Panel fasteners are used when you have shear loads on the parts that connect two plates.Up to 7500N of shear load can be taken with a panel fastener, they are therefore suited to be build onto the outside of aircraft engines, outside covers of aeroplanes and motorracing. please do not use this part if you do not need to! the cost per connection is around 120 euro, and you need to order also the specific tooling to install these parts.
Panel fasteners can have up to 10000 operations they remain locked in any position by the unique inbuild double spiral feature of the receptacle. If you have a high vibration resistance application, this will be the product you are looking for!
Lead-time to manufacture = 12-14 weeks