Rivet Nut features internally floating threads.

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Facilitating attachment of components in off center applications, RIV-FLOAT(TM) can accommodate for tolerance stack up in manufacturing process. Floating nut with .020 in. radial float aligns to drive angle of screw and eliminates cross threading and spin out. Product is suited for post installation in applications where cage nuts, clinch nuts, floating nut plates, or weld nuts are typically used.



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Sherex Fastening Solutions Launches RIV-FLOAT(TM)



Tonawanda, NY - September 8, 2008: Sherex Fastening Solutions, an industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of blind rivet nuts has introduced the next generation of fastening technology; a patent pending rivet nut with internally floating threads called RIV-FLOAT(TM).

"The vision here at Sherex Fastening Solutions has always been to become a worldwide leader in the manufacture, design and distribution of blind rivet nuts and specialty fasteners. Because of the competitive nature of our business, we are focused on utilizing our superior engineering and manufacturing capabilities to solve our customers fastening problems. RIV-FLOAT(TM) solves the issue of attaching components in off center applications" said Adam Pratt, Vice-President of Sherex Fastening Solutions. "We are excited to be officially launching RIV-FLOAT(TM) during the National Industrial Fastener Show in Las Vegas, November 3rd and 4th, 2008.

The internally floating threads on RIV-FLOAT(TM) allow for component attachments in off center applications and can accommodate for tolerance stack up in the manufacturing process. The floating nut (.020" radial float) aligns to drive the angle of the screw and thus eliminates cross threading and spin out. RIV-FLOAT(TM) was designed for post installation in applications where cage nuts, clinch nuts, floating nut plates or weld nuts are typically used.

Sherex Fastening Solutions a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of Sherex blind rivet nuts, brass inserts, and other specialty fastening products. Sherex rivet nuts are ideal for providing load-bearing threads in thin materials and blind applications. All blind rivet nuts and brass inserts are manufactured by our own TS16949 production facility and we provide unsurpassed customer service and support before and after the sale. For additional information on patent pending RIV-FLOAT(TM) and the entire line of Sherex brand fasteners, including distributors in your area, please contact Sherex at 866-474-3739 or visit our website at www.sherex.com

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