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The New & Improved Invert-a-Bolt Fastener

The New & Improved Invert-a-Bolt Fastener

March 20, 2018

Hey guys, Rick here from Elijah Tooling.

I wanted to talk about our Invert-A-Bolt™ Fasteners today and show you how they work. One of our new Invert-A-Bolt™ Fasteners is a quarter turn device and it's very simple yet very different. I wanted to show you guys exactly how it works so that there is no confusion when you are using it.

Improved Fastener

One things about these Invert-A-Bolt™ Fasteners that you need to know is that you can determine whether it is a quarter turn because of the number of holes on the top of the Invert-A-Bolt™ Fasteners. The typical Invert-A-Bolt™ Fasteners, the half inch Invert-A-Bolt™ Fasteners, that you may be familiar with, only has four holes; this one has six. 

So, now that you insertion tools have six pins that drive in, you are going to be able to install more rapidly by having the symmetrical setup for those holes. What I want to do is by way of example, I am going to quickly change this FLEXVISE™ Reversible Modular Dovetail Vise, and take you through that process. 

Improved fastener

First thing I am going to do is raise the Xzertz™ Retractable Dowel Pin; these are our retractable, precision dowel pins, they are very handy because you can screw them in and out. The Invert-A-Bolt™ Fasteners itself is quarter turn; you turn it and it pops up. To return it to its previous position is that you push it straight down and quarter turn. 

Improved fastener

I am just going to quick-change the FLEXVISE™ Reversible Modular Dovetail Vise onto here and you can see that it just drops into place. We then use the same procedure and raise the stud and then push it back down. You can feel it when it reaches the bottom and then you just turn it another quarter turn. 

Thank you for your time.

-Rick

 



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