This part is a terminal insert for the automotive industry and is one of the 500 special parts that we manufacture every year. The size is ½-13 x 1” long, with a knurled shoulder. Made in a two die, three blow cold header. It is composed of 1022 carbon steel and zinc plated. We manufacture approximately 150,000 part per year for this customer. To learn more about this project, or the rest of our cold heading and plating capabilities, see the table below or contact us directly.

Highlights of this Cold Forming Project

Product Description

Terminal insert for the automotive industry

Cold Forming Capabilities Applied/Processes
  • Cold Forming
  • Rolling
  • Knurling
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part
  • 56 2 Die, 3 Blow National Cold Header
  • Thread roller
Overall Part Dimensions

½-13 UNC x 1” long

Tightest Tolerances


Material Used

1022 Steel

Material Finish

Zinc Plated

In process testing/inspection performed

Dimensional Inspection

Industry for Use



150,000 Per Year

Delivery Location


Standards Met

Customer supplied print, 2D CAD Drawing

Product Name

Steel Pin

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