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PRODUCTS

We manufacture a wide variety of different fasteners that are used all over the vehicle, such as flange bolts and nuts for the engine and frame, wheel (lug) nuts for the tires, slide pins for the braking system, threaded knurl bolts for anti-vibration products, and dozens of other applications. 

BOLTS

Thread Size: M6 to M14

Max Flange Dia: 25 mm

Length: 18-120 mm

NUTS

Thread Size: M5 to M14

Max Flange Dia: 28 mm

Max Height: 29 mm

INTERNAL DRIVE

  • 6 lobe (hexalobular)

  • Hex

EXTERNAL DRIVE

  • 6 lobe (hexalobular)

  • Hex

  • 12 point

SURFACE TREATMENT

Current outsourced plating types include:

Zinc, Geomet, Chrome, & Thread Patch

All surface treatment is outsourced locally (Midwest US).

MATERIAL

Key sources all material domestically (US) to reduce the risk of supply interruptions.

 

Current grades used in production include:

 

SAE1010, SAE1025, SAE1045, SAE4135 & SAE10B23

MACHINERY

Bolt Forming (10 Machines)

  • (2) 1 Die 2 Blow (Header)

  • (2) 2 Die 3 Blow (Header)

  • (1) 2 Die 3 Blow Convertible (Header)

  • (3) 4 Die 4 Blow (Bolt Maker)

    • Form, Point, Thread, & Knurl Capability

  • (1) 3 Die 3 Blow (Stud Maker)

    • Form & Thread Capability

  • (1) 5 Die 5 Blow (Parts Former)

Welding (7 Machines)

  • Specific to wheel & cap nut mfg.

Crimping (5 Machines)

  • Specific to lock nut mfg.

Machining

  • (13) Automatic Lathes

Shot Blast (1 Machine)

Nut Forming (8 Machines)

  • (6) 5 Die 5 Blow (Nut Former)

  • (2) 5 Die 5 Blow (Parts Former

Heat Treating

  • (1) Continuous Belt Quench & Temper

Threading (4 Machines)

Washing (2 Machines)

Tapping (20 Machines)

Automated Inspection (11 Machines)

  • (4) Nut Vision

  • (4) Bolt Vision

  • (1) Stud Vision

  • (1) Eddy Current

  • (1) Caliper Pin

capabilities

BOLTS & PINS

FLANGE BOLTS

Flange Bolts

Size: M6 - M12 (1/4" - 1/2")
Max length: 120 mm (4-3/4")
Min length: 18 mm (3/4")
Grade: 8.8, 10.9, 12.9

HEX BOLTS

Hex Bolts

Size: M6 - M12 (1/4" - 1/2")

Max length: 120 mm (4-3/4")

Min length: 18 mm (3/4")

Grade: 8.8, 10.9, 12.9

KNURL BOLTS

Knurl Bolts

Size: M6 - M12 (1/4" - 1/2")
Max length: 120 mm (4-3/4")
Min length: 18 mm (3/4")
Grade: 8.8, 10.9, 12.9

WELD BOLTS

Weld Bolts

Size: M6 - M12 (1/4" - 1/2")

Max length: 120 mm (4-3/4")

Min length: 18 mm (3/4")

Grade: 8.8, 10.9, 12.9

STUD BOLTS

Stud Bolts

Size: M6 - M8 (1/4" - 5/16")

Max overall length: 100 mm (4")

Min overall length: 20 mm (3/4")

Grade: 8.8, 10.9, 12.9

DOOR HINGE PINS

Pins

Size: 6 mm - 12 mm (1/4" - 1/2")

Max length: 120 mm (4-3/4")

Min length: 18 mm (3/4")

Grade: 8.8, 10.9, 12.9

BRAKE CALIPER PINS

Caliper Pins

Max overall length: 100 mm (4")

Max shaft diameter: 12 mm (1/2")

Tapped hole: M8 - M10 (5/16" - 3/8")

Grade: 8.8, 10.9, 12.9

NUTS & SPECIALTY FASTENERS

FLANGE NUTS

Flange Nuts

Size: M5 - M12 (3/16" - 1/2")

Max flange dia: 29 mm (1-1/8")

Max height: 29 mm (1-1/8")

Grade: 8.8, 10.9, 12.9

HEX NUTS

Hex Nuts

Size: M5 - M14 (3/16" - 9/16")

Max A/F: 19 mm (3/4")

Max height: 20 mm (3/4")

Grade: 8.8, 10.9, 12.9

WHEEL NUTS

Wheel Nuts

Size: M12 - M14 (3/8" - 9/16")

Max diameter: 29 mm (1-1/8")

Max height: 29 mm (1-1/8")

Grade: 8.8, 10.9, 12.9

LOCK NUTS

Lock Nuts

Size: M5 - M12 (M14 for hex) (3/16" - 1/2")

Max flange dia: 29 mm (1-1/8")

Max height: 29 mm (1-1/8")

Grade: 8.8, 10.9, 12.9

SPECIALTY FASTENERS

Specialty Fasteners

Serrated pins, rivets, bushings, collars, and weld nuts. Key also currently manufactures a specialized aluminum oil jet part for use in V6 engines. 

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