Powergrip® Fasteners

Ideal for attaching soft materials, such as plastics and elastomers, to a single thickness of sheet metal.


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Overview

Ideal for attaching soft materials, such as plastics and elastomers, to a single thickness of sheet metal, Powergrip® fasteners maintain the integrity of the soft material while providing resistance to strip-out and loosening.

Features

  • Individually engineered to meet the unique requirements of each application
  • Specially designed shoulder designed to match the thickness of the soft material in each application
  • Serrations and a small undercut on the bottom of shoulder to decrease the distance between the last thread and the shoulder

Benefits

  • Can be used in a variety of materials, soft or brittle, where there is a chance that cracking or crushing of the overlay material may occur
  • Prevents soft material from being crushed during assembly
  • Increases thread engagement
  • Increases strip-out resistance
  • Prevents vibration loosening
  • Increases torque resistance
  • Provides tight, uniform joint

Design Guidelines

  • Sizes: M3 – M8 (#4 – 3/8″)
  • Thread Styles: Type CA threads are recommended for maximum thread engagement; others as required
  • Head Styles: Hex washer, pan, round, truss, hex
  • Drive Styles: TORX PLUS® Drive; also cross, slotted, and hex