Fixed type support pin - Diagram of Support pin or rest button - Manufacturing Processes - 2

Q.  Which type of Support pin or rest button is shown in below diagram?
- Published on 04 Aug 15

a. Fixed type support pin
b. Adjustable type support pin
c. Support pad
d. Wedge type support pin

ANSWER: Fixed type support pin


  • daniel   -Posted on 09 Jun 16
  • Pankaj Chaugule   -Posted on 19 Nov 15
    - The diagram shown in question is of fixed type support pin.

    - Support pins and jack pins are one of the types of locating devices which are used to place the workpiece in same position cycle after cycle in jigs and fixtures.

    - The support pins are used to eliminate the errors occur when the work is clamped directly in the body of jig and fixture and an unevenness gives an improper support.

    - There are mainly two types of support pins or rest buttons.

    1. Fixed type support pins or rest buttons
    2. Adjustable type support pins or rest buttons

    - Other types are support pads, spring type jack pin, wedge type jack pin, jack screw and stop pn.

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