|Riveting - Course: Technique for Manual Working of Materials. Trainees' Handbook of Lessons|
- Riveting hammer:
These are locksmith's hammers of a weight between 50 g and 200 g. Hand hammers of a weight between 200 g and 400 g are also used.
It serves for setting the set head to the workpiece and for pressing on the plates to be riveted. The head bore side is hardened.
- Rivet header:
It serves for finish-forming the closing head of button head rivets after it had been preshaped by the hammer. The head recess is hardened and polished.
Rivet support (counter holder):
This receives the set head of a button head rivet and is equipped with a head recess. There are fixed rivet supports for clamping in a vice as well as adjustable ones.
The latter are placed under big workpieces and adjusted with the help of a screw.
For countersunk-head riveting, a surface plate or anvil can be used as rivet support.
- Clamping tools:
Various clamps or clamp dogs may be used for clamping the plates; in clamping jaws for round material, rivet bolts can be preformed.
For hot-riveting, the following is required additionally:
- smith's fire (for heating up the rivets)
- rivet clamp (for holding the hot rivets)
- rivet tongs (for taking the rivets out of the fire)
For mechanized riveting, the following equipment is used:
- pneumatic riveter
- hydraulic riveter
Which tools and auxiliary equipment are used for cold-riveting
What is the task of the rivet