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Material Specifications

 

Double Shear Resistance Minimum (lbs)*

 

Pin Dia (in) Stainless Steel 17-4 PH Heat Treated Locking Element Tensile Strength Min (lbs) † Recommended Hole Diameter (in) Max Min
3/16" (#10) 5,150 200 0.1940 0.1900
1/4 9,200 230 0.2540 0.2500
5/16 14,400 510 0.3165 0.3215
3/8 20,700 575 0.3790 0.3750
7/16 28,500 710 0.4425 0.4375
1/2 36,900 1,160 0.5050 0.5000
9/16 46,700 1,420 0.5675 0.5625
5/8 57,800 2,070 0.6300 0.6250
3/4 83,200, 2,950 0.7570 0.7500
7/8 112,500 3,900 0.8820 0.8750
1 147,200 5,480 1.0100 1.0000

Double Shear Resistance Minimum (kN)*

 

Pin Dia (mm) Stainless Steel 17-4 PH Heat Treated Locking Element Tensile Strength Min (N) † Recommended Hole Diameter (mm) Max Min
5 24 890 5.1 5
6 35 890 6.1 6
8 65 2,250 8.1 8
10 100 2,280 10.1 10
12 144 3,150 12.1 12
16 257 9,200 16.1 16
20 403 13,100 20.15 20
25 631 23,400 25.15 25

 

*Double shear values are the minimum requirements according to NAS functionality tests.

† Locking element tensile strength values are the minimum requirements of NAS functionality tests. Pins may be special ordered with 4 locking balls for additional locking element tensile strength

 

Kwik-Lok® Pin

 

Component Part Material
Bodies (Shank) CRES 17-4 PH Stainless Steel 
Balls CRES 440C Stainless Steel*
Buttons CRES 17-4 PH Stainless Steel / Aluminum Alloy 2024
Springs CRES 302 Stainless Steel

 

Handles  
T & L Handles Aluminum (380) Casting
Button Handles Aluminum Alloy 2024
Ring Handles CRES 303 Stainless Steel
Heavy Duty T & L CRES 303 Stainless Steel
Heavy Duty Button Handle CRES 303 Stainless Steel
Recessed Button Handle CRES 300 Series Stainless Steel
Collar CRES 303 or 304 Stainless Steel

 

Kwik-Lok® Lifting Pin

 

Component Part Material
Bodies (Shank) CRES 17-4 PH Stainless Steel
Balls CRES 440C Stainless Steel*
Buttons CRES 303 Stainless Steel
Lift Ring Forged 17-4 PH Stainless Steel
Springs CRES 302 Stainless Steel

 

Detent Pins

 

Component Part Material
Bodies (Shank) CRES 17-4 PH Stainless Steel 
Balls CRES 440C Stainless Steel*
Springs CRES 302 Stainless Steel
Head CRES 303 Stainless Steel  

*Locking Balls also available in 302 Stainless Steel by special order.

Actual locking element tensile strength is reduced by lower strength alloys.

Ordering special pins with 4 balls will increase locking element tensile strength above NAS

 

Heat Treatment:

  • 17-4 PH Stainless Steel: Condition H-900, Rockwell C40 Min per MIL-H-6875

 

Surface Treatment:

  • CRES Parts: Passivate per AMS-QQ-P-35
  • Aluminum Alloy Parts: Anodize per MIL-A-8625 Type I or II per MIL-C-5541 Class 1A
  • Aluminum Handles: Color Black

 

Jergens Kwik-Lok® Pins are designed and manufactured to meet or exceed these standards.