How to Install Utility Spring Metal Snaps & the Tools Needed

 Don't have any tools yet? Purchase a complete utility spring snap press with all the tools needed already included. (Snaps sold separately.)

Required Tools:

      1. KX utility spring snap dies in the same size as the utility spring snaps, and
      2. One of the following KAMsnaps® professional presses: ( which tool do I have?)

      Optional: Leave a note in the Order Notes box at checkout requesting that your order be reviewed for completeness.  We'll contact you if anything appears to be missing or if your tools aren't compatible with your fasteners.


      Also Recommended:



      • Place cap & female dies in press.
      • Pierce hole in fabric where snap will go.
      • Slip stem of cap piece through hole in fabric.
      • Place female piece over the stem, with the flat side touching your fabric.
      • Center snap between dies, making sure the cap sits perfectly within groove of bottom die.
      • Partially press down on handle until top die touches the snap.
      • Remove your hand from the fabric, so only the dies are holding the fabric in place. This helps to ensure your hand will not cause the snaps to shift, which may result in broken prongs.
      • Check that the cap is still sitting perfectly within the groove of the bottom die.
      • Flatten with press.
      • Repeat with post & male.


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