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.
Air bag makers TRW Vehicle Safety Systems (Mesa, Ariz., and Cookeville, Tenn.) and Morton International, a division of Thiokol (Ogden, Utah) are using a structural blind rivet, the Cherry Q fastener made by Cherry Textron.
In their ability to adapt to special requirements, blind rivets, specialty fasteners, and inserts are as important as other joining media.
Able Group is a company that has been steadily growing over the many years that we have been in partnership with them and we are confident that this new deal will be mutually beneficial for our individual businesses." Able Group has been partnering with Patta International for their wide range of building materials including fastners, different types of screws, blind rivets, rivet nuts, nails, bolts and nuts, wall plugs, concrete nails, roofing nails, self-drilling screws and various hand tools for over 10 years.
(2014) studied the structural behaviour of blind riveted connections with nuts in the frames, experimentally.
California-based Allfast manufactures solid and blind rivets, blind bolts, temporary fasteners and installation tools for the aerospace industry.
The flap gap seals are aluminum with silicone adhesive and are secured using blind rivets to the rear spar, flap support brackets and flap well bulkheads.
Gesipa USA currently offers the GAV7000 an automatic riveting system, designed to feed and set break-mandrel blind rivets. The GAV riveting tool head features a through-the-nose rivet fee& This design was engineered to eliminate external moving parts or mechanisms to provide safety and easier access to applications.
Sheet-metal fastening has been made infinitely easier by the general availability of blind rivets and rivet guns.
It's held in place with four blind rivets, NSN 5320-00-081-8307.
Emhart Teknologies' (www.emhart.com) new POP ProSet 3400 Rivet Tool can accommodate all size 4, 5, 6 and 8 blind rivets, including high-strength and stainless steel.
We've had success replacing broken rivets with blind rivets, NGN 5320-01-015-6896.