE,CORNER) is an item of rigid flat material usually shaped to a 90 degree angle (1.5705 radians), designed to be mounted on a single plane. For items designed to be mounted on more than one plane, see BRACKET, ANGLE.
What is a Cremone Bolt? 130 Items
ACremone Bolt(BOLT,CREMONE) is a bolt with two rods extending in opposite directions, which slide in guides. The rods are thrown by means of a handle or knob located between the rods.
What is a Mortise Bolt? 62 Items
AMortise Bolt(BOLT,MORTISE) is a bolt consisting of a sliding bar in a case which fits into a mortised opening in a door or the like. A handle piece projects from the surface of the door and engages with the sliding bar. It is usually installed in a horizontal position. Excludes BOLT, FLUSH.
What is a Flush Bolt? 142 Items
AFlush Bolt(BOLT,FLUSH) is a bolt whose sliding bar is mortised into a door or the like and whose case plate is mounted flat against the surface of the door over the mortised opening. It is operated with a lever or handle which may or may not extend beyond the case plate. Excludes BOLT, MORTISE.
What is a Door Hook And Eye? 112 Items
ADoor Hook And Eye(HOOK AND EYE,DOOR) is a holding device consisting of a shank with a hook-shaped head and an eye-shaped end, and a separate eye screw into which the head of the hook fits for holding doors, screens, and the like in a fixed position. the eye-shaped end may or may not have an eye screw attached. See also EYE HOOK. Excludes HOOK, DOOR.
What is a Hinged Hasp? 395 Items
AHinged Hasp(HASP,HINGED) is an item consisting of a hinged strap with a slot in one end through which a loop or staple may pass. When a loop or staple is passed through the slot in the strap, a means of securing the two parts together is afforded. It may include a staple.
What is a Push Door Plate? 99 Items
APush Door Plate(PLATE,DOOR,PUSH) is a thin flat item of various shapes designed to be fastened to a door. When installed it protects the surface finish from soiling and/or wear. It may have the word PUSH on the surface to indicate the directional swing of the door.
What is a Cane Bolt? 118 Items
ACane Bolt(BOLT,CANE) is a bolt with the end of the sliding bar bent at a right angle to form a handle. The other end of the bar is either pointed or blunt. The bar is mounted on the bottom of doors and the like by means of two or more guides and is usually installed in a vertical position. Excludes BOLT (2), SURFACE.
What is a Chain Bolt? 28 Items
AChain Bolt(BOLT,CHAIN) is a bolt with a sliding bar guided in a case which may or may not be mounted on a single plate and equipped with a spring to hold the bar in the closed position. The bolt is operated by means of a chain attached to one end of the bar, and is usually installed in a vertical position.
What is a Mortise Latch Set? 318 Items
AMortise Latch Set(LATCH SET,MORTISE) is a latch set in which the latch is designed to be fitted into the edge of a door, drawer, and the like.
What is a Thumb Latch? 335 Items
AThumb Latch(LATCH,THUMB) is a latch in which the exposed working parts are mounted to the surface of a door or gate.
What is a Rim Latch? 907 Items
ARim Latch(LATCH,RIM) is a latch designed to be mounted on the surface of a door, drawer, or transom.
What is a Spring Window Bolt? 165 Items
ASpring Window Bolt(BOLT,WINDOW,SPRING) is a bolt with a cylindrical bar sliding in a case containing a spring which holds the bar in the thrown position. The bar is retracted manually by means of a knob on one end. It is usually designed for mortised installation, but may be surface mounted. Excludes BOLT, BARREL.
What is a Sliding Door Hanger? 148 Items
ASliding Door Hanger(HANGER,SLIDING DOOR) is a metal device, which rides on a sliding door track and which consists of a truck with wheel(s) which engage the track, and some means such as an apron or bolt which fastens to and holds the door in place.
What is an Elbow Catch? 168 Items
AnElbow Catch(CATCH,ELBOW) is a fastening device consisting of a base plate, usually rectangular in shape, a notched bevel bolt which is integral with a thumb lever, and a strike. Attachment of the bolt and lever to the base plate is obtained by means of a pin located at the vertex of the right angle formed by bolt and lever. The bolt is designed to interlock with its notched bevel strike. Catch can be operated from one side only.
What is a Friction Catch? 717 Items
AFriction Catch(CATCH,FRICTION) is a nonpositive fastening device consisting of (1) a SPRING ACTUATED BALL, BOLT, PLUNGER, DOUBLE BEVEL LATCH, or the like, which is designed to be inserted and retained by compression of the spring, in a recess or STRIKE, CATCH. It may include the STRIKE, CATCH or (2) a two piece item consisting of a STUD, FRICTION CATCH and a RECEPTACLE, FRICTION CATCH STUD. The items are designed to position a door, cover, panel, or the like, in a fixed position and are released by normal pull. The items do not have provisions such as a knob, handle, or lever to actuate the bolt or plunger. Excludes CATCH MAGNETIC.
What is a Casement Fastener? 547 Items
ACasement Fastener(FASTENER,CASEMENT) is a barring device consisting of an integral bar and handle which is either attached to a base plate or designed to be attached directly to the item which it fastens by a pin, bolt or screw. It is engaged by placing the integral bar in an adjoining cavity or strike and is secured by cam action. The fastener is usually mounted on the stile of a door and can be operated from one side only.
What is a Flush Door Ring? 59 Items
AFlush Door Ring(RING,DOOR,FLUSH) is a metal device, consisting of a ring fastened in a cuplike plate so that the ring and plate are flush; to be fastened to and used in opening doors.
What is a T Plate? 149 Items
AT Plate(PLATE,T) is a flat, T-shaped plate used to join two pieces of material at a flush butt joint by means of screws, bolts and the like and so designed as to eliminate lateral movement.
What is a Flush Lock? 1264 Items
AFlush Lock(LOCK,FLUSH) is a lock designed to be mounted with its exposed case flush to the surface of a door, drawer, and the like.
What is a Rim Lock? 918 Items
ARim Lock(LOCK,RIM) is a lock designed to be mounted to the surface of a door, drawer, and the like.
What is a Door Closer? 448 Items
ADoor Closer(CLOSER,DOOR) is a device consisting of a tubular casing and an air controlled plunger, or a liquid or spring controlled arm, used for closing or partially closing and holding doors.
What is a Sliding Door Track? 603 Items
ASliding Door Track(TRACK,SLIDING DOOR) is a fabricated form made of metal or plastic, which serves as a runway for a sliding door hanger and which is bolted directly to a structure or held by means of brackets.
What is a Kick Door Plate? 130 Items
AKick Door Plate(PLATE,DOOR,KICK) is a rectangular item for fastening to the base of a door to prevent marring or damage.
What is a Doorstop? 316 Items
ADoorstopis a device generally made of wood or metal consisting of a base and a tip; may or may not have a shank. The tip has a rubber buffer imbedded in it to prevent the door from striking or damaging the wall or baseboard.
What is a Sliding Door Track Bracket? 139 Items
ASliding Door Track Bracket(BRACKET,TRACK,SLIDING DOOR) is a fabricated item for fastening to a supporting member and which holds and supports the sliding door track. It may have attachments and serve additional functions as a center or end stop for the door, or to lock adjoining sections of track.
What is a Doorknob? 212 Items
ADoorknobis a device designed to be attached to or through a door and consisting of a single protuberance which may be one of many rounded or angular shapes. It may or may not have a spindle and a rose. Excludes knob sets; LATCH (as modified) and LOCK SET (as modified).
What is a Mortise Lock Set? 617 Items
AMortise Lock Set(LOCK SET,MORTISE) is a lock set in which the lock is designed to be fitted into the edge of a door, drawer, and the like.
What is a Strap Hinge? 835 Items
AStrap Hinge(HINGE,STRAP) is a hinge whose leaves are greater in dimension transversely to the axis of the hinge pin than they are parallel to the axis of the hinge pin, and whose sides may or may not be tapered along their greatest dimension, from the hinge pin toward a point at their extremity.
What is a Tee Hinge? 384 Items
ATee Hinge(HINGE,TEE) is a hinge whose general shape is like the letter T, with one leaf resembling that of a butt hinge, and the other that of a strap hinge. The hinge may also have both leaves resembling strap hinges or butt hinges of different widths.
What is a Door Button? 401 Items
ADoor Button(BUTTON,DOOR) is a winglike device which is used for holding doors, sashes, screens, storm windows or the like in place.
LOCK,LUGGAGE 36 Items
What is an Exit Bolt? 88 Items
AnExit Bolt(BOLT,EXIT) is a bolt with a vertical two-piece rod, which is joined together in the active case, extending in opposite directions from the case. The rod slides in guides and is thrown by means of a horizontal cross bar on the inside of the door and may be thrown by a handle, knob, lever, bar or key on the outside of the door. It may be equipped with a lock or latch; the two-piece rod may be locked in a retracted position to permit the door to be operated from inside or outside.
What is a Rope Cleat? 142 Items
ARope Cleat(CLEAT,ROPE) is a device consisting of a single or twin base, designed to check or support line or rope. It may have projecting horns extending outwardly, rotating cams, V-shaped groove, and the like. Use on boats, piers, awnings, flagpoles, and the like.
What is a Butt Hinge Leaf? 5399 Items
AButt Hinge Leaf(LEAF,BUTT HINGE) is an item consisting of one leaf only of a HINGE, BUTT, with or without a hinge pin.
What is a Padlock? 1229 Items
APadlockis a detachable portable fastening device, having a shackle or bow adapted to be opened for engagement through a staple or the link of a chain. The bow or shackle, when locked, is secured in the case by means of a spring-activated pin(s) entering a notch(es) in the shackle. The lock may be opened by inserting and turning a key or keys, by key insertion only, or by a predetermined setting on the dial of a combination lock. For two or more padlocks which are keyed alike and/or master keyed, see PADLOCK SET.
What is a Stake Driving Cap? 25 Items
AStake Driving Cap(CAP,STAKE DRIVING) is a metal device specifically designed to be used when driving stakes&#59; fits closely over the top of the stake and prevents bending, brooming, or other damage.
What is a Rim Latch Set? 365 Items
ARim Latch Set(LATCH SET,RIM) is a latch set in which the latch is designed to be mounted on the surface of a door, drawer, and the like.
What is a Rim Lock Set? 714 Items
ARim Lock Set(LOCK SET,RIM) is a lock set in which the lock is designed to be mounted on the surface of a door, drawer, and the like. Excludes CLAMP, RIM CLENCHING.
What is a Door Hook? 240 Items
ADoor Hook(HOOK,DOOR) is a holding device consisting of a single or double jointed shank, with a hook-shaped head, and two eye pads, one into which the head of the hook fits; the other hinged to the shank or fastened by an eye formed in the shank end. Excludes HOOK AND EYE, DOOR.
What is an Expansion Shield? 1458 Items
AnExpansion Shield(SHIELD,EXPANSION) is an item for inserting in a hole, usually in masonry, designed to be expanded either by means of a setting tool or by the insertion of the bolt, screw or nail for mounting or attaching another object. It may include the bolt, screw or nail.
What is a Mending Plate? 11285 Items
AMending Plate(PLATE,MENDING) is a flat, rectangular shaped item, with holes, used to join or attach two surfaces in the same plane by means of screws, bolts, and the like.
What is a Dirt And Liquid Deflector? 653 Items
ADirt And Liquid Deflector(DEFLECTOR,DIRT AND LIQUID) is an item so shaped as to deflect one or more of the following: dust, dirt, grease, oil, or liquid into a desired direction or away from a particular area. Can be attached to a stationary or with a revolving part.May or may notbe a mechanical device.
What is a Fusible Plug? 237 Items
AFusible Plug(PLUG,FUSIBLE) is an externally threaded cylindrical item, usually containing a fusible core, or a tapered smooth finished press-in insert made entirely of metallic eutectic substance. If without core, the item may be machined internally or have provisions to accomodate same. It is a safety device for aircraft wheels (prevents heat induced tire explosion), boilers, compressors, and similar equipment.
What is a Bridge Clamp? 2201 Items
ABridge Clamp(CLAMP,BRIDGE) is a clamp designed to straddle a cover, door or like item, and used to secure such cover, door or like item to effect a tight joint or seal.
What is a Plug Button? 2620 Items
APlug Button(BUTTON,PLUG) is an item, usually made of metal, having a finished cap with spring tension prongs on the underside, or spring wire fitted into the sides of the walls. When inserted in punched or drilled holes in metal sheets or tubes, the expanding action of the prongs or spring wire holds the item securely in place. It is specifically designed to close a hole; to cover a hole through which passes a shaft, cable, or the like; or to provide a perforated cover for a vent or breather hole. Excludes FASTENER, SPRING TENSION, TRIM.
What is a Furniture Glide? 259 Items
AFurniture Glide(GLIDE,FURNITURE) is an item of various shapes, with or without a cushion or pad, which has a smooth hard surface. It is designed to be attached to, or inserted in the base of furniture legs, or it may be used for leveling an object and/or for protecting the object from damage by reducing the impact of another object making contact with it.
What is a Furniture Cup? 46 Items
AFurniture Cup(CUP,FURNITURE) is an item placed under the legs of furniture to protect floors or rugs.
What is a Furniture Leg Tip? 104 Items
AFurniture Leg Tip(TIP,FURNITURE LEG) is a device designed to fit over the legs of chairs, beds, tables and the like, to provide floor protection, and to prevent slippage. For items having suction grip wearing surface, use TIP, CANE AND CRUTCH.
What is a Drift Bolt? 60 Items
ADrift Bolt(BOLT,DRIFT) is an unthreaded metal rod usually used for securing timbers. It resembles a spike but may be with or without a head or point. Excludes DRIFTPIN; PIN, STRAIGHT, HEADED; and PIN, STRAIGHT, HEADLESS.
What is a Screw Hook? 267 Items
AScrew Hook(HOOK,SCREW) is a small hook with a threaded shank for screwing into woodwork or paneling.
What is a Poker? 17 Items
APokeris a metal bar or tool, with one end either bent or straight and the other end with various shaped grips or handles, used in stirring fires.
What is a Corrosion Preventive Anode? 2505 Items
ACorrosion Preventive Anode(ANODE,CORROSION PREVENTIVE) is an item which sacrificially corrodes when coupled to a more noble metal in a conducting medium.
What is a Handwheel? 3701 Items
AHandwheelis an item having a major diameter of 3 or more inches (76.2mm) other than items having spoked or sumulated spoked construction, which may be under 3 inches (76.2mm) designed to be gripped by the hand to transmit rotary motion to other devices through a center axis, fabricated in the form of a solid body with simulated spokes or a recessed surface between the rim and the hub, or it may be built up in the form of a frame having a central hub connected to the rim by the spokes. It may have reference markings in the form of dots, arrows, hairline, etc., to indicate the relative position and/or direction of rotation of the item(s) with which it is used. It may also include an integral ratchet device. For similar items having a maximum diameter of less than 3 inches (76.2mm), see KNOB. For items calibrated in units or series of divisions denoting relative positioning of associated devices, see DIAL (as modified). Excludes STEERING WHEEL.
What is a Dust And Moisture Seal Protective Cap? 14909 Items
ADust And Moisture Seal Protective Cap(CAP,PROTECTIVE,DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL) is an item specifically designed to fit over the opening(s) of various items to provide mechanical protection and/or to prevent the entrance of foreign matter during painting, shipping, storage, or the like. It is not designed to retain fluids under pressure during equipment operation. Excludes COVER, ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR; HOOD, SEALING, BOTTLE; and STOPPER, BOTTLE. For items designed to fit into or over the opening(s) of various items, see CAP-PLUG, PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL.
What is a Dust And Moisture Seal Protective Plug? 10416 Items
ADust And Moisture Seal Protective Plug(PLUG,PROTECTIVE,DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL) is an item specifically designed to fit into the opening(s) of various items to provide mechanical protection and/or prevent the entrance of foreign matter during painting, shipping storage, or the like. It is not designed to retain fluids under pressure during equipment operation. Excludes PLUG (as modified) and STOPPER, BOTTLE. For items designed to fit into or over the opening(s) of various items, see CAP-PLUG, PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL.
