What is a Rivet Gun?

Answer A rivet gun is a hand tool dating back to the early 1900s that was used to spin rivets into steel. A rivet is a small mechanical fastener similar to the steel bolt. The rivet gun was mainly used to... Read More »

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What is a punched rivet?

A punched rivet is a special type of fastener that is used commonly to fasten two metal surfaces. Generally, the surface of a punched rivet is flush with the surface around it because the rivet is ... Read More »

What Is a Drive Rivet?

A drive rivet is a permanent mechanical fastener. It is installed within preformed holes. These holes are pre-drilled or punched through the panel members. Before the drive rivet is installed, it c... Read More »

What is a rivet used for?

There are several types of rivets, including screw, mandrel and explosive varieties. Rivets are types of fasteners that are used for many different purposes. They are used on door hinges, to assemb... Read More »

What is rivet joint?

This is a generic name for a 'pin joint' and is made from aluminum or any other element, in some cases the rivet not solid depends on the alloy. Sometime you get soft aluminum etc. US Air Force Use... Read More »