Browse Publications Technical Papers 2009-01-3185

The Underappreciated Fastener 2009-01-3185

Don't underestimate the power of something as simple as the rivet for a repair to resolve a discrepant condition. Hole drilling discrepancies can occur daily on time sensitive parts which can cause scrapped parts, delays, extra expenses and angry customers. A key fastener for a repair on a multitude of discrepant conditions is the simple, malleable and low cost rivet to quickly and creatively repair a discrepant condition. Examples of deep, gouged or oblong countersinks at single or double flush fastener locations are just some of the conditions where a rivet repair can serve as the answer to the questions in a day's work.


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