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March 27, 2014
Self-clinching threaded studs designed for thin metal assemblies
PennEngineering® offers PEM® self-clinching threaded studs for thin metal attachments. They are available in a variety of materials and lengths. The product lineup includes flush-head studs for use in aluminum or steel sheets as... Read more...

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February 18, 2014
Pins function as fasteners in compact electronics
New microPEM® TackSert™ pins from PennEngineering® attach top panels to a base panel or chassis in compact electronic assemblies. They work with top panels of any material as thin as 0.008 in. and base panels or chassis made from... Read more...

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February 10, 2014
Self-clinching fasteners for stainless steel allow for lighter-weight designs
PennEngineering®’s PEM® self-clinching fasteners for use in stainless steel assemblies install permanently into thin stainless steel sheets, enabling lighter-weight designs by minimizing hardware parts count. The product line... Read more...

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October 16, 2013
Cable tie-hooks remain fixed in place
Patented PEM® Type TDO™ self-clinching cable tie-hooks from PennEngineering® remain securely fixed in place where installed to provide permanent attachment points for mounting wires and cables inside electronic chassis or... Read more...

Article

September 30, 2013
Troubleshooting in-die fastening
Most stamped components eventually become part of an assembly, and, in most cases, the assembly requires fasteners. Over the years self-clinch fasteners have ranked high on the list of hardware choices, in part because they become a permanent... Read more...

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September 19, 2013
Self-clinching nuts suitable for restrictive design envelopes
PEM® type SMPS™ self-clinching nuts from PennEngineering® are suitable for fastening in ultrathin metal sheet applications in which design envelopes may be restrictive and space for attachment hardware may be limited.... Read more...

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August 8, 2013
Captive panel screws allow simplified access to components
PennEngineering® offers PEM® types PF50™ and PF60™ self-clinching captive panel screws. They integrate a captive screw in a spring-loaded assembly to help simplify handling and installation. Their permanent mounting in thin... Read more...

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July 23, 2013
Mobile app allows access to fastener catalogs, data sheets
PennEngineering® has launched PEMSpec™, a product application designed to enhance fastnener catalog and data sheet searches via mobile device technology. The tool allows design engineers to search the company’s product database and view the... Read more...

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July 11, 2013
Spinning flare nuts rotate freely for attachment of mating hardware
New PEM® type SFN™ spinning flare nuts from PennEngineering® are designed to rotate freely when permanently captivated in thin metal sheets for quick attachment to mating hardware and reduced need for loose fasteners such as... Read more...

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June 6, 2013
Spinning clinch bolts enable captivated screw to spin freely for quick attachment
PEM® spinning clinch bolts from PennEngineering® install permanently in thin sheet metal, but can spin freely in the sheet. This allows for quick attachment of mating hardware and reduced need for loose fasteners, such as screws and... Read more...

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April 29, 2013
Self-clinching, flush-head studs made for thin stainless steel assemblies
PEM® Type FHP™ self-clinching, flush-head studs from PennEngineering® install permanently into thin stainless steel sheets for attachment applications requiring corrosion resistance. They help contribute to thinner, lighter designs for... Read more...

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February 12, 2013
Self-clinching fasteners enable permanent flush joining of two sheets
PEM® SpotFast® self-clinching fasteners from PennEngineering® enable two sheets to be joined permanently in a flush-attachment connection without protrusions on either side. They can be used to attach two metal sheets too thin to weld, fasten... Read more...

News

February 4, 2013
PennEngineering appoints new field staff
Fastener manufacturer PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has announced several appointments to its field staff. Matthew Llewellyn has been named territory manager for the U.K. and Ireland, and Matthias Kreuter becomes key account... Read more...

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January 21, 2013
Tool converts round holes to hexagonal for insert installation
The new ATLAS® RIV 990 hexcutter tool from PennEngineering® is engineered to convert predrilled round holes to hexagonal holes for installation of full- or half-hex-bodied, blind threaded inserts. The tool operates on 90-PSI air... Read more...

Article

January 7, 2013
The lowdown on lean fastening
While fabricators may quickly recognize the value in taking positive steps to improve quality, eliminate waste, shorten overall production time, and reduce costs, less obvious may be the means to achieve these goals. For joining and assembly... Read more...

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October 22, 2012
Self-clinching pilot pins designed for positioning, alignment applications
PEM® self-clinching pilot pins, offered in several variations by PennEngineering®, are designed for positioning, alignment, and pivot applications. Once installed in thin metal sheet, they become permanent parts of an assembly. Type... Read more...

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August 28, 2012
App provides fastener installation dimensions
PennEngineering® has launched the new PEMspec™ app for the iPhone® and iPad®. It is available for free download in the iTunes® app store. The app is designed to enable users to access critical installation dimensions for a selected PEM®... Read more...

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June 26, 2012
Fasteners' nylon insert prevents threaded mating hardware from loosening
PEM® nylon insert, self-locking fasteners from PennEngineering® provide a reusable, nonmetallic prevailing torque thread lock to prevent threaded mating hardware from loosening in service because of vibration or other... Read more...

