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Fasteners & Hardware

Steel Horizontal Acting Toggle Clamps uses finger grip to disengage latch.

November 13, 2016

Having safety hook latch mechanism that secures locking connection, GN 820.4 Steel Horizontal Acting Toggle Clamps prevents inadvertent unlocking of clamp. Both toggle clamp and safety hook latch are made from case-hardened sheet metal with zinc plate having blue passivated finish. With tempered bearing pins and case-hardened bearing rivets, all moving parts are lubricated with special grease. Hand grip is made of oil resistant red plastic.

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Fasteners & Hardware, Safety & Security Equipment

E5 Shutter Cam Latch offers visual indication when unsecured.

November 13, 2016

Complementing the drop bushing feature with additional security, E5 Shutter Cam Latch prevents the cam from rotating open in high vibration applications. With a spring loaded bushing that needs to be manually depressed in order to actuate latch, device alerts operator if latch is not entirely closed. E5 meets NEMA 4 and IP65 standards for water and dust protection, as well as EN61373 - shock and vibration standard for railway applications.

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Fasteners & Hardware

Matt Chrome Covers feature finger recess option for fine tuning and adjustment.

November 13, 2016

Available in ø 23 mm, ø 31 mm and ø 40 mm sizes, Matt Chrome Covers for Com-Knobs are moulded from polyamide PA 6 with standard colours volcano grey and nero black for main bodies. Perfectly suitable for metal or metallic-look front panel potentiometers, knobs are used in measuring and control, medical and wellness devices, laboratory equipment, heating and air conditioning, communications equipment and building management systems.

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Fasteners & Hardware

Zinc Die-Cast Indexing Plunger Latch Mechanisms comes with rest position.

October 28, 2016

RoHS compliant, GN 417 Metric Size Zinc Die-Cast Indexing Plunger Latch Mechanisms feature black plastic coating, Designed with fixed plastic knob made with matte black glass fiber reinforced nylon plastic, holes / slot design allows adjustable base mounting onto Tubing or T-slot aluminum structures. GN 417 is suitable for applications where the plunger has to stay in its retracted position. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

PEM Fasteners for Printed Circuit Board Applications Enable Secure and Reliable Attachment Using Minimal Hardware

October 27, 2016

Enable Secure and Reliable Attachment Using Minimal Hardware Several dedicated families of PEM fasteners from PennEngineering enable secure and reliable attachment for a wide range of printed circuit board applications. Depending on type and style, these fastener solutions can satisfy component-to-board, board-to-board, board-to-chassis, or stacking or spacing attachment challenges. They...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Safety & Security Equipment

Tamper-proof Fastener speeds installation time.

October 24, 2016

Beneficial in robotic and high-volume applications where security and fast assembly is needed, StykFit™ is made to bear weight of piece being assembled with no fumbling, dropping, or re-attaching. Fastener can be color coated with variety of colors from Brykote™, which provides up to 700 hours of extra corrosion protection. Concrete, Self Drilling, 410 Hardened Stainless, and Coated types are available in sizes: 3/16, ¼, #8, #10, #12, and #14. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Gate Valve Lockout Device allows visual confirmation.

October 18, 2016

Made of injection-molded polycarbonate to provide chemical resistance, Transparent Gate Valve Lockout Device protects workers from hazardous energy and prevents exposure to hazardous chemicals. Specially formulated transparent material allows for both visual confirmation of correct valve position and hazardous leak identification while in locked out state. Available in 5 different sizes, device accepts shackles up to 3/8 in. in diameter and can handle temperatures from -40 to 250°F. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Seating Footring optimizes ergonomic support and sanitation.

October 18, 2016

Intended for technical work environments, AFP Adjustable Footring is fabricated of chrome-plated, 22 in. diameter tubular steel ring with oval profile, and polished cast-aluminum spokes with fingertip-control adjustment hub. Once adjusted, footring locks firmly in place, supporting 350 lb users. Seamless construction and absence of underside reinforcing ribs enables efficient cleaning. Footring does not have screw-type adjustment knob, eliminating area that is prone to bacteria buildup. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Plastic Hollow Knurled Knobs have stainless steel threaded stud.

October 17, 2016

Temperature resistant to 194°F, GN 421.12 metric technopolymer plastic hollow knurled knobs have 304 Cu stainless steel threaded stud and swivel thrust pad. RoHS compliant hollow knurled knobs have ball end with diameter smaller than core diameter of thread. Thrust pad, made of black technopolymer plastic with matte finish, is supplied unmounted and allows for swivel of 15°. It is clipped on, and design likewise facilitates removal. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Upcoming Tradeshow & Conference Session

October 14, 2016

PennEngineering will be exhibiting at the upcoming FABTECH show. Come visit us at Booth #C14043. Fasteners will be on display and presses will be operating in the booth. Go to register. We will also participate in a conference session: Where: FABTECH, Las Vegas, Nevada When: Wednesday, November 16, 2016: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Room: N223-N224 What: S31: In-Die Technologies Exploring the...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Releasable Cable Ties with extended pawl from Advanced Cable Ties, Inc.

