A-K Series Inserts

A-K Series Threaded Inserts feature a knurled body and reduced or low profile head to allow for virtually flush installation. A-K Series Inserts are identical to A-L Series inserts but the reduced profile head eliminates countersinking and dimpling of the parent material. It’s the ideal threaded fastener for installing into the front side of a panel, tube or structure when the backside is inaccessible.

When installed with AVK ARO installation tools, the A-K Series knurled body expands 360 degrees and fills the hole while providing exceptional torque strength and vibration resistance. It forms a backside flange onto the material and remains captive to a mating component which can be attached using standard hardware. AVK Inserts can be installed in thinner materials without using weld nuts, clinch nuts and threaded screws. A-K Series blind installed threaded inserts come in a variety of sizes and finishes.

AVK Inserts are also available in kits.

  • Can be installed before or after finish
  • Low profile head
  • Eliminates countersink drilling
  • No dimpling of parent material
  • Exceptional torque and thread strength
  • Used with Grade 5 or Metric Class 8.8/9.8 mating screws
  • Installed with ARO pneumatic tools or hand tools

Applications for AVK A-K Series:

  • Electronics
  • Solar
  • Medical
  • Truck & trailer
  • Furniture
  • Recreation equipment
  • Lawn and garden
  • Appliances
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Sport Utility vehicles
  • Exercise equipment
  • HVAC

About AVK Industrial Products:

AVK Industrial Products is the leading domestic manufacturer of blind installed threaded fasteners and installation tools for industrial and automotive markets worldwide. Advance Components has been an authorized Master Distributor of AVK Inserts for 35 years.  AVK products feature Spinwall Technology™ which consists of internally threaded inserts and externally threaded studs. Both products can be installed to many materials regardless of thickness. Advance keeps a large inventory of AVK Inserts in stock, and is an authorized AVK ARO Tool repair station.


How to Install Blind Threaded Inserts

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