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PennEngineering

5190 Old Easton Rd., Danboro, PA, 18916, USA

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Fasteners & Hardware

Electronics Assembly Pins provide alternative to screws.

Aug 05, 2014

Used to securely attach top panels to base panel or chassis in compact electronic assemblies via press-in action, microPEM® TackSert™ pins provide alternatives to micro screws and eliminate issues associated with threaded hardware. Diagonal knurl holds top panel of any material and as thin as .008 in. to base panel or chassis manufactured from magnesium die-cast materials or plastics.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fastener-Installation Press includes optical safety sensor.

Jul 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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Flush Nuts install into stainless steel sheets.

Jul 03, 2014

Manufactured from 400 Series stainless steel, PEMSERT® Type F4™ Self-Clinching Flush Nuts provide load-bearing threads in 300 Series stainless steel without creating protrusions on either side. Upon permanent installation into sheets as thin as .060 in., both top and bottom of sheet will remain flat. Nuts are available in thread sizes #2-56 through ¼-20 / M2 through M6 and can perform... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Standoffs suit thin stainless steel assemblies.

Apr 16, 2014

Manufactured from heat-treated 400 Series stainless steel, PEM® Type TSO4™ standoffs are used for stacking or spacing components to or from ultra-thin stainless steel panels as thin as .025 in. and with max hardness of HRB 88 on Rockwell B scale or HB 183 on Brinell scale. Hardened stainless fasteners install permanently; one mating screw is required for final component attachment.... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Studs attach thin metal assemblies.

Mar 13, 2014

Designed to install permanently using standard press, PEM® Self-Clinching Threaded Studs include flush-head models for use in aluminum or stainless steel sheets as thin as .040 in. and stainless versions for corrosion resistance in even thinner stainless steel assemblies. Other types include low-displacement flush head studs for close-to-edge installation; non-flush studs for sheets as... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Sefl-Clinching Fasteners install in stainless steel sheets.

Feb 04, 2014

Designed to install permanently into stainless steel sheets as thin as .030 in., PEM Stainless Self-Clinching Fasteners enable lighter designs by minimizing hardware parts count. Product line includes fasteners integrating captive screws for tool-only access to stainless assemblies; through-hole threaded and blind threaded standoffs; non-locking and self-locking floating nuts; fasteners for... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Thru-Threaded Brass Inserts suit compact electronic assemblies.

Dec 16, 2013

Used to securely attach components, microPEM® (Type MSIB™) inserts install permanently in range of plastic materials, from ABS to polycarbonate, and feature M1–M1.6 threads. Single mating screw completes joining process, and fasteners will install in either straight or tapered mounting holes. Symmetrical design eliminates need for insert orientation prior to installation, which is achieved... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Brass Inserts for Plastics suit compact electronic assemblies.

Dec 12, 2013

Available in thread sizes from M1 to M1.6, microPEM® Thru-threaded Brass Inserts install permanently in wide range of plastic materials from ABS to polycarbonate, promoting secure attachment for devices such as handheld consumer electronics and medical equipment. Inserts install in either straight or tapered mounting holes and use single mating screw to complete joining process. Installation... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Captive Panel Screws install in stainless steel.

Nov 06, 2013

Engineered for permanent installation in stainless steel assemblies, PEM® Type PFC4™Â fasteners comply with UL 60950 access standards. Integrated captive screw in spring-loaded assembly reduces loose hardware, and fully recessed heads in fastened position allow tool-only access. Able to be specified for use in stainless sheets as thin as .060 in. with hardness up to HRB 88 on... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware, Mounting & Attaching Products

Cable Tie-Hooks stay securely fixed in place where installed.

Oct 18, 2013

Available for installation in .040–.125 in. thick metal sheets, PEM Type TDO™ Cable Tie-Hooks provide permanent attachment points for wires and cables inside electronic chassis or enclosures. Self-clinching units enable tie-bundled wires to be removed and returned when components need to be accessed for service or when wires/cables must be replaced. Installing without screws or adhesives,... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Captive Panel Screws minimize parts count.

