New manual-feed fastener installation press system 07 July 2017

With a manual-feed system offering the same powerful ram force and ideal throat depth as the higher-end automatic version, the new base model of the PEMSERTER® Series 2000® fastener installation press is uniquely engineered to promote streamlined performance and high-quality when installing self-clinching fasteners permanently and reliably in thin metal sheets. This base model ultimately equips shops with a cost-effective equipment solution ideally suited for short production runs or similar jobs where automation would not be appropriate.

As with the automatic version, the PEMSERTER Series 2000 base press provides 71.2kN / 8 tons of ram force and a 61cm / 24in throat depth with generous clearance for a wide variety of chassis configurations. The press operates with an air-over-oil actuating system enabling short cycle time for increased productivity. Enhanced programming delivers quicker start-up and fast cycling.

Other features and benefits include job search and recall mode allowing operators to reference 99 stored jobs and return to previous jobs quickly and easily; touch-screen and graphics to minimize operator training and simplify use; multi-language capabilities pre-loaded on the touch screen; real time installation-force feedback displayed on screen; fastener and batch counters; descriptive screen alerts for operating errors; smart dwell and force verification; self-diagnostic system for increased speed, accuracy and confidence; and the LIGHTSTREAM® Operator Safety System ensuring continuous protection for both operator and workpiece.

This newest manual press joins an expanded and diverse family of PEMSERTER fastener installation equipment and systems from simple hand tools to what PennEngineering believes is the most technologically advanced press systems available in the industry.

Claire Aldridge Deputy Editor t: +44 (0) 1727 743 889

Having spent a decade in the fastener industry experiencing every facet – from steel mills, fastener manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, as well as machinery builders and plating + coating companies, Claire has developed an in-depth knowledge of all things fasteners.

Alongside visiting numerous companies, exhibitions and conferences around the world, Claire has also interviewed high profile figures – focusing on key topics impacting the sector and making sure readers stay up to date with the latest developments within the industry.