2-14. OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR GROMMET PRESS - continued.
d. Inserting Snap Fastener Set in Chuck and Die.
A snap fastener set consists of a socket assembly (1) (female portion) and a stud assembly (2) (male
portion) . The female portion consists of socket (2) (or cap) and a clinch plate (1) (or socket). The
male portion consists of a stud (3) and a washer (4) (or post) depending upon the style of the snap
fastener set. Either the female portion or the male portion may be installed or fastened in material
separately or independently of the other portion.
(1) To install the female portion, insert or
snap the appropriate socket (2) (or cap)
firmly into the chuck. The socket should
fit snugly in the chuck. Place the
appropriate clinch plate (1) (or socket) in
the die so the prongs on the clinch plate
(2) To install the male portion insert or snap
the appropriate stud (3) up into the
chuck. Place appropriate washer (4) (or
post) in the die.