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Glossary Entries

Riveters & Rivets

Riveters & Rivets

A tool for applying Rivets when joining two pieces of sheet metal together.

Blind Rivets

This refers to a rivet used where the far side of the workpiece is inaccessible.

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This refers to a form of concertina-type compound action riveter used for heavy-duty work. One of its features is that it can be used single handed.

Pop Rivets

A traditional name describing the type of rivet used with riveting pliers. It is thought that the name is derived from the 'popping' noise as the rivet is finally seated and the nail sheared.

Rivet Washer

This is used in order to strengthen the material being joined at the point of the rivet.