[Micro Plastics] A brand name for a specific two-part nylon fastener. Nylon rivets provide as mini-racheting (male and female) action that can secure box or tray corners. It is also used to reinforce glued attachments. The Nylon rivets work well on Coroplast board (Arenstein et al. 2019).
Micro Plastics Nylon Snap Rivet is designed for assemblies requiring fast and economical fasteners that can be installed without tools. The 2 Piece Molded Fastener comes assembled ready for use. The Rivet is placed in the hole and the smooth, oversized head is pressed. The specially designed legs expand and firmly lock the components permanently in place. Micro Plastics Snap Rivets are molded in high dielectric (UL94V2) Nylon 6/6 making them ideal for electronic applications. The following standard sizes are available from stock, other sizes will be tooled on request.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Rachael Perkins Arenstein, Lisa Goldberg, and Eugenie Milroy, ‘Support and Rehousing for Collection Storage’ In ‘Preventive Conservation: Collection Storage’ Lisa Elkin and Christopher A. Norris (eds.), Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, New York. 2019.