|Riveting - Course: Technique for Manual Working of Materials. Trainees' Handbook of Lessons|
- If the rivet shank is too long. the superfluous material forms a wreath at the head of the closing head.
- If the rivet shank is too short, the closing head is not sufficiently formed,
- If the plates are not enough tightened by the rivet setter, the shank is squeezed between the plates, a wreath appears and the closing head is not correctly formed.
- If the hammer blows on the rivet setter are too strong, the upper plate is squeezed too much and bows.
- If the bore holes are heavily misaligned, the rivet shank will be notched, so that the rivet cannot stand high shearing loads.
- If the rivet hole is too large, the rivet shank bends, the closing head is not formed.
Use the corresponding rivet setter and rivet header for the rivet you have chosen,
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What kinds of riveting faults could have been made if it is to
be seen that the closing head is not formed