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What are Plastic Rivets and what are they used for?
Rivets are actually used all around us across a whole host of applications. Our selection features many different types to suit your applications, although a large proportion of our range is made up of push-in rivets.

Types of Push-In Rivets in our range include:
Arrow clip rivets
Bevelled head
Countersunk
Drive rivets
Folding leg
Heat sink

There are also many more types and styles of push-in rivet available within our range. Other types of rivet include snap rivets, removeable rivets and mounting button rivets. These mechanical fasteners are available in different shapes and sizes depending on your need and the fact that these plastic rivets are used in industries from aviation to construction, gives you an idea as to the breadth of range we offer.

Visit our How To Choose Your Plastic Rivets Guide for more information around the various types of rivets we offer, their applications and materials.

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Drive Rivets

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Drive Rivets are a style of push rivet that is installed by placing the rivet into a hole and pushing down the plunger. They can also be installed using a Push Rivet Installation Tool for faster installation.

Push rivet fasteners provide a fast, economical joining solution. Our range of plastic push rivets have good electrical insulation properties. Our range is offered in a variety of sizes, and are made from plastic material that include Nylon 6/6 and Polyethylene (PE).

  • Colors: Black, White and Natural
  • UL94 V2 rated.

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Mini Snap Rivets

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Mini Snap Rivets comprised of male and female parts. Made from natural or black nylon 6/6 that is rated UL94 V2, RMS-01. The perfect solution for fastening two panels together, with a simple snap.

Quickly install by simply pressing together. These rivets are an ideal choice for outdoor environments. They are resistant to corrosion, oil, abrasion and most chemicals.

  • Male and female parts are packed and sold separately
  • Temperature Range: -40F up to 185F.

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Plastic Blind Rivets

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Plastic Blind Rivets, also known as Clinch Rivets, work with a large range of panel thickness. They are easy to install by inserting the U-shaped body into the hole and tapping the T-shaped head with a hammer until flush.

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Push-In Rivets - Arrow Clip

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Arrow Clips easily push into holes to fasten thin gauge material or light-weight components. Designed in either natural or black, they provide a light-weight and corrosion-resistant solution.

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Push-In Rivets - Bevelled Head

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Flat, beveled head eases assembly and disassembly. Easily pushed in by hand. As the pin is inserted into the grommet, the legs expand, locking it in place.

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Push-In Rivets - Countersunk

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Countersunk design for flush surface. Tamper-resistant design. Accommodates countersunk hole specification DIN ISO 7721. Available in black or white. Easily installed by hand.

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Push-In Rivets - Double-ended Fir Tree

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Allows two panels to be connected from the center so that no fastener head is visible. More durable than adhesive.

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Push-In Rivets - Drive Fasteners

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Drive Fasteners feature a hollow body that increases flexibility during the insertion and removal process - making them easy to install and remove. The grommet expands as the pin is inserted, providing a snug fit.

Our range includes options made from natural Acetal, RMS-14A with a UL94 HB flame resistances rating. Also included in our are nylon drive fasteners made from Nylon 6/6, with flammability rating of UL94 V0. Color options include black and natural.

Drive Fasteners are a multi-purpose rivet, ideal for applications in need of a front-mounted rivet. These rivets mean that connecting, mounting and fastening is feasible without the need for tools. They can be used as an effective, decorative hole plug.

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Push-in Rivets - Fir Tree

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Fir Tree Fasteners, popularly known as Christmas Tree Fasteners or Rivets, have ribbed shanks that are angled to slide into an assembly with ease, and prevent pull out. The fir tree design ensures fast and easy installation, while securely holding a range of materials, including; wood, metal, foam, rubber and plastics.

When Plastic Fir Tree Fasteners are pushed into a hole, the flexible ribs deflect and then spring back to lock securely in place.

Our comprehensive Fir Tree Rivet range includes Nylon Christmas Tree Fasteners, made from UL94 V2 rated Nylon 6/6, including Spin Clips that combine the advantages of a push-in fasteners with a screw. Also available in our Nylon range are Removable Fir Tree Rivets made from UL94 V0 rated Nylon 6/6 that are removable from threaded holes using a Phillips (crossed) head screwdriver. Available in Black and Natural colors.

Our range extends to a selection of Polypropylene (PP) Plastic Christmas Tree Fasteners, which are ideal for threaded, non-threaded, drilled or punched holes, and are designed to be non-removable. Available in Black, Natural and Clear (Transparent) options. The Clear rivets are a great choice for Point of Purchase displays.

  • Can be installed by hand
  • Resistant to corrosion, oil, abrasion and most chemicals
  • Can be used as a standard Fir Tree Fastener

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Push-In Rivets - Folding Leg

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Pushing the pin into the rivet body causes the legs to expand and grip the material. The legs fold out to .73 inches wide. Once installed, the rivet cannot be removed from the outside of the box. Good for use with cardboard or other porous material. Available in black and natural colors.