What is a Dust And Moisture Seal Protective Cap-Plug? 4794 Items
ADust And Moisture Seal Protective Cap-Plug(CAP-PLUG,PROTECTIVE,DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL) is an item specifically designed to fit into or over the opening(s) of various items to provide mechanical protection and/or to prevent the entrance of foreign matter during painting, shipping, storage, or the like. It is not designed to retain fluids under pressure during equipment operation. For items designed to fit only into an opening, see PLUG (as modified) and STOPPER (as modified). For items designed to fit only over an opening, see BOOT (as modified); CAP (as modified); COVER (as modified); and HOOD (as modified).
What is a Belt-Strap Keeper? 145 Items
ABelt-Strap Keeper(KEEPER,BELT-STRAP) is a rectangular strip fastened or fabricated into loop form used to retain the loose end(s) of a belt or strap. See also KEEPER, SLIDE.
What is a Handle Grip? 2678 Items
AHandle Grip(GRIP,HANDLE) is an item of cylindrical or pistol design, made of metallic or nonmetallic material, specifically designed to be used on a handle to provide a formed gripping surface. Excludes types with integral switch(es) for control of armament.
What is a Shaft Collar? 93 Items
AShaft Collar(COLLAR,SHAFT) is an item designed to be mounted around a shaft to limit axial movement of the shaft and/or its assembled parts. It is secured directly to the shaft by use of a setscrew(s), pin(s), or the like, which may be a part of the item of supply. A pilot hole drilled in or through the wall(s) for drilling and pinning at application may be considered a method of securing. Solid items have a bearing surface on one or both end(s) perpendicular to the axis. For items designed to be mounted around the extended hub portion of a mounted item on a shaft or clamp around a shaft, see CLAMP, HUB. See also BEARING, SLEEVE; BUSHING, SLEEVE; SPACER, SLEEVE; and COUPLING, SHAFT, RIGID.
What is a Suction Cup? 162 Items
ASuction Cup(CUP,SUCTION) is an item of rubber with a concave face which, when pressed upon a smooth surface, attaches itself by means of a created vacuum. It is usually designed for attaching to a shaft, handle, or the like.
What is a Bolt And Spacer Kit? 301 Items
ABolt And Spacer Kitis an item consisting of one or more spacers and one or more bolts. It may include such related items as nuts, cotter pins, and washers.
What is an Expansion Plug Assortment? 10 Items
AnExpansion Plug Assortmentis a group of PLUG, EXPANSION of various types and/or sizes.
LOOP CLAMP KIT 88 Items
What is a Blank Panel? 2107 Items
ABlank Panel(PANEL,BLANK) is a panel designed to fill a space not occupied by actual operating components, and may have instructions, component designations, or component identifications etched or printed thereon.
What is a Support Hook? 1423 Items
ASupport Hook(HOOK,SUPPORT) is a rigid item with one end designed to be mounted to a wall or other surface, and with the other portion shaped to a curve or angle for the purpose of supporting a drop wire, stay wire, drop wire clamp, cables and the like. It does not have gripping facilities. Excludes BRACKET,PIPE.
What is a Strap End Clip? 257 Items
AStrap End Clip(CLIP,END,STRAP) is an item designed to be attached to the end of a strap, belt, or the like, to provide a rigid end for convenient insertion into a buckle, keeper, loop and the like and/or restrict wear or unraveling of the strap end.
What is a Pad Eye? 1046 Items
APad Eyeis a rigid, metal, platelike item with an edgewise projection containing one or more openings. The opening is usually round or elliptical in shape. It is normally welded, bolted, or otherwise fixed to a structure. It is used as a catch or point of attachment for other items such as hooks, rope, and the like. Excludes, STAPLE, HASP; STRIKE, CATCH; and BRACKET, EYE, NON ROTATING SHAFT. See also ADAPTER (1), AIRCRAFT MOORING; ADAPTER (1), AIRCRAFT TOWING; TOWING EYE, AIRCRAFT; BOLT, EYE; COUPLER (as modified); and HASP, HINGED.
What is a Nut And Bolt Retainer? 2506 Items
ANut And Bolt Retainer(RETAINER,NUT AND BOLT) is an item designed to fit over and hold a nut or bolt head to prevent it from turning. See also LOCKING PLATE, NUT AND BOLT.
What is a Recording Paper Roll Hub? 16 Items
ARecording Paper Roll Hub(HUB,ROLL,RECORDING PAPER) is a hub used as a short axis on the end of a roll of recording paper.
What is a Plain Solid Disk? 3488 Items
APlain Solid Disk(DISK,SOLID,PLAIN) is a circular item with two parallel bearing surfaces without hole(s) or groove(s). It has an outside diameter greater than its length, and may be fabric reinforced. Do not use if a more specific item name applies. For items primarily designed to rupture at a predetermined pressure, see DISK, RUPTURABLE. For items made of felt, see FELT, MECHANICAL, PREFORMED. For metallic or plastic items with a laminated cross section, see SHIM. Excludes DIAPHRAGM, VALVE, FLAT&#59; DIAPHRAGM, VALVE, SPECIAL SHAPED&#59; DISK, VALVE, NONMETALLIC&#59; FILTERING DISK FLUID&#59; and INSULATOR, DISK.
What is a Hasp Staple? 181 Items
AHasp Staple(STAPLE,HASP) is an eye or U-shaped piece of material affixed to a plate used as a fastener, usually in conjunction with a hasp and pin or hasp and padlock.
What is a Padlock Eye? 48 Items
APadlock Eye(EYE,PADLOCK) is a flat metal plate having an eye, usually used in pairs, designed to provide means for locking doors, drawers, and the like by means of a padlock.
What is a Glazier Point? 12 Items
AGlazier Point(POINT,GLAZIER) is a piece of thin sheet metal, triangular or diamond shaped, designed to hold a pane of glass in a wooden sash.
What is a Sash Pulley? 28 Items
ASash Pulley(PULLEY,SASH) is an encased wheel with a grooved face, designed to provide freedom of movement to a rope or chain used in the hanging of window sash.
What is an Angle Bracket? 52027 Items
AnAngle Bracket(BRACKET,ANGLE) is a ridge item, usually of flat material, formed into a dihedral angle (generally a right angle) which may be reinforced; it is designed to position, align, or support an item(s) in relation to another. Excludes BRACE (as modified); BRACKET (1), MOUNTING; and BRACKET, SHELF.
What is a Case Corner? 222 Items
ACase Corner(CORNER,CASE) is a three sided object of thin material, shaped to fit over and protect the corner of a box or case. See also BRACE, CORNER.
What is an Eye Hook? 512 Items
AnEye Hookis a holding device having a hook shaped head with an eye formed in the shank. It may have an eye attached to the shank eye. See also HOOK AND EYE, DOOR.
What is a Timber Ring? 14 Items
ATimber Ringis a metal item, circular in shape, designed to increase the strength of joints in timber construction.
What is a Transom Chain? 14 Items
ATransom Chain(CHAIN,TRANSOM) is an item consisting of a length of metallic chain with a mounting plate attached to each end which is used to restrict the opening distance of a window.
What is a Snap Hook? 1894 Items
ASnap Hookis a metal fastening device one or both ends of which are hook shaped with a closing or locking device over the throat opening which is held closed by spring action. If hook shaped on one end only the opposite end is provided with a fixed, loose, or swivel loop or opening for connecting to another item. Excludes cargo hooks with safety devices.
What is a Padlock Set? 487 Items
APadlock Setis two or more PADLOCK which are keyed alike and/or master keyed. It may consist of two or more specific groups of PADLOCK, each group being keyed alike and/or master keyed.
What is a Buckle? 1400 Items
ABuckleis a fastening device used to join two ends of a belt, strap or the like. It may be a single unit designed to be attached to one end of a belt or strap and secure the opposite end by penetration, by clamping, or by friction, or it may consist of male and female sections having one section attached at each end of the belt or strap and joins the two ends by a hook-like or other interlocking action.
What is an Automatic Closing Fire Door Hardware Kit? 11 Items
AnAutomatic Closing Fire Door Hardware Kit(HARDWARE KIT,FIRE DOOR,AUTOMATIC CLOSING) is an assemblage of hardware items designed for the complete installation of an automatic closing fire door. It does not include the door.
What is a Loop Clamp? 45762 Items
ALoop Clamp(CLAMP,LOOP) is a clamp designed to surround other item(s) such as cable(s), conduit(s), pipe(s), hose(s), or tube(s), and to fasten together or to another object or structure. Includes straight flexible items. For items specifically designed to clamp a hose to a connection to prevent leakage, see CLAMP, HOSE. See also HANGER, PIPE and CLIP, SPRING TENSION. For retaining straps with a bridge, see STRAP, RETAINING. Excludes CLAMP, ELECTRICAL; BAND, RETAINING; CLAMP (1), C; BRACKET PIPE.
What is a Hand Crank? 1787 Items
AHand Crank(CRANK,HAND) is an item consisting of a radial arm having a handle parallel to its pivoted axis for transmitting motion to a shaft or object. It may have an integral extension. For items without an integral handle, see, ARM (1), HAND CRANK. Excludes HANDWHEEL; and HANDLE, WINDOW REGULATOR.
What is a Stovepipe Shield? 20 Items
AStovepipe Shield(SHIELD,STOVEPIPE) is a flat piece of metallic material with a hole through which a stovepipe passes. It is specifically designed to act as an insulation to protect against excessive heat. Excludes SHIELD, STOVEPIPE, TENT.
What is a Door Handle? 1814 Items
ADoor Handle(HANDLE,DOOR) is a device designed to actuate the mechanism of a door latch, either by a turning or pulling of the handle, or by operation of a PUSH BUTTON or trigger, and it may be with or without an escutcheon plate. Exludes items having an integral latch. See also DOORKNOB.
What is a Window Regulator Handle? 96 Items
AWindow Regulator Handle(HANDLE,WINDOW REGULATOR) is a crank or T-shaped item designed to be mounted on the shaft of a window operating mechanism. Excludes CRANK, HAND.
What is a Friction Catch Stud Receptacle? 200 Items
AFriction Catch Stud Receptacle(RECEPTACLE,FRICTION CATCH STUD) is an item of resilient metallic material, or an item of resilient nonmetallic material which may be rigidly encased, having provisions for mounting to a door, panel, or the like. It is designed to receive and retain, by compression of the resilient material, a STUD, FRICTION CATCH, yet permit easy withdrawal of the stud under normal pull. For items of rigid material which mate with the plunger, bolt, ball, or the like, of a CATCH, FRICTION, see STRIKE, CATCH.
What is a Friction Catch Stud? 297 Items
AFriction Catch Stud(STUD,FRICTION CATCH) is a rigid metallic item with facilities for mounting to a door, sill, panel, or the like. It is the male component of a CATCH, FRICTION, designed to be inserted and retained by a RECEPTACLE, FRICTION CATCH STUD. For items having a spring actuated plunger, ball, bolt, latch, or the like, see CATCH, FRICTION.
HANGER AND TRACK SET,HORIZONTAL SLIDING DOOR 25 Items
What is a Dust And Moisture Seal Boot? 3421 Items
ADust And Moisture Seal Boot(BOOT,DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL) is a flexible, nonmetallic item designed to prevent entry of dust, moisture and other contaminants into critical areas around shafts, levers, electrical wires and hoses. Sealing may be either static or dynamic. The item may include mounting hardware (support plates, clamps and the like). Excludes BELLOWS, PROTECTION; GROMMET, NONMETALLIC; and CABLE NIPPLE, ELECTRICAL. See also CAP, ELECTRICAL; CAP, PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL; and SHIELD, ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR.
What is a Turnbuckle Body? 1117 Items
ATurnbuckle Bodyis a metal loop, sleeve or solid item having both ends threaded or one end threaded and the other end designed to accommodate a swivel. Items with both ends threaded shall have right hand screw threads on one and left hand screw threads on the other. It is a component of TURNBUCKLE. See also TIE ROD, TENSIONING, THREADED END. For items specifically designed for aviation, see TURNBUCKLE BODY, AVIATION.
What is a Pipe Covering Protection Saddle? 21 Items
APipe Covering Protection Saddle(SADDLE,PIPE COVERING PROTECTION) is a metal item designed to bear pipe on roller type hanger(s) or support(s) to prevent insulation from being damaged or deformed.
What is a Ball Socket Seat? 838 Items
ABall Socket Seat(SEAT,BALL SOCKET) is a rigid item, usually circular in shape, having a concave or bevel bearing surface on one end. It is designed to mate with and provide a wear surface for the ball of a ball stud, control rod, arm, or the like. The other end is usually flat, flanged, or offset and is usually designed to mate with a flat surface or spring. Includes metal items having a plastic ball socket insert. See also WASHER, CONCAVE.
What is a Case Leg? 97 Items
ACase Leg(LEG,CASE) is an item which, in conjunction with one or more similar items, supports a case.
What is a Split Tubular Clip? 129 Items
ASplit Tubular Clip(CLIP,SPLIT TUBULAR) is a tubular item of resilient metallic material, split along its entire length and having a flange at one end, usually with projecting arms or prongs extending from the body. It is designed to be inserted into a hole in a panel and held in place by spring tension. It is used to retain unthreaded items such as a pin or a rivet.
What is a Quick Release Plunger? 1197 Items
AQuick Release Plunger(PLUNGER,QUICK RELEASE) is an externally threaded tubular item containing a spring loaded device (pin, ball, etc.). The device is held in the thrown position by the spring and recedes when pressure is exerted against it. It is used as a locator, detent, and the like.
HOOK,HAMMOCK 23 Items
What is a Sash Pole? 23 Items
ASash Pole(POLE,SASH) is a long, slender item with a hook on one end, specifically designed for adjusting out-of-reach windows and transoms.
What is a Spring Loaded Cylinder Fastener? 566 Items
ASpring Loaded Cylinder Fastener(FASTENER,CYLINDER,SPRING LOADED) is a positive locking device consisting of a spring loaded cylinder and plunger. One end has a handle with an eye, hook, bar, or the like, for fastening to the item to be retained. The opposite end usually has a plate, bracket, stud, hook, or the like, for fastening to a structure. It may be furnished with a catch.
What is a Catch Strike? 4403 Items
ACatch Strike(STRIKE,CATCH) is a platelike item designed to be fastened to a door, door jamb, or the like, for the purpose of receiving the mating pin, plunger or bolt, of a lock, latch, or catch. See also RECEPTACLE, FRICTION CATCH STUD.
What is a Mortise Latch? 440 Items
AMortise Latch(LATCH,MORTISE) is a latch designed to be fitted into the edge of a door, drawer, or the like. The latch does not include knob(s), thumb piece(s), rose(s), strike(s), door pull(s), release bar(s), and the like.
What is a Flare Lock Fastener? 138 Items
AFlare Lock Fastener(FASTENER,FLARE LOCK) is a shouldered hollow screw and threaded sleeve assembly, designed to be fastened in place by turning the screw, causing one end of the sleeve to flare over the shoulder and against the material through which it has been inserted. Also, a countersunk head hollow screw and flared sleeve-nut assembly, designed to mate with a dimpled hole in the material to which it is fastened. The hollow screws may also have internal threads for attaching screws. See also SHIELD, EXPANSION.
What is an Escutcheon Plate? 656 Items
AnEscutcheon Plateis an item of various shapes designed to be used as a mounting plate and/or ornament for door handles, window regulator handles, control rods, and the like.
What is a Flush Catch? 1167 Items
AFlush Catch(CATCH,FLUSH) is a positive fastening device having an integral flush lever or button actuator designed to be mounted so that when in locked position no portion protrudes above the exterior surface of the door, cover, or the like. Excludes CATCH (as modified) and LATCH (as modified).
What is a Clamp Bolt Assembly? 663 Items
AClamp Bolt Assembly(BOLT ASSEMBLY,CLAMP) is a threaded item having an eye on one end designed to accommodate a hinge pin, or a pin inserted at right angles to the shank. It must have an adjusting nut assembled on the threads. The end of the threads may be headed, or a cap nut or similar device attached to prevent disassembly of the adjusting nut. It may also have a washer, collar or retainer assembled between the nut and hinge mounted end. Includes items having a bracket or lug mounting. It is used to rigidly clamp items to a structure, instrument, or the like.
