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Flat Head Inner-Hex Body Rivet Nut

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Steady Industrial Fasteners Co., Ltd. is and , specialized in producing Blind Fasteners, including Rivet Nuts, Rivets, Clinching Fasteners and Welding Studs. With more than 10 years experience in production and exporting, STEADY is a High & New technology enterprise founded in 2001.

Wtih ISO 9001:2009, TS16949 certified facilities in Zhejiang, China. We can manufacture 1.5 billion blind rivets that meet DIN7337, IFI and GB(chinese) standards annually, Plus 283 million pieces rivet nuts 120 million pieces of clinching fasteners annually, that most competitors can not simply compete.


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STEADY manufactures over thousands different type of blind rivet nuts in steel,aluminium and stainless steel, diameter from M3-M16 in metric and UNC #6-32 to UNC 1/2-13 in inch. High advantage in stainless steel blind rivets both for open and sealed type, mutigrip,monobolt and other structural rivets. We focus on "one stop shopping" and with advantage of large production capacity , consistent quality, competitive prices, punctual delivery and excellent serverices before and after sales, STEADY has become one of the leading blind fasteners manufacuture & supplier in Asia.

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How does the inner-hex feature affect the tightening and loosening of Flat Head Inner-Hex Body Rivet Nuts?

The inner-hex feature in Flat Head Inner-Hex Body Rivet Nuts plays a significant role in the tightening and loosening processes. Here's how it affects these operations:
The inner-hex design allows for the use of a hexagonal wrench or tool to tighten the rivet nut securely in place.
This feature provides a more controlled and precise tightening process compared to some other types of rivet nuts.
The hexagonal shape of the inner feature allows for a better grip during the tightening, reducing the chances of slippage.
The inner-hex feature makes it relatively easy to loosen and remove the rivet nut when needed.
By using a hexagonal wrench or tool that corresponds to the inner-hex feature, the rivet nut can be unscrewed without damaging the surrounding material.
This ease of removal can be advantageous in applications where maintenance, repairs, or alterations are necessary.
Torque Application:
The inner-hex design allows for the application of torque during both tightening and loosening processes.
Users can apply a specific torque to achieve the desired clamping force or to ensure the rivet nut remains securely in place.
The use of torque provides a standardized method for fastening, contributing to uniformity and reliability in applications.
The hexagonal shape is a common and easily accessible form, making tools for tightening and loosening readily available.
This feature is particularly useful in situations where space may be limited, as the tools can be designed to fit into confined spaces more easily than some alternative fastening methods.
The inner-hex design enhances the reusability of Flat Head Inner-Hex Body Rivet Nuts. They can be easily removed without causing damage, allowing for replacements or adjustments without compromising the base material.

What is the recommended installation process for Flat Head Inner-Hex Body Rivet Nuts?

The installation process for Flat Head Inner-Hex Body Rivet Nuts typically involves several steps to ensure a secure and effective fastening. Here is a general guide for their installation:
Selection of Rivet Nut:
Choose the appropriate size and thread type of Flat Head Inner-Hex Body Rivet Nut based on the application requirements, material thickness, and the expected load.
Preparation of Base Material:
Ensure that the base material is clean and free of any debris that could affect the installation.
If necessary, create a hole in the base material with the correct diameter to accommodate the rivet nut.
Insertion of Rivet Nut:
Insert the Flat Head Inner-Hex Body Rivet Nut into the prepared hole in the base material.
Ensure that the rivet nut is aligned properly and sits flush against the surface.
Application of Force:
Use an appropriate tool, such as a rivet nut tool or a specialized setting tool, to apply axial force to the rivet nut.
The force should compress the rivet nut and deform the body, causing it to expand and securely grip the base material.
Tightening with Hexagonal Tool:
Use a hexagonal wrench or tool that matches the inner-hex feature of the rivet nut to tighten it securely.
Apply the necessary torque to achieve the desired clamping force.
Verification of Installation:
Verify that the rivet nut is tightly secured in the base material by checking for any movement or play.
Confirm that the flush head of the rivet nut is seated properly on the surface.
Optional Sealing or Locking Features:
Some rivet nuts come with additional features such as sealing or locking elements. If applicable, ensure that these features are properly engaged during installation.
Testing the Connection:
If feasible, perform a test or inspection to ensure that the connection meets the required strength and functionality standards.