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Tapered Insertion Pin

Tapered Insertion Pin

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Material: Steel

{DETAILS}This steel tapered pin aids the insertion of piercing jewellery. The length of the pin is 51mm and the widest end contains a recess into which you push your desired piece of jewellery. To use the insertion pin, push the thinner end of the pin into your piercing and thread all the way through until your jewellery is in the correct position. If your jewellery does not quite fit into the recess, just allow your jewellery to follow the pin as you push the pin through your piercing. This normally takes time - please do not rush.

Note that the outside diameter (OD) of the widest end is slightly thicker than the gauge of the bar it is designed for - for example, our 4mm taper accepts a 4mm bar inside the recess because the recess is slightly wider at 4.15mm. The outside diameter of the insertion pin is wider still, at 4.65mm. With all sizes of insertion pin you may notice this slight stretch when inserting the widest end of the pin through your piercing and you may feel a little discomfort as a result, but this is normal and once your jewellery has been fully inserted, your piercing will settle at its correct gauge of 4mm.

Please note that the sizes below can vary by up to 0.1mm.
IDR = Internal diameter of recess
ODW = Outside diameter of the pin at its widest end
ODN = Outside diameter of the pin at its narrowest end

Size 1.2mm (IDR: 1.40mm, ODW: 1.60mm, ODN: 1.00mm)

Size 1.6mm (IDR: 1.65mm, ODW: 2.00mm, ODN: 1.20mm)

Size 2.0mm (IDR: 2.10mm, ODW: 2.45mm, ODN: 1.30mm)

Size 2.5mm (IDR: 2.75mm, ODW: 2.90mm, ODN: 1.50mm)

Size 2.75mm (IDR: 2.85mm, ODW: 3.30mm, ODN: 1.95mm)

Size 3.0mm (IDR: 3.15mm, ODW: 3.45mm, ODN: 2.40mm)

Size 4mm (IDR: 4.15mm, ODW: 4.65mm, ODN: 2.50mm)

Size 5mm (IDR: 5.15mm, ODW: 5.70mm, ODN: 3.10mm)

Size 6mm (IDR: 6.15mm, ODW: 6.65mm, ODN: 3.50mm)

Size 7mm (IDR: 7.15mm, ODW: 7.60mm, ODN: 4.50mm)

Size 8mm (IDR: 8.20mm, ODW: 8.65mm, ODN: 4.40mm)

Size 10mm (IDR: 10.10mm, ODW: 10.65mm, ODN: 5.50mm)

{SIZING}The 'gauge' relates to the thickness of the bar - specifically, this refers to the part of the jewellery which sits inside your piercing. For guidance on this, together with other aspects of sizing such as diameter or length, please refer to our Sizing Guide and also our Choosing the Correct Size of Body Jewellery, both of which contain illustrations and guidance designed to assist you. {COLOURS}If this item is offered in a choice of colours, you will find a drop-down 'Colour' box (just above the 'Add to Cart' button below) from which you can select your desired colour. Illustrations of each of the listed colours can be found on our Colour Guide. Please note that the colours displayed on our Colour Guide are not offered for this item unless they are listed in the 'Colour' box below. {MATERIAL}The material from which this item is manufactured is specified in the 'Details' tab. For further information relating to all of our materials and metals, please refer to our Metal Guide. {DELIVERY}This item is normally despatched within one business day - see Despatch Times for full details. UK delivery is free when you spend £7.50 or more, and 95p if you don't (this also applies to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and BFPO). We deliver to Eire from £2.80, Europe for £8.00 and to selected non-European countries from £8.65. For full details, see Delivery Prices. {RETURNS}This item may be returned for an exchange or a refund within 60 days following the date of despatch. All of our products are despatched in a clear, sealed viewing bag with a label clearly stating that the seal on the bag must not be broken unless you intend to keep the item. If the seal on the viewing bag has been broken or tampered with, we will not accept the item back. For full details, see 60-Day Returns Guarantee.

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