Press Release Summary:
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
A new family of PEM® large-sized self-clinching studs introduces ideal solutions for applications demanding high strength and reliable performance. These robust clinch studs in lengths up to 6"/152mm and thread sizes up to ½"/M14 offer a value-added capability allowing users to select from a wide range of variations to tailor fastener to application needs.
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