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Fastener-Installation Press includes optical safety sensor.

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July 15, 2014 - Designed for installing self-clinching fasteners, PEMSERTER® Series 4® integrates Optical Sensor Indicator to signal when safety is properly set for each job. OSI activates during set-up mode when press ram/punch is being adjusted onto workpiece prior to fastener installation. OSI changes from black to orange at exact point when safety is successfully engaged, eliminating potential for operator error. Featuring 18 in. throat depth, press achieves adjustable insertion force from 400 lb to 6 tons.

PennEngineering® (Penn Engineering)

5190 Old Easton Road, Danboro, PA, 18916-1000, USA

Original Press Release

PEMSERTER® Series 4® Fastener-Installation Press

Press release date: May 28, 2014

Upgraded with New Optical Sensor Feature for Added Operation Safety

The PEMSERTER® Series 4® press for installing self-clinching fasteners has been newly upgraded with an optical sensor feature designed to promote faster work set-up.  The newly engineered Optical Sensor Indicator (OSI) has been integrated as standard into the built-in point-of-operation safety of the press to signal when the safety is properly set for each job.

The OSI activates during set-up mode when the press ram/punch is being adjusted onto the work-piece prior to fastener installation.  The process is set in motion when the operator unlocks the ram-jam nut and then begins to adjust the ram clockwise.  The OSI then changes color (from black to orange) at the exact point when the safety is successfully engaged, eliminating the potential for operator error.

The PEMSERTER Series 4 press from PennEngineering® offers a cost-effective and low-maintenance solution for installing self-clinching fasteners quickly and reliably.

The press achieves adjustable insertion force from 1.8 kN to 53.4 kN / 400 lbs. to 6 tons and features 45.7 cm / 18” throat depth providing clearance for a wide variety of chassis configurations.

Contact Michael J. Rossi, PennEngineering®, 5190 Old Easton Road, Danboro, PA 18916-1000 USA.  Phones: 800-237-4736 (toll-free in the U.S.) or 215-766-8853; Fax: 215-766-0143.  Web site:  www.pemnet.com

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