US manufacturer offers made in America rivets
When reviewing manufacturers of rivets there’s many reasons to consider made in America products. There are a few domestic manufacturers who not only provide made in America rivets. They produce robust products, which provide enhanced performance and durability. Rivets, like many other fasteners are often overlooked when designing products. Design engineers often complete their product designs, then search for the fasteners needed to hold their new design together. The result could be choosing a “me too” fastener without regard for the performance and durability features of the selected fastener. Sheet metal is widely used in the motor sports and transportation industry as it is easily shaped and provides a smooth, finished appearance. There are numerous methods to fasten the sheets onto the vehicle frame and pop rivets is one of the most popular methods. There is one US manufacturer who offers over 3000 customer feedback comments as a review of their products and ranking. These comments represent a very wide range of applications and may be considered as a resource for how aDP Rivet performs for it’s customers. to aDP Rivet Made in America means you’ll get accurate, dependable products.
The recreational vehicle industry uses countless rivets to assemble the assortment of products. The finished vehicle then rolls off onto roads or off road travel and a very common fatiguing issue begins called “metal working”. Metal Working is the movement, and flexing of metals while the vehicle experiences the typical bumps of rolling on roads or off road surfaces. The metal flexing is not limited to where fasteners are holding, it occurs in numerous unsupported areas or stress points. The result of Metal Working is loosening fasteners and/or cracks, seams in the sheet metal.
When looking for large head Multigrip rivets, our Large head multi-grip rivets offer a few advantages over conventional rivets. First, they are made in America, and their head diameter is larger in size when compared to the regular or dome head size. This larger head size offers more bearing, or contact surface with the finish side material.
Our made in America Multi-grip rivets have a broader grip, or working range, which should replace at least two conventional open end blind rivets. Second, Multi-grip rivets have a little more tolerance when it comes to application hole size. Multi-grip rivets will function properly if the application hole is a little over-sized, (about 10%), which is beneficial since real world applications often present such a condition. The third advantage is aDP Rivet’s made in America Multi-Grip rivets have a wider, flatter back side footprint. This presents itself as more bearing surface, holding strength when compared to conventional rivets.
All rivets are not created or manufactured equally.
aDP Rivet is the epicenter for rivet enhancements and introduced it’s new technology, Ultimate Rivets, which has lead to a new family of American manufactured Multi Grip rivets. These Ultimate multi-grip Rivets provide over a dozen advantages when compared to conventional, and other multi grip rivets.
First, aDP’s Ultimate Rivets can replace up to six conventional rivet sizes and up to four multi grip rivets. For the ultimate in riveting, aDP Rivet offers a “One rivet size fastens all” from 1/16″ thin, up to 5/8″ thick! No other rivet comes close to matching aDP’s latest technology.
Second: Ultimate Rivets fill over-sized application holes twice a much as other multi grip rivets. aDP’s 3/16″ diameter Ultimate Rivets will fill application holes which are about 25% oversized. This feature makes Ultimate Rivets extremely easy to use as the application condition is much less critical.
Third: Made in America Ultimate Rivets clamp tighter and provide a wider blind side footprint than other multi grip brands. aDP’s 3/16″ diameter Ultimate Rivet will spread out over 15% more providing a much improved clamp of the application. These high strength aluminum fasteners have proven to be extremely durable in harsh applications including: mobile billboard sign trucks, trailers, camping trailers, livestock trailers, ATV’s, snowmobiles and numerous off road and industrial applications.
4th) Ultimate multi-grip Rivets made by aDP Rivet are super easy to install. They work with any functioning rivet setting tool, hand or powered. They work in countless applications, and materials, from paper to steel and just about everything in between.
5th) Application preparation is simple as hole size is not as critical as other brands and types of pop rivets. For example, our 1/8″ diameter Ultimate multi-grip Rivet will fill an over-sized hole up to 5/32″. Our 3/16″ diameter Ultimate multi-grip Rivet will fill an over-sized hole up to 1/4″.
For more helpful information please review the detailed “how to use blind rivets” guide. This guide will help you select what type of rivet to use and how many to install based on over 30 years of knowledge and thousands of applications.