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Self-Clinching Studs come in carbon steel or alloy steel.
Press Release Summary:
Sep 15, 2009 - Available in lengths up to 6 in. and thread sizes up to Â½ in., PEMÂ® large-sized studs install without welding using any parallel acting press or automated equipment and embed securely and permanently in metal sheets or sections as thin as .036 in. with hardness up to HRB 85/HB 165. Units come with assorted head and clinch styles, including six-lobe, multi-lug, knurl, and hexagonal. They can be heat-treated to achieve tensile strength up to Grade 10.9.
Original Press Release
Pem® Self-Clinching Studs Introduced in Longer Lengths and Larger Thread Sizes
Press release date: Sep 10, 2009
The carbon steel or alloy steel studs typically will be specified for applications with especially high fastener torque out and pushout requirements. Their large-diameter and strong heads help reduce compressive stress on panels and develop full thread strength in service.
Among available variations, studs can be ordered in assorted head and clinch styles, including six-lobe, multi-lug, knurl, and hexagonal; they can be specially heat-treated to achieve greater tensile strength (up to Grade 10.9); dog point threads will enable quick location of the mating fastener; MAThread®/MATpoint® anti cross-threading design will allow for threads to self-align to prevent jamming, correct off-angle installations, and speed production; and all types can be supplied in a range of finishes and coatings.
The studs install easily (without welding) using any parallel acting press or automated equipment and embed securely and permanently in metal sheets or sections as thin as .036"/.91mm with hardness up to HRB 85/HB 165. They can reliably attach components or assemblies in the agricultural, automotive and railroad, construction, electrical, HVAC, and material handling industries, among others.
A profile of variation capabilities and a design guide (Bulletin HDS) for these RoHS-compliant studs can be accessed at www.pemnet.com
Michael J. Rossi,
5190 Old Easton Road,
Danboro, PA 18916-1000.
Phones: 800-237-4736 (toll-free in the U.S.) or 215-766-8853;
Web site: www.pemnet.com