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GMW15530

Installation and Removal/Retention Load for Snap-in Fasteners Press-in and Retaining Force

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Organization: GMW
Publication Date: 1 April 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 8
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Introduction

Note: Nothing in this standard supercedes applicable laws and regulations.

Note: In the event of conflict between the English and domestic language, the English language shall take precedence.

Purpose. To determine the assembly/disassembly characteristics of a snap-in fastener.

Applicability. This procedure applies to any joint using a snap-in fastener that is installed by the application of axial force without the use of mechanical tools.

Remarks.

This procedure evaluates the performance of a snap-in fastener when subjected to loads, constraints, and environments representative of the installation or disassembly process.

• Option A of this procedure is a general procedure to record all performance data representative of the installation or disassembly process.

• Option B is a specific method to identify the Press-in Force and Retaining Force of a snap-in fastener.

Unless otherwise specified, any requirements or direction provided in the Test Request documentation will supercede this test procedure.

Document History

GMW15530
April 1, 2017
Installation and Removal/Retention Load for Snap-in Fasteners Press-in and Retaining Force
Introduction Note: Nothing in this standard supercedes applicable laws and regulations. Note: In the event of conflict between the English and domestic language, the English language shall take...
November 1, 2012
Installation and Removal/Retention Load for Snap-In Fasteners Press-In and Retaining Force
Note: Nothing in this standard supercedes applicable laws and regulations. Note: In the event of conflict between the English and domestic language, the English language shall take precedence....
May 1, 2007
Installation and Removal/Retention Load for Snap-In Fasteners Press-In and Retaining Force
Note: Nothing in the standard supersedes applicable laws and regulations. Note: In the event of conflict between the English and domestic language, the English language shall take precedence....

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