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SPIROL - Critical Components for the Medical Industry

SPIROL Engineered Fasteners and Precision Shims have been used in a wide range of surgical, diagnostic, and orthopedic medical devices for decades. We understand the intricacies of the medical industry and have the technology, expertise, and quality to provide superior products and services. (read more)

SPIROL - Threaded Inserts and Compression Limiters-Plastics

Threaded Inserts and Compression Limiters allow designers to replace machined and cast metal components with plastic to achieve significant cost and weight savings without loss of joint strength – even in demanding applications. The use of Inserts not only allows the appropriate installation torque to be applied to the screw without damaging the threads, but Inserts also ensure tha... (read more)

SPIROL - Coiled Spring Pins Case Study

APPLICATION:

A leading manufacturer of forklifts contacted SPIROL to help find a solution for an installation issue they were experiencing with Slotted Spring Pins used to retain two cast iron and steel components together. (read more)

SPIROL - How to Design the Optimum Hinge

White Paper: How to Design the Optimum Hinge (read more)

SPIROL - New SPIROL Video of Model PMX Installation Machine

Introducing SPIROL’s Model PMX vertical, manually operated, extra heavy duty installation machine. The Model PMX is designed to install Pins, Inserts and Compression Limiters with a maximum insertion force of 6,000 lbs or 26.6 kN. The machine as purchased includes tooling to install one size and type of fastener. (read more)

SPIROL - New SPIROL Video of Model HM Manual Insert Driver

Introducing SPIROL’s new video on the Model HM Manual Insert Driver. Insert performance is the direct result of how well it was installed. SPIROL’s Model HM Manual Insert Driver has been designed to eliminate the dependency on the operator to control these factors. The result is nearly perfect flow of the plastic for optimal retention and performance. (read more)

SPIROL - SPIROL Announces Enhancements to the Model CL

SPIROL is pleased to announce the release of several design enhancements to our Model CL Compression Limiter Installation Machine. These enhancements improve operator interaction, reduce changeover time and incorporate additional error-proofing techniques to our machine design. (read more)

SPIROL - New SPIROL Video of Model CL Installation Machine

Introducing SPIROL’s new video on the Model CL Compression Limiter Installation Machine. This robust, vertical installation machine is specifically designed to post-mold install Compression Limiters into a variety of plastic assemblies. These machines can install a single Compression Limiter or multiple Limiters simultaneously into various Polymers, Thermoplastics and Thermo... (read more)

SPIROL - Calculate Estimated Fatigue Life of Disc Springs

Disc Springs are conically-shaped washers designed to be axially loaded. Since deflection of a Disc Spring at a given load is predictable, it is possible to calculate force and stress levels within the Disc. This paper focuses on the use of Disc Springs and how to estimate fatigue life in dynamic situations. (read more)

SPIROL - New SPIROL Video of Model PM Installation Machine

Introducing SPIROL’s Model PM vertical, manually operated, installation machine. The Model PM is designed to install Pins, Inserts and Compression Limiters with a maximum insertion force of 200 lbs or 0.9 kN. This benchtop unit is portable, easily adjustable, and is especially suited to prototype and low-volume production usage. (read more)

SPIROL - SPIROL Heavy Duty Manual Installation Machine

SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to announce the release of a new highly versatile, heavy duty Installation Machine. The Model PMH is ideally suited for low to moderate volume levels of production that require insertion forces up to 1,500 lbs (6.7 kN). (read more)

SPIROL - SPIROL Offers Pre-Stacked Disc Springs

SPIROL is pleased to announce that they now offer pre-stacked Disc Springs (greased or ungreased) in custom configurations packaged in shrink wrap with a perforated tab for ease of insertion into the application. (read more)

SPIROL - SPIROL Launches eCommerce for Coiled Spring Pins

SPIROL is pleased to announce that they have recently launched a new, quick, easy and secure eCommerce platform: Shop.SPIROL.com. (read more)

