New Concept Hand Powered Riveter for Aircraft Maintenance and Repair - A Preview of the Next Generation Riveters 2009-01-3270
New concepts in research and development with Cherry Aerospace are leading to major advancements in portable riveter functionality.
A hand powered riveter using some of these concepts is light, compact, ergonomically fitted, and capable to reach very high installation loads with low hand effort and reduced actuations to installation.
It is capable to install of a wide variety of blind fasteners used in aircraft maintenance and repair.
This paper outlines the design tools and concepts used to develop this unit as well as the tested performance characteristics.
The technologies incorporated into this unit are a preview of the capabilities of the next generation of smaller, stronger, composite friendly and ergonomic riveters.