The TriPress® rapid fastening system is the innovative alternative to conventional fastening technology so necessary with the trend towards lightweight construction in the automotive industry.
TriPress® is a triangular rapid fastening system that can be clinched into plastic and light metals. During the clinching operation, the two components of the TriPress® fastener connect together quickly and economically.
It is available in the following designs:
The advantages of the triangular shape:
TriPress® connecting fastener
Benefits of the circumferential locking flutes:
The advantages of TriPress® over screwed fastenings:
The advantages over injection screws (into synthetic materials):
The TriPress® clinch pin joins plastic to metal. Its trilobular shaft its locking flutes ensure that they are easy to insert, and maintain high holding force and excellent vibration resistance. Torsion resistance is around 35% higher than for round pins.