What size is a hitch pin clip?
Zinc Hitch Pin Clip (For Shaft Size 1/2-5/8″)
|Type||Hairpin Cotter Pin|
|Shaft Size||1/2″ – 5/8″|
What are pin clips called?
An R-clip, also known as an R-pin, R-key, hairpin cotter pin, hairpin cotter, bridge pin, hitch pin or spring cotter pin, is a fastener made of a springy material, commonly hardened metal wire, resembling the shape of the letter “R”.
What are hitch pins called?
Hitch pins, sometimes called trailer pins, are designed with either a swivel handle or a fixed PVC coated handle. The pin is secured by inserting a bridge pin or lynch pin into a hole opposite of the handle.
What are hitch pin clips used for?
Bridge pins, also referred to as R-clips, R-keys, or hitch pin clips, are commonly used to secure the ends of hitch pins and clevis pins by being inserted into a hole or groove. The indentation of these pins along with the straight edge ensures secure attachment to the desired parts of equipment.
Are trailer hitch pins universal?
Standard hitch pin sizes CURT trailer hitch pins are available in several different sizes to accommodate hitch receivers in all standard sizes, including 1-1/4-inch, 2-inch and 2-1/2-inch, as well as the less common 3-inch receiver.
What kind of steel are hitch pins made of?
These pins feature high shear strength, an easy grip pull ring, and a high tension hair pin cotter. Made of 1039 or 4140 steel with a Rockwell hardness of 38-44, they are zinc plated with a dichromate dip for corrosion resistance.
What type of steel are hitch pins made of?
Most hitch pin clips are manufactured from spring wire or stainless steel; however, specialty materials such as marine grade 316 stainless steel can also be used.
Are there different size hitch pins?
There are two types of hitch pins, Threaded or Smooth, available in standard or locking. Threaded hitch pins are the same size (1/2” x 13 Threads Per Inch) for 1-1/4” and 2” receiver racks. They are available in standard (provided with the rack) or locking (available from our website).
Where are linch pins used?
Lynch Pins are often used to attach tractor implements, secure trailer couplers, hitch pins, or doors, among a variety of other applications where quick connecting/disconnecting between mating parts is desired.
How do clevis pins work?
Clevis pins are used as a quick and secure fastener in place of bolts and rivets. Designed with both a flat or domed head on one end and cross-hole at the other, a clevis pin is inserted through the holes at the pronged ends of a clevis and is kept in place by a cotter pin.
Are all hitch pins the same?
How does linch pin work?
A linch pin (also linchpin, lynch pin, and click pin) employs a locking ring into the pin design that fastens the pin in place. An audible ‘snap’ ensures a firm clasp.