21 May 2018
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PEM FHX self-clinching flush-head studs from PennEngineering feature an X-Press thread profile.

This, states the company, enabling quick mating with push-on plastic nuts, wire tie products or other plastic fasteners in thin metal assemblies.

Their coarse thread design – larger threads relative to the stud’s diameter – reduces assembly time by allowing for easy mating of plastic parts and promotes especially high retention force. The thread design additionally accommodates paints and coatings without compromising fastener performance in service.

The studs install permanently in metal sheets as thin as 1mm. They press easily into place using any standard press or can be installed automatically during the stamping process using an automated PEMSERTER press equipped with in-die technology. Upon installation, the head of the stud mounts flush in the metal sheet for a clean and attractive finished appearance. Domed stud heads are available on special order.

The studs are manufactured from hardened carbon steel and finished with zinc, plus clear chromate, as standard or a rust-preventive oil finish as an option. They can be supplied in 5mm or 6mm thread sizes and in lengths from 10mm to 25mm.

Detailed specifications, fastener drawings and 3D models, and performance data (Bulletin FH) can be viewed and downloaded for free at www.pemnet.com.

Author
Brian Wall

Related Websites

http://www.pemnet.com

Related Companies

PennEngineering

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