SPIROL - SPIROL Introduces New Ground Hollow Dowel

SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to announce the release of a new innovative lightweight product to achieve precision alignment. SPIROL's new Series GD100 Ground Hollow Dowels are designed to be a direct replacement for Ground Solid Dowels manufactured per ISO 8734 when used in alignment applications (read more)

SPIROL - Vibratory Feed Systems

SPIROL® Series 2000 High Performance Vibratory Feeders represent the leading edge of drive technology. In automated assembly lines, they offer technology to maximize the efficiency of feed systems and reduce power consumption in the feeding of fuses, tablets, packets, soft rubber parts, fragile parts, and parts that are coated or have a film on them. (read more)

SPIROL - Inserts for Plastics

SPIROL offers heat/ultrasonic, molded-in, press-in, and self-tapping inserts. Our standard inserts have been designed for a broad set of plastic applications. (read more)

SPIROL - SPIROL has 1,000+ Hour Corrosion Resistant Coating

SPIROL is pleased to introduce ArmorGalv®, a Thermal Zinc Diffusion coating, as a standard finish option for their roll-formed engineered fasteners. (read more)

SPIROL - Oval Compression Limiters

SPIROL introduces the CL400 Press-In and CL460 Molded-In Oval Compression Limiters. Both accommodate up to 2.25mm extra clearance on one axis, providing additional flexibility over round Compression Limiters for centerline and stack-up tolerancing. (read more)

SPIROL - NEW SPIROL Compression Limiters Design Guide

SPIROL recently released their new Compression Limiter Design Guide that provides essential design guidelines for the ideal bolted joint in plastic assemblies. Included are the specifications for their standard split seam, molded-in, and solid wall designs, as well as for their two brand new oval series. Download your Design Guide today! (read more)

SPIROL - SPIROL Publishes Precision Metal Shims Brochure

SPIROL is pleased to announce the release of their new Precision Metal Shims brochure that details the breadth of their product line, value-added services and quality certifications. SPIROL’s Shim product line includes: Specialty Shims, Thrust Washers, Laminated and Edge-Bonded Shims custom-made to customer specifications. (read more)

SPIROL - THE ADVANTAGES OF USING EDGE BONDED SHIMS

Precision Shims are used as compensators to absorb tolerances between mating components. They significantly reduce manufacturing costs by eliminating the need for each component to be precision machined in order to achieve the proper fit and function of the total assembly. (read more)

SPIROL - Solid Pins

SPIROL is pleased to announce the release of their new Solid Pin Design Guide. SPIROL recently overhauled their previous Solid Pin catalog to make it an informative design guide with many easy-to-read schematics and diagrams to support each key section. (read more)

SPIROL - New Lightweight Aluminum Compression Limiters

Danielson, CT – SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to introduce the new Series CL600 and CL601 Aluminum Compression Limiters. Metal Compression Limiters provide "spot" reinforcement of the plastic assembly in high stress joints usually where two components are joined together with a bolt. The Compression Limiter absorbs the load when the bolt is tightened to its rec... (read more)

SPIROL - New SPIROL Inserts for Plastics Design Guide

This design guide provides information on Insert design, plastics characteristics, and design guidelines for a broad set of applications. Dimensional data is provided for the full range of SPIROL Heat/Ultrasonic, Molded-in, Press-in, Expansion, and Self-tapping Inserts. (read more)

SPIROL - Compression Limiters

Compression Limiters protect plastic components of an assembly from the compressive loads generated by the tightening of bolts. More about their function. (read more)

SPIROL - Precision Shims and High-Wear Components

The SPIROL Shim Division is short run, custom manufacturer of shims, thin spacers and specialty washers designed and built to your specifications. (read more)

SPIROL - SPIROL Releases New Coiled Pin Design Guide

SPIROL is pleased to announce the release of their brand new Coiled Pin Design Guide. (read more)

SPIROL - Standard Spacers

SPIROL® Series SP100 and SP150 Spacers are used as stand-offs, distance bushings, sleeves, axles and pins. They replace cut-off tubing, tubes, ferrules, grommets and turned parts. Series CS100 Spacers are designed for gravity feed or skate wheel conveyors and conveyor systems. Standard Galvanized Steel Spacers are corrosion-resistant, lightweight and durab... (read more)

