PROFIL® Fasteners and Installation Systems PROFIL develops nuts and studs which are fastened to metal parts or panels by means of a riveting, piercing or pressing process. In addition, PROFIL designs and manufactures automated feeding equipment for in die press shop applications and assembly line solutions to meet the individual production requirements of its customers. Products Rivet nuts / studs Pierce nuts / studs Press in nuts / studs Manual, automatic feed and robotic installation systems Typical Mounting Applications Body panels Body seating Instrument panels Controls Safety systems Closures Types Studs Nuts Self-piercing and riveting Riveting Clinching PROFIL 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 = 0.5 mm - 5 mm) 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 PROFIL North American tech center. 4