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SI® Threaded Metal Inserts For Permanent Installation In Plastic Materials Enable Quick Access To Assemblies Whenever Required

SI® threaded inserts from PennEngineering® provide durable and reusable metal threads in plastic materials to accept mating hardware and subsequently allow for access to an assembly whenever required. Unlike fixed and unyielding joining methods, such as adhesives or rivets, the inserts ultimately offer the capability to disassemble and re-attach plastic components easily and quickly without damaging the threads, compromising attachment integrity, or otherwise adversely impacting an assembly. Brass, stainless steel, and aluminum types are available as standard.
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New PEM® Flush-Head Studs with X-Press™ Threads Uniquely Designed For Quick Mating With Plastic Fasteners

New PEM® self-clinching flush-head studs integrating unique X-Press™ threads enable quick mating with push-on plastic nuts, wire tie products, or other plastic fasteners in thin metal assemblies. Their coarse thread design – larger threads relative to the stud’s diameter – reduces assembly time by allowing for easy mating of plastic parts and promotes especially high retention force of the stud upon installation. The thread design additionally accommodates paints and coatings without compromising fastener performance in service.

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