A good fastener has to do more than fit in place and hold two materials together. It also needs to stay in place. This is not much of a problem when you use them in the home, the office, or for solitary objects. However, many people need fasteners for heavy machinery and various vehicles. They produce so much vibration that improperly fastened or insufficiently strong rivets can loosen and even fall off.
Industrial projects like these will require rivets capable of excellent vibration resistance. Thankfully, quite a few manufacturers have taken it upon themselves to fill this need. Here is some information on one notable response to this issue: the Huck 360 Powerbolt.
Blind rivets can be extremely useful, but their uses, as well as other factors, may vary depending on the type. There are a few different kinds of blind rivets out there, each with their own distinct look and function. Knowing each type may help you determine exactly which one you need to fulfill your own purposes, but today we will only focus on one. Here is everything you need to know about bulb or bulbing rivets.
Part of the appeal of rivet nuts is their toughness and the fact that they can be installed into a blind hole as well as the fact that they can be extremely difficult to dislodge or remove. In contrast, another part of their appeal is that inserting and fastening them is typically quick and simple using the proper tools. A little known fact, however, is that you can also install them even if you do not have any of the proper rivet nut tools available. Here is some advice on how to install rivet nuts without a tool.