How to Use Mechanically Attached Fasteners for Automotive

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There are hundreds of parts in a car, and equally a hundred types of fasteners to hold them all together. Learn how different types of mechanically attached fasteners are used to secure automotive parts and panels. (Sponsored Content)

 

Mechanically attached fasteners (MAF) are commonly used in the automotive industry to permanently and securely attach threaded, reusable fasteners to automotive parts or panels.

Mechanically attached fasteners (MAF) are commonly used in the automotive industry to permanently and securely attach threaded, reusable fasteners to automotive parts or panels.

Mechanically attached fasteners (MAF) are commonly used in the automotive industry to permanently and securely attach threaded, reusable fasteners to automotive parts or panels. PennEngineering offers a variety of these products including structural riveted fasteners, self-clinching fasteners and blind threaded fasteners.

There are several advantages to MAF-type fasteners. They are strong, relatively light, quick to install, and they lend themselves well to automated assembly. They can hold a wide range of sheet metal thicknesses with a single nut type and can be applied to…READ MORE.