A selection of pins, from left to right, dowel pin, slotted pin, spiral pin, split pin, R-clip, cotter and grooved pin.
Pins are widely used within manufacturing machinery and other plants, especially to fix collars and pulleys to shafts. There is a confusing array of choices such as dowels, grooved pins, spiral pins, coil pins and cotters. In this article, I’ll look at what each of these pins is, why it exists and its specific advantages. Pins have an unthreaded, approximately cylindri…
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