Stimpson Hole Plugs – The Styles Explained

Stimpson offers several styles of hole plugs: standard, electrical knockout, tubing.  Plugs may come in a variety of materials, including steel, carbon steel, brass, and stainless steel.  Most are made in one material only, but a few may be available in …

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The Eyelet and Grommet Setting Process Explained

It is difficult to verbally convey exactly what happens when an eyelet or grommet is set, so provided below is a step-by-step graphical representation of the process.

The drawScreen Shot 2014-06-12 at 4.25.47 PMing to the right illustrates the relative positions …

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Choosing the Ideal Finish For Your Stimpson Product

Many Stimpson customers choose to add a finish to the parts we supply.  Finishes are often purchased through Stimpson as an additional option on orders, though some customers choose to finish the parts themselves after receiving the goods.

Though the finishes …

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Popular Metal Types for Stimpson Products

 

Metal choices are often made on the basis of their respective qualities as detailed below, and less on aesthetic concerns.  Though there are often differences in appearance between the silver-colored metals, they are often subtle and may differ depending upon …

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Eyelet Measurement and Terminology

When a customer is speaking with a Stimpson customer service representative, it is helpful for both to be using the same terminology to avoid confusion. The diagram to the right illustrates the most important parts of every grommet and eyelet.
The …

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