Sailing

Posted by Samantha Erickson on 9/10/2019 to Rivets & Fasteners
Sailing
Owning and sailing on your new boat can be a thrilling time and an enjoyable diversion. Of course, it is not all fun and games, and first-time owners must understand that boats require constant maintenance and vigilance. If you do not maintain your vessel correctly, you may find yourself up a creek without a paddle. On today's boats, both sail and motorized, we find a lot of fiberglass, thin laminates or teak that require specialized means of fastening. There are many different types of hardware and safety equipment that can be difficult to properly fasten with a machine screw and nut or sheet metal screw. Today we can use many different components to allow us to bind these thin materials with no access to the backside or better referred to as the "blindside."

Wind Turbine

Posted by Samantha Erickson on 9/9/2019 to Rivets Across Industries
Wind Turbine

Climate change has had an immense impact on the world we live in today, causing a vast interest in producing renewable resources. Wind turbines, in particular, can generate substantial amounts of energy without producing large amounts of greenhouse gases unlike alternative solutions of energy production. To meet the high demands of conscious consumers, we begin to see an abundance of wind farms both on and offshore.

If you are involved in the construction of wind turbines

Plastic Nylon Rivets & Uses

Posted by BlindRivetSupply.com on 8/27/2019 to Rivets & Fasteners
Plastic Nylon Rivets & Uses

Rivets come in all shapes and sizes. Some have longer bodies, some have shorter ones. Some are solid for strength and vibration absorption, some are split for penetrating soft materials. The sheer diversity of heads alone can make your head spin. All these different versions of the same basic design only exist because every single variation is optimized for a particular purpose.

That principle applies to every other quality of the rivet, including the main material from which it is made. This brings us to the nylon rivet, which may sound silly but is more than meets the eye. Here is some information on this highly popular type of rivet, its distinct properties, and its many uses in many different fields.


Huck 360 – Advanced Fastening System

Posted by BlindRivetSupply.com on 8/27/2019 to Rivet Tools
Huck 360 – Advanced Fastening System

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.


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