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Versa-Nut®

The Versa-Nut® insert is a wide grip range threaded insert, which provides an extra large blind side bearing area when placed.

Overview

The Avdel Versa-Nut® insert is a wide grip range threaded insert, which provides an extra large blind side bearing area when placed. Specifically designed for use in soft materials, plastics and composites. With up to twice the grip range of standard blind inserts the Versa-Nut rivet nut enables a reduction in the number of fasteners in an assembly.

Key features and benefits

  • Installed quickly by using simple handtools (less than 3 seconds)
  • Require only blind side access
  • Extra large blind side bearing area after placing
  • Higher pull out and torque-to-turn resistance
  • Less radial loading of holes in brittle materials
  • Less risk of cracking and de-lamination of composites
  • Up to twice the grip range of standard blind inserts
  • Enables a designer to reduce the size or number of fasteners in an assembly
  • Covers large variations of thicknesses

Assembly materials

  • Composite Moulded Parts
  • Magnesium
  • Thin Sheet Aluminium
  • Plastics

Assembly applications

  • Automotive trim and mouldings
  • Trucks and trailers sandwich sections and panelling
  • Domestic appliances – Handles, adjustable feet and fixing points
  • Plastic fabrications - Assembly of plastic recreation equipment

Specifications

  • Sizes: M5 – M8
  • Material: Low carbon steel
  • Headform: Large flange
Versa-Nut® - Technical Data Sheets
Material Headform Series No.
Steel Large Flange Versa-Nut® VN21

  

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 Threaded Inserts
.
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 threaded inserts 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:
>>> Threaded Inserts - Customised Designs

Installation Equipment

The tables below show the range of Avdel® handtools and installation equipment which can be used to place Versa-Nut® inserts.

 

Tool Selection
Follow this link to find the tools suitable for your threaded insert:
>>> Placing Capablity Threaded Inserts Tools


Nose Equipment Selection
Follow this link to find the correct nose equipment for your breakstem fastener:
>>> Nose Equipment for Threaded Inserts Tools


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

Versa-Nut® Part Numbers

0VN21-02528 0VN21-02531 0VN21-02634 0VN21-02641 0VN21-02838 0VN21-02846