The Benefits of 420 Chrome Stainless Steel Coiled Spring Pins

In applications requiring a combination of high strength, superior fatigue life, and corrosion resistance, 420 martensitic chrome stainless steel offers a host of technical benefits and provides an overall robust cost-effective solution.

Hole Preparation for Press Fit Pins

Press fit pins are retained in an assembly by the frictional forces between the pin and its mating host component.  These forces are a product of the coefficient of friction between the mating materials/coatings, and the interference fit between the pin and its host component. This paper addresses the hole preparation processes required to successfully install commonly used press fit pins. The pins evaluated in this document are listed below, in order of increasing recommended hole tolerance. 1. Ground Dowels & Straight Pins 2. Knurled & Grooved Pins 3. Slotted Spring Pins 4. Coiled Spring Pins

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