Recessed pan screws with TX-drive 08 April 2016

In addition to its extensive screw programme made from plastic, Bäcker GmbH & Co KG has now introduced recessed pan screws – conforming to DIN 34812 (former DIN 7985) – with TX-drive.

Bäcker has expands its PlacoTec® standard elements programme with TX-drive and has started with recessed pan head screws, but more head shapes are planned for the future. The new screws are available in the thread sizes M3, M4, M5, M6 and M8 with thread lengths between 4mm and 55mm. By default the screw is made of polyamide in the colour natural. Other materials, e.g PEEK, or other dimensions and colours can be requested.

For more than 35 years Bäcker has stood for solutions in plastics at the highest level. The company supplies its products to a whole host of industries, including mechanical engineering, plant construction, leisure and sports equipment, rehabilitation products, sanitary engineering, electrical engineering, medical technology and furniture production.
Bäcker’s comprehensive standard range comprises of more than 5,000 different articles, with its range of products organised into four groups:
PlacoGrip® control elements – including clamping levers, indexing bolts and star grips.
PlacoTec® standard elements – screws, nuts and washers.
PlacoCap® protective elements – cover caps and protective caps.
PlacoEngineering – project solutions to customers’ specifications.


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