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PennEngineering

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

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Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Specialized Tooling installs self-clinching nuts in 1 operation.

Mar 02, 2012

Integrating modified punch and anvil, PEMSERTER® Tooling can install PEM® Type S self-clinching nuts permanently in thin aluminum sheets without need to pre-punch mounting hole in separate operation. Raised ring on anvil allows fastener to pierce its own mounting hole and then assists in final clinching process. PEM Type S nuts with thread sizes ¼-20, 5/16-18, M6, and M8 and with -2... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Fasteners enable sheet-to-sheet attachment without screws.

Feb 21, 2012

Where disassembly is not required, microPEM(TM) TackPin(TM) (Type T(TM)) fasteners replace screw installation in compact electronic assemblies. Use eliminates screw-related issues such as tapping, cross-threading, torque control, and vibration backout while facilitating and accelerating installation. During insertion, tapered tip assists in location, interference fit eliminates hole-tolerance... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Blind Threaded Inserts offer corrosion resistance.

Jan 20, 2012

Providing permanent threads in thin panel sections down to .020 in., Atlas® MONEL® Type AEKM Inserts are suited for attachment applications where equipment or components are exposed to harsh conditions. Nickel-copper alloy 400 fasteners feature minimized profile head allowing for near-flush installations without special hole preparation. Available in thread sizes of No. 6-32 through 3/8-16... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Captive Panel Screws come in 3 mounting styles.

Nov 02, 2011

Integrating captive screw with anti cross-threading feature and PC/ABS colored knob, PEM® C.A.P.S.® Screws provide fastener solution where subsequent access to assembly may be required. Spring-loaded assemblies install permanently in aluminum or steel sheets as thin at .036 in. and can be supplied in self-clinching, flaring, or floating mounting styles. Available with thread sizes from No.... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Small, Secure Fasteners accelerate compact electronics assembly.

Aug 11, 2011

Intended for spacing applications, PEM® Type MSO4(TM) self-clinching standoffs are manufactured from 400 Series stainless steel with threads as small as No. 00 and come in lengths as short as .080 in. PEM® Type MPP(TM) self-clinching micro pins, used for locating/positioning applications, are manufactured from age-hardened A286 stainless steel and designed with diameters as small as .040... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Permanent Captive Panel Screws offer 2 mounting styles.

Jul 28, 2011

PEM® Type PF7M(TM) has self-clinching mounting design and installs flush on back of panels as thin as .036 in. They come in 2 screw lengths with thread sizes No. 4-40 through No. 8-32 and M3-M4 and install into panels with hardness of HRB 80 or less or HB 150 or less. With flaring design, PEM® Type(TM) PF7MF installs flush on back side of panels as thin as .031 in. and come in 2 screw... Read More

Packaging Products & Equipment, Portable Tools

Blind Threaded Insert Installer delivers consistent performance.

Jun 20, 2011

Used where only one side of panel is accessible for hardware installation, portable ATLAS® AE938 installs steel, brass, aluminum, or stainless steel blind threaded inserts that provide strong threads in thin panel sections. Pressure-controlled setting allows for installation of same insert type into various material thicknesses without requiring adjustment, while pull-to-pressure feature helps... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Swaging Collar Studs accommodate multiple panels, materials.

Feb 22, 2011

Used for attaching dissimilar panel materials and/or multiple panels, PEM® Type SGPC(TM) studs torque-out resistance and allow for close centerline-to-edge distance to suit limited-space applications. Studs install into sheets as thin as .024 in. and in multiple panels whose total thickness does not exceed max sheet thickness of .047 in. Manufactured from 300 Series stainless steel, products... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Spinning Clinch Bolts have self-retracting feature.

Sep 29, 2010

Intended for metal panels as thin as .040 in., PEM® Type SCBR(TM) spinning clinch bolts incorporate self-retracting feature that enables integrated captive screw to remain retracted when disengaged. Controlled clinching action permanently captivates retractable screw-and-spring combination in metal sheet during fastener installation and lets screw spin freely, accelerating attachment of mating... Read More

Portable Tools

Small Screw Insertion System minimizes repetitive motion injury.

Sep 27, 2010

With StickShooter(TM) driver, PEM® StickScrew® System accommodates interchangeable nose assemblies and allows for quick tooling changeover. Self-contained system combines air-powered driver with sticks of serially connected hex head screws, enabling automatic screw installation without handling loose screws or driving them manually. Screws install by inserting stick in driver, advancing... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Blind Threaded Steel Inserts have straight shank design.

