Standard (Heavy Duty) Rivet Nut Standard (Heavy Duty) Rivet Nut
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The Rivet Nut is a round body, internally threaded, blind fastener. It performs as a rivet to fasten two or more materials together. It also performs as a nut for the attachment of a mating part with a screw. Typical applications can be found in the automotive, recreational vehicle, boating, electronics and appliance industries. The Rivet Nut is offered in an Open End Flat Head version or an Open End Countersunk Head version which installs flush with the surface of the mating material. A Closed End version is available for applications that require a tight seal such as in a fuel tank. A Keyed version is designed to enhance torque resistance. Rivet Nuts are available in aluminum, steel or stainless steel. Unified thread sizes of 4-40, 6-32, 8-32, 10-32, 10-24,1/4-20, 1/4-28, 5/16-18, 5/16-24, 3/8-16, 3/8-24,1/2-13 and 1/2-20 are offered. Metric thread sizes of M3, M4, M5, M6, M8, M10 and M12 are also available. The Rivet Nut installs in a wide variety of grip range tolerances from 0.010 to 0.450 inches and from 0.25 to 10.50 millimeters.
Sherex and Atlas manufacture heavy duty Rivet Nuts. Liberty Engineering is an authorized distributor for Sherex and Atlas.