A hitch pin clip is a fastener used to prevent a wheel or other rotating part from sliding off the axle upon which it is riding. They can be used as cotter pin substitute. Hitch pin clips are commonly used with clevis pins and shafts.
- Insertion into a hole depends on the straight leg entering the hole and the curved leg pressing down upon outer diameter of the shaft
- Can be used as cotter pin substitute
- Can be used when connections need to be disassembled
- Secures on the outside of a shaft without the need of drilled holes