Blind Fasteners

ses-blind-plugsPlugs

  • Plastic and metal
  • May have class A head (grained / plated)
  • To cover holes or for blind, lightweight fastening of sheet metal, plastic, etc
  • “Hot melt” style are dust, gas, splash proof seal; Heat activated in paint oven
  • Used throughout the vehicle

ses-blind-trimTrim Clips

  • Serviceable attachment
  • Multiple style and sizes available
  • Families – Standard, high strength, dart
  • Used primarily on interior trim applications but can be used on exterior trim

ses-blind-doorDoor Panel Clips

  • Serviceable attachment
  • Multiple style and sizes available
  • Installed on the panel into keyholed slots “doghouse”
  • Single and multiple detent styles
  • With and without sealing ring (foam or EPDM – two shot) for water / dust resistance and noise suppression
  • Used primarily on interior trim applications

ses-blind-rivetsPlastic Rivets

  • “Drive pin”, “Scrivet”
  • Removable / non removable styles
  • May have class A head
  • Able to accommodate a large panel range by design
  • Blind installation joining applications
  • Manual or automatic assembly
  • Flashgate molded in one piece
  • Used throughout the vehicle

ses-blind-usclipsU and S Clips

  • “Edge” clip
  • Holds two panels together
  • Can be serviceable or non-serviceable
  • Low cost
  • Used primarily in interior trim applications
  • Different barb configurations, inside / outside claw
  • Barb or no barbs
  • Issues with parts nesting