Standard catalog parts and custom-engineered PEM® fastening solutions deliver rugged, reliable performance for a wide range of aerospace electronics and military and defense applications. Our ability to provide quick turn ordering and sample requests, as well as rapid prototyping, speeds up and simplifies product development cycles.

The innovation behind our self clinching, broaching, flaring, and surface-mount technologies (SMT) gives you the power to miniaturize, improve costs, and reduce assembly time.
PEM® products are certified to meet several specifications:

DOD Qualified Suppliers List for Manufacturers (QSLM) – Class 2 and Class 3 Threaded Fasteners.

View all PEM® regulatory certifications and compliance for government requirements here.

Fasteners for PC Board applications

PEM® offers a comprehensive line of fastening solutions for use with PC board applications used in aerospace and defense electronics. These fasteners can satisfy component-to-board, board-to-board, and board-to-chassis attachment needs and deliver optimum product performance.

ReelFast® Surface Mount Fasteners

PEM® surface mount technology (SMT) fasteners mount on
PC boards and use the same soldering processes as the
board’s other electronic components. 

  • Eliminates common productivity and damage issues caused by loose fastening hardware and broaching fasteners
  • Supplied in tape-and-reel packaging for easy pick-and-place assembly
  • Excellent pullout and torque-out forces

Broaching Fasteners

This fastening solution offers a practical alternative to loose hardware, which can increase the risk of poor performance in mission-critical applications. It is a knurled-shank fastening device that can be pressed into a hole to provide a permanent, strong, threaded or unthreaded attachment point in PC boards. 

  • Specially formed axial grooves around the fastener shank “broach” or cut into the material, creating a firm, interference-type fit resistance to rotation

Fasteners For Network Applications

Product performance is only as strong as the components inside. That’s why so many trust PEM® fastening solutions. Our fasteners can be found in just about any network application for aerospace and defense – from servers, switches, and routers to 5G network infrastructure and data centers.

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Have a project? Let us help.

Have an application question? Talk to a PEM® engineer. Our engineers are fastener experts who can help you find the most reliable, cost-effective fastener solution for whatever challenge you’re facing. 

We’ll send you fasteners to sample and use in your prototype. You can see firsthand how our solutions can help save you time, money, and resources. 

Gain valuable insights from our extensive resources center. Includes product catalogs, CAD drawings, data sheets, videos, design guides, and more.

Find information on environmental and government compliance, quality approvals and certifications, and browse other regulatory resources.  

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PEMEDGE® Services

Gain a market edge.

Benefit from the expertise of trained engineers with this array of complimentary services. Designed to help improve your product’s cost, quality, time to market, and overall performance, these services advance your products and our world. 

  • Application Review
  • Custom Design/Product Development
  • Customer Drawings
  • Catalog Samples
  • 3D Models
  • Prototype Development Center
Testing Service
  • FEA Analysis
  • Mechanical Testing
  • Tensile and Compression Strength
  • Micro Hardness
  • Fastener Joint Cross-Sectioning
  • Corrosion and Plating Testing
Teardown Service
  • Complete Product Disassembly
  • Assembly Structure Assessment
  • Identify Alternative Fastening Solutions
  • Alternative Fastener Replacement/Testing
  • Teardown Report
  • Identify Efficiencies/Implementation Plan
  • Free Customized Training Sessions
  • Learn from Global Experts
  • Live, web-based, and pre-recorded training options available

    Standard Classes Include:
  • Theory, Best Practices, Application Exploration
  • Intro to Self-Clinch Theory
  • Proper Fasteners for Stainless Steel Panels
  • Surface Mount Fastener Technology (SMT) vs. Broach

Virtual Tech Support

  • Connect with a live senior PEM® Engineering expert – you choose the date/time
  • Get advanced consult for your application and design questions
  • Review drawings and 3D models
  • Discuss technical cleanliness needs
  • Explore product teardown opportunities

Have a question?

Talk to an Engineer.

See what’s possible.

Connect with a PEM® engineering expert today and discover a reliable, cost-effective fastening solution for your challenging applications.

Or call any of the direct phone numbers listed below:

U.S.: 1-866-236-4063
Europe: 353-91-747100
China: 86-21-5868-3688
Singapore: 65-6-745-0660

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