What is a Grooved Clamp Coupling Ferrule? 385 Items
AGrooved Clamp Coupling Ferrule(FERRULE,GROOVED CLAMP COUPLING) is a flanged, flared or beaded hollow cylindrical metallic item designed to be affixed to the end of a tube, pipe duct or the like. It is used to mate with the groove of a COUPLING, CLAMP, GROOVED to create a fluid tight joint and/or connection. See also FERRULE, BRAZING, TUBE FITTING.
What is a Retaining Band? 2748 Items
ARetaining Band(BAND,RETAINING) is a flexible or semiflexible metal strip designed to partially surround and retain an item against a structure, frame, bracket, or the like. Includes a single segment of a sectioned type CLAMP, LOOP or CLAMP, HOSE. Both ends may have, but one end must have, a loop to accommodate a hinge pin, or a stud welded to the end of the band. May be furnished with a trunnion, T-bolt, pin, latch, or the like. For items designed to completely surround an object(s), see CLAMP, LOOP. See also COVER, ACCESS and STRAP, RETAINING.
What is a Grooved Clamp Coupling? 3198 Items
AGrooved Clamp Coupling(COUPLING,CLAMP,GROOVED) is a metal loop having either a V or U cross section or channelled segment(s). It may be attached to a flat band. It is designed to create a fluid tight joint and/or connect pipe, tubing, tank cover(s), duct(s) and the like, by mating with flanged or beaded ferrule(s), flared, or beaded ends. It may or may not have a sealing inner liner. A latch or latches of the quick coupling type, nut or bolt type, or threaded trunnion type is (are) used to lock and adjust the band. Excludes COUPLING, CLAMP, PIPE and RING, LOCKING, METAL DRUM COVER.
What is a Bow Handle? 7077 Items
ABow Handle(HANDLE,BOW) is an item, usually basically U-shaped, designed to be rigidly attached to another item such as a drawer, door, or window to provide a grip for opening, closing, pulling, and the like. Includes sash lifts of the bow type and handles designed for the purpose of carrying an item. It may or may not include a mounting plate. Excludes HANDLE,DOOR.
What is a Hook Handle? 226 Items
AHook Handle(HANDLE,HOOK) is an item, basically flat, with an integral hook type lip, tongue, or the like designed to be attached to another item such as a window, drawer, or door to provide a grip for opening, closing, lifting, and the like. Includes sash lifts of the integral hook type. Excludes HANDLE, DOOR.
What is a Recess Handle? 346 Items
ARecess Handle(HANDLE,RECESS) is a recessed item designed to be attached to another item such as a door, drawer, or window to provide access for the finger tips for opening, lifting, pulling, and the like. Includes sash lifts of the recessed type.
What is a Bail Handle? 1714 Items
ABail Handle(HANDLE,BAIL) is an item, usually basically semicircular or rectangular, designed to be swivel mounted to another item such as a container, chest, drawer, or door to provide facilities for lifting, opening, pulling, and the like. It may be with or without a mounting plate. Excludes HANDLE, DOOR.
What is a Double Angle Bracket? 12637 Items
ADouble Angle Bracket(BRACKET,DOUBLE ANGLE) is a rigid item usually fabricated from flat material, forming two alternate or two adjacent interior angles, both which are less than 180 degrees (3.141 radians). It is designed to position, align, and/or support an item. It may be reinforced. See also BRACKET, ANGLE and BRACKET (1), MOUNTING.
What is a Strap Fastener Loop? 1135 Items
AStrap Fastener Loop(LOOP,STRAP FASTENER) is an item of rigid material having an aperture or opening through which the end(s) of a strap(s) or belt(s) is designed to be inserted, folded, and secured to itself by sewing, riveting, or the like. It is used to fasten the end(s) of a strap or belt to itself, to another belt or strap, or to an object or structure.
What is a Leather Strap? 750 Items
ALeather Strap(STRAP,LEATHER) is a narrow strip of leather cut to a definite length, having one or both ends processed. It is usually designed for, and may have, one or more attachments or fasteners, such as BUCKLE; LOOP, STRAP FASTENER; strap end clip; RING, DEE; Hook; and the like. Excludes STRAP, BERTH, MATTRESS RETAINING; STRAP, CHIN; safety straps; and LEATHER (as modified). Do not use if a more specific item name is applicable.
What is a Webbing Strap? 12131 Items
AWebbing Strap(STRAP,WEBBING) is a narrow strip of webbing cut to a definite length, having one or both ends processed. It is usually designed for, and may have, one or more attachments or fasteners, such as BUCKLE; LOOP, STRAP FASTENER; strap end clip; RING, DEE; Hook; and the like. Excludes STRAP, BERTH, MATTRESS RETAINING; STRAP, CHIN; safety straps; and WEBBING, TEXTILE. Do not use if a more specific item name applies.
What is a Spring Tension Clip? 11234 Items
ASpring Tension Clip(CLIP,SPRING TENSION) is a preformed item of semirigid material designed to retain, position, fasten, or support other items, such as cable(s), access cover(s), by its own inherent spring action. It may be fastened to a structure by bolt(s), clip(s), screw(s), and the like. For items conducting electric current, see CLIP, ELECTRICAL or CLAMP, ELECTRICAL. For items which partially surround an item, see STRAP, RETAINING. For items which entirely surround an item and do not have inherent spring tension, see CLAMP, LOOP. See also CLIP, RETAINING. Do not use if a more specific item name is available.
What is an Instrument Mounting Clamp? 281 Items
AnInstrument Mounting Clamp(CLAMP,INSTRUMENT MOUNTING) is a clamp specifically designed to hold a dial instrument in position in the cutout of an instrument panel, or the like. It incorporates an adjusting mechanism that permits installation and removal of the instrument from the front of the panel while the clamp remains secured to the back of the panel.
What is a Shop Set Installation Hardware Kit? 148 Items
AShop Set Installation Hardware Kit(HARDWARE KIT,SHOP SET INSTALLATION) is a collection of common hardware items, such as nuts, bolts, and washers, designed to fasten or attach shop set equipment when installing it in a shop truck as part of the basic load.
What is a Headless Straight Rod? 2682 Items
AHeadless Straight Rod(ROD,STRAIGHT,HEADLESS) is a headless, cylindrically shaped, unthreaded, solid metallic item with or without a drilled hole(s) perpendicular to the axis. Its length exceeds 12 inches (304.8mm) and it is of one nominal diameter. One or both ends are squared, chamfered, or rounded. Do not use if a more specific item name is applicable. Excludes BAR, METAL and PIN, STRAIGHT, HEADLESS.
What is a Hinge Torsion Bar? 307 Items
AHinge Torsion Bar(TORSION BAR,HINGE) is a straight metal item of various cross-sectional shapes, with serrations, flats, or the like, on each end. It is designed to withstand a severe twisting action along its longitudinal axis while held fast at both ends. It is used in lieu of a hinge pin and creates tension on a hatch(es), door(s), gate(s), or the like, when in a closed or open position. Excludes TORSION BAR, SUSPENSION.
What is a Rigid Connecting Link? 82 Items
ARigid Connecting Link(CONNECTING LINK,RIGID) is an item of various cross-sectional shapes which may be of solid or hollow construction. It is specifically designed for attachment to a lever(s) and/or control(s) to actuate various remote mechanisms. It is one of the following: (1) A one-piece item with or without eyes and/or holes in each end which may have bushings or bearings pressed in the eyes; (2) A one-piece item with both ends processed for terminations, excluding threaded end(s); (3) A two-piece construction type item consisting of a body with both ends processed for terminations and a single end attachment; or (4) A three-piece construction type item consisting of a body and two end attachments. Excludes internal combustion engine type piston connecting rods; DRAG LINK, STEERING; LINK, ANCHOR, BRAKE SHOE; TIE ROD, STEERING; and TURNBUCKLE. For cylindrical shaped externally threaded items without end attachments, see ROD, THREADED END and STUD (as modified).
What is a Cushioning Pad? 4118 Items
ACushioning Pad(PAD,CUSHIONING) is a pad of various shapes and cross sections, designed for mounting on vehicular panels, doors, hatches, bulkheads, racks, boxes, and the like, for the protection of personnel and equipment from injury and/or damage resulting from sudden stops, jarring, bumping, etc.
What is a Line Supporting Strap? 778 Items
ALine Supporting Strap(STRAP,LINE SUPPORTING) is a flexible strap, furnished with a buckle, specificifically designed to support other items, such as cable(s), wire(s), tube(s), and the like. The buckle may be permanently assembled and may be provided with a mounting feature. The strap may be used to bridge a channel by mounting the buckle and strap separately. Excludes CLAMP, LOOP; STRAP, RETAINING; STRAP, LEATHER; and STRAP, WEBBING.
What is a Nut And Bolt Locking Plate? 5150 Items
ANut And Bolt Locking Plate(LOCKING PLATE,NUT AND BOLT) is a relatively thin metal item of various shapes, having two or more bolt holes and locking ears or tabs. The item is designed to be inserted on the bolts and the ears or tabs bent against the wrenching flat(s) of the bolt head or nut to restrict loosening of the bolt or nut. The locking ears or tabs may be prebent. See also RETAINER, NUT AND BOLT.
What is an Access Hole Frame? 462 Items
AnAccess Hole Frame(FRAME,ACCESS HOLE) is a rigid item designed to frame a structural opening for reinforcement purposes and/or to accommodate covers, access (as modified) and doors, access (as modified).
What is an Air Inlet-Outlet Frame? 266 Items
AnAir Inlet-Outlet Frame(FRAME,AIR INLET-OUTLET) is a flat rigid item provided with means for attaching to a panel, container, or the like. It is designed for the purpose of holding a screen or filter in place over an air inlet or outlet.
What is a Window Retaining Plate? 204 Items
AWindow Retaining Plate(PLATE,RETAINING,WINDOW) is a comparatively flat rigid item, having a centrally located aperture, designed to hold a window in position in mechanical or optical instruments. It must have drilled and/or tapped holes for mounting purposes.
What is a Hand Carrying Strap Assembly? 199 Items
AHand Carrying Strap Assembly(STRAP ASSEMBLY,HAND CARRYING) is an item consisting of two parallel straps with buckles, joined by a carrying handle.
What is a Butt Hinge? 8451 Items
AButt Hinge(HINGE,BUTT) is a hinge usually with rectangularly shaped leaves. The dimension parallel to the hinge pin must be greater than the dimension transverse to the hinge pin. It may have a tension coil spring at its pivot(s) for closing action, and may have a third member between its pivot(s) to permit the door, or the like, to swing in an arc from either side.
What is a Lock-Release Lever? 3269 Items
ALock-Release Lever(LEVER,LOCK-RELEASE) is a rigid, manually operated lever, designed to secure another item or instrument in position, and when activated, releases the item to allow adjustment, removal, or operation. It has a single hole, and is a component of a spring-loaded mechanism, a cam pressure mechanism, or a cam lever operated pin.
What is an Electronic Equipment Hardware Kit? 2346 Items
AnElectronic Equipment Hardware Kit(HARDWARE KIT,ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT) is a collection of common and/or specially designed hardware items not all having the same name, such as grommets, washers, brackets, mounting plates, clamps, nuts and bolts, specifically designed to fasten or attach (1) on accessory to any other electronic component or equipment or (2) on electronic equipment to any other component or equipment. For kits containing common hardware and other items, such as tools, etc., see INSTALLATION KIT (1), ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT.
What is a Helical Compression Spring Retainer? 3661 Items
AHelical Compression Spring Retainer(RETAINER,HELICAL COMPRESSION SPRING) is a cylindrical item specifically designed to fit over the end of, and completely encase the spring. The open end is usually flanged, the opposite end may be closed or have an orifice to accommodate a guide, plunger, or the like. It is used to position the spring and restrain lateral motion. It may provide a seat for the spring. Excludes HOLDER, SPRING.
What is a Helical Compression Spring Seat? 6799 Items
AHelical Compression Spring Seat(SEAT,HELICAL COMPRESSION SPRING) is a circular item, usually having a flat or grooved flange, boss(es), and/or counterbore designed to accommodate the end of the spring. It is used to position the spring, but does not encase the spring or restrain lateral motion. It may be used in conjunction with a RETAINER, HELICAL COMPRESSION SPRING. Excludes WASHER (1), (as modified); SEAT, BALL SOCKET and HOLDER, SPRING. See also ROTOR, ENGINE POPPET VALVE.
What is a Dashpot? 1270 Items
ADashpotis a device usually consisting of a piston and cylinder with means of securing one or both ends. It is used for cushioning or clamping a movement to avoid shock, absorb vibration,or for time delay, by the restricted passage of fluid (gas or liquid) through an orifice or around the piston.
What is a Nonmetallic Solid Wheel? 507 Items
ANonmetallic Solid Wheel(WHEEL,SOLID,NONMETALLIC) is a wheel which is cast or molded from a material other than metal. It may have a tread but does not have facilities to mount a tire or a rim. For items which have facilities to mount a tire or a rim see WHEEL, PNEUMATIC TIRE; and WHEEL, METAL TIRE.
What is a Strapping Seal? 209 Items
AStrapping Seal(SEAL,STRAPPING) is a metallic device designed to securely join the ends of strapping (metallic or nonmetallic) when being used to secure boxes, bales, or packages for shipment. Also includes seal with clamping ears which is used primarily for banding rectangular, square, and round articles, such as hose, tanks, and the like.
What is a Strapping? 218 Items
AStrappingis a flat strip of steel, coated corded cloth, or other material fabricated to a specified breaking strength. It is supplied in coils and primarily used for securing boxes, parts, or packages for shipment. Excludes TAPE (as modified); TWINE (as modified); WEBBING, TEXTILE; PLASTIC STRIP; STRAP, PIPE; WIRE, STEEL (as modified); and WIRE, TIE.
STRAPPING AND SEALING KIT 21 Items
What is a Clamping Catch? 3639 Items
AClamping Catch(CATCH,CLAMPING) is a positive fastening device consisting of a mountable base with an extended loop, claw, or the like. It may include a catch strike and mounting hardware for its complete installation on flat surfaces. The loop, claw, or the like can be manually engaged or disengaged readily for the purpose of securing the mating sections of a suitcase, locker-trunk, shipping and storage container, prefabricated building, tool chest or the like. Excludes CATCH, ELBOW; CATCH, FLUSH; CATCH, FRICTION; and LATCH or LOCK (as modified).
What is a Cable Retractor? 234 Items
ACable Retractor(RETRACTOR,CABLE) is a device consisting of a spring powered cable retriever, a base or mounting facility, designed to retrieve a length of extended cable. It may have constant force return capabilities. For construction equipment see REEL, CABLE; REELING MACHINE (as modified) or WINCH (as modified).
What is a Key Chain And Reel? 16 Items
AKey Chain And Reelis an item consisting of an encased key chain, reel, and mechanical spring which retracts the manually extended chain. It is designed to hold door keys, chuck keys, and the like. It may be worn on the person or affixed to an object.
What is a Body Hub? 38 Items
ABody Hub(HUB,BODY) is a cylindrical shoulder type item designed to be mounted and secured directly on a shaft or axle to position and retain on its body a gear(s), wheel(s), or the like. Items must have a method of securing directly to the shaft; however, a pilot hole drilled in or through the wall of the shoulder may be considered a method of securing; or by compressing the slotted hub end on the shaft by a hub clamp, which may or may not be included. Excludes BEARING, SLEEVE; BUSHING, SLEEVE; and COLLAR, SHAFT.
What is a Screw Thread Insert And Tool Assortment? 102 Items
AScrew Thread Insert And Tool Assortment(INSERT AND TOOL ASSORTMENT,SCREW THREAD) is two or more different sizes and/or types of INSERT, SCREW THREAD furnished with corresponding tap(s) and tool(s) for installation.
What is an Extension Drawer Slide? 4010 Items
AnExtension Drawer Slide(SLIDE,DRAWER,EXTENSION) is an item designed to be installed in a cabinet or rack to provide support and a sliding or rolling surface for a drawer, or the like. A portion of the slide extends with the drawer to provide support when the drawer is in the open position.
What is an Extension Drawer Slide Section? 1061 Items
AnExtension Drawer Slide Section(SLIDE SECTION,DRAWER,EXTENSION) is an item specifically designed for use as a component of a SLIDE, DRAWER, EXTENSION. It may contain ball bearings, rollers, locking device(s), and mounting provisions.
