Self-clinching micro pins - PennEngineering

April 19, 2010
Micro pins install permanently in sheet materials for electronics applications.

Type MPP self-clinching, precipitation-hardened, stainless-steel, micro pins with chamfered ends install permanently in stainless steel and other sheet materials with hardness up to HRB 92 and cross-sections as thin as 0.02-in. thick. The pins come in 0.040-in. and larger diameters and are 0.08 in. long or longer.
The flush-mounting, RoHS-compliant pins can be installed automatically. Detailed specifications and drawings are available at

PennEngineering, 5190 Old Easton Rd., Danboro, PA 18916, (800) 237-4736,

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Jessica Shapiro

Jessica serves as Associate Editor - 3 years service, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University.

Work experience: Materials engineer, The Boeing Company; Primary editor for mechanical and fastening & joining.

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