Experts in the development and manufacture of precision fasteners,
components and systems, specializing in thin sheet attachment solutions.

microPEM® Fasteners

Ideal for today’s compact electronics

  • Wearables (smart watches, cameras, fitness bands, headphones, etc.)
  • ComputersLaptops
  • Tablets/Readers
  • Cell/Smart Phones
  • Gaming/Hand Held Devices
  • Infotainment/Automotive Electronics
  • Electronic DevicesThread code as small as M0.8.
  • Pin diameters as small as 0.7 mm.
  • Standoff lengths as short as .028″ / 0.7 mm.
  • Clinches flush into sheets as thin as .012″ / 0.3 mm.
  • Attach sheets as thin as .008″ / 0.2 mm.
    Parts for smaller and/or thinner applications have been designed. Please contact us for more info.

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Sheet to sheet attachment

Locating pins


TackSert® pins

Surface mount nuts/spacers

Inserts for plastics

Low profile head screws

TackPin® / TackScrew™ fasteners

microPEM® TackSert® Type TK™ Pins


  • Secure panels to common magnesium die casting materials such as AZ91D.
  • Appropriate for attaching panels to plastics such as ABS.
  • Simple, press-in installation. Does not require heat or ultrasonics.
  • Alternative to micro screws, eliminating many of the costs associated with threaded hardware.
  • Top sheet can be any material.
  • Low-profile head.

microPEM® Self-Clinching TackPin® Fasteners-Designed for Sheet-to-Sheet Attachment


microPEM® Self-Clinching TackScrew™ Fasteners-Designed for Sheet-to-Sheet Attachment


  • Simple, press-in installation for secure attachment.
  • Twist out (unscrews) if removal is necessary.
  • Replaces micro screws, eliminating installation issues.
  • If removed, fastener can be reinstalled one time using permanent thread locking adhesive.
  • Can be installed automatically for high volume applications.

microPEM® Self-Clinching Locating Pins Install Into Thin Sheets For Locating/Positioning Applications

Locating Pins

  • Smallest diameter: 1 mm / .040″.
  • Shortest length: 2 mm / .080″.
  • Minimum sheet thickness: 0.5 mm / .020″.
  • Maximum sheet hardness: HRB 92.
  • Fastener material: steel, stainless steel and aluminum.

microPEM® Standoffs – Install Into Thin Sheets For Spacing Applications


  • Self-clinching installation.
  • Smallest thread size: M1.0 / #0-80.
  • Shortest length: 1 mm / .040″.
  • Minimum sheet thickness: 0.3 mm / 0.012″.
  • Maximum sheet hardness: HRB 88.
  • Fastener material: steel, stainless steel and aluminum.Parts for smaller and/or thinner applications have been designed. Please contact us for more info.

microPEM® SMT Spacers – Attaches to P.C. Boards For Nut/Spacer Applications


  • Hex shaped barrel provides larger solder area.
  • Provided on tape and reel.
  • Reduces board handling.
  • Smallest thread size: M1 / #0-80.
  • Minimum sheet thickness 0.5 mm / .020″.
  • RoHS compliant.

microPEM® Screws


  • Smallest thread size: M0.8.
  • Shortest length: 1 mm / .039″.
  • Fastener material: steel, stainless steel and aluminum.
  • Driver types: TORX®/TORX Plus® / cross-recess / internal hex.
  • Head styles: flat head / pan head / socket-head / wafer-head.
  • Special features: Locking patch, REMFORM®, TAPTITE 2000®, FASTITE 2000®, PT® and DELTA PT®.
  • Platings: zinc, nickel, black nickel and black oxide.
  • See phone application

microPEM® Inserts – Strong Metal Threads In Plastics

microPEM Inserts

  • Threads as small as M1.
  • Designed for use in straight or tapered holes.
  • Symmetrical design eliminates the need for orientation.
  • Provides excellent performance in wide range of plastics.
  • Fastener material: brass / stainless steel.
  • Styles: ultrasonic, thermal press in.