b. Thread a new rivnut fastener on the mandrel of an installation tool and install as follows:
(1) Refer to Figure 4-6, sheet 2 and insert the rivnut fastener (1) on the tool mandrel (2) into the hole drilled for
installation in plates (3).
Figure 4-6. Rivnuts (sheet 2 of 4)
(2) Retract the mandrel (2) as shown in Figure 4-6, sheet 3 to form a bulge in the rivnut (1) on the blind side of
Figure 4-6. Rivnuts (sheet 3 of 4)
(3) Refer to Figure 4-6, sheet 4, View A and continue to retract the mandrel (2) until the rivnut (1) is clinched
securely in place. Then, unscrew the mandrel (2) leaving the rivnut in place. The rivnut now can be used to install any
item (such as bracket (4)) on plates (3) as shown in View B.
c. Clean area and apply touch-up paint as needed.
Figure 4-6. Rivnuts (sheet 4 of 4)