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Refrigerator Handle

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Original design used 10-24 x 1/2" machine screws with lockwashers. Cross-threading occurred quite often and the lockwasher did not effectively keep handles tight.


Use of 10-24 TAPTITE thread rolling screws directly into the cored holes of the die cast handles. Cross-threading was eliminated. The need for the sems lockwasher was eliminated.

Customer Benefit

Reduced in-place cost due to...