Frequently Asked Questions
Catalog Related Questions
How can I quickly locate a product in Carr Lane's online catalog?
Carr Lane's online catalog is set up for maximum user friendliness. You can locate the product in different ways. First, you can scale down by using the subcategories listed. Second, you can use the search feature that appears as a green button on the left side your screen. The search can be used by either typing in the Carr Lane part number or the product name. The online catalog is also available in several languages. To change languages, hold your cursor over the yellow link directly below the Carr Lane logo on the upper left of any catalog page. You will be able to choose from English (USA or international), Spanish, French, Italian or German.What is the current version of the print catalog?
On the spine is "9/2012" Edition, "2012 USA Catalog" is on the front cover in bright yellow. If you need the current version, go to free catalog.What is the current version of the catalog on CD Rom?
Printed at the bottom is "15423-2/2011". This edition includes both the USA and the International versions and the 2D and 3D CAD/CAM Library. If you need the current version go to free catalog.How do I access and download CAD drawings?
CAD drawings can be downloaded from the web site, from the button on the home page or you can gain access by finding the product in the online catalog and clicking on the part number for access to the 2-D or 3-D CAD drawing pertaining to the part.What is "IBP" on the catalog page?
IBP stands for "Insertion Base Point" and relates to CAD drawings.What is the standard metric thread pitch?
Unless stated, all METRIC threads used on Carr Lane Products are coarse threads.What are the default tolerances for Carr Lane parts?
Click here to view those part tolerances.What is the toggle clamp holding force?
All holding capacity values are listed along with the part number in the Carr Lane catalog, both in the print and web version.How do I find an equivalent item to a competitor's part number?
Navigate to the Product Comparison page and enter the competitor part number for the Carr Lane equivalent.What competitors' items are compared?
We are in the process of entering all competitors to our comparison database. This will be an ongoing process which will take time. Compare now.How may I obtain pricing and delivery information on special parts?
Please contact our Estimating Department at 314-647-6200 or fax to 314-647-5736 and we will be pleased to quote your special requirements. Your local distributor can help.
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