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Cross-Reference Alternatives

AVK MPNs cross individual references to the equivalent Recoil model numbers. So, if you're looking for a competitor item that is either out of stock or obsolete, chances are Raptor Supplies has the equivalent AVK products available.


These AVK products range from small to large sizes. They may require careful packaging as some items might get damaged while shipping. Hence, the brand's items are delivered by courier shipment and air freight for minimum downtime.

About Avk

AVK's catalogue includes a wide range of rivet nuts and thread insert kits, tools & accessories. AVK rivet nuts feature a knurled body and a large diameter, low profile head for use in punched or drilled holes. They are used with Grade 5 or Metric Class 8.8 / 9.8 mating screws. These inserts can be installed by AVK's ARO pneumatic tools or AVK's SPP pneumatic / hydraulic tools and can be located at any position on the assembly line. AVK's threaded inserts feature a quick-change thread adaption kit which allows easy access to the thread parts. These pneumatic tools provide the highest speed for the thread size selected, resulting in the required installation speed. They are available in metric, UNC and UNF type thread configurations.

Major Trade Names

A-R Series Threaded Insert

A-R Series Threaded Insert

These threaded inserts feature a PreSet slotted body design, when installed, folds into four segments to securely grip the backside of the parent material where increased pull-out resistance is needed. They can easily install into variable thickness materials without tool adjustments and are ideal f...

or use with plastics or thin sheet metals.

OST Pneumatic Rapid Insert Tool

OST Pneumatic Rapid Insert Tool

AVK One-Set Tool (OST) is a dual installation tool, allowing multi-stroke and traction (pull to pressure) to meet any installation criteria. These ergonomic tools provide an auto-feed threading system and single trigger installation, thereby reducing installation time and allowing easy selection of ...

placement method, stroke or pressure during the operation.

CVI Insert Tool

CVI Insert Tool

This Cloud Verification Installation Tool monitors and adjusts up to 10 tools from the workstation or laptop. It features user-friendly display modules that accept programming inputs, such as torque, angle and speed settings. This battery tool features a lightweight and high-impact construction for ...


AA112 HI-TORQUER Manual Installation Tool

AA112 HI-TORQUER Manual Installation Tool

This hand-operated installation tool is ideal for prototyping or making repairs with the A-T and A-W Series threaded inserts. It features a patented Quick-Change facility for allowing easy access to thread-size parts.

Avk Competitive Advantages

Spinwall Technology

Spinwall Technology

AVK uses a patented Spinwall Technology that allows the body of the insert to expand and fill the hole, allowing exceptional torque strength & vibration resistance. The Spinwall Technology blind installed fasteners can be installed into flat, tabular or other shaped materials using hand-operated or pneumatic handheld tools right on the assembly lin...

e without any adjustment to accommodate parent materials of varied thickness.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a blind-installed threaded fastener?

A blind-installed threaded fastener is a fastener having internal or external threads. It is installed into a panel, tube or other structure from the front side without any access to the backside or blind side to complete the installation.

What is meant by Cold Forming Technology?

The R-N Series rivet nuts are manufactured by using state-of-the-art cold forming technology which provides precise tolerances and excellent thread strength.

What is a COMPOSI-SERT insert?

AVK fasteners offer a COMPOSI-SERT insert which accommodates various grip thicknesses and high-torque when used with a variety of structural materials. Their low profile head design allows secure clamping capabilities and are applicable for thread sizes #10, 1/4, 5/16, M5, M6 and M8.