October 6, 2016

Available in 7, 11, and 14 inch 50 lb, Releasable Cable Ties are suitable for cable, wire, or hose bundling applications. Product provides easy access to add or remove cables using the one piece extended pawl design. Bent tail helps in easy installation or removal of wires and cables.
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Fasteners & Hardware

J W Winco, Inc Introduces GN 3663 Knurled Knobs with steel torque limiting mechanism.

October 3, 2016

Suitable for applications in which torque needs to be controlled manually, RoHS compliant GN 3663 Knurled Knobs feature an aluminum body with a blackened finish, and a plastic cover cap. Controls can be manually manipulated by tightening or loosening the knobs in clockwise or counter clockwise in order to ensure that maximum permissible torque is maintained. The tapped or threaded stud inserts can be dismantled by removing the cover and loosening the countersunk screw. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

PEM Type MSO4(TM) microPEM Self-Clinching Standoff Fasteners Mount and/or Space Components in Compact Electronic Assemblies

September 19, 2016

Mount and/or Space Components in Compact Electronic Assemblies PEM Type MSO4™ microPEM self-clinching standoff fasteners from PennEngineering enable components to be mounted and/or spaced in compact electronic assemblies, especially suiting applications where space may be extremely limited for attachment hardware. These stainless steel fasteners install easily into thin metal host sheets by...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Oval Compression Limiters increase tolerancing flexibility.

September 8, 2016

Available for plastic assemblies, Series CL400 Press-In and CL460 boh accommodate up to 2.25 mm extra clearance on one axis to provide flexibility for centerline and stack-up tolerancing. Series CL400 Oval Press-In, produced from carbon steel, consists of roll-formed, split-seam, oval compression limiter with spring tension, which provides positive retention in hole. While similar to oval Series CL400, Series CL460 Oval Molded-In is produced with butted-seam. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mounting & Attaching Products

Threaded Isolation Ring helps keep sludge and slurry moving.

September 1, 2016

With ½ through 2 NPT threaded pipe connections, Type 82 is designed for piping applications that are too narrow to accommodate internal isolation ring. Flow-through design eliminates traps where clogs can form. Smooth, flexible wall expands under pressure to displace isolated fill fluid into measurement device. To ensure compatibility with wide range of process media and environmental conditions, variety of internal elastomer materials, fill fluids, and housing materials are available. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Five Lobed Plastic Knobs feature lockable design.

August 9, 2016

Available in metric sizes, EN 5337.9 Technopolymer Plastic Lockable Safety Five Lobed Knobs with tapped brass insert are temperature-resistant to 215°F, as well as resistant to solvents, oils, grease, and other chemical agents. To engage and release, key must be inserted and turned by 180°, creating formlock between handle and tapped insert. Turning key back by 180° will release connection. Key can be inserted and pulled off in both end positions, and 2 keys per knob are included. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Electronic Rotary Latch features MPU-controlled operation.

July 18, 2016

Providing intelligent, reliable electronic access, R4-EM 9 Series delivers electronic latching through microprocessor-controlled actuation. Microprocessor control of all input and output commands expands programing capability and customization of latch functionality, while integrated door sensor and extended housing lend to tamper resistance. Also included, integrated trigger sensor provides indisputable lock/unlock status reporting. Kick out option and pull open style are also available. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Hollow Knurled Knobs feature non-marring threaded stud tips.

July 12, 2016

Featuring black technopolymer body with smooth, glossy finish, GN 421.10 Hollow Knurled Knobs have brass or plastic tips at end of stainless steel threaded studs for applications where marks and damage on workpiece are unacceptable. In clamping applications, partially protruding steel hub of knob prevents chipping of plastic. Knobs are RoHS-compliant and come in metric sizes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fasteners & Hardware

Deterministic Multi-Axis Motor Controller offers diverse support.

July 1, 2016

Supporting applications using encoder, Hall sensor, CAN bus, and induction motors, SmartFusion™2 SoC FPGA-based deterministic multi-axis motor control solution comprises modular intellectual property (IP) suite, hardware kit, and GUI for design development/debugging. Modular IP suite, optimized for SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs and IGLOO™2 FPGAs, integrates Synplify Pro and Modelsim with constraints management, debug capabilities, and secure production programming support. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Fixtureworks to Feature its New Line-Up of Vises, Grippers, Clamps and Positioning Systems at IMTS 2016

June 14, 2016

Fixtureworks (Fraser, MI), a leading supplier of clamps, fixturing accessories, machine tool and material handling products, will showcase several new product lines in Booth W-2377 during IMTS 2016, September 12-17, 2016 McCormick Place, Chicago. Highlighting the exhibit will be its lineup of TRIMAX vises; ultra-low profile TRIGRIP carbide grippers; the APS zero-point positioning system, air...Read More