White Aluminum rivets made in USA
White aluminum rivets are one of the most commonly used rivets. The applications that use painted, colored rivets are too many to list. From gutters and downspouts to race cars and windows white aluminum rivets are used to hold things together. Aluminum blind rivets are easy to install and often the lowest cost fastener available. White aluminum rivets are a great fastener for holding things together as they provide a visually pleasing appearance. They often blend in with the application finish and, which can be a desirable feature. Rivets may be overlooked when it comes to their importance and quality. This veteran owned American manufacturer, and white aluminum blind rivet supplier provides numerous benefits. One is communication and with aDP Rivet you’re just a phone call away from answers and the comfort of talking to the actual aluminum blind rivet supplier and manufacturer. Far too often “other” aluminum blind rivet suppliers have to call distant shore contacts and deal with the uncertainties involved when importing. Aluminum blind rivet suppliers of USA made blind rivets can be counted on your fingers. Especially when it comes to custom, colored or Painted aluminum blind rivet suppliers as only a very few in the US States have the capability.
These white aluminum rivets get their semi-gloss finish from a unique epoxy paint blend. This manufacturer utilizes an extensive pre-paint process, which results in a consistent and durable finish. Some other brands may not take the extra processing time to assure good paint adhesion but not this manufacturer. Their epoxy primer provides a strong bonding base for the color finish coats. White aluminum rivets are often used in aluminum building products, satellite dish construction, home appliances and the recreational industry to name just a few.
They are one of the most common and easiest to find open end blind rivets, however, they are not all created equally. There is one US manufacturer who shares it’s customer feedback for all to see. aDP Rivet has well over three thousand customer feedback comments logged by an independent reviewer. They also provide a numerical rating system and aDP Rivet consistently achieves the highest ratings possible with it’s 100% approval ranking. You may not find another supplier who can come close or one who can offer such a large selection of sizes and colors. Since aDP Rivet is the actual manufacturer, they paint their rivet bodies BEFORE they are assembled with the pulling nail. There is never any paint over-spray on the pulling nail to jam up rivet tools. If you need a special or unique shade of white, it’s OK as custom colors are as easy as providing a paint chip. It’s quite easy to find 1/8″ white aluminum rivets in your local hardware outlet and you can buy a bag of 100 for about eight dollars. It’s also quite common to find about half of what you just bought doesn’t work well or the white paint falls off.
For helpful information about how to use blind rivets this manufacturer provides a great deal of helpful hints. The information contains engineering specifications and guidelines as well as easy to follow pros and cons charts. If you’re wondering how many rivets should be installed on your application. This how to use blind rivets guideline offers detailed suggestions as well as how to calculate the spacing in between rivets. The guideline reviews at least four types of rivets including their typical costs comparisons. You’ll also find visual aids with both photos and videos of actual rivets and applications.
Keep in mind some other rivet suppliers, importers or manufacturers, will publish the need for accurate application hole sizes. Some even write articles for industry magazines with elaborate descriptions of why rivets fail. They go to great lengths attempting to dismiss their inferior, old technology rivets by casting blame on you, the end user. They do this because their rivets most likely are faulty an will not work right if they are put into applications where the hole size is the thickness of a human hair too big. Yes, the blueprint specifications do spell out accurate hole sizes with little if any tolerance. In fact, for a conventional 3/16″ pop type rivet the application hole size specification is 0.192 to 0.196 inches. That’s a total of 0.004 thousands of an inch which is about the size of a single human hair. Imagine buying rivets from someone other than aDP Rivet and you ask them why their rivets pull through and leave you with a sharp nail sticking out. Then they tell you your application hole size must be a little too big, over-sized, and they won’t refund your money. Now tell me how many of you have drilled a hole perfectly, without any wandering of the while you’re drilling the hole. I’d say very few humans drill perfect holes and more often the result is a slightly oval or over-sized hole. You’ll have none of these problems when using aDP Rivet white aluminum rivets. In fact, aDP Rivet stocks a huge selection of rivets painted colors will fill oblong holes and they even provide demonstrations of how well their rivets perform in 1/8″ over-sized holes. You can bet there’s too many to count human hairs in an 1/8″, (0.125), and their ultimate multigrip rivets work perfectly. This is one of the few, if only rivet manufacturers you’ll come across who guarantees their ultimate multigrip rivets will never leave an exposed nail sticking out. Just take a peek at their thousands of five star customer approval comments via their customer feedback page. With rivets painted colors being commonly used we’re sure you’ll find plenty of 100% customer approvals on their site. White aluminum rivets are especially pleasing when considering how well they blend into the application appearance.