Studs mount flush in the metal sheet for a clean and more attractive finished appearance
PennEngineering’s PEM X-Press self-clinching flush-head studs quickly mate with push-on plastic nuts, wire tie products or other plastic fasteners in thin metal assemblies.
A coarse thread reduces assembly time and enhances retention force of the stud once it’s installed; and it also accommodates paints and coatings.
The studs, manufactured from hardened carbon steel, install permanently in metal sheets as thin as 1 mm, pressing easily into place using any standard press. They’re also installed automatically during the stamping process using an automated Pemserter press equipped with in-die technology.
The head of the stud mounts flush in the metal sheet for a clean and more attractive finished appearance compared with alternative methods, such as welding.
The studs are finished with zinc and clear chromate to enhance rust prevention.
They come with 5- and 6-mm threads, in lengths from 10 to 25 mm.
PennEngineering is a fastener manufacturer based in Danboro, Pa.