[time-nuts] FE-5680A - screws in my unit are 1/16" hex
nerd at verizon.net
Thu Jan 19 07:35:13 EST 2012
We used those Rivnuts at APC to attach to aluminum heatsinks. Automatic feed,
self tapping (actually more like forming) on the production line, yet
repairable. Many versions have a conical head so it is like having a Belleville
washer in there, which is great for an electrical connection.
Tiny little suckers, aren't they? Actually a lot of engineering went into their
On 1/18/2012 10:42 PM, Paul F. Sehorne wrote:
> After your message below, I took another look at the screws in my FE-5680A.
> EGG ON MY FACE. They are hex and 1/16" works just fine. I also tried 1.5mm
> (too small) and 2mm (too large).
> On 1/18/2012 9:29 PM, Peter Gottlieb wrote:
>> Looked at mine with a loupe as well and they are definitely hex.
>> That would seem to establish that they use at least two different kinds of
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