Rivscrew PL Speed Fastener

High-quality Rivscrew PL Speed Fastener

Rivscrew PL Speed Fastener The Avdel Rivscrew PL is a Speed Fastening solution for plastic assembly requirements.

Designed specifically for plastic assembly, the Rivscrew PL fasteners are threaded, removable fasteners that combine the speed of rivet placement with the benefits of being able to remove and re-fasten. The rivets can be installed up to six times faster than screw and nut assemblies. The Rivscrew PL rivet can be removed with a standard hexagonal key up to five times with very little reduction in performance.

Key Features

Features include:

  • One-sided installation. Eases assembly
  • Designed on the principle of placement by expansion. High pull-out resistance and no risk of stripping and debris during placing
  • Use in a wide range of thermoplastics. Increased number of applications and rationalization of part numbers
  • No torque control to be applied. No risks of thread strip-out during installation
  • Vibration resistant
  • Flexible. Accommodates variations in material thickness. No resetting for different joints
  • Wide grip range. Enables the replacement of several different screws
  • Quick installation with standard equipment. Reduced production and maintenance costs
  • Wide choice of installation systems. Increased productivity, efficient introduction into the production process and lower in-place costs

Wide Range of Plastics

The Rivscrew PL fastener features a special thread designed for a wide range of plastics with a flexural modulus between 340,000 and 1,400,000 p.s.i. (2000 to 10000 N/mm2).

Ideal Applications

Ideal for:

  • Automotive Electronics
    Power steering, ABS, heating control, injection computer
    Plastic trim, bumper covers, lighting
  • Electronics
    Domestic appliances, power supplies, chassis, printers
  • General Industrial
    Power tools, toys, plastic enclosures



  • Range: Diameter 3.0 - 3.5 - 4.0 - 4.5 mm For thickness from 2.8 to 11.8 mm
  • Material: Low carbon steel to BS3111 Type O SAE 1008 DIN 1654 QSt 34-3
  • Finish: Zinc-plated (Chrome VI free) and clear passivated to achieve 120 hours resistance to red corrosion (ASTM B117)

Recommended Tool

We recommend the 753 rivet tool or 7537 rivet tool of Avdel's rivet guns for use with the Rivscrew PL Speed Fastener.

  • High speed, repetitive fastener feed
  • Typical assembly cycle times within two seconds
  • Blind sided assembly
  • Simple operation
  • One tool places the entire range of speed fasteners with a simple modification
  • Quick reloading
  • Low maintenance costs
  • Ideal for all volumes from low volume batch work through to fully automated assembly lines

Contact Us

Call Avdel Tools at (866)748-3876 or contact us online for pricing and shipping information on the Rivscrew PL Speed Fastener.