Read about how the switch from a weld nut to the PROFIL® RND™ Rivet Nut helped a major automotive OEM completely eliminate the chance for cold welds and delivered reliable side impact performance that was previously compromised.
There are two primary types of Mechanically Attached Fastener technologies: Rivet and Clinch. Read this article for a brief breakdown of the difference between the two.
A long-term issue in the automotive industry has been how to create reliable ground connections to vehicle body panels. The traditional method of welding nuts, studs or nut stud assemblies to body panels and brackets did not work well, due to poor weld performance, corrosion, and long-term reliability.