The Avsert® is a threaded stand-off pillar widely used for PCBs. It can also be used to attach a wide variety of other connectors and electronic components. Available in a range of metric internal threads and many stand-off heights, the Avsert® will fit an array of board thicknesses.

Available in short-spigot and long-spigot versions, the Avsert® is made of tin-plated brass and is an excellent option for high speed, blind side assembly needs.

Fast Facts:

  • Blind hole, one-sided installation capability.
  • Internally threaded bore takes a threaded part e.g. D-subminiature connectors.
  • Available in many stand-off heights to accommodate a wide variety of components.
  • Can be used for board thicknesses of 0.8-2.0 mm (short spigot) or 0.8-2.4 mm max (long spigot).
  • Suitable as a female mating bush for D-subminiature connectors.
  • Available as a customized design to meet your unique assembly requirements.
  • Popular assembly applications include aluminum geartrays and extrusions, d-connectors, PCBs, and telecommunications equipment.


  • Sizes: M2.5 X 0.45 and M3 X 0.5 threads
  • Material: Tin-plated* brass
Avsert® - Series
Material Version Series
Tin-plated* brass short spigot Avsert® 1117
Tin-plated* brass long spigot Avsert® 1118

* Avdel® recommends tin-plated Avsert® parts are installed within 24 months from the date they were produced.

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 Speed Fastening Systems.

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

Customized 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 customized capabilities:

> Speed Fastener - Customized Designs

Installation Equipment
Speed Fastener Installation Equipment can be found at the following page

> Speed Fasteners Installation Equipment

To select the suitable combination of Avsert® nose equipment, mandrel, and follower spring to equip the installation tool, please refer to the Speed Fastening Systems catalog or the tool manuals.

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