self-clinching

self-clinching

Said of a nail whose shank or point clinches automatically when fully driven.
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Standard or custom (and customer standard) types of rivets are offered, including Blind (POP) designs, Tubular & Semi-Tubular, Solid Rivets, Rivet Nuts, Rivet Bushes, Self-Clinching Studs, Weld Studs and Self-Clinching Nuts.
PennEngineering (Danboro, PA) recently released its PEM[R] Type SLTM self-clinching steel locknuts with the company's own TRI-DENT[R] locking feature that holds mating screws tight over time.
PEM Type MS04[TM] microPEM self-clinching standoff fasteners from PennEngineering enable components to be mounted and/ or spaced in compact electronic assemblies, especially suiting applications where space may be extremely limited for attachment hardware.
PennEngineering's Type MPP microPEM self-clinching pins provide reliable solutions for demanding micro positioning and alignment applications in compact electronic assemblies.
PEM self-clinching threaded studs are intended as alternatives to weld studs or other joining methods with fewer production steps.
Type PF7M captive panel screws integrate a self-clinching mounting design providing high pushout resistance.
A range of fastening solutions, including self-clinching fasteners for precision sheet metal, brass inserts for plastics, direct screw fixings for plastic and light alloys, spring steel components, as well as fasteners for special materials, will be at the show.
A development of the patented self-clinching and self-aligning bearings developed by Spyraflo in Florida the new high-temperature plain bearings are available in graphite bronze as standard and Teflon bronze for high load carrying capacity.
PEM self-clinching flush-head studs can be installed up to 50% closer to the edge of a metal sheet than standard self-clinching studs due to a smaller head diameter.
The tool provides a quick, documented method to assess RoHS compliancy for all PEM self-clinching and broaching fasteners, SI threaded inserts, and Atlas blind threaded inserts.
com; Danboro, PA) will feed self-clinching nuts, studs, and standoffs during the stamping cycle.
a producer of specialty presses for inserting self-clinching fasteners and rivets into sheetmetal and other materials.