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SMTSK™ ReelFast® KEYHOLE® Standoffs

SMTSK ReelFast KEYHOLE Standoffs

  • Designed so that a PC board or panel can be quickly slipped into place and then removed from an assembly.
  • Reduces scrap, handling and risk of board damage..
  • Unique barrel design allows for quick attachment and detachment.
  • Makes horizontal or vertical component mounting possible.
  • Provided on tape and reel compatible with existing SMT automated installation equipment.

PreTect™ Thread Masking Plugs

PreTect Thread Masking Plugs

  • Fasteners are shipped with plugs and film (where applicable) already in place.
  • Plugs can be augmented for thru-hole fastener types with a specially engineered stretched polyester film offering thread protection on the side opposite the plug.
  • Plugs and film easily removed with a fine tip tool by end user.
  • Plugs and film can withstand 482°F / 250°C temperatures.
  • Fasteners can be installed using automated installation equipment. (Adjustments to auto feed tooling may be required.)

Expanded Range of TK™ TackSert® Pins

TK TackSert Pins

  • Secure sheets to common magnesium die casting materials such as AZ91D. Also appropriate for attaching panels to plastics such as ABS.
  • Alternative to screws, eliminating the need to tap or use threaded inserts.
  • Tapered tip for easier alignment into base panel.
  • Top sheet can be any material.
  • Low-profile head.
  • Simple, press-in installation. Does not require heat or ultrasonics.
  • Can be installed automatically.

MSOFS™ microPEM® Flaring Standoffs

MSOFS microPEM Flaring Standoff

  • MSOFS™ microPEM® flaring standoffs attach permanently in panels as thin as .008″/0.2mm of any hardness, including stainless steel.
  • Can be installed into any type of panel, including metal, plastic and P.C. Board.
  • Flaring feature allows for installation into multiple panels.
  • Small footprint allows for reduced centerline-to-edge designs.
  • Threads as small as #0-80/M1.

S-RT™ Free-Running Locknuts

S-RT Free-Running Locknuts

  • Screw turns freely until a clamp load is applied.
  • Resistant to vibrational loosening.
  • Back side of panel is flush or sub-flush for screw installation.
  • Locking feature reusability is not affected by number of on/off cycles.
  • Uses same mounting hole and installation tooling as standard S™ nut fasteners found in PEM® Bulletin CL.

SMTSS™ ReelFast® SNAP-TOP® Standoffs


  • PEM® SMTSS™ fasteners feature a spring action to hold P.C. Board securely without screw or threaded hardware.
  • Designed for on-only applications.*
  • Mount on P.C. Boards in the same manner and at the same time as other surface mount components prior to the automated reflow solder process.
  • Alleviates concerns about potential damage to P.C. Boards due to improper secondary operations.
  • Fasteners provided on tape and reel compatible with existing SMT automated installation equipment.
  • Benefits include reduced scrap, reduced handling and reduced risk of board damage.

SI® Lead-free Inserts For Plastics

SI Lead Free

  • Lead-free inserts offer alternative to brass to address environmental active use and afterlife recycling concerns.
  • New lead-free aluminum inserts are 70% lighter than brass equivalents.
  • Stainless steel inserts are typically stronger than brass and may offer better protection from certian types of corrosive agents.
  • All inserts are available for press in, molded in or ultrasonic/heat installation.

Nickel Plated, Series 400, Stainless Steel Standoffs

Nickel Plated Standoffs

  • Standoffs allow for stacking or spacing in applications where corrosion resistance is required.
  • Fasteners clinch securely into stainless steel sheet with hardness up to HRB 88 / HB 183.
  • Available with blind or through-hole threads. Closed threads provide flush appearance on back side of sheet.
  • Nickel plating presents an attractive finish to enhance overall assembly appearance.

SMPP™ Self-Clinching Nuts

SMPP™ Self-Clinching Nuts

  • Installs into stainless steel sheets as thin as .025″ / 0.64 mm.
  • Corrosion resistance similar to 300 series stainless steel.
  • Ideal for close-to-edge of sheet applications.
  • Recommended for use in stainless steel sheets HRB 90 / HB 192 or less.