Ever since the CSTIDY-41 grommet press came to market, it has been difficult to keep on the shelves! This popular grommeting machine is small enough to fit on a tabletop, but with a pneumatic powered operation, which makes it exceptionally strong and powerful. But there are also add-on's and accessories that you can purchase to make it perform even better for your individual needs.
One of the most common mistakes made by users is buying an eyelet, when they mean to buy a grommet. This is an understandable mistake, because novices often use the two terms interchangeably...even though they are two completely different kinds of products, that work with two different kinds of machines. In this article, we explain the differences between grommets and eyelets to eliminate the confusion.
With self-piercing grommets, there is no need to pre-punch holes in the material before applying grommets. Our self-piercing grommets and dies combine two steps into one. Using one of our presses, a die set, and grommet works together allowing the grommet to cut its own hole in the material and close around the washer. Learn more in this article.
Here will answer the most common FAQs about grommets that we receive, including what a grommet is, how it is different from an eyelet, what sizes grommets come in, how to apply a grommet, what grommet presses are compatible with what grommets, and more.
A Grommet Press sets self-piercing grommets/washers into paper, laminate, fabrics, foam core boards and many other materials. Using a 2-piece grommet/washer set, simply place your material between the 2 die pieces in your grommet press machine & push down the handle. Because our grommet presses use self-piercing grommets, you can punch the hole and set the grommets in this one simple step. The neck of the grommet punches a hole in the material and is rolled into the washer to create a firm hold in just one step.