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High strength stainless steel breakstem fasteners with excellent bulbing tail formation. Ideal for thin sheet materials.

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The Avdel Avinox® stainless steel rivet offers a high-strength fastening solution ideal for thin sheet metals. The stainless steel breakstem provides excellent bulbing tail formation and high shear and tensile strength.  This industrial fastener’s stainless steel construction provides good corrosion resistance in applications subject to elevated temperatures.

Key features and benefits

  • High corrosion resistance
  • High shear and tensile strength
  • Good hole fill
  • Provides a large blind side bearing area against the rear sheet
  • Retained stem
  • Ideal for applications requiring elevated temperatures
  • Spreads the tail bearing load/clamp load on the rear sheet
  • Ideal for use in thin sheet materials
  • Compensates for irregular, oversized, slotted or misaligned holes
  • Can stop movement in non-standard holes
  • Provides strong, vibration resistant joints
  • No damage, electrical problems or rattling due to loose stems

Assembly applications

  • Automotive
  • Cabinets and enclosures
  • Heating and ventilating
  • Telecommunications
  • Marine engineering
  • Food processing
  • Medical equipment


  • Sizes: 3.2mm to 4.8mm (1/8" to 3/16")
  • Material: Stainless steel A2 and NEW: 316 Grade / A4
  • Headform: Dome
Avinox® - Series
Material Headform Series
Stainless Steel A2Dome Avinox® BE61
Stainless Steel A4DomeAvinox® BE16


>>> POP Avdel Breakstem Systems Catalog (7 MB)


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

The tables below show examples of Avdel® handtools and installation equipment which can be used to place Avinox® fasteners. 


Tool Selection
Follow this link to find the tools suitable for your breakstem fastener:
>>> Placing Capablity Genesis® nG Tools

Nose Equipment Selection

Follow this link to find the correct nose equipment for your breakstem fastener:

>>> Nose Equipment Genesis® nG Tools

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

Alternative Products

High strength steel breakstem fasteners with excellent bulbing tail formation. Ideal for thin sheet materials.

Complementary Information

Genesis® Range
New high performance, lightweight hydro-pneumatic handtools for breakstem rivets.

Avinox® Part Numbers

0BE61-00408 0BE61-00411 0BE61-00414 0BE61-00509 0BE61-00512 0BE61-00516 0BE61-00611 0BE61-00614 0BE61-00618