How do you size a blind rivet?

How do you size a blind rivet?

The length of the rivet should be equal to the thickness of both objects you are fastening, plus 1.5 times the diameter of the rivet’s stem. 3/32” (2MM) FOR UP TO 3/32” (2MM) THICKNESS.

What is a standard rivet size?

Rivets with diameters between 2-20 mm and lengths between 5-50 mm are common for general use.

What are the different size rivets?

Table 1.

Nom. Rivet Dia. Hole Size Drill No.
3/32 0.097 – 0.100 #41
1/8 0.129 – 0.133 #30
5/32 0.160 – 0.164 #20
3/16 0.192 – 0.196 #11

What is the difference between a rivet and a blind rivet?

Blind rivets, a.k.a. break stem rivets, are tubular fasteners with a mandrel through the center. The blind end expands, and the mandrel is snapped off. Unlike solid rivets, blind rivets can be installed in joints from only one side of the part—making them “blind” to the opposite side.

What is a riveter tool?

Rivet tools install rivets into materials to fasten them together. They include rivet guns, hand riveters, and other riveting tools that are designed for use with specific types of rivets.

What is the biggest rivet size?

Solid Flat Head Large Diameter Rivets in 1/2-1-3/8-in Diameters

Nominal A
Head Diameter
1 1/8 1.125 1.969
1 1/4 1.250 2.188
1 3/8 1.375 2.406

Are blind rivets self piercing?

There are several proprietary processes for self-piercing riveting, typically using a semi-tubular rivet, although solid rivets are also sometimes used. Blind rivets, for example, are used for car body assembly where access constraints mean that the joint can only be accessed from a single side.

Why is it called a blind rivet?

A revolutionary fastener, the blind rivet is so named because it can be installed when you don’t have access to—or can’t see—the back side of the item being riveted. A riveter is then used to pull the mandrel back while holding the rivet in place.

What is a monobolt rivet?

The Avdel Monobolt multi-grip structural rivet is a high strength structural blind rivet with a locked stem and a positive hole fill for use in heavy duty applications. Monobolt blind rivets are trademark Avdel products, designed and developed for demanding applications where safety and performance is paramount to the customer demands.

What are structural blind rivets?

Structural Blind rivets offer high strength, wide grip range, and excellent clamp- up force. This system provides a mechanical lock that delivers 100% mandrel retention. The mandrel also fills the body of the rivet to give greater shear strength. (MAX.)

What tools can I use with the monobolts / monobolt?

The Monobolts / Monobolt can be used to fasten: Assembly applications include: We recommend the Genesis nG2 rivet tool, Genesis nG2-S rivet tool or Genesis nG3 rivet tool of Avdel’s rivet guns for use with the Monobolts / Monobolt.

What is monobolt stem retention?

Positive Stem Retention: At the completion of the installation cycle, the stem is mechanically locked into the Monobolt shell, creating a vibration-proof joint of assured structural quality. Flush Break Stem: Within the specific grip range for each size, Monobolt fastener, the stem is designed to break flush with the low profile head.