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RIV-FLOAT®-Short Inch Sizes Small Flange Series

Introducing the next generation of fastening technology; an innovative rivet nut with floating internal threads called:



The floating internal threads on RIV-FLOAT®-SHORT allow for component attachments in off center applications and can accommodate for tolerance stack up in the manufacturing process. The floating nut (.020” radial float) aligns to drive the angle of the screw virtually eliminating cross threading and spin out. New Low-Profile design provides greater backside clearance.
RIV-FLOAT® was designed for post installation in applications where cage nuts, clinch nuts, floating nut plates or weld nuts  are typically used.


  • .020" radial float
  • Large (RFSL) and Small (RFSK) Flange series available
  • Mechanically Locked version available
  • Installed with FLEX-5 Hydro-Pneumatic tool with RIV-FLOAT®nose assembly
  • Zinc Electroplated to 8µm with trivalent chromate - 96/240