Sheet Metal Products: for installation by riveting
TR Fastenings is an innovative manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of fastenings for the sheet metal industries. Riveting, one of many different methods for joining sheet metal, offers a permanent fastening solution which achieves a strong joint in blind sheet metal applications.
Sheet metal riveting is popular in the sheet metal industry largely because this technique can be quickly and easily carried out on or off site.
Our numerous types of blind sheet metal fasteners are suitable for many different applications.
Installation process overview
Sheet metal blind rivets are installed using manual, electric or pneumatic tools.
The tubular rivet assembly is inserted into a pre-drilled hole where the mating parts are to be joined. Then the installation tool is used to draw the mandrel into the rivet, which expands the blind end and causes the end of the mandrel to snap off. Subsequently, the stem ejects to form a tight joint.
offer a fastening solution when access to the back or underside of sheet metal in any application is restricted. Our rivets for sheet metal provide a strong permanent joint and are suitable for use in many different types of applications.
Available as reduced head
, flange head
types with either a knurled, plain or hexagon body, our sheet metal rivet nuts offer a strong female thread in blind application and high push-out and torsional resistance.
What product can I use if I have punched hexagon shaped holes?
Blind Rivet Nuts
include a range with a hexagon body, suitable for hexagon punched holes.
Do I need access to both sides of the sheet when inserting Blind Rivet Nuts or Blind Rivets?
What part of a Blind Rivet is used? What part is discarded upon installation?
The body, shell or hat is retained, whilst the stem, tail or mandrel snaps and is discarded during insertion.
Can these products be installed on and off site?
What is the difference between knurled and plain grip?
Blind Rivet Nuts
, knurled grip offer a higher torsional resistance to plain grip.
Did you know?
Both the Blind Rivet and the Blind Rivet Nut ranges were invented to be used in the aviation industry.
For further information or to enquire about any of our sheet metal products please contact the team - firstname.lastname@example.org
TR manufactures and distributes a wide spectrum of sheet metal fastening products that are pressed into pre-punched holes. These include our own branded Hank® Self Clinch fasteners, Hank® Rivet Bushes, and K-Series® Nuts.