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Avdel Blind Fasteners

Quality, Innovation and Expertise are the key elements of the Avdel range of fasteners. Avdel focuses on identifying new product improvements whilst constantly updating its range of fastening solutions to help customers maximise output and profitability. The Avdel range includes Blind Rivets, Speed Fasteners and Rivet Nut systems, as well as high quality pneumatic tooling.

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Masterfix - Europe's main blind riveting technique brands
      

 
Masterfix offers a comprehensive range of rivets, rivetnuts and the tooling to place them. Zygology is the main UK stockist for Masterfix which means that we can offer second to none service on these products. We can in addition offer assistance with product selection, application trials, and problem solving
  
Zygology Value Rivet Nuts

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Value Rivet Nuts

The most cost effective method of installing a full depth thread in thin gauge materials, Value Rivet Nuts come in a variety of forms. Ideal for use in drilled or punched holes, Value Rivet Nuts are installed from one side making them especially suitable for tube, box sections or tight corners. A comprehensive range of inserts is available in a large range of metric thread sizes to suit most applications.

Zygology Value rivet nuts offer the following benefits:
  • Excellent value for money
  • a wide range of body styles and thread sizes
  • Excellent quality
  • available in steel and stainless steel
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BBA High Performance Rivet Nuts

BBA produce a range of high quality inserts designed to provide a solution for certain specialist applications. Using a unique and patented design, BCT rivet nuts from BBA bring a whole new level of versatility and performance to manufacturing.

 

  • High performance rivet nuts for difficult applications
  • Can be used in materials such as GRP, Carbon fibre, plastics etc as well as all metals.
  • Suitable for thicker materials
  • Exceptional thread strength and high resistance to turning in the application.
  • Available in steel, aluminium, brass and A2 or A4 stainless steel.

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 Sheet Steel Gauge Conversion Chart
 
The thickness of sheet metals  is specified by gauge. The table below shows the actual thickness of sheet steel in millimetres and inches compared to gauge size. These dimensions vary slightly between different materials such as stainless steel and aluminium - but should be accurate enough for most everyday purposes.
 

Gauge No 

Inch 

Metric

0

0.324"

8.2mm

1

0.300"

7.6mm

2

0.276"

7.0mm

3

0.252"

6.4mm

4

0.232"

5.9mm

5

0.212"

5.4mm

0.192"

4.9mm

7

0.176"

4.5mm

8

0.160"

4.1mm

9

0.144"

3.7mm

10 

0.128"

3.2mm

11

0.116"

2.9mm

12

0.104"

2.6mm

13

0.092"

2.3mm

14

0.080"

2.0mm

15

0.072"

1.8mm

16

0.064"

1.6mm

17

0.056"

1.4mm

18

0.048"

1.2mm

19

0.040"

1.0mm

20

0.036"

0.9mm

21

0.032"

0.8mm

22

0.028"

0.7mm

23

0.024"

0.6mm

25

0.020"

0.5mm

26

0.018"

0.45mm

27

0.0164"

0.42mm

28

0.0148"

0.37mm

29

0.0136"

0.34mm

30

0.0124"

0.31mm

31

0.0116"

0.29mm

32

0.0108"

0.27mm

33

0.0100"

0.25mm

34

0.0092"

0.23mm

35

0.0084"

0.21mm

36

0.0076"

0.19mm

37

0.0068"

0.17mm

38

0.0060"

0.15mm

39

0.0052"

0.13mm

40

0.0048"

0.12mm

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