Do solder-mount screws exist?

I have a small circuit board that has no mounting holes but does provide unpopulated test point pads. Is there any option for machine screws or standoffs that I could solder into these for mounting the board?

Surface mount, and reflow solderable stand-offs are available, for low mechanical stress applications.

For example, some SMT products offer spacers, nuts, and snap fasteners in a range of sizes. These do not require plated through holes. The parts come in the reel with removable Kapton patches on top, covering the holes, for vacuum pick-up, so they can be used for pick-and-place assembly as well.

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Oliver is an experienced electronics engineer skilled in PCB design, analog circuits, embedded systems, and prototyping. His deep knowledge spans schematic capture, firmware coding, simulation, layout, testing, and troubleshooting. Oliver excels at taking projects from concept to mass production using his electrical design talents and mechanical aptitude.

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