What is a Pawl Fastener? 849 Items
APawl Fastener(FASTENER,PAWL) is a self-contained item with a knob or a key actuated pawl, designed to fasten panels, doors, and the like, to frames or adjoining surfaces. The pawl may be preset to accommodate frames or surfaces of a specific thickness, or may be adjustable to accommodate frames or surfaces of variable thicknesses. For items with adjustable pawls, the pawl must be actuated through continual rotation of the knob or key until the pawl engages the adjoining surface.
What is a Vent Plug? 1228 Items
AVent Plug(PLUG,VENT) is a ported item with or without external threads. The port(s) may contain a filtering disk or WIRE FABRIC. It is designed to be inserted into an opening in a cylinder, pump, regulator, valve, housing, casing, or the like, to permit the free flow of fluid from or to the atmosphere. Excludes BREATHER.
What is an Access Cover? 57368 Items
AnAccess Cover(COVER,ACCESS) is a rigid or flexible item of various shapes attached to a structure for the purpose of providing access for inspection, service, replacement of components and/or adjustments or mounting operations. It is designed to be attached by means of bolt holes, slots, mounting ears, tabs, and the like. To permit access, the mounted cover requires partial or complete removal. It may include an observation window. For items permanently attached by hinges and the like, see DOOR, ACCESS (as modified). Excludes all covers not specifically designed to provide access for the purposes listed above.
What is a Filler Opening Cap? 2020 Items
AFiller Opening Cap(CAP,FILLER OPENING) is a part basically circular in shape, designed to cover or seal the filler-neck or inlet opening of a fuel tank, radiator, oil reservoir, liquid storage tank or the like. It may be either permanently attached to the object for which it is designed or provided with a means of removal and replacement. Excludes CAP, VENT, FUEL STORAGE TANK; and COVER (1), (as modified).
What is a Threaded Rod End? 1700 Items
AThreaded Rod End(ROD END,THREADED) is a cylindrical item, tubular or solid on one end and internally or externally threaded on the other. It is designed to be permanently attached to the end of a tube or rod to provide a threaded connection for installing a threaded clevis, connector or the like.
What is a Self-Locking Insert? 469 Items
ASelf-Locking Insert(INSERT,SELF-LOCKING) is a nonmetallic unthreaded item generally round in cross-sectional shape which, when placed on/in a machined-out portion of the threads of a screw or bolt, or inserted into the machined-out portion of the threads of a nut, locks the item, to which it is fixed, to the attached mating member and prevents loosening during excessive vibration. Excludes BOLT, SELF-LOCKING; NUT, SELF-LOCKING (as modified); SCREW, SELF-LOCKING; and INSERT, SCREW THREAD.
HANDLE,EXTENSION 287 Items
What is an Antipilferage Seal? 630 Items
AnAntipilferage Seal(SEAL,ANTIPILFERAGE) is a closure device that serves as a check against tampering or unauthorized opening. The seal must be severed or mutilated before entry is possible. It can be supplied with a cord, a pin, a WIRE,LOCKING,ANTIPILFERAGE SEAL 41887 or a PRESS LEAD SEAL,HAND 05677.
What is a Manual Control Handle? 6716 Items
AManual Control Handle(HANDLE,MANUAL CONTROL) is a rigid item with a plain or serrated gripping surface, designed to be grasped with the hand(s) for the purpose of manually transmitting rotary or linear motion to other devices, and/or holding and guiding an item in a desired position during operation. It may be fixed or rotating and furnished with mounting attachments, such as pin, stud, bolt, or the like. It may also be adjusted to a hand crank arm, a handwheel, or the like. Excludes KNOB; CRANK, HAND; and LEVER, MANUAL CONTROL. See also HANDLE (as modified). Do not use if a more specific name applies.
What is a Magnetic Catch? 139 Items
AMagnetic Catch(CATCH,MAGNETIC) is a permanently magnetized hardware device designed to temporarily hold immovable, a swinging cabinet door or similar mechanism. Excludes CATCH, FRICTION; HOLDER, DOOR; and LATCH (as modified).
What is a Picture Hanger? 22 Items
APicture Hanger(HANGER,PICTURE) is a hook like device that is secured to walls, bulkheads, columns and the like, by means of a nail, screw, magnet or adhesive backed cloth, that is included with and/or attached to the hook. It is designed to hold and suspend variuos items such as photographs, paintings, maps, documents, etc.
PARTS KIT,DASHPOT 11 Items
What is a Protection Bellows? 2145 Items
AProtection Bellows(BELLOWS,PROTECTION) is a nonmetallic, accordian shaped protective covering designed to flex due to relative motion between parts to which its opposite ends are attached. It is primarily used to cover the opening around a movable push-pull rod or part passing through a hole in a bulkhead, partition or the like.
What is an Office Machine Lock? 44 Items
AnOffice Machine Lock(LOCK,OFFICE MACHINE) is a lock designed to secure portable office equipment to desks, tables, or counters to prevent pilferage or unauthorized removal. This item is key operated and may be furnished with an adjustable locking bar or cable.
What is a Lever Bracket? 583 Items
ALever Bracket(BRACKET,LEVER) is a rigid item designed to support a lever fulcrum and confine the movement of the lever to a predetermined range of positions.
What is a Seal Retaining Plate? 1608 Items
ASeal Retaining Plate(PLATE,RETAINING,SEAL) is a generally flat item varied in shape with or without a centrally located hole, designed to hold seals in place. It must have drilled and/or tapped holes for mounting purposes. Excludes COVER, ACCESS, SHIM and SPACER, PLATE. See also FLANGE (as modified).
What is a Dust And Moisture Seal Protective Cap Set? 176 Items
ADust And Moisture Seal Protective Cap Set(CAP SET,PROTECTIVE,DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL) is an item consisting of two or more different CAP, PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL.
What is a Dust And Moisture Seal Protective Cap-Plug Set? 110 Items
ADust And Moisture Seal Protective Cap-Plug Set(CAP-PLUG SET,PROTECTIVE,DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL) is an item consisting of two or more different CAP-PLUG, PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL.
What is a Dust And Moisture Seal Protective Plug Set? 219 Items
ADust And Moisture Seal Protective Plug Set(PLUG SET,PROTECTIVE,DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL) is an item consisting of two or more different PLUG, PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL.
What is a Block Fairlead? 884 Items
ABlock Fairlead(FAIRLEAD,BLOCK) is a multipiece item of various shapes that must have one or more holes designed to prevent snagging or chafing and provide support and/or guidance to cable, tubes and the like passing through it. It is not designed to grip an item. It may be attached to another object or structure. Excludes CLAMP, BLOCK and BRACKET, PIPE.
What is a Block Clamp? 4460 Items
ABlock Clamp(CLAMP,BLOCK) is a square or rectangular multipiece item designed to be attached to another object or structure. It must have one or more holes designed to surround and securely grip items such as electrical cables, conduits, pipes, tubes and/or hoses. It may have one or more holes designed to prevent snagging or chafing and provide support and/or guidance to moving cable passing through it. It may have an integral clamping feature. For items specifically designed to serve as a guide, see FAIRLEAD, BLOCK and FAIRLEAD SECTION, BLOCK. Excludes BRACKET, PIPE.
What is a Metallic Solid Wheel? 286 Items
AMetallic Solid Wheel(WHEEL,SOLID,METALLIC) is an item which is cast or molded from various metals, which may be ferrous or nonferrous. It does not have facilities to mount a tire or a rim. For items which have facilities to mount a tire or a rim see WHEEL (1), PNEUMATIC TIRE; and WHEEL (1), METAL TIRE.
What is a Mounting Bracket? 101964 Items
AMounting Bracket(BRACKET,MOUNTING) is a bracket of various shapes (other than angle), designed to be attached to a supporting surface for the specific purpose of positioning, aligning and/or supporting another item. Excludes BRACE (as modified); BRACKET, ANGLE; and BRACKET, DOUBLE ANGLE. See also BRACKET (1), ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR; BRACKET, FIRE EXTINGUISHER; BRACKET, SOLENOID; BRACKET, TRACK, SLIDING DOOR; and RETAINER (as modified).
What is a Block Fairlead Section? 545 Items
ABlock Fairlead Section(FAIRLEAD SECTION,BLOCK) is a single piece of a multipiece FAIRLEAD, BLOCK.
What is an Elastic Strap? 503 Items
AnElastic Strap(STRAP,ELASTIC) is a molded flexible item, of definite length, having the ability to give under tension yet hold and secure in a fixed position tarpaulins, flexible covers, cargo, and the like. It is designed to accommodate, and may include, D rings, S or Z hooks, and the like. Excludes CORD ASSEMBLY, ELASTIC.
What is a Strap Hinge Leaf? 264 Items
AStrap Hinge Leaf(LEAF,STRAP HINGE) is an item consisting of one half only of HINGE, STRAP, with or without a pin.
What is a Section Block Clamp? 2143 Items
ASection Block Clamp(CLAMP,BLOCK,SECTION) is a single piece of multipiece CLAMP, BLOCK. For items specifically designed to serve as a guide, see FAIRLEAD BLOCK and FAIRLEAD SECTION, BLOCK. Excludes BRACKET, PIPE.
PLATE,LEVELING 19 Items
PLATE,ENGINE 102 Items
What is a Retaining Bail? 701 Items
ARetaining Bail(BAIL,RETAINING) is a metallic item of various configurations, formed for example as a U or semicircle, it must have finished ends to provide a method for attachment to other items. It is designed to secure and seal by applying pressure to items such as, bowls, caps, covers and the like, through an inherent spring tension or a manual adjusting mechanism.
PLATE,ACTUATOR,MOUNTING 118 Items
What is a Beam Gripping Clamp? 156 Items
ABeam Gripping Clamp(CLAMP,BEAM GRIPPING) is a metallic clamp, designed for permanet installation, that grips the flange of a structural beam and facilitates the suspension of other objects. It is generally used in conjunction with a bracket or hanger to support cable, pipe, rods and the like. Excludes CLAMP, MATERIAL LIFTING.
What is a Mounting Plate? 45727 Items
AMounting Plate(PLATE,MOUNTING) is a metallic or nonmetallic item which is rigid, flat and generally smooth. Its thickness is small in comparison to its length and width. It is designed for mounting another item and may have drilled or threaded holes or other facilities for mounting to a supporting object or surface. See SUPPORT, as modified. Do not use if a more specific name applies.
What is a Latch Bar? 504 Items
ALatch Bar(BAR,LATCH) is a rod or bar, which is moved by the actuator of a BOLT(2), BARREL or a CATCH (as modified). It enters a STRIKE, CATCH. Excludes STUD, FRICTION CATCH.
What is a Synchro Clamp? 3787 Items
ASynchro Clamp(CLAMP,SYNCHRO) is a clamp designed to hold an item in position, alignment or in close proximity by rigidly gripping the projecting rim, ridge, collar or edge of the item. A lockwasher, bolt, screw or the like may be a part of the item of supply.
What is a Mechanical Stop? 5600 Items
AMechanical Stop(STOP,MECHANICAL) is an item designed to restrict the movement of a rotary mechanism, linear mechanism or its components. It protects a mechanism from loss of adjustment or damage due to extreme movement. It may be wedge shaped with a threaded shank projecting from the apex or it may be round or rectangular in cross section, with mounting holes or slots, and is usually longer than its width. Excludes KEY, MACHINE, and BUMPER (as modified).
What is a Snap-In Hinged Standoff? 59 Items
ASnap-In Hinged Standoff(STANDOFF,HINGED,SNAP-IN) is an unthreaded standoff with a projection on both ends which can be snapped, press fitted or locked into position. It must have a hinge or flexible piece of material to allow independent movement of the ends.
What is a Threaded Hinged Standoff? 151 Items
AThreaded Hinged Standoff(STANDOFF,HINGED,THREADED) is a standoff, internally and/or externally, threaded on both ends with a hinge or pivot point to allow for independent movement of the ends.
What is a Snap-In Plain Standoff? 396 Items
ASnap-In Plain Standoff(STANDOFF,PLAIN,SNAP-IN) is an unthreaded standoff with one or more projections that can be snapped, press fitted or locked into position.
What is a Snap-In Threaded Standoff? 262 Items
ASnap-In Threaded Standoff(STANDOFF,THREADED,SNAP-IN) is a standoff with one threaded end and projection on the other end which can be snapped, press fitted or locked into position.
What is a Spacing Threaded Standoff? 17536 Items
ASpacing Threaded Standoff(STANDOFF,THREADED,SPACING) is a standoff that must have a threaded end(s) or be internally threaded its full length. For items having external threads on both ends, see STUD (as modified). For items with an outside contour that is the same for the entire length, are flat on top and bottom, having internal threads its full length, and the length does not exceed twice the width across the flats or outside diameter, see NUT (as modified); use maximum dimensions(s) for compliance.
What is a Multiple Angle Bracket? 5894 Items
AMultiple Angle Bracket(BRACKET,MULTIPLE ANGLE) is a rigid item, generally of flat material, forming several angles (interior and/or exterior), all of which are less than 180 degrees (3.141 radians). It is designed to position, align and/or support an item(s) in relationship to another. It may have a plastic or resilient protective covering. Excludes BRACKET, DOUBLE ANGLE; BRACKET, MOUNTING and STRAP, RETAINING.
What is a T Bracket? 595 Items
AT Bracket(BRACKET,T) is a rigid item generally of flat material which resembles the letter T.It has two interior angles (usually right angles) which together equal 180 degrees (3.141 radians). It is designed to position, align and/or support an item(s) in relationship to another. Excludes PLATE, T and BEAM, STRUCTURAL.
What is a Shipping Container Bracket? 99 Items
AShipping Container Bracket(BRACKET,SHIPPING CONTAINER) is a rigid metallic/nonmetallic item of various shapes, designed to be used as a part of the container for the purpose of assembly or retention of item(s) to be contained within.
What is an Antipilferage Seal Locking Wire? 102 Items
AnAntipilferage Seal Locking Wire(WIRE,LOCKING,ANTIPILFERAGE SEAL) is a wire consisting of two wire strands designed to prevent unauthorized access or unintentional opening and used in connection with a SEAL, ANTIPILFERAGE.
What is a Crank Handle? 426 Items
ACrank Handle(HANDLE,CRANK) is a metallic or nonmetallic item specifically designed to be attached to a ARM, HAND CRANK parallel to its axis for transmitting motion to a shaft or object.
What is a Rod End Locking Retainer? 265 Items
ARod End Locking Retainer(RETAINER,ROD END LOCKING) is a rigid metallic item specifically designed to be installed in the grooves of a rod end. When installed it prevents rotation of a threaded fastener, such as a jam nut and the like, and must have facilities for a lock wire.
What is a Fire Extinguisher Safety Plug? 14 Items
AFire Extinguisher Safety Plug(PLUG,SAFETY,FIRE EXTINGUISHER) is an item of various materials that is threaded, and is to be inserted into part of valve body, for safety, to prevent item from becoming a missile/projectile if ruptured
What is an Arched Cushion? 502 Items
AnArched Cushion(CUSHION,ARCHED) is a nonmetallic item designed to fit inside a CLAMP, LOOP and/or a STRAP, RETAINING. It positions tubes, hoses, and the like, and protects the items from damage by absorbing shock and vibration. It has one or more arched slots. For items that are fabricated as one piece and completely surround the internal periphery see GROMMET, NONMETALLIC.
What is a Handle Ferrule? 177 Items
AHandle Ferrule(FERRULE,HANDLE) is an item specifically designed to be fitted around the ends of a handle to reinforce, or to reduce the interior diameter to facilitate mounting.
What is a Caster Wheel? 499 Items
ACaster Wheel(WHEEL,CASTER) is a circular item made of metallic or nonmetallic material designed for use as part of a CASTER, RIGID and/or CASTER, SWIVEL. The tread may or may not be removeable and it is usually furnished with bearings installed. For items constructed entirely of one material see WHEEL(1), SOLID, METALLIC or WHEEL(1), SOLID, NONMETALLIC.
What is a Caster Frame? 198 Items
ACaster Frame(FRAME,CASTER) is a metallic or nonmetallic item of various shapes designed for use as part of a CASTER, RIGID and/or CASTER, SWIVEL.
