Formerly Emhart Teknologies & Infastech

Klamp-Tite® structural

Aluminum alloy breakstem fasteners with a split tail formation providing a very large blind side bearing area against the rear sheet.

The structural Klamp-Tite aluminium rivet has a large blind-side bearing area making it an ideal rivet for use in thin sheet or low strength materials. The structural Klamp-Tite rivet contains a visible mechanical lock to give extra strength to the joint.

Key features and benefits

  • Split tail formation spreads the tail bearing load/clamp load on the rear sheet
  • Ideal for use in thin sheet materials offering high resistance to pull-out loads
  • Multi-grip capability accommodates wide variations in material thickness
  • Ideal for use in very soft or brittle materials
  • Stem is mechanically locked into body providing very strong, vibration resistant joints
  • Visible lock for quick and easy inspection
  • Optional underhead washer provides a weather-proof seal

Assembly applications

  • Domestic appliances
  • Plastic components
  • Automotive plastic assemblies
  • Container
  • Cladding
  • Commercial vehicles


  • Sizes: 4.8 mm and 6.4 mm (3/16" and 1/4")
  • Material: Aluminium alloy
  • Headform: Protruding
Structural Klamp-Tite - Series
Material Headform Series
Aluminum Alloy Protruding head Structural BAPKTR


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