countersunk rivet

countersunk rivet

A rivet used in countersunk holes in which the point, while hot, is hammered down to fill the countersinking.
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I ground off the excess rivet length so that when I started forming my countersunk rivet heads, 1 would have just the right amount of material to form a head.
Countersunk rivets and a hardened steel shackle provide added protection, while a paracentric keyway with drill protection makes the lock difficult to pick.