About Cotter Pins
Cotter pins, or split pins are fasteners that are split down the middle to form 2 prongs that are inserted into an object, and then bent around that object to hold it in place. Cotter pins are often used with hitch pins and clevis pins to hold them securely in place. There are 4 types of cotter pins: standard, hairpin, hammerlock and retaining, and all come in a variety of lengths and finishes. If you use a lot of cotter pins, there are assorted boxes that contain multiple sizes and lengths for you convenience.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Brands of Cotter Pins does Zoro Carry?
We carry many of the top brands and manufacturers including HERITAGE INDUSTRIAL, ZORO SELECT, MIDWEST FASTENER, and many more.
Which features are most common for Cotter Pins?
Some common characteristics of Cotter Pins are the System of Measurement, Basic Material, and Fastener Finish.