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 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 »

When was the pop rivet first invented?

The pop rivet, which is also known as the blind rivet, was invented in the late 1930s, according to a 2007 article in "Assembly Magazine." The pop rivet was invented by engineers Carl Cherry and Lo... 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 »

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 »