Plastic clips for soft trim and covers

Plastic clips for cost-effective and secure fastening of

  • wheel arch moulds
  • aero under shields
  • carpet
  • insulation mats

Wheel arch mould fastening


Fastening wheel arch moulds in a limited assembly space but with simple and fast manual assembly using a plastic clip on a T stud .


If assembly space is less limited, a snap fastener can be used which is pressed onto a Xmas tree stud . This can also be easily assembled by hand. Both plastic parts are very well suited for use in engines due to their composition and can be used to fasten various covers and soft trim.

Aero under shield fastening


At SEF, the aero under shields are fastened using plastic nuts which are fitted to the trim by the supplier. The nut has a moulded thread to ensure fast and reliable assembly.


Considerable savings in time can be achieved when fastening aero under shields using stud/clip combinations welded to the body shell. During final assembly, the shield is simply pressed in place.

Fastening for interior trim


SEF offers you the right solution for hole-free, watertight and sound-insulated fastening of interior trim. Plastic clips developed specially for customers' requirements are pre-assembled in the trim by suppliers and during final assembly can be quickly and easily pressed onto Tucker welding studs. The trim can be removed several times without destruction; the same part can be used for all fastening points. This method is very well suited for door interior trim.

The plastic clips from SEF offer many advantages:

  • Easy, tool-less assembly
  • Low installation height of clip/stud solution
  • 100% gas-proof and waterproof
  • Corrosion-free fastening in wheel arch exposed to splashwater
  • Clip/stud combination welded to body shell
  • Tool-less assembly of aero under shield by simply pressing on
  • High process reliability

Further information on plastic fasteners from SEF