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Stainless Steel Pin Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of stainless steel pin manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source stainless steel pin manufacturers with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate stainless steel pin companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture stainless steel pins for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading stainless steel pin manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for stainless steel pin panels, stainless steel sewing pins, or stainless steel push pins.

  • Antioch, IL

    Our design expertise brings you the cold forming solutions you’ve been looking for. At Skach Manufacturing, our Cold Form/Cold Headed Parts consist of solid rivets, shoulder & tubular rivets, electrical contacts, pins, studs, balls and more. Brass, bronze, stainless steel and copper are among materials we use. We do roll forming and secondary options such as drilling, tapping, grooving & pointing.

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  • Pleasant Prairie, WI

    Supplying rivets, contacts, discs, stampings and terminals worldwide is done here at Norstan. We use precious metals and alloys, including tungsten wire and tungsten strip. Our tungsten rivets and discs come in a choice of configurations and applications. As a job shop that has manufactured tungsten wire contact assemblies for over 37 years, electromechanical companies depend upon our product.

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  • Webster, NY

    Radax Industries was founded in 1967. Here at Radax we have the capability of Centerless Grinding, Swiss CNC Machining, Cold Forming, and Screw Machining. Our Swiss CNC Machines are capable of Custom Thread Form Threading, Boring, and Cut Knurling. Common materials processed while Centerless Grinding are aluminum, bronze, brass, and carbon steel. We manufacture Dowel Pins, Set Screw, and Custom Machined Products. We have been ISO 9001 certified since June of 2013.

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  • Melrose Park, IL

    We are the buyers choice for all types of fasteners and our top of the line products are supported by over 75 years of manufacturing experience. Over the years we have continued to invest in the newest technology which results in fantastic lead times on all of our customers' orders. From stainless steel pins to cold headed rivets, we provide it all! Just let us know your specifications and we can handle the rest!

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  • Hatboro, PA

    C & L’s mission is to provide the highest quality stainless steel pins possible, in addition to continually improving and expanding its other related products and services and giving versatility, knowledge and competitive pricing to all its customers. C & L is driven toward excellence, both in quality of products and customer service. Call C&L today for the support you deserve.

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

The Other Fastener

Stainless steel pins are cylindrical fasteners and fixtures made from a variety of steel alloys. In the previous post I focused on the split pin fixture, which adds a measure of extra safety to bolts and fasteners. Spring pins have a completely different function. They are used to mechanically link two items together. The split pin had one alternative name, but the spring pin has many, including slotted spring pin, spring tension pin, roll pin and sellock pin. The spring pin is extremely effective, durable and strong. Once in place,... Read More

Hot Vs. Cold Forming

When I think of shaping metals the first thing that comes to mind is forgeries and blacksmiths. The weapons, armor or horseshoes in my mind are heated to extreme temperatures so they can be formed with an anvil and hammer. It is then cooled to keep its form. I didn't know that metal can also be formed at room temperature. There are two main methods used to form metals today; cold forming and hot forming. As their names imply, the main difference between the two is how hot the metals... Read More

Exploring Pilot Pins

A pilot pin is a type of stainless steel pin that is used to hold flat pieces of metal together. The pilot pin is unique, in that once fastened, it becomes part of the base material, creating a nearly undetectable bond that is extremely difficult to break. This makes the use of pilot pins important in industries where stability and strength between metal pieces is a necessity of the product. One recent advancement to the original design of a pilot pin is the invention of the self-cinching pilot pin. This... Read More

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Stainless Steel Pins

Stainless steel pins are cylindrical fasteners made from a particular variety of steel alloy commonly used for heightened corrosion resistance. Highly variable, pins may be used to align, locate, position, fix or conjoin two or more components. Stainless steel pins in particular are widely used and lauded for their high tensile strength, durability and resistance to both heat and wear even in harsh or corrosive environments.

Like steel pins, fasteners constructed of stainless alloys consist of a steel wire that is sharpened or tapered to one end with a head being formed on the other. Cold headed parts are commonly used in tailoring, fashion, upholstery and furniture industries as well as petrochemical, water treatment, pulp and paper, automotive, medical, dental, food processing, aerospace and semiconductor industries where uses range from roofing fixtures to medical implants. While other processes may be used, manufacturers often produce pins such as these through one or more cold working technique. Also known as cold forming, manufacturers enact the plastic deformation of stainless steel materials at or near ambient room temperatures. This creates a more efficient and compact grain structure, yielding an even stronger and sometimes harder stainless steel product. Precise dimensions are also more easily produced through cold working the pins as compared to hot processes which entail the expansion and contraction of stainless steel as it changes temperature.

Composed primarily of iron with varying amounts of carbon, stainless steel includes a number of individual alloys with similar properties. It is the inclusion of at least 10% chromium that makes these metals stainless. The fabrication of stainless steel pins begins with raw or stock forms comprised of any of these alloys being drawn or otherwise made into cold heading wire. The wire is straightened as needed and fed into a tool and die machine, also known as a header. A gripping die holds the metal blank while an indented punch is used to form the head, collar, nut or bolt as needed at one or both ends of the pin. The force used must exceed the elastic limit of the stainless steel in order to permanently alter its shape. The advantages of this cold heading process include consistent production, minimal material waste and quick production rates for even large quantities of pins. The resulting implement has a fixed shape head at one end and may be either cylindrical along the entire body or tapered at one end. There are several different types of pins, including linch pins, locating and fixture pins, hitch pins, cotter pins, spring pins and dowel pins. It is important to consider the type of pin with regards to the intended application in order to ensure mechanical functionality. Additional concerns include both inner and outer diameter as well as length.



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