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Avtainer®

High strength, steel fastener and shell designed for joining composite panels to metal.

Overview

The Avdel Avtainer® fastener is a high strength steel fastener for joining composite materials to metal. With a high shear strength due to the internally locked stem the Avtainer rivet creates a vibration resistant joint whilst the under- head SantopreneTM seal creates a watertight joint.

Key features and benefits

  • Prevents cracking and pull through of composite materials

  • Ideal for the assembly of GRP vehicle panels

  • High shear strength for strong joint integrity

  • Underhead SantopreneTM seal

  • Internally locked stem provides a secure, vibration resistant joint

  • Smaller shell size available for use against metal surfaces

  • Low profile head and shell give a neat appearance

  • Optional encapsulated heads to match the surrounding panel colour

  • Quick to install with Genesis placing tools

  • Easy to inspect for tampering

  • TIR approved

Assembly materials

Avtainer® can be used to fasten:

  • Metal to metal
  • Metal to GRP or composites

Assembly applications

  • Commercial vehicles
  • Container
  • Partioning

Specifications

  • Sizes: 10.0 mm (3/8")
  • Materials: Low Carbon Steel
  • Headforms: Brazier head
  • Option: Encapsulated heads
Avtainer® - Series
Material HeadformsSeries
Low Carbon Steel Low profileAvtainer 2311

 

>>> POP Avdel Lockbolt Systems catalog

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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 Lockbolt 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 lockbolts 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:
>>> Lockbolts - Customised Designs

Installation Equipment

The picture below shows the Genesis® nG4 handtool which can be used to place Avtainer® lockbolts.

 

Tool Selection
Follow this link to find the tools suitable for your lockbolt:
>>> Placing Capablity Lockbolt Tools


Nose Equipment Selection
Follow this link to find the correct nose equipment for your lockbolt:
>>> Nose Equipment Lockbolt Tools


For further information on specific nose equipment, please contact your local Avdel® representative or use our tool manuals:
>>> Tool Manuals