Formerly Emhart Teknologies & Infastech

Avex®

Multi-grip, aluminium alloy breakstem fasteners with a long and reliable track record in a wide range of applications and industries.


Avex splined version:

The Avdel Avex aluminum rivet is a multi-grip, breakstem fastener with a long and reliable track record in a wide range of applications and industries. The multi-grip Avex rivet is one of the flagship products and brands in the Avdel rivet portfolio due to high levels of quality and reliability achieved through decades of manufacturing expertise. The Avex rivet features good hole fill and a large blind-side bearing area making the Avdel Avex ideal for use in thin sheet materials

Key features and benefits

  • Multi-grip capability
  • Good hole fill
  • Provides a large blind side bearing area against the rear sheet
  • Retained stem
  • Wide choice of installation tools
  • One fastener can be used to replace several standard grip fasteners
  • Accommodates wide variations in material thickness
  • Reduced fastener inventory and simpler stock control
  • Spreads the tail bearing load/clamp on the rear sheet
  • Ideal for use in thin sheet materials
  • Compensates for irregular, oversized, slotted or misaligned holes
  • Can stop sheet movement in non-standard holes
  • Provides strong, vibration resistant joints
  • No damage, electrical problems or rattling due to loose stems

Assembly materials

Avex can be used to fasten:

  • Metal to metal
  • Plastic to plastic
  • Metal to plastic
  • Metal rear sheet

Assembly applications

  • Automotive
  • Commercial vehicles
  • Domestic appliances
  • Electronics
  • Electrical equipment
  • General light industrial
  • Heating and ventilating

Specifications

  • Sizes: 3.0mm to 6.4mm (1/4")
  • Materials: Aluminium alloy with steel or stainless steel stems
  • Headforms: Dome, countersunk and large flange
Avex - Series
Material Headform Series
Aluminum Alloy Body &
Steel Mandrel
Dome
120° Countersunk
Large Flange
Avex 1661
Avex 1604
Avex 1641
Aluminum Alloy Body &
Stainless Steel Mandrel
Dome
Large Flange
Avex 1663
Avex 1643

 

Details can be found in the > Breakstem Systems Catalog available in our Document Library.

Surface finish options

If you are looking for other surface finish options than shown in the above datasheets please download our

> Surface Finishes and Fastener Matrix for Breakstem Systems.

This will show you what surface finish options are possible to apply to our standard fastener types as "customer specials".

Customised Designs
We can design and manufacture breakstem fasteners with a wide variety of forms and finishes to meet your unique assembly requirements. Please refer to this page to find examples of our customised capabilities:

> Breakstem Fasteners & Sealing Plugs - Customised Designs

 

Installation Equipment
Genesis Range Installation Equipment can be found at the following page

> Breakstem Fasteners Installation Equipment