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How to use a rivet and rivet gun

How to use a rivet and rivet gun

Shop stainless steel pop rivets: Shop Rivets Rivets are designed to join two pieces of metal or plastic together through a pre-drilled hole. They can be used in making metal or plastic objects or for repairs around the house, such...

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Rivet Dimensions

Nominal Rivet Diameter D H E W P F Ultimate Shear Load Ultimate Tensile Load Mandrel Break Load Rivet Shank Diameter Head Diameter Head Height Mandrel Diameter Mandrel Protrusion Blind Side Protrusion Max Min Max Min Max Nom Min Max...

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Robertson screw

Shop Robertson Screw Although most Canadian are familiar with good old Robertson's fastener for umpteen years, his name is not so well known outside of Canada. They are referred as Square drive in the US. P.L. Robertson was a Canadian...

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Thread pitch

Thread Pitch and Thread Count (TPI) Thread Count (TPI) TPI stands for Threads Per Inch. TPI simply a count of the number of threads per inch measured along the length of a fastener. TPI is used only with American fasteners. Metric...

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Pilot Hole Size

Wood Screw Pilot Hole Sizes Screw Size Hard Wood Soft Wood Countersink Size Tapered Bit Straight Bit Tapered Bit Straight Bit #2 3/32" 1/16" 5/64" 1/16" 1/4" #3 7/64" 5/64" 3/32" 1/16" 1/4" #5 1/8" 3/32" 7/64" 5/64" 5/16" #6...

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