What is a Half Grooved Segment? 43 Items
AHalf Grooved Segment(SEGMENT,GROOVED,HALF) is an item with a facility on top for holding a clamping device in place that is used to exert pressure. Can have a V or U cross section. Excludes COUPLING HALF, CLAMP GROOVED.
What is a Pipe Hanger? 4099 Items
APipe Hanger(HANGER,PIPE) is a metallic or nonmetallic item designed to suspend, support, retain, and/or position items such as cable(s), conduit(s), pipe(s), tube(s), and the like from a structure. It may be fastened vertically or horizontally to the structure by means of rod(s), bolt(s), screw(s), and the like. Excludes CLAMP (1), LOOP; STRAP, RETAINING; CLAMP (1), ELECTRICAL; HANGER, WIRE STRAND, SUPPORT (1), ELECTRICAL CABLE; HANGER, CABLE; and hook, support.
What is a Runner? 3149 Items
ARunneris an item usually flat, designed to provide a sliding surface when attached to equipment, for purposes of mobility.
What is a Retaining Clamp Assembly? 418 Items
ARetaining Clamp Assembly(CLAMP ASSEMBLY,RETAINING) is a device used for supporting parts of a cargo parachute release by holding the connectors of a cargo parachute in position until ground impact.
What is a Magnetic Base? 66 Items
AMagnetic Base(BASE,MAGNETIC) is a device for holding/supporting various items including lights, measuring tools, instruments and the like. It is affixed to the surface to which it is mounted by magnetic force. For holding items on a machine tool see CHUCK, MAGNETIC.
What is a Leakproof Seal Plug? 439 Items
ALeakproof Seal Plug(PLUG,LEAKPROOF SEAL) is a conical item in different sizes and of different materials. This item may be used as a device against air escape and flooding.
What is a Door Stop Arm? 16 Items
ADoor Stop Arm(ARM,DOOR STOP) is a device made of metal designed to be attached to a door at one end and a door post on the other end. When the arm is extended it holds the door open.
What is a Mechanic Equipment Hardware Kit? 2740 Items
AMechanic Equipment Hardware Kit(HARDWARE KIT,MECHANIC EQUIPMENT) is a collection of common and/or specially designed hardware items not all having the same name, such as grommets, washers, brackets, mounting plates, clamps, nuts and bolts, specifically designed to fasten or attach (1) an accessory to any other mechanical component or equipment or (2) a mechanical equipment to any other equipment or component.
What is a Track Stop? 302 Items
ATrack Stop(STOP,TRACK) is a metallic or nonmetallic item of various shapes designed to be attached at the end of a track to prevent movement or action beyond a fixed point. It may include facilities for a pin, set screw, or the like to allow for adjustment. Excludes BUMPER.
What is an Angle Bracket Set? 205 Items
AnAngle Bracket Set(BRACKET SET,ANGLE) is a pair of rigid metal items, fabricated from flat material formed to a 90 degree angle. It is designed to position, align, and/or support an item. For items which include mounting hardware such as washers, threaded screws, or other fastening devices, See HARDWARE KIT, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT.
What is a Valve Actuator Guard? 85 Items
AValve Actuator Guard(GUARD,VALVE ACTUATOR) is a rigid item which partially surrounds a handwheel, knob, lever, handle, or the like to protect and to prevent accidental operation of a VALVE (as modified). It also protects personnel from injury due to contact with a protruding actuator(s). Excludes GUARD, MECHANICAL DRIVE; GUARD, SWITCH; and GUARD, VALVE STRIP.
What is a Friction Catch Housing? 23 Items
AFriction Catch Housing(HOUSING,FRICTION CATCH) is a housing designed to position and retain a CATCH, FRICTIOn. (Converted from AEUSA to General Use on 12152020)
What is a Lock Key? 698 Items
ALock Key(KEY,LOCK) is an item, usually made of metal, which is allocated to a specific lock. Via the key, the lock mechanism can be activated.
What is a Mortise Lock? 284 Items
AMortise Lock(LOCK,MORTISE) is a lock which is designed to be fitted into the edge of a DOOR, DRAWER, or the like. The lock does not include KNOB(S), ROSE(S), STRIKE(S), DOOR PULL(S), RELEASE BAR (S), and the like.
What is a Lock Spindle? 110 Items
ALock Spindle(SPINDLE,LOCK) is an item which is a part of a Lock (as modified), used to transmit rotary motion from the handle or knob to actuate the bolt.
What is a Door Stop Chain? 21 Items
ADoor Stop Chain(CHAIN,DOOR STOP) is an item specifically designed to protect a door from damage by limiting the full opening travel. When installed one end is attached to the door and the other end to the door frame. It has a mounting bracket at each end and at least one compression spring between the chain and bracket to absorb shock. The chain is easily detached from one bracket to allow for opening adjustments, full opening or removal of the door.
What is a Masking Plate? 44 Items
AMasking Plate(PLATE,MASKING) is an item specifically designed for partially or completely obscuring information otherwise visible on another item. It may contain one or more observation slots. It may be moved by a rotary or straight-line motion to expose the information required. For instruments, see MASK, DIAL.
What is a Dust And Moisture Seal Protective Cover? 5615 Items
ADust And Moisture Seal Protective Cover(COVER,PROTECTIVE,DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL) is a cover of various shapes, sizes and materials, specifically designed to fit over the opening(s) of mechanical connections such as drive lines, air and fluid ducts and the like, of various equipments to provide mechanical protection and/or prevent the entrance of foreign matter during shipping, storage or maintenance.The cover is not an integral part of the equipment when the equipment is installed in the end item.It is designed to be attached by means of bolt holes, slots, mounting ears, tabs and the like.See also CAP (1), PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL.Excludes COVER, ACCESS.
What is a Lock Bolt? 898 Items
ALock Bolt(BOLT,LOCK) is an item that is the portion of a LOCK (as modified) which is designed to enter an adjoining cavity or notched rest, and is extended and/or withdrawn by a key, knob or spring action or any combination thereof. It is retained or secured in the extended position by tumblers, revolving plug, bars or the like.
What is a Pin Removable Head? 26 Items
APin Removable Head(HEAD,REMOVABLE,PIN) is an item of various shapes and sizes which is fixed, so that it can be removed, to the end of a pin. It is designed to secure the pin, for example, in a hinge.
What is a Packaging Container Fastener? 25 Items
APackaging Container Fastener(FASTENER,PACKAGING CONTAINER) is a re-usable, two-piece fastener for securing the lid of a packaging container or like item. One part, for attachment to the lid comprises a plate with a captive screw; the other, for attachment to the container, comprises an angled plate with integral threaded boss which mates with the captive screw.
What is an Electromagnetic Lock? 120 Items
AnElectromagnetic Lock(LOCK,ELECTROMAGNETIC) is a item designed to lock or unlock a door by the activation or deactivation of an electromagnet magnetically coupled to a strike. It may contain a signal device to a central panel to indicate locked, unlocked, holding force, magnetic bond, or door open condition.
What is a Rod Retainer Clip? 239 Items
ARod Retainer Clip(CLIP,ROD RETAINER) is an item formed or molded from resilient material, open along the entire length of the body and having in one end a clevis w/transverse holes, or a split tubular type clip through which a part, pin or a like is being held in place by spring tension.
What is a Liquid Holding Unit Filler Neck? 96 Items
ALiquid Holding Unit Filler Neck(FILLER NECK,LIQUID HOLDING UNIT) is a tubular item specifically designed for directing the flow of a fluid, and must accommodate a CAP (as modified) or BREATHER on one end. The opposite end has provisions for mounting directly on, or indirectly through a pipe, tube, or hose to a stationary or portable TANK or RESERVOIR (as modified); an engine crankcase; radiator; transmission housing; and the like. It may have means for overflow. For items which do not accommodate a CAP (as modified) or BREATHER see TUBE; PIPE; or HOSE (as modified). See also FILLER NECK, AIRCRAFT COMPONENTS and FILLER NECK, VEHICULAR COMPONENTS.
What is a Grooved Clamp Coupling Sleeve? 162 Items
AGrooved Clamp Coupling Sleeve(SLEEVE,COUPLING,CLAMP,GROOVED) is a cylindrical item usually metallic which is mounted within a COUPLING, CLAMP, GROOVED. It is designed to position the seals and create a tight connection between two FERRULE, GROOVED CLAMP COUPLING.
What is a Sliding Block? 274 Items
ASliding Blockis a solid square item, usually of T-shaped cross-section, provided with two plane and parallel bearing surfaces. The item may have a threaded or unthreaded center hole and is designed for insertion into T-shaped grooves for alignment or fixing of parts. Excludes items used for alignment or fixing of workpieces, devices, clamping tools, etc., on machine tools. See SLIDING BLOCK, T-SLOT.
What is a Clamping Catch Fastener? 69 Items
AClamping Catch Fastener(FASTENER,CATCH,CLAMPING) is an item which is the locking part of a CATCH,CLAMPING. It may be made of rubber or a spring loaded barrel or cylinder.
What is a Safety Cable Kit? 125 Items
ASafety Cable Kitis a pre-assembled wire cable having a formed end cap attached to one end. The opposite end is fused to prevent splaying and is fitted with a crimpled ferrule to restrict movement. The intended usage is for securing fasteners, hardware and the like.
What is a Nut And Bolt Head Protective Cap? 350 Items
ANut And Bolt Head Protective Cap(CAP,PROTECTIVE,NUT AND BOLT HEAD) is a cap of various shapes, sizes and materials, specially designed to fit over a nut or bolt head to provide protection from corrison, impairments, sticking paint, motar and the like.
What is a Perforated Panel Accessory? 55 Items
APerforated Panel Accessoryis an item of various configurations such as a hook, rack, or basket, and the like. The item when mounted on a PANEL, PERFORATED allows for the storage or displaying various types of equipment such as tools, and the like.
What is a Positioning Thrust Stop? 206 Items
APositioning Thrust Stop(STOP,THRUST,POSITIONING) is a two-piece metallic item designed to stop and maintain in alignment a mechanical element from another mechanical element on which they are fixed by means of a clamping device.
What is a Positioning Thrust Stop Half? 51 Items
APositioning Thrust Stop Half(STOP HALF,THRUST,POSITIONING) is a half part of a STOP, THRUST, POSIITONING which mates with another part to form a stop positioning assembly.
What is a Cover Strip? 1942 Items
ACover Stripis a thin narrow strip of metal or other material used to reinforce a joint between two elements.
What is a Slotted Nut Locking Device? 39 Items
ASlotted Nut Locking Device(LOCKING DEVICE,SLOTTED NUT) is a U shape metallic item designed to lock a slotted nut on a locking sleeve generally used for bearing(s) mounting. The item is inserted in one slot of the nut and in the sleeve slot and fixed by means of a screw. When locked in position it secures the nut from turning and the mounting bearing from loosening.
What is an Utility Access Door? 3654 Items
AnUtility Access Door(DOOR,ACCESS,UTILITY) is a rigid item of various shapes permanently attached to a structure, designed to provide access for inspection, service, replacement of components and/or adjustments. It is designed to be attached by means of hinges or similar devices. It may include self-closing features and have a quick release or other type latching to permit access with a minimum of effort. It may include an observation window. Excludes COVER, ACCESS and DOOR, ACCESS, WEAPON SYSTEM.
What is a Pawl Fastener Set? 37 Items
APawl Fastener Set(FASTENER SET,PAWL) is an item consisting of two or more FASTENER, PAWL of different shapes or sizes.
What is a Plastic Filler Block? 32 Items
APlastic Filler Block(BLOCK,FILLER,PLASTIC) is a filler block installed in a door panel to support the weight of rolled panels.
What is an Utility Resilient Mount? 11354 Items
AnUtility Resilient Mount(MOUNT,RESILIENT,UTILITY) is an item made of material having elastic properties. It may have rigid mounting facilities such as a flange(s), sleeve(s), stud(s) or the like. It is designed to isolate or dampen shock and/or vibration of a continuous or intermittent origin and serve as a support for an item to be isolated. Excludes MOUNT, RESILIENT, WEAPON SYSTEM&#59; SPRING (as modified)&#59; BUMPER, NONMETALLIC&#59; BUMPER, RUBBER&#59; BUSHING, NONMETALLIC&#59; hydraulic and pneumatic shock absorbers, dashpots, grommets and shock pads.
What is a Hydraulic Ram Support? 68 Items
AHydraulic Ram Support(SUPPORT,HYDRAULIC RAM) is an item, usually metallic, of various shapes and sizes, specifically designed to provide support for a RAM, HYDRAULIC.
What is a Door Handle Unit? 64 Items
ADoor Handle Unit(HANDLE UNIT,DOOR) is a combination of two HANDLE DOOR or one HANDLE, DOOR and a DOORKNOB. A square pin, a locking cylinder, bushings, rosettes and mounting hardward may be included.
What is a Hand Crank Arm? 399 Items
AHand Crank Arm(ARM,HAND CRANK) is a radial arm designed to be used with a HANDLE, CRANK parallel to its axis for transmitting motion to a shaft or other object. For items with an integral handle, see CRANK, HAND.
What is a Flush Catch Claw? 520 Items
AFlush Catch Claw(CLAW,FLUSH CATCH) is a metal portion of a CATCH, FLUSH designed to mate with a slot, hole or the like, to grip or lock two mating pieces together by a clamping action. It does not include actuating levers.
What is a Clevis And U-Bolt? 469 Items
AClevis And U-Boltis an item consisting of a U-bolt and clevis joined on opposite sides of a common mounting.
What is a Shimmy Damper? 756 Items
AShimmy Damper(DAMPER,SHIMMY) is a mechanism which retards or nullifies angular vibration between two items.
What is an Access Door Hinge? 2589 Items
AnAccess Door Hinge(HINGE,ACCESS DOOR) is a one piece rigid item designed to rotate an access door into an open or closed position. It is drilled at one end to accommodate a shaft which serves as a pivot or axis. The other end has a curved base conforming to the contour of the access door. The base has mounting holes or other mounting facilities. Excludes LEAF,BUTT HINGE.
What is a Door Holder? 435 Items
ADoor Holder(HOLDER,DOOR) is a holder of various shapes and cross-sections designed to hold a door in the open position. It may be a manual type, or automatic and may include a release mechanism. It is designed to be mounted on the surface of a wall, or on the floor. The strike portion of the unit is mounted on the door, the remaining part is mounted on the wall, or floor. Excludes DOORSTOP.
What is a Key Holder? 188 Items
AKey Holder(HOLDER,KEY) is an item specifically designed to organize and store key(s). It must have hooks(s) and/or ring(s) which allow for quick storage and removal of the key(s). It may be a case, tray, strip, and the like, and may have provisions for mounting or can be stored in/on a drawer, shelf, file cabinet and the like, or can be carried on one's person. Excludes CABINET,KEY.
HOLDER,ROLLER 242 Items
What is a Key Blank? 924 Items
AKey Blankis an item usually made of metal designed for insertion into various lock openings, and when properly cut, will operate the mechanism. It may have a flat, irregular, or cylindrical cross-sectional shape.
What is a Clip Retainer Plate? 225 Items
AClip Retainer Plate(PLATE,CLIP RETAINER) is a flat rigid item designed to hold a clip retainer in a predetermined position. It must be provided with holes for mounting.
What is a Resilient Mount Plate? 413 Items
AResilient Mount Plate(PLATE,RESILIENT MOUNT) is an item specifically designed to be placed between one or more resilient mounts and an item to be cushioned. It may be secured to either the mounts or the cushioned item.
What is a Detent Plunger? 2976 Items
ADetent Plunger(PLUNGER,DETENT) is a metallic item, solid or tubular, having one closed end formed to fit into a shallow recess or groove, or having a flat or concave surface used to exert pressure against a component part. It is designed for use with a SPRING, HELICAL, COMPRESSION, which exerts pressure to hold a shaft, pin, or the like, in a semirigid position in housings or other mechanical devices. Does not have internal or external threads. Excludes PLUNGER, QUICK RELEASE. For electrical items, see DETENT, SWITCH and PLUNGER, SOLENOID. See also CATCH, FRICTION.
