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Alignment Pins suit ATCA-style faceplate mounting.
Electronic Components & Devices

Alignment Pins suit ATCA-style faceplate mounting.

Engineered with 15° tapered point, Type TPXS self-clinching pins facilitate location of mating hole when mounting faceplates in telecom rack system applications. Made from 300 Series stainless steel, pins are 16 mm long and designed to satisfy TCA PICMG 3.0 specification. They install permanently in aluminum or steel sheets as thin as 1 mm with hardness of 70 or less on Rockwell B scale....

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Self-Locking Nut installs close to thin metal sheet edges.
Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Locking Nut installs close to thin metal sheet edges.

Constructed of steel, PEM® (Type CFN) locknuts require only mating hardware to complete final component attachment. Design features integrated nylon (non-metallic) locking element to prevent loosening of mating threaded hardware; broaching knurl to create firm, interference-type fit resistant to rotation; and shoulder to act as positive stop during installation process. RoHS-compliant nuts...

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Blind Threaded Inserts suit high-load attachment jobs.
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Blind Threaded Inserts suit high-load attachment jobs.

Heavy-duty Atlas® MaxTite® inserts provide permanent metal threads in blind attachment applications where only one side of workpiece is accessible for fastener installation and final component assembly. During fastener installation, several thin sheets of dissimilar materials can be assembled and then final components can be attached. Available types include flathead and countersunk, with...

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Self-Clinching Fasteners permanently join 2 metal sheets.
Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Fasteners permanently join 2 metal sheets.

PEM® SpotFast(TM) fasteners create permanent flush-attachment connection without protrusions on either side. They can attach 2 metal sheets too thin to weld (as thin as .030 in.), fasten sheets of unequal thicknesses, or join dissimilar metals unable to be welded. RoHS-compliant, steel fasteners install smooth with top sheet and flush, sub-flush, or blind with bottom sheet. Rotational capability...

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Self-Clinching Studs provide high-strength attachment.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Self-Clinching Studs provide high-strength attachment.

Suited for applications demanding optimal electrical/mechanical attachment points in copper, PEM® HFHB BUSBAR® studs install permanently in copper sheets as thin as .050 in. Phosphor bronze fasteners feature external threads and are RoHS-compliant. When properly installed, pushout values up to 560 lb and torque-out values up to 18 lb-ft can be realized. Available in lengths up to 2.00 in.,...

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Expandable Press System features touch-screen operation.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Expandable Press System features touch-screen operation.

PEMSERTER® Series 2000® is suited for installing all types of self-clinching fasteners permanently in thin-metal sheets. Featuring PLC that accommodates custom programs, automatic fastener-installation press system offers job search and recall mode as well as 300 job storage capacity. Unit is Ethernet-capable and expandable to interface with other systems. With 24 in. throat depth, unit...

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Access Hardware meets UL 508 and UL 1950 requirements.
Fasteners & Hardware

Access Hardware meets UL 508 and UL 1950 requirements.

Incorporating captive screw in spring-loaded assembly, self-clinching PEM® Type PF50 and PF60 help keep parts to minimum and prevent screws from falling out and damaging internal components. RoHS-compliant hardware installs permanently in aluminum or steel panels as thin as .030 in./0.8 mm. Phillips recess enables captive screws to be tightened or loosened using Phillips screwdriver. When...

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Turret Tool System installs various fasteners with one set-up.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Turret Tool System installs various fasteners with one set-up.

PEMSERTER® QX4(TM) Manual Turret Tool System can alternate between 4 anvil tools and install 4 types/sizes of self-clinching fasteners using one press. Features include star turret design suited for fastener-type installations, positive locking of turret in place for safety, and ability to remove and reinstall table section without requiring realignment. Color-coded positions with matching...

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Mounted Permanently in Thin Metal Sheets: PEM® Concealed-Head Clinch Studs and Standoffs Promote Flush Assemblies
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Mounted Permanently in Thin Metal Sheets: PEM® Concealed-Head Clinch Studs and Standoffs Promote Flush Assemblies

PEM® concealed-head self-clinching studs and standoffs can be permanently mounted in steel or aluminum sheets as thin as .062 /1.6mm to provide strong and reliable threads for attachment applications. These fasteners further promote flush assemblies due to their concealed-head capability, which allows the side of the sheet opposite installation to remain smooth and unaffected by the fastening...

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