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Self-Clinching Nuts

Steady Industrial Fasteners Co., Ltd.

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.


a professional manufacturer of blind fasteners.

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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What is the recommended installation process for self-clinching nuts?

The installation process for self-clinching nuts is a critical step to ensure their proper functioning and reliable performance in a variety of applications. 
Tools and Equipment:
Press Machine or Hydraulic Press: A press machine or hydraulic press is commonly used for installing self-clinching nuts. The press provides the force needed to properly embed the nut into the host material.
Anvil or Die Set: An anvil or die set is used to support the backside of the material during installation. It should have a hole or recess to allow the displaced material to flow into without damaging the surface.
Installation Steps:
Prepare the Workpiece:
Ensure that the workpiece material is clean and free from debris. The material should be of the appropriate thickness for the self-clinching nut being used.
Select the Proper Die Set:
Choose a die set that matches the size and shape of the self-clinching nut. The die set should also have a recess to accommodate the displaced material.
Position the Self-Clinching Nut:
Place the self-clinching nut into the die set, aligning it with the pre-drilled hole in the workpiece. Make sure the orientation of the nut is correct.
Apply Force with the Press:
Use the press machine or hydraulic press to apply a controlled and even force to the self-clinching nut. The force should be sufficient to embed the nut into the workpiece without causing damage.
Forming Process:
As the force is applied, the self-clinching nut undergoes a forming process. The serrations on the nut grip into the material, creating a secure and permanent installation.
Check for Proper Clinching:
After the installation, visually inspect the clinched area to ensure that the nut is properly embedded, and the material is securely held.
Remove the Workpiece:
Once the installation is complete, remove the workpiece from the die set. The self-clinching nut is now securely and permanently fastened to the material.
Material Thickness: Ensure that the material thickness is within the specified range for the self-clinching nut to achieve proper clinching.
Die Set Maintenance: Regularly check and maintain the die set to ensure that it is in good condition and free from any damage that could affect the installation process.
Appropriate Force: The force applied during installation should be controlled and within the recommended range. Excessive force can cause damage to the workpiece or the self-clinching nut.