Jul 30, 2013

Facilitating efficient handling and installation, PEM® Types PF50™ and PF60™ fasteners integrate captive screw in spring-loaded assembly. Permanent mounting in metal assemblies as thin as .030 in. eliminates risks associated with loose hardware that could fall out and potentially cause damage to internal components. When tightened, fastener protrudes .340 in. from top of the sheet,... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Spinning Flare Nuts rotate freely for hardware attachment.

Jun 26, 2013

Available in thread sizes M5–M8, PEM® Type SFN™Â one-piece flanged hex nuts install in steel, stainless steel, or aluminum sheets of any hardness and as thin as 1 mm. Upon installation, steel nuts become permanently captive and will spin freely in sheet to accommodate mating hardware for final component attachment. Fasteners install by inserting them into properly sized, pre-punched,... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Spinning Clinch Bolts enable captivated screw to spin freely.

Jun 03, 2013

Available in thread sizes from No. 4–40 through No. 6–32 and M3–M4, PEM® spinning clinch bolts install into aluminum or steel sheets as thin as .040 in. One-piece captive screw solutions provide controlled clinching action during installation that permanently captivates screw while letting it spin freely. Products include Type SCB™ fasteners with unthreaded neck for axial float,... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Flush Nuts install without protrusions.

May 13, 2013

PEMSERT® self-clinching flush nuts are designed for attachment applications where thin metal sheets can benefit from introduction of strong load-bearing threads without protrusions being created on either side. Upon permanent installation in aluminum or steel sheets as thin as .060 in., top and bottom of sheet remain flush. Metal displaced by hexagonal head flows evenly and smoothly around... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Flush-Head Studs meet corrosion resistance needs.

Apr 26, 2013

For attachment applications requiring corrosion resistance, PEM® Type FHP™ self-clinching flush-head studs are manufactured from A286 stainless steel and install permanently into stainless steel sheets as thin as .040 in. Products mount flush and permanently, becoming integral parts of assembly with only mating nut required for final component attachment. Studs can be supplied in thread... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mounting & Attaching Products

Heat Sink Mounting System ensures optimum heat dissipation.

Apr 04, 2013

Comprising Type HSCB™ captivating screw and Type HSL™ spring mated to Type HSR™ broaching receptacle nut or standoff, PEM® Heat Sink Mounting System securely attaches heat sinks to circuit boards while providing firm and constant contact to chip component. System integrates audible click feature to prevent over tightening during installation, accommodates slight expansion and contraction... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Fasteners can replace riveting or spot welding.

Feb 06, 2013

PEM® SpotFast® self-clinching fasteners can be used to attach 2 metal sheets too thin to weld, fasten sheets of unequal thicknesses, join dissimilar metals, attach ultra-thin metal sections, or join metal sheets to PCB or plastic panels. Sheets are permanently joined in flush-attachment connection without protrusions on either side, and rotational capability allows fastener to act... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Hexcutter Tool converts round holes to hexagonal holes.

Jan 16, 2013

Operating on 90 psi air, ATLAS® RIV 990 promotes installation of full or half-hex bodied blind threaded inserts. Tool accommodates interchangeable noses to correspond with hole-size requirements. Upon proper hole conversion, variety of metric blind threaded inserts can be installed permanently in aluminum, steel, or stainless steel panels of any hardness and as thin as .020 in. Inserts can... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Automatic Feed Press installs self-clinching fasteners.

Nov 20, 2012

Delivering insertion force from 400 lb to 6 tons, PEMSERTER® Series 4® features 18 in. throat depth, providing clearance for variety of chassis configurations. Pneumatically powered press installs self-clinching nuts, studs, and standoffs in sizes M2.5 to M6 / #2-56 to ¼ in. System features onboard PLC, touchscreen, and vibratory feeder bowl for automatic fastener feeding as well as... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Steel Fasteners can be used as nuts or standoffs in SMTapplications.

May 04, 2012

Featuring hex-shaped barrel, ReelFast® microPEM(TM) Type SMTSO(TM) Fasteners install permanently on PCBs in same manner and at same time as other surface mount components prior to automated reflow solder process. Fasteners come in thread sizes as small as No. 0-80 with lengths as short as 0.62 in., and all can be installed in boards as thin as .020 in. Packaged on 13 in. recyclable reels,... Read More