What is a Rivnut®?
A Bollhoff RIVNUT® fastener is a tubular rivet with internal threads. It can be installed in seconds form one side of the work. Once installed, no finishing work is required on the Bollhoff RIVNUT® fastener. The added benefit of not only being a dependable fastener, they are ready to use with clean threads available for screw attachments.
A Rivnut fastener is installed with a hand or power tool. The pull-up stuff of the tool engages the threads of the Rivnut fastener and exerts a pull causing the shank to expand tightly against the material being fastened. This process is called "upsetting" the Rivnut.
How does a Rivnut® work?
A hand or power tool pull-up stud engages the threads of the Bollhoff RIVNUT® fastener and exerts a pull, causing the shank to expand tightly against the material being fastened. This step is what is called "upsetting" the Bollhoff RIVNUT® fastener.
Where do you use Rivnut® fasteners?
Everywhere a strong, easy-to-install blind fastener is required. For over 60 years, automotive, metal fabrication, appliance, food equipment, machinery, electronic, transportation, aerospace and defense industries have used the quick, efficient Bollhoff RIVNUT® fastener to solve tough fastening problems.
Why use a Rivnut® fastener?
The one-piece blind Bollhoff RIVNUT® provides a nut plate and requires no finishing. The Bollhoff RIVNUT® fastener is made to exacting tolerances. Bollhoff RIVNUT® fasteners and installation tools are reliable total fastening system for every assembly or production line. There is a complete selection of types and materials.