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

As a part of the specialty MAF™ line of fasteners, PENNAutomotive’s PROFIL® – FabriSteel™ high performance fasteners are permanently and securely attached to metal parts or panels by means of a riveting, piercing or pressing process. In addition, PENNAutomotive designs and manufactures automated feeding equipment for in die press shop applications and assembly line solutions to meet the individual production requirements of its PROFIL – FabriSteel customers.

Other Resources:
PROFIL European Website

Deutsche version of PROFIL information

PROFIL® – FabriSteel™ Fastening Systems


Rivet Nuts Types: RND, RSN, RSF, RSK, REN


Rectangular Pierce Nuts Types: HIP ON WIRE / HIP LOOSE UMP ON WIRE / UMP LOOSE



Self Pierce Clinch Nuts Types: MHN, MHD, A9N


Self Pierce Rivet Studs Types: PFS, SBF, SBK, KSB



Rivet Studs Types: NBR


Clinch Studs Type: EBF


Full line of Automotive Fastening Solutions.

    ADVANTAGES

  • Installation in one step
  • Minimum space requirements within the tool
  • Minimum tolerances
  • Simple installation in every work direction (no evacuation of slugs)
  • Joining of high strength steel up to a tensile strength of Rm = 1500 MPa
  • Suitable for a wide range of sheet metal thicknesses with only one nut type (t = 0.5mm – 5mm)
  • Easy and simple tool maintenance
  • All kinds of surface coatings of the sheet metal panels are feasible (no deformation by piercing or riveting)
  • Wide range of sheet metal solutions available
  • Solutions for a single or multistage installation available
  • Applications in carbon fiber reinforced materials feasible
  • Manual, automatic feed and robotic installation systems available
    TYPICAL MOUNTING APPLICATIONS

  • Body Panels
  • Body Seating
  • Instrument Panels
  • Controls
  • Safety Systems
  • Closures
Profil equipment

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