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May 24, 2012
Large-diameter stud heads help reduce stress on panels
PEM® self-clinching studs from PennEngineering® are designed with large-diameter heads for heavy-duty attachment applications. The enlarged, nonflush stud head distributes axial tightening force over a large area to reduce compressive... Read more...

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April 23, 2012
New blind threaded insert installation methods added to tool line
Atlas® tools for installing blind threaded inserts are now available from PennEngineering® in spin-spin, pull-to-pressure, pull-to-stroke, or combination versions to install steel, brass, aluminum, or stainless steel blind threaded... Read more...

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March 28, 2012
Robotic capabilities allow hands-off installation of self-clinching fasteners
Clear Automation and PennEngineering® have introduced robotic capabilities engineered for the PEMSERTER® Series 3000™ fastener-installation press. The system allows hands-off installation of self-clinching fasteners. The system picks up,... Read more...

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March 12, 2012
Tooling installs self-clinching nuts in aluminum without prepunching
PennEngineering® has introduced PEMSERTER® tooling that can install PEM® Type S self-clinching nuts permanently in thin aluminum sheets without the need to prepunch a mounting hole in a separate operation. The tooling and fastener... Read more...

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February 16, 2012
Fasteners enable sheet-to-sheet attachment without screws
PennEngineering®'s new microPEM™ TackPin™ (Type T™) fasteners for compact electronic assemblies enable sheet-to-sheet attachment in applications that do not require disassembly. The aluminum fasteners install into... Read more...

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February 7, 2012
Concealed-head studs provide strong, permanent, reusable threads for thin-metal assembly
PEM® self-clinching, concealed-head studs and standoffs from PennEngineering® provide strong, permanent, reusable threads for mating hardware in thin-metal assembly applications. Their design allows the side of the sheet opposite... Read more...

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October 31, 2011
Captive panel screws suitable for assemblies that may require subsequent access
PEM® C.A.P.S.® captive panel screws from PennEngineering® integrate a captive screw with an anti-cross-threading feature and a PC/ABS colored knob to provide a fastener system for assemblies that may require subsequent access.... Read more...

News

October 17, 2011
PennEngineering named official licensee for REMINC
PennEngineering®, a manufacturer of fasteners for electronics, industrial, and aerospace applications in Danboro, Pa., has been named as an official Research Engineering & Manufacturing Inc. (REMINC) licensee for TRILOBULAR™ and REMFORM™... Read more...

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September 8, 2011
In-die fastener feeding system eliminates secondary operation
PennEngineering®'s PEMSERTER® in-die fastener-feeding system is engineered to install self-clinching nuts, studs, and standoffs in assemblies during the stamping process. Working in tandem with a stamping press and properly tooled die... Read more...

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August 9, 2011
Captive panel screws have two distinct mounting styles
New PEM® PF7M™ and PF7MF™ captive panel screws from PennEngineering® have two distinct mounting styles for permanent installation into thin sheets. Both types feature small, compact, low-profile designs suited for... Read more...

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June 27, 2011
Blind threaded insert installation tool has autoreverse mode to prevent overinstalling, double installing
The new ATLAS® AE938 tool for installing blind threaded inserts, available from PennEngineering®, features pressure-controlled setting for installation of the same insert type into various material thicknesses without adjustment. A... Read more...

News

May 9, 2011
PennEngineering names western U.S. distributor
PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has expanded its network of authorized distributors for PEM® fastener products in the western U.S. Aero-Space Southwest Inc., Phoenix, which has been franchised in Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico, now is an... Read more...

News

March 7, 2011
PennEngineering awarded license for patented drive system
PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has been awarded a license from Phillips Screw Co. for its patented MORTORQ® Super spiral drive system. The proprietary drive system was developed to deliver high torque for fasteners without damaging... Read more...

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February 28, 2011
Swaging collar studs attach dissimilar panel materials, multiple panels
New PEM® Type SGPC™ swaging collar studs from PennEngineering® are designed to attach dissimilar panel materials and multiple panels. They can accommodate most panel materials, including stainless steel, and exhibit strong... Read more...

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January 31, 2011
Automatic fastener-installation press performs without hydraulics
The PEMSERTER® Series 3000™ automatic fastener-installation press system from PennEngineering® performs without hydraulics to install all types of self-clinching fasteners in thin metal sheets. The custom-built, fully... Read more...

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October 11, 2010
Small-screw insertion system re-engineered to accommodate interchangeable nose assemblies
PennEngineering®'s PEM® StickScrew® system for small-screw insertion has been re-engineered with a new StickShooter™ driver, offering the capability to accommodate interchangeable nose assemblies and allow for quick tooling... Read more...

