Ball Studs

ITW Shakeproof Ball Studs

ITW Shakeproof produces Ball studs through a rolling process, not machining, which provides signifiant cost savings opportunities to our customers.






High Performance Ball Studs without the Cost

ITW Shakeproof produces ball studs utilizing advanced rolling technology to produce precision parts.  Instead of machining, which generates scrap and increases cost, cold forming processes are used to generate improve microstructures and precise tolerancing.

Ball Stud Applications

  • Hood
  • Ligftgate
  • Seating
  • Engine Covers
  • Headlamp assemblies
  • Decklids

Globally Available Product Offering

ITW Shakeproof can produce ball studs around the globe in order to meet industry demands for local sourcing

Ball Stud Manufacturing Locations

  • North America
  • China
  • Japan

Product Capability

ITW Shakeproof currently produces a variety of sizes and configurations of Ball Studs

Ball Stud Sizes

  • 7mm to 13mm ball size
  • Threaded – M6 to M10
  • Riveted or Clinched Style
  • Bracketed
  • COST SAVINGS – ITW Shakeproof’s cold forming process in less expensive compared to machining
  • UNIVERSAL PERFORMANCE – ITW Shakeproof Ball Studs are used in a variety of applications from power liftgates to engine cover attachments
  • DIMENSIONAL CONTROL – Our process produces cold formed tolerancing that can match those produced from the machining process
  • SERVICEABILITY – Our Ball Studs have passed numerous customer validation testing for reusability