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Push-In Rivets - Heat Sink

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Fasten a heat sink to a processor chip on a PCB. They have an integrated spring that provides continuous pressure to the heat sink until the thermal adhesive cures. The HSR-2 has a cross molded in allowing it to be installed by using a Phillips head screwdriver.

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Push-In Rivets - Key Hole Clip

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These fasteners have a uniquely-shaped key-hole interior that allows the part to collapse more completely for easy assembly with finger pressure. The part's tapered point helps guide it into the panel. Available for a range of hole diameters and panel thicknesses.

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Push-In Rivets - Knob Head

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With a knob head, these rivets snap in and out of a hole with ease. Ideal for applications that require quick assembly and disassembly.

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Push-In Rivets - Mounting Button

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These Mounting Buttons push-in, creating a tight locking solution that mates two objects together. The mounting arrowhead and the winged head locks it securely in place. They can only be removed from the underside of the board.

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Push-In Rivets - Plastic, Push, Round/Square Hole

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Pre-Installed pin for easy finger pressure installation. Can be mounted in a Round or Square hole. Use square hole mounting for anti-rotaion applications. UL94 V-2 rated Nylon.

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Push-In Rivets - Push-In Fasteners

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Push Fasteners, or Push In Rivets are an easy to use and quick fastening solution that is ideal for neatly, and securely joining two parts together. Our Push Fastener range is made from Natural Nylon 6/6.

Nylon is a strong, tough and durable material often used for connecting elements and other technical components. Our Nylon Push Rivets provide an inexpensive, fast, and convenient method to join plastic, light sheet metal, insulating materials, circuit boards, or any other thin, lightweight material.

The Nylon Push-In Fasteners have specially designed legs that provide compression and expansion, helping to lock the fastener into pre-punched holes. They also have large heads for much easier assembly, and can be reused - making them an economical choice for your application.

  • UL94 V2 rated
  • Vibration, abrasion and corrosion resistant.

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Push-In Rivets - Removable

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Easily snapped in by hand. Removable by pulling on the side taps of the pin. Allow blind side fastening. Pin and Grommet are provided separately. Can be used in a round or square hole. A square hole prevents rotation.

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Push-In Rivets - Snap

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Snap Rivets are a quick and easy fastener solution, which can be installed without the need for tools! Fast and economical, they have specially designed legs that expand and firmly lock the component parts permanently in place.

Browse our nylon fasteners available in Nylon 6, Nylon 6/6, Nylon 6/66 and Nylon 4/6. Manufactured to UL94 V0, or UL94 V2. Also offered: p-type snap rivets intended for high temperature applications. Made from black Polysulfide (PSU), and rated to UL94 HB - these plastic rivets can withstand temperatures of up to 155C.

  • Provides solid connections by means of blind fastening
  • Good thermal and electrical insulation properties
  • Colors: Black, White and Tan
  • No tools needed.

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Push-In Rivets - Snap-In Flush Top

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Available in 14 sizes. Quickly installed by hand. Grommet expands as pin is inserted providing a tight fit. Suited for any application requiring a front-mount rivet.

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Push-In Rivets - Snap-Lock Pins

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Commonly used to fix connectors to printed circuit boards. Easily installed by hand. Four different styles in a UL94 V-2 rated Nylon 6/6.

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Push-In Rivets - Solid

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Durable Acetal push-in dowel pin.

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Push-In Rivets - Tough Rivet

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These rivets are molded and designed to be stronger than standard snap rivets. They are supplied in a one-piece design with a pre-driven pin. They are removable by pulling out the pin.

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Push-In Rivets - Two-Piece

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These Two-Piece Rivets are designed to be used as an edge connector assembly. These are sold separately as a pin or body.

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Quarter-Turn Panel Fasteners

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Quarter Turn Panel Fasteners engage receptacles and are fastened by turning the stud about 90 degrees - a process known as a 'quarter-turn rotation'. The fastener provides a predictable holding force and offers a detent in locked position that resists opening in error. A solution that is quick, but secure in its assembly. They are a fast fastener that provide a permanent mounting solution. An ideal choice, suitable for security panels and components that need to be replaced in a hurry.

To install and remove; Use a flat-head screwdriver or a coin and give the fastener a quarter-turn. This releases the bottom panel while retaining the fastener in the removable panel. Alternatively, drive the plunger into the grommet with a hammer that locks two panels together.

  • Slotted Drive Type
  • UL94 HB flame rated
  • Material: Acetal
  • Colors: Black and White
  • Pre-assembled to reduce hardware and cost

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Ratchet Post & Pin Rivets

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Our Snap fasteners include a Nylon option that is rated UL94 V2, and an LDPE with PP option. The male clip is ratcheted into the female washer to mate two surfaces together. They are an ideal choice for corrugated panels.

  • Quick and easy installation
  • Colors include; Natural, Black, White and High Clarity (Transparent).

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