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We have manufactured precisely engineered parts for over 80 years, earning unparalleled trust throughout diverse industries including aerospace, medical, defense, telecommunications and transportation. Our parts are found virtually everywhere, from military aircraft and the International Space Station to EV & ICE automobiles and hardware supporting the latest AI and technology. Read more...

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Push-fit ball plungers are designed for easy installation into wood, soft plastic or aluminum. Ideal where a threaded spring plunger is impractical or when threaded adjustments are not required.
The stainless steel variety offers the added benefit of maximum protection against rust and corrosion. Read more...

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Ball buttons can be easily pushed into a reamed hole to provide the perfect ball plunger mating detent. Read more...

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Why Ceramic Plungers?

This undertaking began when we created a solution for an instrument used in spinal surgery for vertebral compression fractures. Our specially designed threaded plunger sets a critical torque value that is needed during the surgical procedure, as to ensure no injuries or damage to bone. At the same time, the hygienic nature of the ceramic ball made it ideal fo... Read more...

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When a job requires equipment that can stand up to anything, every part matters—and the smallest are often the mightiest.

Allowing for easy installation and removal using only a hex wrench, our new line of Posi-HexTM ceramic ball plungers helps engineers meet specific criteria for temperature tolerance, chemical resistance, longevity and more. The enhanced product... Read more...

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The enhanced design of our Posi-HexTM ceramic ball plungers allows for easy installation and removal using only a hex wrench. They are self-contained spring loaded devices, frequently used in indexing, locating or positioning in a variety of applications. The product design automates and simplifies the assembly process for manufacturers, while the unique ceramic makeup allows... Read more...

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Coming Soon! Vlier’s NEW Posi-Hex Ceramic Plungers

Our new Posi-Hex Ceramic Ball Plungers are self-contained ball and spring devices for use in indexing, locating or positioning in a variety of applications. Made from alumina oxide, these parts possess unique properties for equipment used in extreme conditions, from deep sea to deep space. The benefits include:

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Vlier’s Posi-HexTM ceramic ball plungers are an innovative twist on our classic solutions for locating, indexing and positioning. The unique ceramic makeup of this part makes it ideal for extreme environments, standing up to the toughest conditions from deep sea to deep space. Learn how our Posi-HexTM ceramic ball plungers can help you meet specific criteria f... Read more...

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Celebrating 80 Years of Innovation

Posi-HexTM Ceramic Ball Plungers

We are determined not to rest on the success of the past 80 years. It’s up to us to continue pushing the envelope and create valuable new products for all kinds of applications.

That’s why this year, we’ve introduced a brand-new product to our catalog: Posi-HexTM Read more...

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Ceramic Benefits

  • Cleanroom compatibility
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Electrical insulation
  • Easily recyclable
  • Longer life than steel/other metals
  • Non-magnetic
  • Nearly frictionless
  • Lower weight than steel
  • Non-marking/marring
  • High-temperature tolerance
  • Enhanced thermal dissipation

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