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PEM® VariMount® Fastening System

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The PEM® VariMount® fastening system is an assembly comprised of a standard PEM nuts, studs or standoffs mounted permanently into a base plate. The assembly can then be fastened or bonded to assorted panel types in a variety of ways.

Mounting Methods Include:
• Mold-in
• Laminate Within Composite Layer
• Surface Bonding
• Rivets
• Loose nuts, bolts, screws
• Self-Clinching Fasteners
• Blind Threaded Rivets
• Hollow Wall Anchors
• Spot Welding


  • Base plate provides generous footprint for surface or mold-in mounting.
  • Radial holes in base plates encapsulate adhesives or molded plastics.
  • Radial holes accept standard sized rivet diameters.
  • Radial holes accept standard sized self-clinching fasteners.
  • Assemblies can be mounted on front or through back of panels.
  • Self-clinching fastener technology permanently holds fastener to base plate.
  • A variety of fasteners are available.

The assembly mounts on or in composites, plastics, metal, wall board, or any rigid material or panel.  VariMount™ assemblies are available with either steel or stainless steel base plates depending on the fastener that is selected. The VariMount base plate's radial holes provide various mounting options.

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