Industrial Pins from PennEngineering

microPEM® TackSert™ Type TK™ Pins -- TKA-10-100


 
 
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New microPEM® TackSert (Type TK) diagonal knurl inserts aredesigned to hold a top panel to a bottom panel or chassis by broaching into thebottom panel/chassis. Type TKA (aluminum) inserts are suitable for broaching intoplastic applications, and Type TK4 (400 series stainless steel) inserts are suitable forbroaching into metal applications with a hardness below HRB 80 / HB 150.
Features and Benefits

  • Simple, press-in installation.
  • Secure panels to common magnesium die castingmaterials such as AZ91D
  • Replaces micro screws, eliminating the need to tapor use threaded inserts
  • Eliminates the following:
    • Cost of screw
    • Cost of patch to prevent loosening
    • Cost of threaded insert or tapped hole
    • Cost of driver bits
    • Cost of rework due to cross-threading and driver bit œcam-out
  • Also appropriate for attaching panels to plastics such as ABS.

|New self-clinching microPEM® TackSert (Type TK) pins are designed with adiagonal knurl to hold a top panel to a bottom panel or chassis by broaching into thebottom panel/chassis. Type TKA (aluminum) pins are suitable for broaching into plasticapplications, and Type TK4 (400 series stainless steel) pins are suitable for broachinginto castings and brittle materials.
Features and Benefits

  • Secure panels to common magnesium die castingmaterials such as AZ91D. Also appropriate forattaching panels to plastics such as ABS.
  • Simple, press-in installation. Does not require heator ultrasonics.
  • Alternative to micro screws, eliminating the need totap or use threaded inserts.
  • Top sheet can be any material.
  • Low-profile head.
  • Eliminates the following:
    • Cost of screw
    • Cost of patch to prevent loosening
    • Cost of threaded insert or tapped hole
    • Cost of driver bits
    • Cost of rework due to cross-threading and driver bit œcam-out

Specifications

Product Category
Industrial Pins
Pin Type
Knurled
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