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Watertight Rivet Nuts

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In an earlier post we talked about how corrosion should be considered when choosing the type of rivet nut to use in your next project, and what types of sprays can help deter or limit the pace of red rust and white rust from occurring. Now water will certainly speed up the corrosion process, but […]

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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. […]

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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 […]