ND Pell-it® Soft Touch Tip

Overview

ND Pell-it Soft Touch Tip is a pre-applied, environmentally friendly pellet of material inserted in set screw or bolt ends. The Pell-it permits full-face, cushioned contact with a curved shaft while ensuring a secure hold. ND Pell-it Soft Touch Tip is highly reusable and, depending on the type of material used, can be utilized in high temperature applications.

How it Works

When assembled with a mating part the resilient ND Pell-it Soft Touch Tip is compressed. The compressed engineered plastic (typically Nylon) Pell-it, acts like a spring, pushing back on the fastener and increasing friction within the threads which helps prevent it from loosening. Because the tip is compressible, it prevents marring and scratching of the contact surface.

Features

Protects

ND Pell-it Soft Touch Tip prevents marring and scratching caused by metal-to-metal contact.

Insulates

In applications where an electrical current is present, Nylon ND Pell-it Soft Touch Tip acts as a nonconductor, insulating metal-to-metal contact.

Resists hi/low temps

ND Pell-it meets and exceeds IFI Specifications 124, 524, and military Specification MIL-DTL-18240F Type N for temperatures up to +250°F (up to + 120°C).

Resists Chemicals

ND Pell-it is virtually impervious to a wide range of chemicals, water, and motor fluids. Pell-it will not dry, shrink, or lose resiliency when exposed to commercial solvents, alcohol, gasoline, oil, caustic soda, jet fuel, and many other chemicals.

Versatile

ND Pell-it Soft Touch Tip can utilize a number of materials to match your unique application requirements.

Outstanding Reusability

Pell-itized fasteners can be reused repeatedly without damage to threads.

Benefits

  • Saves Time: Pell-itized fasteners can be automatically fed through standard feeding devices – speeding up your process and improving productivity.
  • Quality Control: Pre-Applied parts are built to specification, insuring consistent performance unlike bottled products.
  • Saves Effort: ND Pell-it Soft Touch Tip greatly reduces the need for retightening.
  • Increased Margins: Add value to your fasteners without adding to inventory by supply customers with self-locking fasteners.
  • Easy to use: Works on practically any fastener substrate and finish.

Notes

  • ND Pell-It Soft Touch Tip is also available in KEL-F® and Vespel® materials for higher temperature applications.
  • Indefinite on part life under ideal storage conditions [+40°F (+4°C) to +90°F (+32°C)], but re-certification must occur once a year.
  • Indefinite on part life under ideal storage conditions [+40°F (+4°C) to +90°F (+32°C)], but re-certification must occur once a year.
  • As with all our Pre-Applied products, ND Industries can ‘Pell-Itize’ your fasteners at any one of our regional service centers, or we can supply you with “Pell-itized” fasteners.

ND Pell-it® Soft Touch Tip Competes With

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Applications

Applications
Military Fasteners, Aerospace. ND Pell-It Soft Touch Tip is ideal for applications where it is necessary to make repeated adjustments to a gear or pulley on a shaft. This unique anti-marring fastening method will not raise burrs, thus circumventing break downs.

Compatible Fasteners

External Threads:Internal Threads:Rivets:

Don’t see your parts on this list? We process thousands of different types of fasteners and depending on the quantity will gladly look at whether we can accommodate yours as well.

Technical Data

Thread SizeA Tip ProtrusionB Tip Diameter
#41/321/16
#61/321/16
#83/643/32
#103/643/32
1/4''1/161/8
5/16''3/323/16
3/8''3/323/16
1/2''1/81/4

Safety, Technical & Product Data Sheets

Process NameMaterialSafety Data Sheet (Applied)Technical Data Sheet (Applied)Product Data Sheet
ND Pell-It® Soft Touch TipNylonND1013ND Pell-it Soft Touch Tip - PDS
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