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July 12, 2010
Self-clinching standoff fasteners designed for spacing, stacking applications in compact electronic assemblies
New PEM® micro self-clinching standoff fasteners from PennEngineering® are designed for spacing or stacking applications in compact electronic assemblies. Type MSO4™ micro self-clinching standoffs are manufactured from 400... Read more...

News

June 21, 2010
PennEngineering appoints two sales associates
Fastener manufacturer PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has named Austin Washington as global accounts manager for the company and Jeff Rindskopf as director of sales for 3V Fasteners Co. Inc., a subsidiary of parent PennEngineering.... Read more...

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June 7, 2010
One-piece captive screw allows for quick attachment, reduces need for loose fasteners
PennEngineering®'s PEM® spinning clinch bolt for thin metal panels now comes in a one-piece captive screw style. Its controlled clinching action during installation permanently captivates the screw while allowing it to spin freely in the... Read more...

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December 16, 2008
Fasteners designed for thin metal parts requiring repeatable pivoting, hinging action
PEM® SpotFast® fasteners, paired with a specially designed wave washer, allow attachment of two thin metal parts in applications requiring repeatable pivoting or hinging action. These self-clinching fasteners (Type SFW) from... Read more...

News

December 16, 2008
PennEngineering®, Pencom announce settlement agreement
Penn Eng. & Mfg., Danboro, Pa., and Peninsula Components Inc., San Carlos, Calif., have announced a settlement agreement of PennEngineering's lawsuit against Pencom for infringement of certain patents and trademarks. The original complaint was... Read more...

Article

December 14, 2008
In-die joining transforms press into assembly system, Part I
Editor's Note: In-die joining systems help stamping shops to expand their operations to include subassemblies and full assemblies without additional downstream equipment and processes, so they can carve out a bigger share of the production... Read more...

News

October 14, 2008
PennEngineering names global product manager-new products
PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has promoted Jay McKenna to the newly created position of global product manager-new products. McKenna directs the development and worldwide launch of new PEM® fastener products; oversees and monitors new... Read more...

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May 13, 2008
Automatic fastener installation press allows quick tool changes
The PEMSERTER® Series 2000® automatic press accommodates a dual-bowl option and QX™ turret tool system to allow quick changes between anvil tools while installing different types of self-clinching fasteners. With the second bowl and... Read more...

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January 15, 2008
Fastener-installation press introduced
The new PEMSERTER® series 3000™l automatic fastener-installation press has been introduced by PennEngineering. According to the manufacturer, the press can install self-clinching fasteners up to 30 percent faster than traditional... Read more...

News

December 11, 2007
PennEngineering files complaints against fastener manufacturers
PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has served complaints on six fastener manufacturers that attended the National Industrial Fastener Show/West in Las Vegas in November. The complaint alleges that the six companies, four Chinese, one Taiwanese,... Read more...

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May 8, 2007
Press manually installs self-clinching fasteners
The PEMSERTER® Series 4® manual press can install self-clinching fasteners in applications in which automated systems would be impractical. The pneumatic-powered press uses shop air. An 18-in. (45.7 cm) throat depth provides clearance... Read more...

News

May 8, 2007
PennEngineering hires global vice president, sales/marketing
PennEngineering® has appointed Chris Marx as global vice president of sales and marketing. In his new position, Marx oversees the company's worldwide sales and marketing functions. Marx has extensive sales and marketing experience in the... Read more...

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August 8, 2006
Fastener-installation press system enhanced
The upgraded PEMSERTER® Series 2000® automatic fastener-installation press system from PennEngineering® installs all types of self-clinching fasteners permanently in thin-metal sheets. New features include job search and recall mode... Read more...

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February 7, 2006
Self-clinching threaded standoffs allow installation close to edges
PEM® type DSOS self-clinching threaded standoffs from PennEngineering® can be installed close to edges in thin metal sheet and offer a method to stack or space components in an assembly. They are suitable where space for fastening... Read more...

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November 8, 2005
In-die fastener-feeding system installs nuts, studs, standoffs
The PEMSERTER® in-die fastener-feeding system from PennEngineering® Fastening Technologies, which consists of die tooling, fastener-feeding, and die-sensing systems, installs self-clinching nuts, studs, and standoffs in assemblies during... Read more...

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August 9, 2005
Self-locking nuts install close to edge in thin sheets
PEM® self-locking nuts from PennEngineering® enable permanent installation close to edges in metal sheets as thin as 0.036 in. (0.91 mm). Available in thread sizes #4-40 and M3, the steel fasteners have reusable locking threads and are... Read more...

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September 14, 2004
Fastener drawings can be inserted into common CAD systems
All online CAD drawings for PennEngineering® Fastening Technologies' entire line of fastener products now can be inserted directly into many CAD systems. No download or importing is required. The new tool allows designers to insert drawings... Read more...

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May 4, 2004
All-metal floating panel nuts position, spin freely
PennEngineering® Fastening Technologies offers PEM® floating panel nuts designed to position and spin freely upon installation into any type of rigid material. The all-metal threaded nuts are custom-designed for specific applications and... Read more...