Press Release Summary:
PEM Type PFF(TM) floating panel fasteners feature fully captive steel screws in thread sizes No. 10-32 and 12-24 and M5 and M6 in varying lengths. They utilize washers for installation with flared punch into sheets as thin as .031 in. Once installed, they allow for radial float in assembly and compensate for mating hole misalignment up to .060 in. Fasteners also have standard slot/Phillips drives with black ABS plastic molded-thru knob.
Original Press Release:
PEM® Floating Panel Fasteners Compensate For Mating Hole Misalignment
The newest type of PEM® panel fastener available from PennEngineering® Fastening Technologies is designed to compensate for mating hole misalignment up to .060"/1.52mm and can be installed into any panel material.
These PEM Type PFF(TM) floating panel fasteners feature fully captive steel screws in thread sizes #10-32 and #12-24 and M5 and M6 and in varying lengths. They utilize a washer for easy installation with a flared punch into sheets as thin as .031"/0.79mm. Once installed, the panel fasteners allow for radial float in an assembly.
PEM Type PFF panel fasteners feature a standard slot/Phillips drives (or optional six-lobe drives) with a standard black ABS plastic molded-thru knob. The knob has external lobes to enable operation by hand as well as by tool. An aluminum retainer and spring-action plastic "fingers" allow the knob to be held in a retracted position.
Optional knob colors (red, yellow, green, orange, blue, and violet) will not flake off and can be specified for color-coding/matching. The panel fastener assemblies can also be ordered with optional UL 94 V0 knobs.
PEM floating panel fasteners join a growing family of PEM threaded access hardware products.
Contact Michael J. Rossi, PennEngineering Fastening Technologies, Box 1000, Danboro, PA 18916. Phone: (800) 237-4736 or (215) 766-8853; Fax: (215) 766-0143. Web site: www.pennfast.com