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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During the expo, RET will show typical blind rivet nuts - including cylinder, hexagon, open end and closed end in steel, stainless steel, aluminum and brass, as well as some new developed auto parts -which are the most versatile solution for adding a load-carrying internal or external thread to thin-walled work pieces.
The optional blind rivet actuator enables the gun to apply blind rivets, which are required for some repairs on today's vehicles.
The second generation-which emerged in the 1920s, became more widely used after 1945, and is still here today-has involved engineered fasteners (self-clinching nuts, cage nuts, blind rivet nuts, weld nuts, threaded insert) preparing the metal sheet support by setting a threaded component, but still using nutsand bolts separately.
The Leankeasy blind rivet bolt is a single, ready-to-set, pre-assembled component comprising both a screw and a nut.
So many were needed because there was no assembly machine for the specialist blind rivet and each one had to be put together by hand.
Founded in 1975, the company supplies a variety of special fasteners, including blind rivet nuts, bolt rivet nuts, self tapping threaded inserts, security fasteners, clinching parts, binding post screws, blind rivets, speed pin rivets, blind jack nuts, and welding studs, in addition to conventional screws, nuts and bolts.
The 300 series stainless steel blind rivet nuts, designed for installing stainless steel threads from only one side of the work, can be used with either manual or air hydraulic installation tools.
The range of blind rivet nuts in stainless steel available from Torque Control of Cheltenham, now includes closed end devices, providing the food industry with a totally closed hole but retaining the deep thread.
Sherex Fastening Solutions is a worldwide leader in the manufacture, design and distribution of blind rivet nuts and specialty fasteners.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Hydro Pneumatic Blind Rivet Nut Insert Tools
Just lock the strap in place with a blind rivet, NSN 5320-01-023-2529, using the blind riveter from the organizational maintenance tool kit.