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Spring Tension Clip

5340006782172 006782172 685221PC23 870903

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. View more Spring Tension Clip

NSN 5340-00-678-2172 5340006782172 006782172 CLIP,SPRING TENSION

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NSN Created on 1 Jan 1963
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NSN 5340-00-678-2172 5340006782172 006782172 CLIP,SPRING TENSION
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5340-00-678-2172 is a Spring Tension Clip that does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application. Demilitarization of this item has been confirmed and is not currently subject to changes. This item is considered a low risk when released from the control of the Department of Defense. The item may still be subject to the requirements of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). This item may be hazardous as it is in a Federal Supply Class for potentially hazardous items. A MSDS should be available from the supplier for the end user to evaluate any hazards. The precious metals content of this item is unknown.

Import and Export Classification Import and Export 5340-00-678-2172

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1 Sep 2005
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1 Dec 2001
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1 Apr 1991
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1 Apr 1991
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1 Nov 1998

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Technical Data Technical Data 5340-00-678-2172

Distance From End To Hole Nearest Loop
0.247 Inches Nominal
Hole Diameter
0.193 Inches Nominal
Material Thickness
0.045 Inches Nominal
Copper Alloy Overall
2.268 Inches Nominal
Overall Height
0.188 Inches Nominal
0.250 Inches Nominal

Weapon Systems Designator Code (WSDC) Weapon Systems (WSDC) 5340-00-678-2172

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Effective DateOrganizationUnit of IssueUnit PriceQuantity Unit Pack
Oct 2021Department of the Navy (DN)EA Subscribe... 1
Oct 2020Department of the Navy (DN)EA Subscribe... 1
Oct 2019Department of the Navy (DN)EA Subscribe... 1

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5340-00-678-2172 has freight characteristics.It has a National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) of 095190. A Sub NMFC of Z. It has a NMFC Description of HARDWARE, NOI. 5340-00-678-2172 is rated as a variable freight class when transported by Less-Than Truckload (LTL) freight. It has a Uniform Freight Classification (UFC) number of 49790 which rates the freight between FCL and LCL. 5340-00-678-2172 has a variance between NMFC and UFC when transported by rail and the description should be consulted. It has a Water Commodity Code (WCC) of 713 for ocean manifesting and military sealift. 5340-00-678-2172 is not classified as a special type of cargo when transported by water. 5340-00-678-2172 is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84" in any dimension. It should be compatible with a standard 72" Aircraft Cargo Door when transported by air.

Contracting Technical Data File (CTDF) Contracting Technical Data File (CTDF) 5340-00-678-2172 October 2021

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