Threaded Insert

Posted by Peter Erickson on 5/24/2012 to Rivets & Fasteners
Threaded Inserts

Not too long ago, this was an easy answer. Threaded inserts, such as Heli-Coil® inserts (Heli-Coil® is a registered trademark of Emhart® Technologies)or Recoil® a registered trademark of Alcoa are considered repair inserts or........

Sheet Metal Screw Thread and Point Types

Posted by Peter Erickson on 4/19/2012 to Rivets & Fasteners
Sheet Metal Screw Thread and Tip Types

In this article, we will be focusing on the main thread styles and screw tip types of sheet metal screws commonly used in both construction and manufacturing today. The sheet metal screw is by far the most widely used fastener............

Rivet Nuts Why Bother

Posted by Peter Erickson on 3/25/2012 to Rivets & Fasteners
Rivet Nuts, Why Bother?

Rivet Nuts have been around since 1936 when the need for installing a blind internally threaded rivet was needed for the purpose of attaching a rubber aircraft wing de-icer extrusion on the wings of airplanes. Since then, the use and popularity have been slow to grow with the exception of the military and aerospace markets. The rivet nut soon became more popular in the industry ......

New Battery Powered Rivet Gun

Posted by Peter Erickson on 3/24/2012 to Rivet Tools
Blind Rivet Installation Now Available without Pneumatic's and Hand Operation

The freedom of not having to drag around 50 lbs of airline and constantly move the compressor or maybe developing carpal tunnel syndrome after installing thousands of rivets by hand clutching down on the rivet gun handle 4 to 8 times before the mandrel breaks have now been solved with a cordless rivet gun. It's been a long time waiting..........
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