Avdel Avex

Fast Facts:

  • Non-structural breakstem rivet.
  • Retained stem.
  • Blind hole, one-sided installation capability.
  • Multi-grip capability.
  • Good hole fill.
  • Provides a large blind side bearing area against the rear sheet.
  • Wide choice of installation tools.
  • One fastener can be used to replace several standard grip fasteners.
  • Accommodates wide variations in material thickness.
  • Reduced fastener inventory and simpler stock control.
  • Spreads the tail bearing load/clamp on the rear sheet.
  • Ideal for use in thin sheet materials.
  • Compensates for irregular, oversized, slotted, or misaligned holes.
  • Can stop sheet movement in non-standard holes.
  • Provides strong, vibration-resistant joints.
  • No damage, electrical problems, or rattling due to loose stems.
  • Breakstem fasteners can be customized to meet unique assembly requirements.


  • Sizes: 3.0mm to 6.4mm (1/4″)
  • Materials: Aluminum alloy with steel or stainless steel stems
  • Headforms: Dome, countersunk, and large flange


The multi-grip Avex® rivet is a flagship product in the Avdel® rivet portfolio due to its high levels of quality and reliability achieved through decades of manufacturing expertise.

The Avex® aluminum rivet is a multi-grip, breakstem fastener with a retained stem. It features good hole fill and a large blind-side bearing area, making the Avex® ideal for use in thin sheet materials.

This aluminum rivet has a long and reliable track record in a wide range of applications and industries. Assembly applications include automotive, commercial vehicles, domestic appliances, electronics, electrical equipment, general light industrial, and heating and ventilating.

Avex® can be used to fasten metal to metal, plastic to plastic, metal to plastic, and metal rear sheet.