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A common rivet consists of a cylindrical shaft with a head on one end. The rivet is placed into a drilled hole, and the end of the shaft is deformed in such a way to make it expand to about 1.5 times its original width. Read More…

Rivet Manufacturers A rivet is a type of mechanical fastener. Like other fasteners, rivets are used to hold two different objects together. However, rivets are very different from fasteners like screws or bolts. When compared with these other fasteners, rivets are a much more permanent fastening solution.
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Fairfield, NJ  |  800-272-3673

Our company has a reputation for superior products, customer service, and dependability. All our fastener products are built to last, and we know that our customers appreciate our dedication to using the best materials and manufacturing techniques. If you would like to learn more about us, contact us by phone or email, or stop by our website today!

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Ford Fasteners, Inc. $$$

Winston-Salem, NC  |  800-642-0921

From our inventory of over 130,000 different fasteners, we know precisely which ones are right for your application. We test them for material composition and measurement accuracy. With our Vendor Management Inventory service (VMI) our Service Technicians monitor your needs and keep you fully supplied at all times. Our ISO 9001 and AS9120B certifications helps us maintain system standards that ensure the fasteners we supply are the highest quality parts available.

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Southern Fasteners & Supply, Inc. $$$

Crystal Lake, IL  |  815-455-7177

For over 50 years, Eagle Fastener Corporation has been a leading industrial fastener. We have a vast variety of materials available for our customers, including brass, aluminum, and carbon steel. In addition, our strong connection with many suppliers over the years has made it so that there is almost no part we can’t get. Contact us for competitive prices, high-quality products, and excellent communication.

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Eagle Fastener Corporation $$$

Painsville, OH  |  800-680-3600

Dyson has over 100 years of experience in manufacturing industrial fasteners including bolts, screws, washers, construction accessories and custom forged and machined products. We carry a wide variety of standard fasteners as well as offer custom production, from a few parts up to a large order.

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Dyson Corporation $$$

Lancaster, PA  |  717-299-5771

Since 1974, Fastening Products of Lancaster has been producing machined parts such as industrial bolts. We offer carriage bolts, hex lag bolts, anchor bolts and lag shields, among many others. Our stocking warehouse is the region's largest, and we offer same day shipment of items we have in stock.

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Fastening Products of Lancaster, Inc. $$$

Albion, MI  |  517-629-3955

Leading the fastener industry for more than 90 years with our extensive line of superior industrial fasteners: high quality hex nuts, locknuts, flange nuts, nut & washer assemblies, weld nuts, pipe plugs, etc. Greater selection, better cost control, long-lasting products, excellent customization services.

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Decker Manufacturing Corporation $$$
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This can be accomplished manually, deforming the shaft by pounding it with a hammer, or tools like pneumatic hammers and riveting machines can be used to deform the shaft. Once the shaft is deformed it essentially has two heads and cannot pass back through the hole, keeping the fastener in place.

Rivets, then, are capable of supporting loads along the axis of the shaft but are more beneficial for supporting loads perpendicular to the axis of the shaft.

Manufacturers create many different kinds of rivets to meet the demands of many different fastening applications. The most common type of rivet is a solid, or round head, rivet, which consists of a solid shaft and head. These rivets are used most often because they provide the most reliability.

Solid rivets are used for manufacturing aircraft frames, bridges, cranes, and structures. Other less frequently used rivets include semi-tubular rivets, blind rivets, drive rivets, oscar rivets, and flush rivets along with many other rivet types. These rivets are used for much more specific applications.

Rivets can also be made from many different materials to better meet the specifications of particular tasks. Aluminum, steel, nickel, and titanium are all common rivet materials.

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