PEM(reg) Type FHL(TM) self-clinching, flush-head studs feature smaller-diameter heads for closer-to-edge applications. The studs are available in steel, designated Type FHL or stainless steel, designated Type FHLS versions, and can be installed in aluminum or steel sheets as thin as 0.04 inch. Upon installation, a flush-head assembly is created, and the stud is securely locked into the sheet with high torque-out and pushout resistances.
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