Trade catalogs from Parker-Kalon Corp.

Trade catalogs from Parker-Kalon Corp.

Type of material
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
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.
Parker-Kalon® is a subsidiary of Emhart Technologies which is owned by the Black & Decker Corp.
Place
New York, New York, United States
Notes content
Since developing the world's first self-tapping screw in 1913, Parker-Kalon® 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 histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description
12 pieces; 1 box
Record ID
SILNMAHTL_28740
Topic (Romaine term)
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )
Hardware and hand tools
Architectural designs and building materials
Brass; bronze and specialty metals
Topic
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"
Architectural design
Brass
Bronze
Building materials
Hardware
Iron industry and trade
Metals
Steel industry and trade
Tools
Location
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source
Smithsonian Libraries

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