Pivot Point, Inc. Datasheets for Cotter Pins and Wire Clips

Cotter pins and wire clips are penetrating and coupling mechanical fasteners. They are easy to install and remove. Cotter pins come in several forms, with each designed for a specific kind of assembly. Some cotter pins are suitable for use as shear pins.


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A double loop adds flexibility for a wider fit range. Stresses are evenly spread throughout the loop, giving longer life and more repeatability. High quality part made of hard drawn...
Hair Pin Cotters are a spring-type cotter made to be reusable. Hair Pin Cotters are generally meant to be used in through-holes while Hair Pin Clips are generally meant to...
Invented by Pivot Point, the popular Bow-Tie Locking Cotter™ works like a Hair Pin Cotter, but locks itself on! Push or pull the cotter leg into the mating hole, the...
Kickout Cotter Rings are a type of Circle Cotter with a "kick-out" design that is made for speed and economy. Easily removable, this cotter can be installed fast by inserting...
Our Original Design! Pivot Point originally invented Rue Ring™ Locking Cotter Pins. Don't be fooled by imitations! Our original proven design and manufacturing specifications ensure proper fit and function. The...
Pivot Point Split Key Rings are made of high quality, nickel plated steel and designed to lay flat. Special wire drawn to a half circle shape is wound with the...
These basic rings are a low cost alternative to Split Key Rings and are often used as ring-grips in various applications, including pins such as Detent Ring Pins. Available in...
This cotter is wound or turned on from the middle out. Start by threading the open wire end inside the circle into the hole on shaft or pin. Keep turning...