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close this bookRiveting - Course: Technique for Manual Working of Materials. Trainees' Handbook of Lessons
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View the document1. Purpose of riveting
View the document2. Kinds of rivets
View the document3. Kinds of riveted joints
View the document4. Tools and auxiliary means for riveting
View the document5. Calculations for the selection of rivets
View the document6. Technological process of riveting
View the document7. Loosening of a riveted connection
View the document8. Riveting faults

8. Riveting faults

- If the rivet shank is too long. the superfluous material forms a wreath at the head of the closing head.

Figure 33 - Riveting faults

- If the rivet shank is too short, the closing head is not sufficiently formed,

Figure 34 - Riveting faults

- 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.

Figure 35 - Riveting faults

- If the hammer blows on the rivet setter are too strong, the upper plate is squeezed too much and bows.

Figure 36 - Riveting faults

- If the bore holes are heavily misaligned, the rivet shank will be notched, so that the rivet cannot stand high shearing loads.

Figure 37 - Riveting faults

- If the rivet hole is too large, the rivet shank bends, the closing head is not formed.

Figure 38 - Riveting faults


Use the corresponding rivet setter and rivet header for the rivet you have chosen,

Why shall only a few, well-aimed blows be made when riveting the closing head?

How can riveted joints be undone?

What kinds of riveting faults could have been made if it is to be seen that the closing head is not formed correctly?