Pivot, type P10

The P10 pivot is a bi-metal construction. The body is of Nickel Silver, whilst he tip is made of highly polished Iridium or Tungsten Carbide. The pivot is manufactured to close tolerance to enable it to give good service in  its working environment. The slot may be replaced with a drilled hole 0.6 x 1.6mm deep.

A typical application for this pivot is in aircraft compasses.


Overall length 9.78mm
Thread size 10BA x 3.81mm long
Angle at tip 60  (+/- 2)
Tip Radius 0.127mm radius
Stem angle 20  (+/- 2)
Diameter at the base of the 60 cone tip 0.35mm
Stem diameter 1.22mm  (+/- 0.05mm)
Head 2.36mm x 1.15mm long
Undercut 0.5mm wide to depth of thread
Slot in head 0.38mm wide x 0.5mm deep
Length of pivot tip to head 8.64mm  (+0, -0.76mm)

Note:  If the dimensions are not suitable for your application, then the Pivot can be modified to suit your requirements.

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