Trade catalogs from Parker-Kalon Corp.

Date: 1900s

Variant Company Name: Founded 1913. Bought by Emhart Technologies in 1982-1983. Emhart was acquired by Black & Decker in 1989. (see http://www.lib.uconn.edu/online/research/speclib/ASC/findaids/Emhart/MSS19890085.html)Company Name: Parker-Kalon Corp.Related Companies: Parker-KalonĀ® is a subsidiary of Emhart Technologies which is owned by the Black & Decker Corp.

Place: New York, New York, United States

Topic (Romaine Term): Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )Hardware and hand toolsArchitectural designs and building materialsBrass; bronze and specialty metalsTopic: "Decoration and ornament, Architectural"Architectural designBrassBronzeBuilding materialsHardwareIron industry and tradeMetalsSteel industry and tradeTools

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Record Id: SILNMAHTL_28740

Type Of Material: Trade catalogsTrade literature

Notes Content: Since developing the world's first self-tapping screw in 1913, Parker-KalonĀ® has become a leading manufacturer of engineered threaded fasteners aka specialty screws for industrial, construction and automotive use; these include self-tapping, sheet metal, self-drilling & drive screws; plus masonry nails. (see http://www.emhart.com/products/pk.asp). File includes: undated catalog of "Cold-forged Socket Screws ; undated product flyer featuring hardened self-tapping screws , bolts , mansonry nails , thumb screws , metal punches and damper accessories ; a 1931 booklet entitled "Fastenings: How they are made by leaders in the metal working industries..." ; 1933 catalog for "Hydro Automatic Furnace: for cyanide hardening and heat treating by other liquid bath processes" ; a 1934 flyer for the No. O.X. and X.X. punches ; 1938 "Parker-Kalon Modern Fastening Devices: Catalog and Engineering Data" ; 1952 "P-K Engineering Standards" for the company's various screws, nails and wing nuts. This constitutes the uncataloged portion of this company.Includes: Trade catalog, manual and historiesBlack and white imagesColor imagesPhysical Description: 12 pieces; 1 box

Record Id: SILNMAHTL_28740

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