What is an Access Door Locking Ring? 103 Items
AnAccess Door Locking Ring(RING,LOCKING,ACCESS DOOR) is an item having a V-, U- or channel-shaped cross section, with fastening and tightening devices on the ends. It is specifically designed to surround, secure and/or seal an access door. Excludes RING, LOCKING, METAL DRUM COVER and CLAMP, RIM CLINCHING.
What is a Headless Grooved Rod? 210 Items
AHeadless Grooved Rod(ROD,GROOVED,HEADLESS) is a headless, unthreaded, solid metallic cylindrical item, having either circular or longitudinal groove(s). Its length exceeds 12 inches (304.8mm) and is of one nominal diameter. Do not use if a more specific name is applicable. Excludes PIN, GROOOVED, HEADLESS; SHAFT (as modified); and PIN, VEHICULAR LEAF SPRING SHACKLE.
What is a Manual Control Lever? 5404 Items
AManual Control Lever(LEVER,MANUAL CONTROL) is a rigid item of various shapes and cross-sections, specifically designed to manually actuate and/or regulate a variety of mechanisms. It usually has an integral handgrip, knob, or the like, or provisions for the mounting of the same. It may have accommodations for locking and/or positioning. The point of fulcrum may be an integral shaft perpendicular to the axis or a through hole to provide a definite means of securing, and usually has additional accommodation(s) for attachment of CONNECTING LINK,RIGID; WIRE ROPE ASSEMBLY,SINGLE LEG; and CLEVIS,ROD END; and the like. Excludes ARM (as modified); LEVER,REMOTE CONTROL; AND BELL CRANK.
What is a Flange Protector? 121 Items
AFlange Protector(PROTECTOR,FLANGE) is a piece of material specifically designed for attachment to the mating surface of a collar. When attached, it prevents surface damage during handling, shipping, storage and can easily be removed prior to installation.
What is a Ladder Safety Shoe? 50 Items
ALadder Safety Shoe(SHOE,SAFETY,LADDER) is an item designed for attachment to the bottom of ladder side rails to prevent the ladder from sliding or skidding when in operative position. It is usually a hinged assembly consisting of a metal plate with nonskid pad or coating and ladder attaching brackets and may include ice gripping features.
What is an Assembled Nut Retainer? 487 Items
AnAssembled Nut Retainer(RETAINER,ASSEMBLED NUT) is an item consisting of a retainer and nut designed to be mounted to accommodate an externally threaded device, such as a bolt or a screw. For similar items without a nut, see RETAINER, NUT AND BOLT. Excludes NUT, PLAIN, CLINCH.
What is a Sealing Plug Assembly? 1053 Items
ASealing Plug Assembly(PLUG ASSEMBLY,SEALING) is an item consisting of a cylindrical plug which may be grooved and a driving element such as a tapered drive pin, a ball or the like which widens the plug. The plug is designed to close a hole in an item and thus prevent liquid from leaking out.
What is an Installations Guard? 58 Items
AnInstallations Guard(GUARD,INSTALLATIONS) is an item designed to be used with sharp edged built in parts in cabins and the like to protect against injuries. It may be covered with cushioning material.
What is a Lifting Sling Sleeve? 37 Items
ALifting Sling Sleeve(SLEEVE,LIFTING SLING) is a flexible nonmetallic item specifically designed to fit over or enclose a strap, chain, rope, webbing, or the like to ensure protection to the cargo and lifting gear. It may be molded in a circular or tubular shape, open at both ends, or fabricted into a wrap around clip-on type. The item adheres to smooth surfaces, forms to the shape of the cargo and is resistant to abrasions and cuts.
What is a Gearbox Link Assembly? 27 Items
AGearbox Link Assembly(LINK ASSEMBLY,GEARBOX) is an item consisting of a bolt, washer(s) and a barrel nut. It is specifically meant to mount a gearbox of a rotary aircraft.
What is a Tie Down Adapter? 223 Items
ATie Down Adapter(ADAPTER,TIE DOWN) is a plate type adapter designed to be attached to a structural component to provide the necessary accommodations to secure cargo. It may contain a ring or other attachment fitting. (Excludes ADAPTER, TIE DOWN, AIRCRAFT FLOOR and ADAPTER, TIE DOWN, AIRCRAFT)
What is a Fastener Pawl? 94 Items
AFastener Pawl(PAWL,FASTENER) is a component of a FASTENER, PAWL which allows locking of panels, doors and the like on their frames or adjoining surfaces when fastener key or knob is actuated. It may be adjustable.
What is a Locking Stay? 858 Items
ALocking Stay(STAY,LOCKING) is a device designed to support either a slotted (sliding action) or a hinged device to support in the unfolded or extended position. Commonly used to brace and/or lock into position such items as card table legs, chest lids, folding counters, desk tops and trunk lids.
What is a Stand And Roller Pipe Support Extension Tube? 29 Items
AStand And Roller Pipe Support Extension Tube(TUBE,EXTENSION,STAND AND ROLLER PIPE SUPPORT) is a tubular item used to extend the length of a SUPPORT, PIPE, and ROLLER.
What is a Sliding Door Hanger Section? 41 Items
ASliding Door Hanger Section(HANGER SECTION,SLIDING DOOR) is an item specifically designed for use as a major component of a HANGER, SLIDING DOOR. It may contain ball rollers, springs, locking device(s), and mounting provisions.
What is a Lock Bar? 287 Items
ALock Baris a removable item designed to lock another item securely in place preventing movement, removal or theft.It can be formed in various shapes and sizes consisting of one or more parts usually made of steel, aluminium or the like having a hole(s) in it to install a PIN,QUICK RELEASE; PADLOCK or the like keeping it in position.
What is an Utility Guard Rail Section? 308 Items
AnUtility Guard Rail Section(GUARD RAIL SECTION,UTILITY) is a metallic tubular structure mounted on platforms,roofs and the like to prevent personnel and/or equipment from falling overboard. It is designed and fitted for a quick connecting-disconnecting. It may include fastening hardware.
What is a Shipping And Storage Container Twistlock? 52 Items
AShipping And Storage Container Twistlock(TWISTLOCK,SHIPPING AND STORAGE CONTAINER) is a locking device, specifically designed to stack and lock a SHIPPING and STORAGE CONTAINER (as modified).
What is a Caster Set? 45 Items
ACaster Setis a group of one or more CASTER, RIGID and one or more CASTER, SWIVEL.
What is an Aircraft Latch Hook? 116 Items
AnAircraft Latch Hook(HOOK,LATCH,AIRCRAFT) is a component of a LATCH ASSEMBLY, AIRCRAFT designed to grip or lock into a mating piece when actuated by means of the latch handle.
What is an Universal Adjustable Chock? 34 Items
AnUniversal Adjustable Chock(CHOCK,ADJUSTABLE,UNIVERSAL) is a self leveling, height adjustable and re-usable chock, designed to be mounted to all types of rotating equipment to base frames, steel foundations and the like, for the alignment of machinery.
What is a Bumper? 9690 Items
ABumperis an item so designed that when attached to an object, protects that objec from damage by reducing the force of impact with another object. For external vehicular bumpers see BUMPER, VEHICULAR. Excludes GROMMET (as modified)&#59; BUSHING, NONMETALLIC&#59; PAD, CUSHIONING and WASHER (as modified).
What is a Top Handler Twist Lock Hardware Kit? 17 Items
ATop Handler Twist Lock Hardware Kit(HARDWARE KIT,TWIST LOCK,TOP HANDLER) is a kit consisting of items such as a pin, bearing, key, washer, nut, and stop screw. It is used on the top handler, twist lock that picks up the shipping containers.
What is an Assembled Nut Retainer Ring? 44 Items
AnAssembled Nut Retainer Ring(RETAINER RING,ASSEMBLED NUT) is a flat metal ring with provisions for attaching nuts in predetermined spacing. For ring with nuts assembled see NUT ASSEMBLY,RETAINER RING.
What is a Wire Rope Terminal Retainer? 25 Items
AWire Rope Terminal Retainer(RETAINER,WIRE ROPE TERMINAL) is an item used to retain a swagged wire rope terminal of a CONTROL ASSEMBLY, PUSH-PULL. It generally has a slot to engage the rope and an adapted hole to fit the rope terminal. It may have mounting means for attachment to, or may be retained in, a clevis.
What is a Fouling Preventive Anode? 28 Items
AFouling Preventive Anode(ANODE,FOULING PREVENTIVE) is an alloy rod which prevents any marine plants, animal and bacterial growth setting in heat exchangers, pumps, box coolers, and the like without damaging the environment. For anodes which prevent corrosion see ANODE, CORROSION PREVENTIVE.
What is a Cover Retainer? 162 Items
ACover Retainer(RETAINER,COVER) is an item of various shapes and sizes designed to be attached to a vehicle or a structure as to hold a COVER (as modified). It may include mounting hardware.
What is a Retaining Harness? 82 Items
ARetaining Harness(HARNESS,RETAINING) is an arrangement of adjustable and/or non-adjustable (elastic) straps and hardware designed to affix an item to a structure, a container, and the like. The straps may be mounted on a plate, sewed together, and the like.
What is a Detachable Link? 34 Items
ADetachable Link(LINK,DETACHABLE) is a metal link made in two or more pieces, held securely together by means of a locking pin or other device but may taken apart for reuse. It is used to connect a chain and/or a cable and/or a rope and/or a strap, and the like. Excludes transmission chain links.
What is a Coating Plate? 28 Items
ACoating Plate(PLATE,COATING) is a metallic or non-metallic item which is rigid or semi rigid and generally smooth. Its thickness is small in comparison to its length and width. It is designed for coating another item and may have drilled or threaded holes or other facilities for mounting to a supporting object or surface.
What is a Grommet Assembly? 44 Items
AGrommet Assemblyis a metallic or nonmetallic item which is rigid, flat and generally smooth. Its thickness is small in comparison to its length and width. It is designed for mounting another item and may have drilled or threaded holes or other facilities for mounting to a supporting object or surface. May include such items as washers, screws, and bolts.
What is a Door Frame? 18 Items
ADoor Frame(FRAME,DOOR) is a casing or enclosing framework, in which a DOOR (as modified) may be set or hung.
What is a Prop Rod? 13 Items
AProp Rod(ROD,PROP) is a fabricated item of any shape and material used to prop open a toolbox or storage box or other like items. Excludes ROD,HOOD,VEHICULAR.
What is a Threaded Standoff Assembly? 14 Items
AThreaded Standoff Assemblyis an item consisting of a STANDOFF,THREADED,SPACING (40280) and one or more NUT (as modified), WASHER (as modified), and the like.
What is a Section Housing Panel? 43 Items
ASection Housing Panel(PANEL,HOUSING,SECTION) is an item of any shape and material designed to mate with other sections to form a complete housing unit. May have louvers or vents to allow passage of airflow.
What is a Knob? 33293 Items
AKnobis an item designed to transmit manual, rotary or linear motion to other devices. May include detachable or nondetachable stud (shaft), pointer, or skirt. It may have reference markings in the form of dots, arrows, hairlines, and/or symbols which may be used in conjunction with a calibrated panel, vernier indicator, and the like to indicate the position or motion of items. For items having spokes or simulated spokes radiating from near the center to near the outside rim of the item and relatively thin round disk-shaped items 3 inches (76.2 mm) in diameter or over, see HANDWHEEL. For items calibrated in units or series of divisions to denote relative positioning of devices see DIAL, CONTROL. Excludes DOORKNOB; and HANDLE (as modified).
What is a Scale Dial? 5226 Items
AScale Dial(DIAL,SCALE) is a dial designed to be read in conjunction with a vernier indicator, pointer(s) or like instruments, which device is not an integral part of the item. The item does not have facilities for connection to a tuning or selection mechanism to position the mechanism. However, it may be designed to be mounted on a knob used to position the mechanism. Excludes SCALEPLATE, ELECTRICAL METER. See also DIAL, CONTROL.
What is a Control Dial? 2064 Items
AControl Dial(DIAL,CONTROL) is a dial designed to be connected to a tuning or selecting mechanism to position the mechanism to some value within its adjustable range. It is designed to be read in conjunction with a vernier indicator, pointer, or like instruments which may or may not be an integral part of the item. May include a knob. For items with one graduation, letter, or symbol, or marked to indicate the position of items such as a valve, brake, or two position switch, see KNOB or HANDWHEEL. See also DIAL, SCALE.
What is a Dial Pointer? 3155 Items
ADial Pointer(POINTER,DIAL) is an item intended to be mounted on or associated with a rotating shaft or similar device to determine relative position or definite dial and/or scale readings. Positioning may be indicated by the shape of the item or by a reference line thereon. Excludes CURSOR, INDICATOR and KNOB.
What is a Dial Window? 2108 Items
ADial Window(WINDOW,DIAL) is a piece of transparent material specifically designed to be placed directly in front of a dial or scale to protect it from foreign matter. It is cut to size and may include a frame. It may have an index line or other marking. See also WINDOW, OBSERVATION&#59; and DIAL, SCALE.
What is a Dial Mask? 295 Items
ADial Mask(MASK,DIAL) is an item specifically designed to be used with a multiscale dial or sector of a measuring device to limit, open or close the observation of the scale (s), or dial (s) desired. It is usually flat and contains one or more observation slots. It may be hinged or otherwise moved by rotary or straight-line motion to expose the scale or scales required for observation.
What is a Meter Pointer Adjuster? 32 Items
AMeter Pointer Adjuster(ADJUSTER,METER POINTER) is a part of a meter which is used to mechanically position the meter pointer at "0" or some other reference mark on the meter scale.
What is a Dial Cover? 175 Items
ADial Cover(COVER,DIAL) is excludes MASK, DIAL
What is an Indicator Cursor? 306 Items
AnIndicator Cursor(CURSOR,INDICATOR) is an item which is used with an indicator and is designed to be moved or rotated on the indicator in order to provide a reference line for measurement of presentations thereon.
What is a Dial Stop? 115 Items
ADial Stop(STOP,DIAL) is a device used in conjunction with a dial to prevent movement beyond a fixed point. For items designed to grip a knob or dial, see DIAL-KNOB LOCK, ELECTRONIC COMPONENT.
What is a Panel Bushing-Shaft? 90 Items
APanel Bushing-Shaft(BUSHING-SHAFT,PANEL) is a straight fitting with wrenching facilities on one end, external machine threads on the other end and a through hole bearing surface into which is assembled a Shaft (1), designed to transmit motion through a panel to items such as variable resistors, variable capacitors, and the like, mounted away from the panel. May include coupling devices.
What is a Bushing-Shaft Insulated Coupling? 48 Items
ABushing-Shaft Insulated Coupling(COUPLING,INSULATED,BUSHING-SHAFT) is an item, basically cylindrical in shape, designed to mate with the shaft of a variable resistor, capacitor, and the like, to provide a high voltage insulated coupling between the shaft and knob end, and also between the electronic component and the panel. The knob end (end exposed to the operator) of the item may be terminated in a shape and/or size other than that of the component being insulated. The item includes facilities for supporting and insulating the component(s) by having female threads on one end and male threaded mounting bushing on the other end separated by an insulating material. It may also include shaft locking features. See also BUSHING-SHAFT, PANEL.
What is a Knob Attachment Device Cap? 183 Items
AKnob Attachment Device Cap(CAP,KNOB ATTACHMENT DEVICE) is an item specifically designed to wholly, or in part, enclose the device securing the knob in position. It may have reference markings constant with functional requirements.
What is a Control Dial-Knob Insert? 33 Items
AControl Dial-Knob Insert(INSERT,CONTROL DIAL-KNOB) is a device specifically designed to be secured on a shaft or spindle of an electronic or electrical control. Its external shape provides securing facilities for a DIAL, CONTROL or a KNOB and may allow relative angular positioning for a DIAL, CONTROL or for a KNOB designed with reference markings in the form of dots, hairlines, symbols or the like.
What is a Knob Head? 154 Items
AKnob Head(HEAD,KNOB) is the upper part of a knob which together with a SHANK, KNOB forms a KNOB.
What is a Knob Shank? 46 Items
AKnob Shank(SHANK,KNOB) is the lower part of a knob which together with a HEAD, KNOB forms a KNOB.
What is a Lock Dial-Knob? 120 Items
ALock Dial-Knob(DIAL-KNOB,LOCK) is an item designed to be mounted on a panel, chassis or the like, to grip and lock a dial or knob to a fixed position. For items designed to clamp around the shaft to which the dial or knob is affixed, see SHAFT LOCK, ELECTRICAL COMPONENT.
