Table 3-3. Hand Tools for Snap Fastener- and Grommet Installation
Federal Stock Number
Press, Hand, Chuck and Die, 3-Inch, M-369
Press, Hand, Chuck and Die, 1 1/2-Inch, M-483
Rawhide Mallet, 1 1/4- by 2 3/4-lnch
Cutter, Single Bow, 3/16-Inch
Cutter, Single Bow, 1/4-Inch
Cutter, Single Bow. 5/16-Inch
Cutter, Double Bow, 3/8-Inch
Cutter, Double Bow, 7/16-Inch
Cutter, Double Bow, 1/2-nch
Cutter, Double Bow, 9/16-inch
Cutter, Double Bow, 5/8-Inch
Cutter, Lift-The-Dot Large, 9951
Holder, Die Fastener, 192
Anvil, Check Fastener, 9002
Key, Socket Head Set (Allen Type)
Lead, Pig. 5-Pounds (For Cutter Block)
(b) Installing a durable or pull-the-dot
snap fastener assembly.
1. Hand-held method.
ascertain the size die and chuck required for installing
the fastener cap and socket or stud and post, as
(b) Place the selected chuck in the
open end of the holder and secure the chuck in place
using the locking screw located on one side of the
holder. Further place the appropriate die into the anvil.
In most instances a chuck will be
installed in the hand-held holder and
a die will be placed in the anvil.
However, there may be some
occasions that require the location of
the chuck and die to be reversed.
This situation may also apply to the
hand- or foot-operated press.
(c) Fit the socket or stud, as applicable,
post. as applicable, on the die with the barrel facing tip.
Figure 3-38. Snap fastener installation tools,