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Fasteners & Hardware

PEM® Concealed-Head Self-Clinching Studs and Standoffs for Thin Metals Provide Permanent Mating Threads and Promote Smooth and Unmarred Designs

March 25, 2017

PEM® concealed-head self-clinching studs and standoffs from PennEngineering® install permanently in thin metal assemblies to provide strong and reusable threads for mating hardware while preserving a smooth and unmarred appearance on the side of the sheet opposite installation. The concealed-head feature additionally will satisfy strict ingress protection requirements in assemblies where a... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Aluminum Torque Limiting Knurled Knobs with Steel Threaded Stud Available from J.W. WINCO

February 16, 2017

NEW BERLIN, WI - J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 3663 Aluminum Torque Limiting Knurled Knobs with Steel Threaded Stud.

The RoHS compliant torque limiting knobs are used when manually applied torque is to be limited. When turned clockwise, the torque mechanical system of the knurled knob triggers an... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

E3 Vise Action Compression Latch meets NEMA 4 and IP65 standards.

January 16, 2017

Delivering robust and vibration-resistant fastening, E3 Vise Action Compression Latch fits into enclosures with interior space constraints. Featuring variety of grip lengths, unit provides secure latching for high vibration environments. Suitable for rugged and outdoor applications, product is available with pre-installed cam options which minimizes installation time.

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Fasteners & Hardware, Safety & Security Equipment

R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch offers concealed latching.

January 13, 2017

Made of corrosion-resistant steel, R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch provides increased security with greater toughness. Ideally used in applications with space constraints like industrial machinery industries, R4-05 latches minimize protrusion being compact and symmetrical. Latches permit remote actuation rotary systems to be integrated into applications and features bumper to resist vibrations.... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

PEM Self-clinching Stainless Steel Standoff Fasteners with bright nickel plating.

December 10, 2016

Available in Type SO4 and Type BSO4 standoffs in thread sizes from 4-40 through 8-32, PEM Self-clinching Stainless Steel Standoff Fasteners allow mounting, spacing, stacking of panels, boards and components. Type SO4 standoffs are engineered for installation into especially thin stainless sheets. Units become permanent parts after installing into sheets with hardness up to HRB 88 / HB 183.

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Fasteners & Hardware

Zinc Die-Cast Hook-Type Latches are RoHS compliant.

December 9, 2016

Providing radial direction locking action, GN 115.8 Zinc Die-Cast Hook-Type Latches feature chrome plated or with black powder coated textured finishing. Unit hardware includes steel, zinc-plated latches, nickel silver key with plastic hand piece and matte black nylon plastic T-handle grips. Ideal for sliding doors and flaps, hook type latch offers locking action in radial direction to axis of... Read More

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.... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... 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... 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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Components and 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... 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... 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... 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 Benefits of... 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. Read More

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... 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... 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... Read More