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A tapered pin, or taper pin, is a conically shaped fastener designed for securing and aligning components in mechanical assemblies. Featuring a gradual increase in diameter along its length, tapered pins are commonly used in dowel and shaft connections, ensuring a tight fit that prevents relative movement between connected parts. Their ease of installation and removal makes them suitable for applications where precision and simplicity are vital, allowing for straightforward insertion into corresponding tapered holes. Widely employed in manufacturing, automotive, and machinery industries, tapered pins provide reliable and easily adjustable connections, contributing to the stability and accuracy of assemblies. The selection of the appropriate size and material is crucial, taking into account factors such as load-bearing capacity, environmental conditions, and the required level of precision in the assembly.