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Samsung Gear VR Teardown Summary

Throughout the entire teardown process, we discovered 24 pieces DELTA PT16x4.5 mm pan head self-tapping screws, 10 pieces brass made M1.4 threaded insert, 7 pieces metric profile thread screws and one brass made M1.6 threaded insert in the device.
Below are certain alternatives featuring several PEM® fasteners that can help achieve better functionality and cost savings.

Alternative PEM® Solutions:
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microPEM® Screws

PennEngineering can provide all of the DELTA PT16 x 4.5 mm pan head self-tapping
screws with different design solutions. PEM has license with Torx®, Torx Plus® driver and self-tapping thread patent such as
TAPTITE®, FASTITE®, REMFORM®, and REMFORM “F” ®, PT® and Delta PT® (Zinc and Nickel plating).

TackSert® Fasteners

The TackSert fastener can provide a higher performance, cost saving alternative solution
to replace either self-tapping screws or metal inserts that go into plastic.
TackSerts and Type provide an excellent alternative way to achieve savings in operating cost and improve efficiency in applications.

 

PEM® Snap-in® Fasteners

In the Samsung Gear VR device, regular screws are used to fix & connect the plastic frames,
substrate to others. As an alternative solution, the PEM® Snap-in Fastener can be used to assemble the parts.


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