SUCCESS STORY - Hydranut Fastener & Installation Tool

Industry:  Switchgear 

Application: Electric Panel 


The Application Process, and Challenges: 


Switchgear is an essential component in electrical systems, responsible for controlling, protecting, and isolating electrical equipment. It comprises circuit breakers, fuses, and relays that manage the flow of electricity and ensure safety by preventing faults and overloads. Utilized in both industrial and residential settings, switchgear enhances the reliability and efficiency of power distribution networks. 

Avlock India's Hydranut Blind Rivet Nuts and Installation Tools played a crucial role in addressing the challenges faced by a leading switchgear manufacturer. The manufacturer required a reliable solution for fastening electric panels that would ensure powerful threads, a tight fit, and minimize the risk of loose connections. Our fullhex blind rivet nut met these needs perfectly by providing robust threads that securely fastened the panels, thereby significantly reducing the possibility of any loose connections. This, in turn, enhanced the reliability and safety of their switchgear products. 

By integrating our advanced Installation Tools as well, the manufacturer experienced a notable improvement in production time. The efficient and user-friendly Hydro-pneumatic Nut insert Riveter quick to operate &install nutinserts, reducing downtime and increasing overall productivity. The combination of our high-quality and precision Hydro-pneumatic nut insert tool provided a sturdy and dependable fastening solution, ensuring the electric panels met the highest standards of performance and durability. This collaboration highlights Avlock India's commitment to delivering innovative and effective fastening solutions that address specific industry challenges, leading to enhanced operational efficiency and product reliability. 

About the product: 

Hydranut Blind Rivet Nuts – Full Hex 

The fullhex blind rivet nut is a versatile and robust fastening solution designed for high-performance applications. Its full hexagonal body ensures maximum torque resistance and a secure, vibration-resistant fit. Ideal for use in demanding environments, it provides reliable, high-strength threaded connections. fullhex blind rivet nut is perfect for applications requiring durable and dependable fastening, enhancing overall structural integrity and performance. 

<<Features of Hydranut Full Hex>> 

- Hexagonal section and bore improves torque-to-turn by up to 200% in sheet metal compared to round body inserts 
- Superior pull-out performance 
- Can be used for very thin sheet materials from 0.50mm (0.02") 
- Double diameter body and lead-in chamfer provide easy insertion into hole 
- Access needed from only one side of the application, for high speed assembly. 
- Provide a female thread in application 
- Can be installed in pre-coated or post painted applications without damaging the surface Various plating available to increase corrosion resistance 

T1000-02000 Hydro-Pneumatic Nut Insert Tool 

The T1000-02000 Hydro-Pneumatic Rivet Nut Installation Tool is a powerful and efficient tool designed for precise rivet nut installations. By combining hydraulic and pneumatic technologies, it delivers consistent force, ensuring secure and reliable rivet nut placements. 

<<Features of T1000-02000 Hydro-Pneumatic Riveter>> 

- The tool is constructed from a combination of aluminium and steel
- It accommodates rivet sizes ranging from 3.2mm to 4.8mm. 
- The recommended air pressure for optimal performance is between 5 bar and 7 bar. 


Results to the customer: 

  1. Enhanced Safety: Reduced risk of loose connections ensures a safer electrical panel, minimizing the chances of electrical hazards or malfunctions. 

  1. Improved Reliability: The powerful threads produced by Hydranut Rivet Nuts guarantee a tight fit, leading to a more reliable and durable electric panel. 

  1. Increased Efficiency: Faster installation with Hydro-Pneumatic Riveters improves production time, allowing for quicker assembly of electric panels and overall production efficiency. 

  1. Cost Savings: Reduced possibility of loose connections can prevent costly repairs or replacements due to panel failures, saving the customer money in the long term. 

  1. Sturdy Fastening Solution: The combination of Hydranut Blind Rivet Nuts and Installation tool provides a robust and dependable fastening solution, ensuring long-lasting performance of the electric panels. 

  1. Customer Confidence: Knowing that their electric panels are securely fastened with reliable components, the customer gains confidence in the quality and safety of their products. 


You may contact our Sales Engineer for FREE technical consultation regarding the best suited fastening solution for your manufacturing & metal-to-metal sealing solution requirements. 


+91 91520 94678 



  • Posted by: Avlock India
  • May 23, 2024


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