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When it comes to manufacturing, two of the primary goals are ease of assembly and efficiency of use, as perfectly embodied by the installation method of our knurled press-fit plungers. Originally designed as a detent mechanism for indexing shell plates, they have since been adopted across industries including automotive, medical, technology and more. Below, we examine how such a small pa... Read more...

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Does your product design require a precise alignment for positive locking to secure or position? Our line of quick release devices (QRD)—more specifically, our quick release plunger designs—may be the perfect solution across a wide variety of industries. There are multiple plunger types that fall into this dynamic category, so we’re describing the purposes and strengths... Read more...

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A lower back brace is an essential device for treating certain spinal conditions, allowing the spine to heal with limited movement over a period of time. For a brace to have universal appeal, it needs to be an option for people of varying heights and sizes, and also have the ability to easily tighten and loosen required compression. Read more...

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How Our Quick Release Device Helped Spectrum Aquatics

When seconds count, like in competitive swimming, there is no room for error. When Spectrum Aquatics, a leading provider of commercial grade pool equipment, encountered an issue with a part in their starting blocks, they turned to Vlier for help.

Starting blocks are raised platforms mounted to pool decks at the en... Read more...

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Top 5 Reasons to Use a Quick Release Device in Your Project

Top 5 Reasons to Use a Quick Release Device in Your Project

Posted on July 9, 2021

If your product design requires precise alignment for positive locking, and a nail, screw or pin won’t suffice—you could benefit from a spring-loaded device. More specifically, a quick release device (QRD) might do... Read more...

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Quick Release Devices

Vlier offers a wide selection of quick release devices that incorporate convenient features such as quick release pins, plunger pins and retractable plungers, often with both steel and stainless steel design options. Their excellent versatility makes them suited for applications in virtually every industry. The stainless steel quick release devices are both r... Read more...

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Vlier Pull-Ring Stubby Steel Retractable Non-Locking Plungers offer a shorter plunger body for limited space applications and provide an easy to grasp pull-ring handle for withdrawing and engaging the plunger. They also provide the added advantage of an all stainless steel design for maximum protection against rust and corrosion. Read more...

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Pivot Point, Inc.

Pull Pins allow for quick adjustments in applications. Install the pull pin into a pre-tapped hole in the application. Pull the ring to retract the tip, allowing for adjustments. Release ring, and plunger locks into desired hole position. For lighter gauge materials, a nut may be welded to the outside of the material. The pull pin then threads into the nut. Read more...

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Entire nations count on the seamless operation of the defense industry. With this in mind, every Vlier product must represent the advanced technologies and precise quality control measures for which we’re known worldwide. With expertise and pride, we build our parts to withstand tough environments, perform under fire and remain always in position.

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Spring Loaded Device Options

Spring loaded devices are mechanisms that encapsulate a spring and have a plunger or ball tip on one end that allows for accurate and repeatable end forces. They are a better option than standard springs and self-manufactured parts because they are easier to install and offer a single assembly that replaces multiple components.

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