PEM® brand self-clinching blind fasteners provide permanently mounted blind threads in metal sheets as thin as .040”/1 mm. • Provides barrier to protect threads against foreign matter. • Limits screw penetration, protecting internal components from potential damage. • Available on special order with free-running locking thread feature. PEM® blind fasteners employ the proven PEM® self-clinching design and are easily installed into properly sized holes. Shanks of PEM® fasteners act as their own pilots. PEM® blind fasteners can be installed with any standard press applying squeezing forces between parallel surfaces. PEM® self-clinching blind fasteners are available in thread sizes from #4-40 through 1/4-20 / M3 through M6 in carbon or stainless steel.