Jul 27, 2010

Atlas® Plus+Tite® inserts include version with straight shank design that offers pullout resistance when installed permanently in plastics or thin sheet metal. Design provides reliable and reusable threads for blind attachment applications, where only one side is accessible for fastener installation and component assembly. Single mating screw completes final attachment process. Inserts... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Standoff Fasteners suit spacing applications.

Jul 02, 2010

Manufactured from 400 Series stainless steel, PEM Type MSO4(TM) Micro Standoffs are engineered with threads as small as M1.0/#00 and in lengths down to 2 mm/.080 in. Units can be installed into sheet metal as thin as 0.4 mm/.016 in. with max hardness up to HRB 88 on Rockwell B scale. Suited for spacing or stacking applications in compact electronic assemblies, RoHS-compliant standoffs clinch... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Spinning Clinch Bolts utilize one-piece captive screw.

Jun 04, 2010

Suited for thin metal panels, PEM® Spinning Clinch Bolts provide controlled clinching action during installation that permanently captivates screw while allowing it to spin freely in sheet. Line includes Type SCB(TM) fasteners with unthreaded neck for axial float and Type SCBJ(TM) hardware with jacking features. Available in thread sizes from No. 4-40 through 6-32 and M3 through M4, both types... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Micro Pins suit compact electronic assemblies.

Apr 08, 2010

Available with dia of 1 mm and in lengths down to 2 mm, PEM Type MPP(TM) micro pins can be installed permanently into stainless steel or other sheet materials as thin as 5 mm with hardness up to HRB 92 on Rockwell B scale or up to HB 195 on Brinell. RoHS-compliant, corrosion resistant pins are made of precipitation-hardened stainless steel. Chamfered end allows for simple mating-hole alignment... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Blind Threaded Inserts are offered in M3 to M10 thread sizes.

Feb 16, 2010

Suited for blind attachment applications where only one side of panel is accessible for hardware installation, ATLAS® FM(TM) inserts install into metric size round/hex holes in panels as thin as 0.51 mm, with only single mating screw. They can be specified in variety of head styles (flat, thin, or countersunk), body types (round smooth or knurled, half hex, or full hex), and materials (steel,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fastener Installation Press is offered with multi-bowl set up.

Jan 11, 2010

Featuring multi-bowl option that integrates QX(TM) Turret Tool system and up to 3 expansion bowls, PEMSERTER® series 3000(TM) press enables operator to install up to 4 different types and/or sizes of self-clinching nuts, studs, and standoffs without tooling changeovers. Press utilizes full servo electromechanical actuation technology without hydraulics. CE certified unit has 24 in. throat... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

High Tensile Strength Studs are made of carbon alloy steel.

Dec 23, 2009

Available in thread sizes up to 5/16-18 or M8 and in lengths up to 1 in. or 25 mm, PEM® Type HFG8(TM) (unified) and HF109(TM) (metric) heat-treated clinch studs achieve tensile strength up to Grade 8 and Property Class 10.9, respectively. RoHS compliant fasteners can be installed permanently in carbon steel or HSLA steel sheets as thin as .040 in. with hardness up to HRB 89 on Rockwell B... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pneumatic Press installs self-clinching fasteners.

Oct 16, 2009

Suited for short to medium production runs, PEMSERTER® Series 4® press can permanently install self-clinching fasteners with thread sizes from No. 0/M2 through 3/8 in./M10 in steel and up to ½ in./M12 in aluminum panels or circuit boards. Insertion force is adjustable from 1,000 lb to 6 tons, and features such as laser pointer, stroke counter, and lockable cabinet enhance operations.... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Fastener permanently flush-mounts metal sheets to PCBs.

Oct 14, 2009

Featuring 2 separate clinch and knurl joining profiles, PEM® SpotFast® steel fastener (Type SFK) permanently joins metal sheets to PCBs or plastic panels and creates flush-attachment connection without protrusions on either side. It can also serve as pivot point, to allow top metal sheet to rotate freely. Available with various head sizes and diameters, RoHS compliant fastener can be used... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Colored Screw Fasteners are offered in 3 mounting styles.

Apr 20, 2009

Installed by being pressed into mounting holes, PEM® C.A.P.S.(TM) products incorporate captive screw and plastic colored cap into spring-loaded assembly. Anticross-threading screw technology corrects off-angle installations and ensures proper alignment. Units are designed to remain attached even when machinery guards are removed. Offered in self-clinching, flaring, and floating mounting... Read More