What is a Shaft Lock? 201 Items
AShaft Lock(LOCK,SHAFT) is an item designed to be attached in place of the mounting bushing nut and/or attached to the chassis or panel for a volume control, a variable capacitor or the like to permit locking the shaft in a fixed position.
What is a Round Connecting Ring? 1974 Items
ARound Connecting Ring(RING,CONNECTING,ROUND) is an endless or split (with joint) hooplike item having a round (or nearly round) cross section. It is used as a connecting, suspending, lashing or fastening medium with chain, rope, clothing, equipage, harness and the like. For split items of resilient material, see RING, RETAINING. See also LINK, CHAIN, END.
What is a Machine Thread Plug? 29057 Items
AMachine Thread Plug(PLUG,MACHINE THREAD) is an item with a cylindrical shaped body having external threads other than pipe or hose series. It is desinged to mate into a preformed threaded component for the purpose of plugging a hole during equipment operation. It may have a head and/or internal drive and may contain a bleeder hole. See also PLUG, PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL and CAP-PLUG, PROTECTIVE, DUST AND MOISTURE SEAL. Excludes PLUG, TUBE FITTING, THREADED.
What is a Battery Terminal Post Shim? 18 Items
ABattery Terminal Post Shim(SHIM,BATTERY TERMINAL POST) is a thin, metallic sleeve designed for installation on an automotive type battery terminal post to compensate for wear and to insure that the cable terminal will securely fit the post.
What is a Dee Ring? 594 Items
ADee Ring(RING,DEE) is a device in the shape of the letter D, used for attaching and holding straps and lines, or as a handle for certain types of containers.
What is an Externally Threaded Ring? 6015 Items
AnExternally Threaded Ring(RING,EXTERNALLY THREADED) is a cylindrically shaped item with a concentric bore and a peripheral thread over its entire length or over a portion thereof. One face is drilled, slotted, knurled, or has projecting lugs for installation and/or removal purposes. Excludes RETAINER, OPTICAL ELEMENT.
What is a Sleeve Bushing? 8037 Items
ASleeve Bushing(BUSHING,SLEEVE) is a tubular shaped unthreaded item with or without a flange at one end designed to be inserted into a hole to reduce the inside diameter of the hole and to protect the surrounding body structure from damage resulting from stress, strain, and/or vibration. The overall length must exceed 25 percent of the outside diameter or the shortest distance between peripheral flats of the body. Includes items which are divided into two or more segments which includes 180 degrees (3.141 radians) or less of the bearing periphery. For items made of rubber, see BUSHING, NONMETALLIC. See also BEARING, SLEEVE; BUSHING, TAPERED; SPACER, SLEEVE; INSULATOR, BUSHING; and BUSHING, ELECTRICAL CONDUCTOR. Excludes BUSHING, DRILL, JIG.
What is a Sleeve Spacer? 72191 Items
ASleeve Spacer(SPACER,SLEEVE) is a tubular shaped item with a round or hexagon peripheral shape having two flat bearing surfaces perpendicular to the axis of the centrally located hole. It is designed to maintain a predetermined distance between assembled parts. The item may be with or without flange(s) of any peripheral shape. The overall length must exceed 25 percent of the outside diameter or distance across peripheral flats of the body. (When the length, outside diameter, and/or distance across peripheral flats are designed as a tolerance, the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance). For items having other than a round or hexagon peripheral shape, see SPACER, PLATE. Excludes items with lubricating features, see BEARING, SLEEVE and BUSHING, SLEEVE. See also BUSHING, TAPERED; SPACER, RING; WASHER, FLAT; and WASHER, (as modified).
What is a Brake Lining Shim? 48 Items
ABrake Lining Shim(SHIM,BRAKE LINING) is a flexible strip of molded asbestos fiber, impregnated with a heat resisting binder. It is used principally to shim up brake lining, to compensate for size, when used with worn or refinished brake drums.
What is a Tapered Bushing? 1710 Items
ATapered Bushing(BUSHING,TAPERED) is a trunicated cone-shaped metal item generally tapered along its entire peripheral length, with a centrally located hole. It may be split (cut) through the material parallel to the axis.
What is a Serrated Lock Ring? 533 Items
ASerrated Lock Ring(RING,LOCK,SERRATED) is a locking device which is serrated on the inside and outside diameters. It may have outer serrations omitted on one or two sides for close edge installation. The inner serrations engage the mating serrations of bolts, inserts, nuts, studs or similar items to be locked in place. The outer serrations broach their way into parent material when driven or pressed into place.
What is a Machine Thread Bushing? 5027 Items
AMachine Thread Bushing(BUSHING,MACHINE THREAD) is a straight nonfluid fitting with wrenching facilities on one end and external threads, other than pipe or hose series, on the other end. It has an unthreaded through hole in its axis which may be countersunk and/or counterbored on one or both ends. It is designed to accommodate a shaft, or the like, or used to reinforce a hole in a bulkhead, or the like. For similar items specifically designed for use in a stuffing box, see PACKING NUT. For nonfluid items with an internal thread, see INSERT, SCREW THREAD&#59; or ADAPTER BUSHING. Excludes REDUCER, BOSS&#59; and items designed to accommodate a tube or tube fitting.
What is a Shim? 75018 Items
AShimis a thin flat metal or plastic item of various peripheral shapes having a solid or laminated cross-section. It is designed to maintain a predetermined distance between two surfaces. For round items without a hole and having a solid rectangular cross-section use DISK, SOLID, PLAIN. Items with either (1) a solid (not laminated) cross-section, or (2) a non-separable laminated cross-section with one hole centrally located, must have a thickness less than 0.006 inch (0.152 mm) for items less than 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) outside diameter or shortest distance across peripheral flats, and less than 0.016 inch (0.406 mm) for items 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) or more outside diameter, or shortest distance across peripheral flats. For items with thickness greater than those indicated above, see SPACER, PLATE; WASHER, FLAT and SPACER, RING. When thickness and/or outside diameter or shortest distance across peripheral flats is designated as a tolerance dimension, the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance. See also SHIM STOCK, LAMINATED; SHIM STOCK ASSORTMENT, GASKET; and BEARING, WASHER, THRUST.
What is a Bushing Blank? 2164 Items
ABushing Blankis a solid metallic item, usually cylindrical, with or without a flange at one end. It is designed to be inserted into a hole to reduce the inside diameter of the hole and protect the surrounding body structure from damage resulting from stress, strain and/or vibration, but without a through hole parallel to the axis. It is intended for subsequent drilling operation.
What is a Keyed Lock Ring? 336 Items
AKeyed Lock Ring(RING,LOCK,KEYED) is a locking device with two keys spaced approximately 180 degrees center to center and protruding from the seating surface of the ring. When installed the keys mate with companion keyways in the external threads of screw thread inserts, locked-in studs, or similar type items, and cut through sufficient threads of the parent material tapped hole to provide a positive lock between the threaded bodies.
What is a Stepped Spacer? 2262 Items
AStepped Spacer(SPACER,STEPPED) is a tubular shaped item with a round or hexagon peripheral shape having two flat bearing surfaces perpendicular to the axis of the centrally located hole. It is designed to maintain a predetermined distance between assembled parts. The item may be with or without flange(s) of any peripheral shape. The length must exceed 25 percent of the outside diameter or distance across peripheral flats. (When the length, outside diameter, and/or distance across peripheral flats are designated as a tolerance, the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance.) It must have one or more internal steps (counterbores) and/or external steps on either or both bearing surfaces. Excludes SPACER, OPTICAL ELEMENT. See also WASHER, RECESSED and WASHER, SHOULDERED AND RECESSED.
What is a Magnetic Machine Thread Plug? 796 Items
AMagnetic Machine Thread Plug(PLUG,MACHINE THREAD,MAGNETIC) is a threaded machine thread plug with integral magnet in the body usually used in lubricating or hydraulic systems.
What is a Shim Assortment? 391 Items
AShim Assortmentis two or more sizes and/or types of shims grouped together in a single package and intended for individual repeated replacement and/or general use. See also SHIM SET.
What is a Shim Set? 2497 Items
AShim Setis two or more sizes and/or types of shims packaged or grouped for issue for complete one-time replacement. See also SHIM ASSORTMENT.
What is a Ring Spacer? 39394 Items
ARing Spacer(SPACER,RING) is a circular-shaped item designed to maintain predetermined distance between assembled parts and/or for distributing pressure or preventing endwise movement between member parts. It has a solid cross-section and two flat parallel bearing surfaces. The distance between the bearing surfaces perpendicular to the axis of the centrally located hole shall not exceed 25 percent of the outside diameter. The diameter of the centrally located hole must exceed 75 percent of the outside diameter. Excludes laminated items. For items manufactured from impregnated graphite or lubricated nonmetallic materials, excluding felt or plastics, see GASKET. For items manufactured from lubricated plastics, see BEARING, WASHER, THRUST. For items manufactured from lubricated felt, see FELT, MECHANICAL, PREFORMED. Excludes DISK, VALVE; INSULATOR WASHER; and SHIM. See also SPACER, PLATE and SPACER, SLEEVE.
What is a Ring Spacer Set? 295 Items
ARing Spacer Set(SPACER SET,RING) is a grouping of two or more ring spacers of various sizes and/or shapes for issue as a one-time replacement in the repair of transmission, differentials, and the like. See also SPACER, RING.
What is a Tolerance Ring? 322 Items
ATolerance Ring(RING,TOLERANCE) is a corrugated strip of spring steel in the form of a circle. It is unattached at the ends to create a small gap and flat on the sides of the corrugations to provide rigidity. The corrugations protrude from one surface only. Excludes CLIP, SPLIT TUBULAR; CLIP, SPRING TENSION; and RING, RETAINING.
What is a Plate Spacer? 44413 Items
APlate Spacer(SPACER,PLATE) is a flat metal or plastic item of various peripheral shapes having a solid (not laminated) cross-section. It is designed to maintain a predetermined distance between two surfaces. For round items without a hole having a solid rectangular cross-section use DISK, SOLID, PLAIN. For round or hexagonal items with only one hole centrally located and with the length (thickness) exceeding 25 percent of the outside diameter or distance across peripheral flats, see SPACER, SLEEVE. The thickness between the two parallel bearing surfaces must be 0.006 inch, (0.152 mm) or more for items less than 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) across the peripheral diameter, or smallest overall outside dimension, or must be 0.016 inch (0.406 mm) or more for items 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) or greater across the peripheral diameter or smallest overall outside dimension. For items with a thickness less than those indicated above, see SHIM. For items with one hole centrally located conforming to the above dimensional criteria use WASHER, FLAT or SPACER, RING as applicable. When thickness and/or outside diameter or smallest overall outside dimension is designated as a tolerance/dimension the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance. Excludes GASKET&#59; INSULATOR (as modified) and MOUNTING PAD, ELECTRICAL-ELECTRONIC COMPONENT.
What is a Sleeve Spacer Set? 123 Items
ASleeve Spacer Set(SPACER SET,SLEEVE) is a grouping of two or more SPACER, SLEEVE OF VARIOUS SIZES AND/OR SHAPES FOR ISSUE AS A REPLACEMENT.
What is a Tapered Spacer? 1533 Items
ATapered Spacer(SPACER,TAPERED) is a metallic or nonmetallic item of various peripheral shapes, having a solid angular cross-section. It is designed to maintain a predetermined distance between two surfaces. It must have only one tapered surface. For items with two tapered surfaces, see WEDGE (as modified).
What is a Nonmetallic Bushing? 6648 Items
ANonmetallic Bushing(BUSHING,NONMETALLIC) is an item, made of rubber or plastic, usually cylindrical, with or without a flange, having one or more holes extending through its entire length, usually parallel to its axis. The overall length must exceed 25 percent of its diameter or a distance across the peripheral flats for items without a flange. For items formed of other material see BUSHING, SLEEVE. Excludes BUMPER, NONMETALLIC and GROMMET NONMETALLIC.
What is a Special Shaped Spacer? 4427 Items
ASpecial Shaped Spacer(SPACER,SPECIAL SHAPED) is a metallic or nonmetallic item of various peripheral shapes and a solid cross-section. It is designed to maintain a predetermined distance between two surfaces. It may have flat parallel bearing surfaces. Do not use if a more specific name applies. See also SPACER, RING; SPACER, PLATE; SPACER, SLEEVE; SPACER, STEPPED; SHIM and WASHER, FLAT.
What is an Eccentric Bushing? 445 Items
AnEccentric Bushing(BUSHING,ECCENTRIC) is an unthreaded item, cylindrical in shape, with a through hole parallel to its axis. The through hole is offset from the geometrical center of the bushing.
What is a Straight Spacer? 4364 Items
AStraight Spacer(SPACER,STRAIGHT) is a metal or plastic item of various shapes with two flat bearing surfaces. It is designed to maintain a predetermined distance between parts of an assembly. The item has one or more through holes parallel to its axis, and is unthreaded.
What is a Tapered Ring Set? 60 Items
ATapered Ring Set(RING SET,TAPERED) is a clamping element consisting of a tapered inner and outer ring in closed design for mounting different types of hubs on shafts and axles. Inner and outer ring constitute a pair of rings. These rings are firmly pressed against each other by tightening bolts which are not part of the clamping element, and subsequently moved on the taper thus producing radial forces for fastening the hub on the shaft by friction fit.
What is a Sleeve Spacer Assortment? 28 Items
ASleeve Spacer Assortment(SPACER ASSORTMENT,SLEEVE) is two or more SPACER, SLEEVE of various sizes and types, grouped together in a single package and intended for individual repeated replacement or general use. See also SPACER SET, SLEEVE.
What is an Assortment Spacer Ring? 88 Items
AnAssortment Spacer Ring(SPACER RING,ASSORTMENT) is several sizes or design types of SPACER, RING which are combined in one package and which are issued for a specific repetive use for general use.
What is a Tapered Ring? 102 Items
ATapered Ring(RING,TAPERED) is the inner or outer ring of a RING SET, TAPERED.
What is a Seal Seat Sleeve? 145 Items
ASeal Seat Sleeve(SLEEVE,SEAL SEAT) is a thin metallic tublar shaped item with a flange at one end designed to be mounted on a shaft end to restore a scored sealing surface without the necessity of removing the shaft. A special tool to install the item with press fit is included. It also serves as a protection against deformation and damage of the item during transportation. See also BUSHING,SLEEVE. Excludes SLEEVE,SHAFT,PUMP.
What is a Positioning Guide? 1557 Items
APositioning Guide(GUIDE,POSITIONING) is a cylindrically shaped metallic item designed to support and maintain in alignment an element of a mechanical mounting. Excludes BEARING, SLEEVE; BUSHING, SLEEVE and SPACER, SLEEVE
What is a Machine Thread Plug Set? 40 Items
AMachine Thread Plug Set(PLUG SET,MACHINE THREAD) is an item consisting of two or more different PLUG,MACHINE THREAD.
What is a Sleeve Bushing Half? 48 Items
ASleeve Bushing Half(BUSHING HALF,SLEEVE) is a half of a two piece split type BUSHING, SLEEVE.
What is an Instrument Retaining Ring? 390 Items
AnInstrument Retaining Ring(RING,RETAINING,INSTRUMENT) is a cylindrical item usually having a flanged aperture designed to hold and mount an instrument in a predetermined position. Excludes HOLDER, WATCH.
What is an Instrument Retaining Ring Set? 71 Items
AnInstrument Retaining Ring Set(RING SET,RETAINING,INSTRUMENT) is an item consisting of two or more different RING, RETAINING, INSTRUMENT.
What is a Landing Gear Axle Spacer? 100 Items
ALanding Gear Axle Spacer(SPACER,AXLE,LANDING GEAR) is an item designed to fit over an axle to properly space aircraft wheel, may be irregular or cylindrical in shape with or without splines. Excludes BEARING, WASHER, THRUST; BEARING, SLEEVE and COLLAR, SHAFT.
What is a Plate Spacer Assortment? 213 Items
APlate Spacer Assortment(SPACER ASSORTMENT,PLATE) is two or more sizes and/or types of plate spacers grouped together in a single package and intended for individual repeated replacement and/or general use. See also SPACER SET, PLATE.
