Rivet Nut Inserts
A Blind Rivetnut is also known as a Rivet Nut, Blind Nut or a Threaded Insert. This fastener is a single piece that has internal threads and is a counterbored tubular rivet that is installed from a single side of an application. Since installation can be accomplished without access to a single side of the application (Blind Side) the name “Blind Rivetnut” is commonly used.
There are two types of Rivet Nut Inserts: one type is designed to bulb on the blind side of the application as a threaded screw, pin or bolt is tightened within its internal threads. The other is pulled into a sleeve by the tightening of a threaded screw, pin or bolt instead of bulbing on the blind side.
The first Rivet nut was created by BF Goodrich in the 1930s to mount rubber deicing boots on aircraft wings.
A wide range of applications are used for Threaded Inserts such as Automotive, Airbags, Trucks, Trailers, Cars, Commercial Vehicles, Furniture, Appliances, Green Energy, Buildings, Construction, Boats, Swimming Pools, Etc.