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Klamp-Tite® structural

Aluminum alloy breakstem fasteners with a split tail formation providing a very large blind side bearing area against the rear sheet

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The structural Klamp-Tite® aluminium rivet has a large blind-side bearing area making it an ideal rivet for use in thin sheet or low strength materials. The structural Klamp-Tite® rivet contains a visible mechanical lock to give extra strength to the joint.

Key features and benefits

  • Split tail formation spreads the tail bearing load/clamp load on the rear sheet
  • Ideal for use in thin sheet materials offering high resistance to pull-out loads
  • Multi-grip capability accommodates wide variations in material thickness
  • Ideal for use in very soft or brittle materials
  • Stem is mechanically locked into body providing very strong, vibration resistant joints
  • Visible lock for quick and easy inspection
  • Optional underhead washer provides a weather-proof seal

Assembly applications

  • Domestic appliances
  • Plastic components
  • Automotive plastic assemblies
  • Container
  • Cladding
  • Commercial vehicles


  • Sizes: 4.8 mm and 6.4 mm (3/16" and 1/4")
  • Material: Aluminium alloy
  • Headform: Protruding
Structural Klamp-Tite® - Series
Material Headform Series 
Aluminum Alloy Protruding head

Structural BAPKTR


>>> 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 pictures below show some Avdel® handtools and installation equipment which can be used to place Klamp-Tite® 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


Aluminum alloy breakstem fasteners with a split tail formation providing a very large blind side bearing area against the rear sheet

Klamp-Tite® non-structural

Klamp-Tite® non-structural rivet with retained stem providing strong joints and avoiding problems caused by loose stems

Complementary Information

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

Klamp-Tite® Part Numbers

BAPKTR-06-04 BAPKTR-06-06 BAPKTR-06-09 BAPKTR-06-12 BAPKTR-08-04 BAPKTR-08-06