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Specialist Fasteners for Sheet Metal
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Installation Method & Performance
1. Starting Point
2. Press Stroke
3. Punching Process
4. Clinching Process
5. Finished sectional view
Punch Head
Die Block
Material & Finish
Steel - Stength Class 8.8 (8.8) Steel - Stength Class 10.9 (10.9) Unplated Steel (X) Electro Zinc/Clear Plated Steel (ZI) Electro Zinc/Nickel Plated Steel (ZN) Electro Zinc/Heavy Plated Steel (ZI96)
Part Number Examples
Part number is made up as follows: (Part code)-(Strength Class)-(Thread/Lead Style)-(Length)- (Material/Finish code) For example: RXS-8.8-M6-20-ZI (RXS Stud-Class 8.8-M6 (flat thread lead)- 20mm long-electro zinc/clear plated steel) RXS-10.9-M8/2-25-ZI (RXS Stud-Class 10.9-M8 (dog point thread lead)-25mm long-electro zinc/clear heavy plated steel)
Pilot hole  +0.1 5.35 8.50 6.35  10.50 A max. 3.10 4.50 3.50 5.30 Panel range 0.75 - 2.50 0.75 - 2.50  0.75 - 2.50 0.75 - 2.50 D -0.43 9.00 16.00 12.00 20.00 H ▒0.2  1.80 2.80 2.10 3.50
Standard Lengths L ±0.25
- 30 30 30 Thread size M6 x 1.0 M8 x 1.25 M5 x 0.8 M10 x 1.5 25 25 25 25 20 20 20 20 16 16 16 16 12 - 12 -
RIVTEX®-RXS studs are available in thread sizes M5 to M10 and are suitable for use in panels ranging from 0.75mm to 2.5mm, in strength class 8.8 and 10.9. They are suitable for high load applications in thinner panels and due to their patented under head geometry exhibit excellent performance. Rivtex® studs require a pre-pierced pilot hole which allows accurate thread centring during installation and the Rivtex® installation tooling system. Available in metric thread sizes in strength class 8.8 and 10.9 steel, they can be supplied as unplated or with a range of electro plated zinc finishes including zinc/clear, zinc/nickel and zinc/thick film passivated. Option of several thread lead styles: Style 1 (Standard): Flat point per EN ISO 4753-CH, Style 2: Dog point per EN ISO 4753-LD, Style 3: Coned half dog per WN-23-7 (similar to EN ISO 4753-PC) Benefits of Rivtex® RXS studs include: Reliable, flexible installation process Designed for thinner panels from 0.75 to 2.50mm Excellent torque-out and push-out performance Suitable for steel and aluminium panels Feeding options available to allow for multiple studs to be installation in one operation Rivtex® is a trademark of Rt Holdings Iii Wg (Us), Lp SCS Luxembourg.
Rivtex Studs Type RXS
ěD H L A Style 1 Style 2 Style 3