What is a Plate Spacer Set? 227 Items
APlate Spacer Set(SPACER SET,PLATE) is two or more sizes and/or types of plate spacers packaged or grouped for issue for complete one-time replacement. See also SPACER ASSORTMENT, PLATE.
What is a Ring Spacer Segment? 83 Items
ARing Spacer Segment(SEGMENT,RING SPACER) is a curved section of rigid material that, when interfaced with similar sections, forms a SPACER, RING.
What is a Solid Rivet? 24871 Items
ASolid Rivet(RIVET,SOLID) is a headed fastening device having a smooth solid shank designed to have the shank end upset after insertion.
What is a Split Rivet? 284 Items
ASplit Rivet(RIVET,SPLIT) is a headed fastening device having a smooth shank which is split, slotted or forked and designed to be spread or crimped back after insertion.
What is a Tubular Rivet? 5413 Items
ATubular Rivet(RIVET,TUBULAR) is a headed fastening device having a smooth shank which is hollow or having a cavity at its end and designed to have the shank clinched after insertion.
What is a Blind Rivet? 19898 Items
ABlind Rivet(RIVET,BLIND) is an item consisting of two or more of the following components: stem, rivet body, sleeve, expander, bolt, and collar. It is a headed fastening device with the shank designed to be expanded by means of a separate or integral stem or mandrel, or bolt and expander. It is designed to be installed or expanded from one side only. Excludes NUT, BLIND ASSEMBLY.
What is a Rivet Cap? 118 Items
ARivet Cap(CAP,RIVET) is a closure designed to fit over the end of a split or tubular rivet shank and into which the shank end is crimped in assembly. It provides greater strength and gives the appearance of a solid rivet at the clinched end. The closure may have a knurled shank and a head with its bottom recessed to fit over a hollow rivet head. It is designed to be pressed or driven through the head of a hollow rivet when a closed assembly is required.
What is a Rivet Assortment? 138 Items
ARivet Assortmentis various size rivets of one specific type, grouped together in a single package.
What is a Compression Rivet? 663 Items
ACompression Rivet(RIVET,COMPRESSION) is a two-piece fastening device consisting of a headed solid tapered shank portion designed to fit into the end of a headed hollow shank portion (cap), which is secured internally after insertion by means of compression at both ends.
What is a Pin-Rivet? 31112 Items
APin-Rivetis a metallic or nonmetallic item, headed at one end, with a cylindrically shaped shank which may be tapered, grooved, or threaded. A locking collar or sleeve may be provided to perform the same holding action as the clinching portion of a conventional rivet. The shank may include an external wrenching facility which breaks off at a predetermined applied torque.
What is a Pin-Rivet Collar? 1681 Items
APin-Rivet Collar(COLLAR,PIN-RIVET) is a soft metal or nonmetal sleeve, designed to mate with a PIN-RIVET. It may include an external wrenching facility which breaks off at a perdetermined torque to form a head.
What is a Toggle Bolt? 252 Items
AToggle Bolt(BOLT,TOGGLE) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter having a wing or wings mounted on the bolt head or on a trunnion nut. The wing or wings upset when the toggle bolt is inserted in a constricted passage in a hollow wall and when the bolt is tightened, the wing or wings assume a transverse or athwart position. It is used for securely holding fixtures or devices to hollow walls.
What is a Ring Bolt? 312 Items
ARing Bolt(BOLT,RING) is a BOLT, EYE having a nonremovable ring assembled in the eye.
What is a Bolt Blank? 406 Items
ABolt Blankis a cylindrical device having a head, eye or hook; similar to a BOLT, MACHINE; BOLT, EYE or BOLT, HOOK, and the like, but without threads, and normally intended for a subsequent threading operation.
What is a Machine Bolt? 83855 Items
AMachine Bolt(BOLT,MACHINE) is an externally threaded fastener designed for insertion through holes in assembled parts and normally intended to be tightened or released by torquing a nut. The threaded and unthreaded portions are both of one nominal diameter of 0.190 inch (5 mm) or larger. The head is not designed to be held or driven with an inserted driver or by the thumb and fingers. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads. Head dimensions and sizes of threaded and unthreaded portions shall conform to internationally recognized fastener standards. For items having a grip length portion machined to a tolerance of 0.0015 inch (0.038 mm) or less, BOLT, SHEAR. See also SCREW, CAP, HEXAGON HEAD and SCREW, MACHINE.
What is a Sliding Handle Bolt? 105 Items
ASliding Handle Bolt(BOLT,SLIDING HANDLE) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded and unthreaded portions are of one nominal diameter, No. 10 (0.190 IN.) (5 mm) or larger. The head is usually spherical in shape, all of which is of greater diameter than the threaded and unthreaded portions, and has a nonremovable sliding handle used to manually rotate the item.
What is a Swivel Handle Bolt? 44 Items
ASwivel Handle Bolt(BOLT,SWIVEL HANDLE) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded and unthreaded portions are of one nominal diameter, No. 10 (0.190 IN.) (5 mm) or larger. It has a U-shaped head all of which is a greater diameter than the threaded and unthreaded portions, and has a nonremovable swivel handle used to manually rotate the item.
What is a Welding Bolt? 135 Items
AWelding Bolt(BOLT,WELDING) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter having small raised projections on the top side or underside of the head to facilitate welding the head. May or may not be designed to be held or turned with a wrench or inserted driver.
What is an Eye Bolt? 7885 Items
AnEye Bolt(BOLT,EYE) is an externally threaded device whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter, without a head, but with the unthreaded end either bent more than 225 degrees (3.925 radians) or cast, forged, or punched to resemble an eye. See also BOLT, HOOK. Excludes CONNECTOR, ROD END.
What is a Shoulder Bolt? 13466 Items
AShoulder Bolt(BOLT,SHOULDER) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter, No. 10 (0.190 IN.) (5 mm) or larger. It has a round unthreaded neck or shank all or part of which is of greater diameter than the threaded portion. The head is not designed to be held or driven with an inserted drivers. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads. For items with a thread diameter smaller than No. 10 (0.190 IN.) (5 mm) and those items with an inserted drive head, use SCREW, SHOULDER. For items which are No. 10 (0.190 IN.) (5 mm) or larger in size and are both shouldered and have an externally relieved body, use BOLT, EXTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY. Excludes THUMBSCREW.
What is a Firebrick Anchor Bolt? 29 Items
AFirebrick Anchor Bolt(BOLT,FIREBRICK ANCHOR) is a fastener designed for securing firebrick to the outer wall or casing of furnaces or boilers. Normally consisting of a straight or bent shank with a square or rectangular head and designed for high temperature application.
What is an Assembled Washer Bolt? 1542 Items
AnAssembled Washer Bolt(BOLT,ASSEMBLED WASHER) is a BOLT, MACHINE on which has been assembled one or more nonremovable washers. See also SCREW, ASSEMBLED WASHER.
What is a Clevis Bolt? 842 Items
AClevis Bolt(BOLT,CLEVIS) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded and unthreaded portions are of one nominal diameter and are separated by a narrow circumferential groove. The head is designed to be held or driven with an inserted driver. Excludes BOLT, SHEAR.
What is an Oval Neck Bolt? 45 Items
AnOval Neck Bolt(BOLT,OVAL NECK) is a headed externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter with an elliptical neck, directly beneath the head.
What is a Hook Bolt? 1149 Items
AHook Bolt(BOLT,HOOK) is an externally threaded device whose threaded portion is of nominal diameter, without a head but with the unthreaded end bent not over 225 degrees (3.925 radians). See also BOLT, EYE and BOLT, U.
What is an U Bolt? 3638 Items
AnU Bolt(BOLT,U) is an externally threaded fastener bent approximately 180 degrees (3.141 radians) in the shape of the letter U and with both ends threaded.
What is an Internal Wrenching Bolt? 5862 Items
AnInternal Wrenching Bolt(BOLT,INTERNAL WRENCHING) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter, No. 10 (0.190 IN.) (5 mm) or larger. It is designed with an internal socket or internal multiple spline for use with an internal driver. The head is beveled (conical) or cylindrical in shape. Items with cylindrical shaped heads must have an externally relieved body. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads. See also SCREW, CAP, SOCKET HEAD. Excludes SETSCREW; SCREW, SHOULDER; BOLT, SHOULDER; SCREW, EXTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY; BOLT, EXTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY; and SCREW, MACHINE.
What is a Tee Head Bolt? 1038 Items
ATee Head Bolt(BOLT,TEE HEAD) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter and with a head specially designed to fit in a slot and hold against turning.
What is a Hanger Bolt? 37 Items
AHanger Bolt(BOLT,HANGER) is a headless cylindrical threaded fastener which is threaded on both ends, one end being threaded to accommodate a nut and the other end having continuous wood screw type threads extending from a gimlet or cone point to the unthreaded portion. The unthreaded portion may have a ribbed shoulder.
What is an Externally Relieved Body Bolt? 5335 Items
AnExternally Relieved Body Bolt(BOLT,EXTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter, and whose unthreaded portion has been machined or ground in one or more places or over its entire length to a maximum diameter less than the minimum pitch diameter of the thread (excludes undercuts for thread relief). It is No. 10 (0.190 IN.) (5 mm) or larger in size and has a head which is not designed to be held or driven with an inserted driver or designed for rotation by the thumb and fingers. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads. Excludes BOLT, INTERNAL WRENCHING and THUMBSCREW. See also SCREW, EXTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY.
What is an Internally Relieved Body Bolt? 3272 Items
AnInternally Relieved Body Bolt(BOLT,INTERNALLY RELIEVED BODY) is an externally threaded fastener whose external threaded portion is of one nominal diameter. It has a concentric hole along the longitudinal centerline which may extend a part or the full length of the bolt. The concentric hole along the centerline may be counterbored and/or internally threaded at the head end or the bolt end. The head is designed to be held or driven by an external and/or internal driver. For items having a hole(s) perpendicular to the axis which meet the concentric hole along the longitudinal centerline, see BOLT, FLUID PASSAGE.
What is a Shear Bolt? 19121 Items
AShear Bolt(BOLT,SHEAR) is a high strength, 160,000 pounds per square inch (1100 megapascals) minimum tensile strength externally threaded fastener designed for use in applications involving great shear stress. The head is designed to accommodate an external wrench or driver. The head is not designed to be held or driven with an inserted driver, nor is it designed for rotation by the thumb and fingers. The unthreaded portion is of specific grip length, plated or unplated, and is machined to a tolerance of one thousandth (0.001) of an inch (0.025 mm) or less of a specific diameter for items one inch (25 mm) or less in diameter. Items over one inch (25 mm) in diameter shall have a tolerance of fifteen ten thousandths (0.0015) of an inch (0.038 mm) or less. The nominal major diameter of the threads shall be at least one thousandth (0.001) of an inch (0.025 mm) below the minimum shank diameter, but not below the minimum major diameter for applicable class of fit, as shown in the Screw Thread Standards, FED STD H28 and/or other nationally recognized standards. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads. See BOLT, MACHINE and BOLT, CLEVIS.
What is a Square Neck Bolt? 3608 Items
ASquare Neck Bolt(BOLT,SQUARE NECK) is a headed externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter, with a square neck directly beneath the head.
What is a Ribbed Neck Bolt? 228 Items
ARibbed Neck Bolt(BOLT,RIBBED NECK) is a headed externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter with a series of longitudinal ribs, splines or serrations on all or part of the unthreaded portion. See also BOLT, RIBBED SHOULDER.
What is a Finned Neck Bolt? 90 Items
AFinned Neck Bolt(BOLT,FINNED NECK) is a headed externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter having two or more fins extending from the head to the shank.
What is a Key Head Bolt? 220 Items
AKey Head Bolt(BOLT,KEY HEAD) is a headed externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter with a single rectangular or triangular projection on the underside of the head.
What is a Recessed Stud? 1295 Items
ARecessed Stud(STUD,RECESSED) is a headless fastener not exceeding twelve inches (304.8 mm) in length, threaded externally on both ends with threads of the same nominal diameter. One end or both ends may have a point. The unthreaded section may have more than one diameter, none of which may be greater than the maximum major thread diameter. It may be thread relieved. Excludes items with taper threads.
What is a Threaded End Rod? 3352 Items
AThreaded End Rod(ROD,THREADED END) is a headless cylindrical shaped metal item exceeding 12 inches (304.8 mm) in length and externally threaded on one or both ends. The unthreaded portion shall be of one diameter. Excludes items with tapered threads. See also STUD (as modified) and PIN, STRAIGHT, THREADED.
What is a Continuous Thread Rod? 2216 Items
AContinuous Thread Rod(ROD,CONTINUOUS THREAD) is a headless fastener exceeding 12 inches (304.8 mm) in length having an external thread of one nominal diameter running from end to end. See also STUD, CONTINUOUS THREAD.
What is a Ribbed Shoulder Bolt? 496 Items
ARibbed Shoulder Bolt(BOLT,RIBBED SHOULDER) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter. It has a series of longitudinal ribs, splines or serrations on all or a part of the shoulder. The minor diameter of the ribs must be greater than the major diameter of the threads. See also BOLT, RIBBED NECK.
What is an Eccentric Head Bolt? 345 Items
AnEccentric Head Bolt(BOLT,ECCENTRIC HEAD) is an externally threaded fastener the head of which is usually flat with a periphery not concentric to the bolt shank. The head is not designed for wrenching. It may have a drive feature located at the threaded end, which can be used to rotate the screw and eccentric head into a locking position to secure a flanged or groove component.
What is a Drive Shank Bolt? 1003 Items
ADrive Shank Bolt(BOLT,DRIVE SHANK) is an externally threaded fastener, made of high strength metal, whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter. The unthreaded portion is of a specific grip length, and is ground to a close tolerance in order to provide a drive fit in a specific size hole. It may be plated or unplated. The head is not designed to be driven by a screwdriver or wrench. The item is driven into the parts to be fastened by means of a mallet or similar item.
What is a Close Tolerance Bolt? 11821 Items
AClose Tolerance Bolt(BOLT,CLOSE TOLERANCE) is an externally threaded fastener whose unthreaded portion is of a specified grip length, plated or unplated, and is machined to a tolerance of one thousandth (0.001) of an inch (0.025 mm) or less of a specific diameter for items one inch (25 mm) or less in diameter. Items over one inch (25 mm) in diameter shall have a tolerance of fifteen ten-thousandths (0.0015) of an inch (0.038 mm) or less. The nominal major diameter of the threads shall be at least one thousandth (0.001) of an inch (0.025 mm) below the minimum shank diameter, but not below the minimum major diameter for applicable class of fit, as shown in the Screw Thread Standards, FED STD H28 and/or other nationally recognized standards. The head is not designed to be held or driven with an inserted driver, nor is it designed for rotation by the thumb and fingers. A locking feature may be incorporated in the design of the head or threads. For items having close tolerance, and fabricated from material having 160,000 pounds per square inch (1100 megapascals) minimum tensile strength, see BOLT, SHEAR. For items fabricated from material having less than 160,000 pounds per square inch (1100 megapascals) minimum tensile strength and not having a close tolerance, see BOLT, MACHINE.
What is an Assembled Sleeve Bolt? 363 Items
AnAssembled Sleeve Bolt(BOLT,ASSEMBLED SLEEVE) is a headed, externally tapered or straight fastener with a flanged outer sleeve ground externally straight. The head is designed to accommodate an external hand or power operated wrench or driver. The fastener must be tightened or released by torquing a nut.
What is a Foundation Bolt? 36 Items
AFoundation Bolt(BOLT,FOUNDATION) is an item having a threaded portion of one nominal diameter with a body of various shapes, specifically designed for embedding in concrete, brick, or masonry. It is used for securing structural or other items. See also SHIELD,EXPANSION.
What is a Boiler Patch Bolt? 18 Items
ABoiler Patch Bolt(BOLT,BOILER PATCH) is an externally threaded fastener whose threaded portion is of one nominal diameter, without machined (or equivalent) surfaces, having a countersunk head surmounted by a square or hexagonal head to facilitate installation, after which the square or hexagonal head is removed. (Converted from AEUSA to General Use on 12152020)
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