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PennEngineering's PEM® Micro Self-Clinching Standoff Fasteners

PennEngineering's PEM®  Micro Self-Clinching Standoff Fasteners

PennEngineering's new PEM(R) micro self-clinching standoff fasteners can serve as practical, cost-effective, and permanently secure solutions enabling quicker assembly of devices ranging from hand-held consumer electronics to medical equipment, among others.

PEM Type MSO4(TM) micro self-clinching standoffs are manufactured from 400 Series stainless steel and are engineered with threads as small as M1.0 / #00 and in lengths as short as 2 mm / .080 inch. They can be installed into sheet metal (including 300 Series stainless steel) as thin as 0.4 mm / .016 inch with maximum hardness up to HRB 88 on the Rockwell "B" scale.

The micro standoffs clinch permanently into place by pressing them into a properly sized mounting hole using a punch and anvil until the fastener's head is flush with the sheet. Upon installation, they become a permanent part of an assembly, will not loosen or fall out, and provide strong and reusable load-bearing threads. Installing them automatically can further reduce costs by accelerating production and eliminating any need to handle the small parts.

PennEngineering's PEM(R)  Micro Self-Clinching Standoff Fasteners

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