blind rivet


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blind rivet

A small-headed pin having an expandable shank for joining light pieces of metal.

blind rivet

blind rivet
Pulling the mandrel through the rivet expands the rivet to set it. The mandrel breaks off to leave a neat fastener.
A special rivet used in sheet metal that can be installed when there is access from only one side of the sheet. These rivets are hollow and need to be plugged after setting if sealing is required.
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As the Second World War loomed the significance of blind rivets for aircraft production was realised - and the company went on to make 300 million of them between 1939 and 1945 from its new premises on the Walsall Road in Perry Barr.
The ease and speed of blind rivet installation mean that workers do not need special training.
and Morton International, a division of Thiokol (Ogden, Utah) are using a structural blind rivet, the Cherry Q fastener made by Cherry Textron.
In fact, blind rivets offer advantages that make them more suitable than the threaded joint in many applications.
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Gesipa USA currently offers the GAV7000 an automatic riveting system, designed to feed and set break-mandrel blind rivets.
It's held in place with four blind rivets, NSN 5320-00-081-8307.
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In support of Sequel assembly, Alcoa provided expertise on performance-critical welding, self-piercing and blind rivets and adhesive bonding.
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We've had success replacing broken rivets with blind rivets, NGN 5320-01-015-6896.
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