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Did you know about Nuts for Sheet Metal in IFX

9. March 2022 | Tips & Tricks

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.

Verwendung von NUTTYPE 80 für die PEM-Muttern

The NUTTYPE 80 is used for the PEM nuts.

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.

Click OK to assemble the nut.
Eingebaute PEM-Mutter

 

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

Vorgehensweise zum Erreichen der Baugruppe SUBASM.ASM

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

Aktivierung von Assemble in subasm.asm

Einbauen der Mutter in SUBASM.ASM

 

Related Topics

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

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