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PennEngineering

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

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Fasteners & Hardware

Threaded Inserts resist corrosion.

Nov 28, 2008

Atlas® Spintite® SS half-hex shank threaded inserts are suited for blind attachment applications where one side of panel is accessible for assembly. Body design provides resistance to rotation and low-profile head minimizes protrusions. Units can be used in panels of any hardness as thin as .020 in. and can be installed utilizing hand-held portable spin-pull tool. Manufactured from 300... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Fasteners come with paired wave washer.

Nov 07, 2008

Allowing attachment of 2 thin metal parts in applications requiring repeatable pivoting or hinging action, PEM® SpotFast® Fasteners permanently join 2 metal components to create flush-attachment connection without protrusions on either side. They can join dissimilar metals or sheets with different thicknesses and install in steel or aluminum sheets as thin as .031 in. with hardness of 80 or... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Floating Panel Fasteners correct off-angle installations.

Aug 04, 2008

Incorporating MAThread® anti cross-threading captive screw technology, PEM® floating access fasteners compensate for up to .060 in. mating thread misalignment. Type PF11MW with knurled cap meets operator access area requirements similar to UL 508, while PF12MW with smooth cap meets service access area requirements similar to UL 1950. With #4-40 to ¼-20 and M3 to M6 thread sizes, they... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Fasteners compensate for mating hole misalignment.

Apr 01, 2008

PEM® floating self-clinching fasteners include non-locking Type A4 and self-locking Type LA4 fasteners that provide load-bearing threads in SS sheets as thin as .038 in. and greater with hardness of HRB 88. Available thread sizes range from #4-40 through #10-32 and M3 through M5. All clinching occurs on fastener side of sheet, which allows sheet to remain flush on one side, and RoHS-compliant... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Panel Fasteners feature anti cross-thread technology.

Jan 14, 2008

Designed for permanent installation into any panel hardness or material, PEM® Threaded Flare-In Type PF11MF features knurled cap and meets UL 508 operator access area requirements, while Type PF12MF has smooth cap and meets UL 1950 service access area requirements. MAThread® anti cross-threading technology corrects off-angle installations, aligning components and sliding through potentially... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Spinning Clinch Bolts suit thin metal panels.

Nov 01, 2007

PEM® spinning clinch bolts for thin metal panels install securely using controlled clinching action to captivate screw while allowing it to spin freely in sheet, which enables quicker attachment of mating hardware by eliminating need for loose fasteners. Bolts include Type SCB(TM) fasteners featuring unthreaded neck for axial float and Type SCBJ(TM) hardware with jacking feature. They come in... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Press installs self-clinching fasteners.

Oct 25, 2007

Designed with 24 in. throat depth, PEMSERTER® Series 3000(TM) incorporates clean technology without hydraulics to install all types of self-clinching fasteners in thin-metal sheets. Electromechanical servo drive optimizes ram function to achieve repeatable speed and force. Features include 16,000 lb ram force, remote operation, PC-based programming interfaces with Windows operating platforms,... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Fasteners allow flush-mount attachments.

Sep 06, 2007

Offering alternative to rivets or welding, stainless steel PEM® Type SFP SpotFast(TM) Fasteners permanently join 2 metal sheets to create corrosion-resistant flush-attachment connection without protrusions on either side. Rotational capability enables single fastener to act as hardened pivot point. Available in various head diameters and sizes, RoHS-compliant fasteners can be installed in... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Blind Threaded Inserts offer one-sided installation.

Jun 07, 2007

Offered in aluminum, brass, steel, and stainless steel, Atlas® SpinTite® Inserts install from accessible front side of panel with only single mating screw required to complete final component attachment. Units serve as alternatives to tapped holes, weld nuts, rivets, and self-drilling or tapping screws and can promote close-to-edge mounting. Suited for panels of any hardness as thin as .020... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Fasteners enable panel-on-panel attachment and detachment.

Apr 18, 2007

With PEM® KEYHOLE® Type SKC-F(TM) sheet joining fasteners, 2 sheets can be joined flat against each other and then detached by sliding top sheet sideways and lifting it off from panel-on-panel assembly. Units install permanently in aluminum or steel sheets as thin as .040 in. and will accommodate second sheet made from any material. Constructed of stainless steel, RoHS-compliant... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Blind Fasteners protect threads and circuits.

Feb 21, 2007

Offered in steel (Type B) and stainless steel (Type BS), PEM® self-clinching blind fasteners provide permanently mounted blind threads in metal sheets as thin as .040 in. Blind-type design serves to protect threads against foreign matter and circuits from intrusion of extra long screws. Available with thread sizes from No. 4-40 through ¼-20 and M3-M6, RoHS-compliant fasteners come in 2... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Alignment Pins suit ATCA-style faceplate mounting.

Feb 07, 2007

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.... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

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

Jan 23, 2007

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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Blind Threaded Inserts suit high-load attachment jobs.

Nov 20, 2006

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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Fasteners permanently join 2 metal sheets.

Oct 19, 2006

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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Self-Clinching Studs provide high-strength attachment.

Aug 31, 2006

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.,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Expandable Press System features touch-screen operation.

Aug 09, 2006

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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Access Hardware meets UL 508 and UL 1950 requirements.

Aug 04, 2006

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... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fasteners & Hardware

Fasteners create right-angle attachment points on PCBs.

Jul 24, 2006

Replacing conventional angle brackets or threaded right-angle blocks, PEM® ReelFast® R'ANGLE® Fasteners mount to edge or interior of PC boards prior to solder reflow process. Upon permanent installation in PC boards as thin as .040 in., surface-mount fasteners provide reusable threads in sizes #2-56 through #8-32 and M2-M4 for mating screws. Featuring flat top for vacuum pickup,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

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

May 25, 2006

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... Read More