Surface Mount Spring-Loaded Captive
PennEngineering (Danboro, PA) has announced its PEM
ReelFast surface mount spring-loaded captive panel screws
(Type SMTPFLSM). The screws install precisely and permanently
where designed on printed circuit boards to provide secure
attachment and allow for subsequent access whenever
necessary. Features include:
■ All-metal captive screw assemblies.
■ The ability to mount in one piece on boards using the pick-and-place method.
■ The ability to be actuated with the combination Torx/slot drive.
■ Compatibility with existing SMT automated installation
■ A polyimide patch affixed to the end of the fastener.
■ No requirement for secondary installation operations.
■ An anti-cross thread.
■ The ability to install in boards of any
hardness as thin as .063” (1.6 mm).
■ Availability in thread sizes #4-40 through
#6-32 and M3 through M3.5 and in
multiple screw lengths.
Nook Industries (Cleveland, OH) has announced the
ActionJac series worm gear screw jack product line.
ActionJac models are ruggedly designed and produced
in standard styles with load-handling capabilities from
1/4- to 100-ton and can be used individually or in multiple
arrangements. Features include:
■ Each worm screw jack built to
■ A ball screw and nut made from
hardened, alloy steel.
■ Hardened bearing balls carrying the load
between nut and screw.
■ An Acme screw with a 2C thread form.
■ A 20:1 or greater gear ratio.
■ Self-locking jacks.
Raspberry Pi Enclosures
TEKO Enclosures (Bridgeville, PA) has launched a range of
larger enclosures for Raspberry Pi 2 and model B+ computers.
TEK-RPI-XL’s extra height enables the inclusion of supplementary
break out PCBs and add-on modules. Features include:
■ LED light pipes.
■ A Raspberry Pi mount with screw.
■ Snap-on closing.
■ Base section air vents.
■ A cut-out to accommodate a GPIO 40 pin ribbon cable.
■ Availability in 1 size ( 3.961 x 2.894 x 1.673”).
■ Availability in 3 standard colors: black (RAL 9004), white (RAL
7035), and transparent.
■ A flame retardant ASYBLEND T65 (ABS+PC, V0) mold.