SPIROL - Slotted Spring Pins

SPIROL® Slotted Spring Pins are used as retaining pins, axle shafts, stop pins, hinge and pivot pins, cross bars, as well as locator pins. We offer metric ISO and inch and metric ASME slotted pins. (read more)

SPIROL - Dowel Bushings, Ground Hollow Dowels for Alignment

SPIROL Series DB100 Dowel Bushings, Series SD200 Spring Alignment Dowels, and Series GD100 Ground Hollow Dowels are used to locate components with respect to each other. For Dowel Bushings applications, the hollow design permits a fastening screw or bolt to pass through the inside diameter eliminating the need to drill a separate hole. (read more)

SPIROL - Disc Springs

Disc springs are conically-shaped, washer-type components designed to be axially loaded. What makes disc springs unique is that based on the standardized calculations of DIN EN 16984 (formerly DIN 2092), the deflection for a given load is predictable and the minimum life cycle can be determined (read more)

SPIROL - Coiled Spring Pins

Coiled Spring Pins are shock-absorbing fastening elements that provide flexibility, uniform strength, equal stress distribution, closer diameter tolerances, no interlocking, trouble-free automatic feeding, and they reduce costs. SPIROL invented the coiled spring pin and its production technology in 1948. (read more)

SPIROL - SPIROL Releases Enhanced Manual Heat Insert Driver

SPIROL International introduces its next generation Manual Heat Insert Driver, the Model HM. This newly enhanced machine is capable of installing virtually any type of Heat/Ultrasonic style Insert into plastic assemblies. (read more)

SPIROL - Laminated Shims

Easily peeled laminated shims, designed from metal or composites, make thickness adjustments easy during assembly or field repairs. (read more)

SPIROL - SPIROL Model PMX Manual Pin Inserter

SPIROL® is pleased to introduce the Model PMX Extra Heavy Duty Manual Pin Inserter. This versatile tool is ideally suited for low to moderate levels of production for assemblies that require insertion force up to 26.6 kn (6,000 lbs). Benefits include smooth operation, repeatability and durability. Download the data sheet today! (read more)

SPIROL - Insert Installation Technology

SPIROL Heat Insert Drivers and Self-Tapping Insert Drivers are designed to enable easy and repeatable set-ups, and provide greater in-process control. Preset, repeatable air pressure and temperature settings assure uniform insert installation and maximum insert performance. (read more)

SPIROL - Pin Installation Technology

SPIROL Pin Inserters feed all common types of pins - headed or straight - as well as bushings, rivets, compression limiters, and many other similar components. Whether your requirements are for a standard pin inserter with or without fixturing or a custom designed system, we are dedicated to providing you with the best and most cost-effective solution. (read more)

SPIROL - Fastening Solutions

Now you can quickly evaluate and optimize your fastening or assembly application yourself online!
Use the Optimal Application Engineering process in the left column of this page to help you design a new application, redesign an existing application or request a quote to print. The result will be an innovative fastening solution with lower assembly costs. (read more)

SPIROL - SPIROL Offers 2D / 3D Drawings of Their Products

In addition to being able to download the drawing, all standard products are provided with SPIROL's item number and the weight for each part. (read more)

SPIROL - Fastening & Assembly Solutions

Innovative fastening solutions. Lower assembly costs.

We design, produce and deliver on time, the highest quality products in the industry...and follow through to ensure your total satisfaction. (read more)

News articles and press releases for SPIROL:

08/28/2019

This seminar will provide a overview of the various types of Threaded Inserts and roll formed and machined Compression Limiters for Plastic; including how to select the appropriate Threaded Insert and Compression Limiter for different types of assemblies.

05/23/2019

SPIROL celebrates the completion of a major expansion to SPIROL’s world headquarters and largest global manufacturing facility located in Northeastern Connecticut.

