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Self-Clinching Studs attach thin metal assemblies.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Self-Clinching Studs attach thin metal assemblies.

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...

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Sefl-Clinching Fasteners install in stainless steel sheets.
Fasteners & Hardware

Sefl-Clinching Fasteners install in stainless steel sheets.

Designed to install permanently into stainless steel sheets as thin as .030 in., PEM Stainless Self-Clinching Fasteners enable lighter designs by minimizingÂ- 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...

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Thru-Threaded Brass Inserts suit compact electronic assemblies.
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Thru-Threaded Brass Inserts suit compact electronic assemblies.

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...

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Brass Inserts for Plastics suit compact electronic assemblies.
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Brass Inserts for Plastics suit compact electronic assemblies.

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....

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PEM® Type PFC4(TM) Self-Clinching Captive Panel Screws Install Permanently Into Stainless Steel Assemblies
Fasteners & Hardware

PEM® Type PFC4(TM) Self-Clinching Captive Panel Screws Install Permanently Into Stainless Steel Assemblies

PEM® Type PFC4™ self-clinching captive panel screws introduce fastener solutions engineered to install permanently and reliably into stainless steel assemblies.Â-  They can be specified for use in stainless sheets as thin as .060 /1.53mm with hardness up to HRB 88 on the Rockwell "B" scale.  Their integrated captive screw in a spring-loaded assembly reduces loose hardware and...

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Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Captive Panel Screws install in stainless steel.

Engineered forÂ- permanent installation in stainless steel assemblies, PEM® Type PFC4™Ã‚ 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...

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Cable Tie-Hooks stay securely fixed in place where installed.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

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

Available forÂ- 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...

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PEM® Type SMPS(TM) Self-Clinching Nuts Ideally Suit Restrictive Design Envelopes
Fasteners & Hardware

PEM® Type SMPS(TM) Self-Clinching Nuts Ideally Suit Restrictive Design Envelopes

PEM® Type SMPS™ self-clinching nuts introduce ideal fasteners for ultra-thin metal sheet applications where design envelopes may be restrictive and space for attachment hardware may be limited.Â-  Installing permanently in steel or aluminum metal sheets as thin as .025 / 0.64mm, their minimal "edge of sheet" to "center of fastener" distance (.145" / 3.7mm) enables close-to-edge...

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Self-Clinching Captive Panel Screws minimize parts count.
Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Captive Panel Screws minimize parts count.

FacilitatingÂ- 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...

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Spinning Flare Nuts rotate freely for hardware attachment.
Fasteners & Hardware

Spinning Flare Nuts rotate freely for hardware attachment.

Available in thread sizes M5–M8, PEM® Type SFN™Ã‚- 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,...

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