Plastic fasteners are plastic structural components. Their properties make plastic fasteners the preferred alternative to join plastic materials in a wide range of applications such as plastic wheels, plastic toys, plastic furniture and much more. Plastic fasteners are: Easily available: … [Read more...] about The Advantages of Plastic Fasteners
Plastic fasteners are valued for their lightweight, low cost, and ease of use. They can be made from a variety of materials including polyolefins such as polyethylene, polypropylene or ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer. In addition to PE-based products, PP-based products are also available on the … [Read more...] about All About Fasteners
ASTM International is a not-for-profit organization that develops voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of products, services, and practices. ASTM is an acronym for the American Society for Testing and Materials. ASTM works to instill public trust in the integrity of ASTM … [Read more...] about ASTM: A Primer
Product Components Corporation is sad to announce that our long-time owner, Susan Lenz, died on January 9, 2021 in Walnut Creek, CA, from Covid-19 complications. Susan assumed ownership of PCC in 1983, when her mother Mildred died – and five years after the death of her father and our company’s … [Read more...] about Susan Lenz, 1943-2021
by Mary Pruter and Scott Lenz, PCC Nylon Retaining Lock Washers offer good insulation of the bolt hole and screw thread, as well as shock absorbing properties and double locking action. Nylon Retaining Lock Washers have the locking action of standard lock washers. The inner ring grips into the … [Read more...] about DECEMBER FEATURED PRODUCT! NYLON RETAINING LOCK WASHERS!
by Mary Pruter and Scott Lenz, PCC October is the time for 1/4" diameter Acrylic Balls! These things are beautiful! Colors available: Opaque Black Opaque Green Opaque Lemon Opaque Light Blue Opaque Navy Opaque Pink Opaque Red Opaque Turquoise Transparent Dark Amethyst Transparent … [Read more...] about OCTOBER FEATURED PRODUCT! ACRYLIC BALLS!!
by Scott Lenz, PCC On March 13, 2019 – which seems like a lifetime ago in the midst of a pandemic, rampant wildfires and unprecedented socio-political upheaval – I wrote for this blog about leaving Los Angeles and returning “home” to Martinez, CA, to work part time for the company that my beloved … [Read more...] about FULL TIME: FULL CIRCLE
by Mary Pruter and Scott Lenz, PCC Our September Featured Product: Cable Clamps! Nylon Plain Edge Cable Clamps are tough, durable - and chemical resistant. They are great for securing and routing wires, cables, fibre optics and more. Our Nylon 6/6 cable clamps have applications in many … [Read more...] about SEPTEMBER FEATURED PRODUCT! CABLE CLAMPS!!
by Mary Pruter and Scott Lenz, PCC Our August Featured Product: Phenolic Screws and Nuts! They come knurled, fluted and 4-prong! Codes are 001, 002 and 003 - the material is ABS! Now let's go to the bullet points! • Allows frequent adjustment of higher torque applications • Molding process … [Read more...] about AUGUST FEATURED PRODUCT! Phenolic Screws & Nuts!!
by Mary Pruter and Scott Lenz, PCC Nothing says Summer like PLASTIC CLEAR THREADED POLYCARBONATE POST & SCREWS! PRODUCT COMPONENTS has thousands of these Post & Screws in stock! • Strong! Durable! Reusable! • Binds flexible plastic, leather, swatch book fabric and paper, key cases, etc. • … [Read more...] about JULY FEATURED PRODUCT! Polycarbonate Post & Screws!!