Aluminium, Stainless Steel & Other Rivets
Exceptionally high strength rivets
Renowned for their durability and reliability, rivets are highly sought after by engineers, mechanics and specialists in a range of industries, from vehicle repair to construction machinery manufacturing.
As seekers and stockists of the finest hardware in Australia, Ovesco is proud to offer an exceptional range of rivets for your next project. Manufactured out of lightweight aluminium, durable steel, high-strength copper or even aluminium-sealed steel, you’ll find Marson button head, countersunk and large flange rivets in various sizes.
Browse our range of high-quality rivets and discover the ideal solution for your needs. Get in touch for further information and experience-backed advice.
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How to remove rivets?
Removing rivets can be done with a few basic tools and careful technique. Start by drilling a small hole into the centre of the rivet head using a drill bit slightly smaller than the rivet's diameter. This weakens the head and allows it to be easily removed. Next, switch to a larger drill bit and bore into the rivet until the head comes off. If there's a remaining shank, use a punch or a chisel to knock it through the hole.
How do rivets work?
To install a rivet, a hole is drilled through the materials being joined. The rivet is then inserted into the hole, and a tool such as a rivet gun is used to set the unheaded end. This process creates a new head on the opposite side, permanently securing the materials in place.
Are rivet nuts strong?
Yes, rivet nuts are known for their strength and reliability in providing a secure fastening. They are chosen for their ability to distribute load and withstand significant levels of tension and shear force. Their strength makes them an excellent choice in applications where a strong and reliable fastening method is required, especially in situations where access to the backside of the material is limited.