Do you need help choosing and installing the right press-fit locking fastener for your application? There are several options for press-fit fastener configurations which are used to accomplish a variety of tasks including, mounting and spacing for electronic components, circuit boards, and mechanical assemblies. Here you will learn more about swage fit types and coordinating tooling options along with additional details surrounding features and benefits for each.
View our selection and installation guide to learn more.
Do you need help ordering metric parts? When you have selected your American standard parts it is important to consider your metric requirements. We provide you with simple tables with pertinent data to help you identify your metric requirements. Here you will learn more about:
Ordering metric male/female standoffs
Our spacer tolerances
Length of threads depending on the material you choose
Do you need to know the specifications and codes of the materials you are selecting for your products? We understand that customers need to make precise comparisons. We have provided an easy reference for the various grades, mil specs, temperature ranges, strengths, etc. that you need to help make a decision for your applications. We provide specifics for:
A simple reference for the different types of finishes that you will need for the material you are using. Having a tough time selecting finishes that meet your needs? With our extensive knowledge of the industry, we have provided recommendations and considerations to help with your decision, from corrosion, electrical and abrasion resistance to dielectric properties and more. Materials we deal with but not limited to:
A quick guide for fastener specifications and dimensions to help with ordering your parts. We have provided our ranges, special close tolerance diameters etc. for your convenience. Our specific thread considerations are also given.
A quick guide to machine screw specifications for:
It is important to understand what materials are compatible in order to prevent future corrosion issues. We have organized materials in groups to show materials that are compatible with each other. With our years of industry experience, we provide you with considerations in choosing materials for your application which include but not limited to:
An extensive reference for socket cap screws. We break down the specifics, terminology, lengths, nominal sizes, dimensions, and more that will help aid in selecting the right part for your applications and requirements. Items to consider: