Rivet Gun

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Blind Rivet Gun

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Synonyms: blind rivet gun, pop rivet gun,
hand riveter, pop riveter,
blind rivet setting tool; DE: Blindnietzange
Type: hand tool
Material: thin sheet materials (e.g. metal)
Used with: blind rivets
Location: metal workshop
Access Requirements: read this page
Similar (More or Less): rivet nut gun

We have a basic hand rivet gun with four different mouth sizes. With this tool it is possible to set blind rivets in order to join pieces of sheet metal or other thin workpieces together without having to reach the other side.

Here is a video on how to use it.

If you would like to use rivet nuts (internally threaded rivets), a rivet nut gun is needed.

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