3. Hand-held method. Proceed as follows:
a. Place selected chuck in open end of holder and secure chuck in place using locking screw
located on one side of holder. Then place the die into 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
b. Fit socket or stud, as applicable, on chuck lower end. Place cap or post, as applicable, on die
with barrel facing up.
c. Position material over barrel of cap or post. Ensure that fastener socket or stud is located on
proper side of material for subsequent fastener engagement.
d. Place socket or stud on barrel of cap or post. With a mallet, strike holder, clinching the two snap
fastener components to material.
e. Remove clinched snap fastener components from chuck and die set and check seating of joined
components. If applicable components are not properly seated, repeat procedures in step d.,