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Sherex tabs G.L. Huyett as Master Distributor

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Sherex’s full line of standard rivet nuts, wedge locking washers and tooling and installation systems are available now with fast shipping on G.L. Huyett’s website. With a 100-plus year history, great customer service, fast shipping, and low line minimums, G.L. Huyett was an ideal choice as master distributor for Sherex in the Midwest United States. […]

Spin-Spin vs. Spin-Pull Rivet Nut Tooling

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When it comes to rivet nut tooling, there are a variety of different options. While small-volume applications may often result in a manual hand tool being the best choice, larger-volume installation projects may require more robust tooling. Two of the most popular non-manual options are air-powered tools that install rivet nuts through either a spin-spin […]

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Sherex Announces Spaenaur as Stocking Master Distributor for TEC Series® Wedge-Locking Washers

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Sherex is excited to announce that Spaenaur will be stocking our TEC Series® line of wedge locking washers for fast delivery throughout Canada.  Spaenaur has distributed Disc-Lock® products throughout Canada for many years. That alliance has now grown to include in-house stocking of Sherex’s newest wedge locking washer line available for immediate distribution. “Spaenaur has […]

Rivet Nut Corrosion Protection

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By Frank Genovese, Applications Engineer, Sherex There’s always peace of mind knowing that a correctly installed rivet nut is the end of your concerns. However, there is more to a properly installed rivet nut to ensure its success. Your rivet nut will be exposed to the outside world of air and moisture, or it may […]

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Why Rivet Nuts?

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Rivet nuts are becoming more and more popular every year. We would know – we manufacture them. Their ease of use, high shear and tension strength, and lightning fast installation times are upgrades over traditional bolt and nut, and weld nut applications. A main strength of rivet nuts are that, just like with traditional rivets, […]

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Welcome to our Blog — The Fastener Fix!

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Welcome to The Fastener Fix! The purpose of this blog is to be a source of information and idea gathering for fastener solutions, to keep you up-to-speed with different fastener offerings from Sherex, and relay other musings from the fastener world. Some posts might be long form, explaining the science behind a specific fastener or […]