TR Self Clinch Pin installation

 
  • Punch or drill the mounting hole. Do not deburr the hole or perform any other secondary operations
  • Place fastener into anvil recess then place sheet over the fastener spigot
  • Apply squeezing force, ensuring that the punch and anvil surfaces are parallel, until the retainer shoulder makes contact with the face of the sheet
 

 

Installation animation


 

 

Hole sizes - metric (mm)


Pin diameter +/- 0.05 Min. sheet thickness Hole size in sheet + 0.08 Min. distance hole C/L to edge
3mm 1 3.5 6.4
4mm 1 4.5 7.1
5mm 1 5.5 7.6
6mm 1 6.5 7.9
 

 

Hole sizes - inches


Pin diameter -0.002 Min. sheet thickness Hole size in sheet + 0.08 Min. distance hole C/L to edge
0.125 0.040 0.145 0.255
0.187 0.040 0.205 0.285
0.250 0.040 0.273 0.315
 

 

Tooling


Sheet thickness: up to 1.7mm for 3mm and 4mm diameter, up to 1.8mm for 5mm diameter, up to 1.9mm for 6mm diameter
Self Clinch Pin Punch Anvil Diagram 1 Pin Dia. A  mm 0.05 C  mm 0.05
3mm 3.88 3.11
4mm 4.88 4.11
5mm 5.89 5.13
6mm 6.89 6.12
 
Sheet Thickness: over 1.7mm for 3mm and 4mm diameter, over 1.8mm for 5mm diameter, over 1.9mm for 6mm diameter
Self Clinch Pin Punch Anvil Diagram 2 Pin Dia. A  mm 0.05 C  mm 0.05
3mm N/A 3.11
4mm N/A 4.11
5mm N/A 5.13
6mm N/A 6.12