Pivot, type P11

The  P11 pivot is a bi-metal construction. The body is constructed from Brass, whilst the 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. An 8BA Brass nut is supplied with this pivot.

A typical application for this pivot would be for use in instruments or navigational compasses (i.e. Mk 3 Liquid Prismatic Compass).


 Overall length   10.67 / 10.41mm
 Thread size  8BA  x 3.17mm long
 Angle at tip  55 (+/- 2)
 Tip Radius  0.038 / 0.025mm radius
 Parallel part of stem  1.422 / 1.346mm x 1.57mm long
 Length from pivot tip to start of thread  7.366 / 7.239mm
 Diameter at the base of the 55 cone  0.56mm

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

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