Brass Blind Rivets
- Brass, CDA 360 Brass, Copper, Steel, Aluminium Body, Stainless Steel and Monel
- Blind rivets are mainly used when access to the joint is only available from one side.
- Can be mounted blind.
- For connecting thin-walled plates or for use with hollow profile structures.
- The rivet is inserted into the nozzle of the processing tool by the mandrel and introduced into the hole by the rivet body.
- When the tool is operated, the clamping jaws grip the mandrel and retract it.
- Reduces labour and tooling costs, Reduces or eliminates drill bits and taps.
- Used to fasten together two or more pieces of material of varying thickness.
- Used in the application should equal or exceed the joint strength requirements.
- Unlike solid rivets, blind rivets can be inserted and fully installed in a joint from only one side of a part or structure, blind to the opposite side.
- The rivet is placed in a pre-drilled hole and is set by pulling the mandrel head into the rivet body, expanding the rivet body and causing it to flare against the reverse side.
- They are available in various head styles with different standard diameters.
- Available with a mandrel through the center.
- Consist of a solid shaft with a head on one end; once installed, the headless end of a solid rivet is deformed with a hammer or rivet gun to hold it in place.
- The rivet assembly is inserted into a hole drilled through the parts to be joined and a specially designed tool is used to draw the mandrel into the rivet.
- This expands the blind end of the rivet and then the mandrel snaps off.