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Did you know about Nuts for Sheet Metal in IFX

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Did you know about Nuts for Sheet Metal in IFX

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Did you know that the PEM® Floating Fasteners Types AC / AS / LAC / LAS are included in PTC Creo Intelligent Fastener Extension (IFX)? Here is a short description about how to use the PEM nuts.


PEM nuts in IFX

 

The NUTTYPE 80 is used for the PEM nuts.

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At the moment these PEM nuts are available in IFX. You find them in the mm and inch catalog:

  • PEM-AC-1 - Non-Locking - ShankCode 1-Min. Sheet Thickness .040 inches-Stainless Steel
  • PEM-AC-2 - Non-Locking - ShankCode 2-Min. Sheet Thickness .056 inches-Stainless Steel
  • PEM-AS-1 - Non-Locking - ShankCode 1-Min. Sheet Thickness .040 inches-Steel
  • PEM-AS-2 - Non-Locking - ShankCode 2-Min. Sheet Thickness .056 inches-Steel
  • PEM-LAC-1 - Self-Locking - ShankCode 1-Min. Sheet Thickness .040 inches-Stainless Steel
  • PEM-LAC-2 - Self-Locking - ShankCode 2-Min. Sheet Thickness .056 inches-Stainless Steel
  • PEM-LAS-1 - Self-Locking - ShankCode 1-Min. Sheet Thickness .040 inches-Steel
  • PEM-LAS-2 - Self-Locking - ShankCode 2-Min. Sheet Thickness .056 inches-Steel

 

 

Assemble PEM nuts

 

After selecting the placement references you can select the PEM nut in the Screw Fastener Definition Dialog.

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Click OK to assemble the nut.

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Assemble nut to subassembly

 

If the second reference surface is inside a subassembly, then you can assemble the PEM nut directly to this assembly. In the example, the placement surface for the “Nut/Thread” is inside the SL3_PLATE_INCH.PRT. This part is inside SUBASM.ASM

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Now you can check Assemble in subasm.asm to assemble the nut to SUBASM.ASM.

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See also

 

http://catalog.pemnet.com/category/nuts-for-sheet-metal

http://catalog.pemnet.com/category/floating-nuts-types-a4-as-ac-la4-lac-las

 
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