Super sharp insect pins sizes 000-7; Made by Czechs with Swedish steel. Quality guaranteed for bug collections, crafts, textiles, puppetry, pinhole photography.
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Check out our blog: 10 Things You Can do with Insect Pins. Sizes 000, 00, 0, are thinner than acupuncture needles & can even be used as electrodes in neuroscience. The sizes of all our insect pins are listed below.
|Pin #||Dimensions||Pin Head||Wire Gauge(s)|
|000||38x0.25mm (1.5x0.01")||0.9mm||46, 47|
|00||38x0.30mm (1.5x0.012")||1.1-1.3mm||45, 46|
|0||38x0.35mm (1.5x0.014")||1.1-1.3mm||43, 44|
|4||38x0.55mm (1.5x0.022")||1.1-1.3mm||39, 40|
Note: 25mm=~1". So 38mm=~1.5"; 50mm= ~2"; 1/64"=0.015".
Here is a very complete Guide to Arthropods. It describes life cycles, techniques and more.
Insect pins are handy for making pinhole cameras but results are very dependent on the diameter of the pin. See: Pinhole Photography & Eye Evolution for more information.
Pinhole Image of Flower Courtesy Dan. P. Seattle, WA.