03/19/2019

SPIROL announces the release of several design enhancements to our Model CL Compression Limiter Installation Machine. These enhancements improve operator interaction, reduce changeover time and incorporate additional error-proofing techniques.

12/11/2018

SPIROL is pleased to announce that they now offer pre-stacked Disc Springs. The pre-stacked Disc Springs are delivered intact to the assembly line where the operator simply has to place the stack into the assembly and remove the shrink wrap.

06/22/2018

SPIROL International Corporation, a global manufacturer of Engineered Fasteners, Shims and Installation Equipment, is pleased to announce that two of its manufacturing facilities have recently been certified to IATF 16949:2016

11/17/2017

SPIROL is pleased to announce that they have recently launched a new, quick, easy and secure eCommerce platform: Shop.SPIROL.com.

11/10/2017

Series 60 Blind End and Series 61 Through-Hole — Molded-In Inserts are designed for maximum pull-out and torque performance, and are often the Insert of choice for thermosets and engineered plastics with a high percentage of fille.

07/29/2017

SPIROL International Corporation announces that two of its world class manufacturing locations have received the 2016 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for achieving operational excellence and quality control.

05/31/2017

The design guide provides information on Insert design, plastics characteristics, and design guidelines for a broad set of applications. Dimensional data is provided for SPIROL Heat/Ultrasonic, Molded-in, Press-in, Expansion, and Self-tapping Inserts.

04/10/2017

SPIROL announces the redesigned Mark VI controller for their Series 2000 High Performance Feed Systems. The Mark VI Controller introduces a 7” touchscreen display with 50 recipe storage capacity and Ethernet interface for remote access and control.

01/25/2017

SPIROL introduces the Series 61 Through Hole and Series 60 Blind End Molded-In Inserts. These Inserts are made from 2024 aluminum, a light-weight, lead-free grade.

01/25/2017

SPIROL International, in Stow, OH, continues to maintain certification to AS9100 Rev C for its manufacturing facility. SPIROL has held the AS9100 certification since 2006.

12/06/2016

SPIROL introduces ArmorGalv®, a Thermal Zinc Diffusion coating, as a standard finish option for their engineered fasteners. This uniform deposition coating will revolutionize the industrial fastener market with 1,000+ hours of corrosion resistance.

09/01/2016

SPIROL introduces the Series CL400 Press-In and CL460 Molded-In Oval Compression Limiters. Both accommodate up to 2.25mm extra clearance on one axis, providing additional flexibility over round Compression Limiters for centerline and stack-up tolerancing.

07/19/2016

SPIROL® introduces the Model PMX Extra Heavy Duty Manual Pin Inserter – ideally suited for low to moderate levels of production for assemblies that require insertion force up to 26.6 kn (6,000 lbs). Benefits – smooth operation, repeatability, durability.

03/31/2016

SPIROL was ranked with the best performance among more than 80 suppliers in the combined metrics for quality, logistics, commercial and engineering.

03/24/2016

SPIROL recently released their new Compression Limiter Design Guide that provides essential design guidelines for the ideal bolted joint in plastic assemblies.

08/18/2015

SPIROL International Corporation is proud to announce reaccreditation by the Performance Review Institute (PRI) for meeting the stringent audit criteria requirements of Nadcap Nonconventional Machining as well as Laser Beam Machining (LBM).

07/22/2015

Danielson, CT — SPIROL has recently redefined their Solid Pin product line. Standards include Straight Pins, Knurled Pins, Headed Pins and Headed Knurled Pins.

07/03/2015

Danielson, CT — SPIROL is pleased to announce the publication of their new 8-page brochure that covers SPIROL's stamping and machining services, and secondary operations services.

07/02/2015

Stow, OH — SPIROL International Corporation is proud to announce the achievement of meeting the stringent requirements of Nadcap accreditation for chemical processing, now marking a full 10 years of attaining the recertification.

04/14/2015

A display of the range of SPIROL products are found within a large range of medical equipment.

03/15/2015

Danielson, CT – SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to introduce the new Series CL600 and CL601 Aluminum Compression Limiters.

03/04/2015

A display of the range of SPIROL products are found within the hand and power tool industry.

