The offered Capital Hardwares Ss Split Pins are a metal fastener with two tines that are bent during installation, similar to a staple or rivet. Also known as split pins, these have one prong slightly longer than the other so they’re easy to open. The split pin typically consists of a flat; round or half round pin bent double with a pronounced loop at the closed end. A common application of this is when used to secure a castellated nut. Split pins may be used in some applications as low-tech shear pins. The offered Capital Hardwares Ss Split Pins are very durable.