02/11/2015

SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to introduce a line of 316 stainless steel Coiled Spring Pins designed for applications used in highly corrosive environments.

01/29/2015

Corby, UK – SPIROL Europe is pleased to announce that both SPIROL United Kingdom and SPIROL France have had their ISO 9001:2008 certifications reissued for three years by the British Standards Institution.

12/02/2014

Windsor, ON – For the third consecutive year, SPIROL Industries Ltd. has received the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award.

11/26/2014

A display of the range of SPIROL products are found within the hand and power tool industry.

10/01/2014

A display of SPIROL products that are utilized in the alternative energy industry.

09/30/2014

SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to announce the recent achievement of gold level status in the Caterpillar Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) Recertification.

08/25/2014

Drawings are available for both standard and common special items. In all, there are well over 100 different series of products in both metric and inch dimensions.

07/14/2014

SPIROL offers annual scholarships based on an applicant’s demonstrated commitment to the pursuit of academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities and dedication to community service.

07/02/2014

SPIROL is pleased to announce the release of their brand new Coiled Pin Design Guide. Truly an “engineered-fastener”, the Coiled Pin is available in three “duties” enabling the designer to choose the optimum combinations to accommodate different needs.

06/18/2014

A display of SPIROL products that are utilized in the consumer appliance industry.

06/04/2014

A display of SPIROL products that are utilized in the automotive industry.

06/04/2014

A display of SPIROL products that are utilized in the aerospace industry.

06/04/2014

A display of SPIROL products that are utilized in the off-highway heavy equipment industry.

06/04/2014

A display of SPIROL products that are utilized in office furniture.

06/04/2014

A display of SPIROL products that are used to assemble small arms.

06/04/2014

A display of SPIROL products that are utilized in the over-the-road, heavy hauling, and trucking industry.

03/03/2014

Danielson, CT — The Board of Directors appointed Jessica van der Swaagh as Corporate Secretary for both the North America and Holding Boards, replacing Jack Ferdinandi who was acting as both CFO and Corporate Secretary for the past several years.

02/07/2014

Danielson CT, USA - On February 6, 2014, SPIROL International Corporation was pleased to host the New England Fastener Distributors Association (NEFDA) at their North American headquarters in Danielson, Connecticut, USA.

12/13/2013

This is a significant achievement and a testament to SPIROL's operational excellence and quality control considering the millions of parts supplied to GM from SPIROL's global locations.

09/13/2013

SPIROL International is pleased to announce the release of the next generation Model DP Drilling and Pinning Machine.

09/09/2013

SPIROL International Corporation offers a very cost effective solution for companies to use a single tip machine for a multiple Insert application, without the need for individual Insert depth adjustment!

04/01/2013

SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to announce the release of a new highly versatile Pin Installation Machine.

02/22/2013

SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to announce that our Board of Directors has elected Pam Cinami to serve as a Director for the North American Operational Board.

01/02/2013

Danielson, CT — SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to announce the promotion of Patrick Lefebvre as a Vice President and Corporate Controller.

02/10/2012

SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to announce the recent achievement of the CAT Bronze Certification as a part of Caterpillar’s Supplier Quality Excellence Program (SQEP).

12/09/2011

SPIROL International Corporation has recently published a new corporate brochure that details their global locations, available products and services.

11/16/2011

SPIROL Europe opened its new logistic platform in Reims, France. This strategic location allows for effective coverage of the European market providing logistic support to the other locations of SPIROL in Europe: UK, Germany, Spain and the Czech Republic.

11/10/2011

SPIROL International Corporation is proud to announce the achievement of meeting the stringent requirements of Nadcap accreditation for chemical processing.

09/20/2011

Press Releases, White Papers, Distributor News, Scholarships, Community

03/16/2010

On March 16, 2010 SPIROL International's Shim Division was Nadcap certified to the SAE Aerospace Standard AS7003 by the Performance Review Institute (PRI) as being accredited for Nonconventional Machining, Laser Beam Machining (LBM), and Cutting.