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Thank you for being our valued customer! The RivetLab Christmas deals are here! Call our sales team at 02 9882 1112 to redeem. *Offer ends on 31/01/2023 while stock lasts. The original Gesipa® Bulb-Tite Rivets - RV6605-0906W 1,000PCS 9/32" (7.7mm Ø) Aluminium; Grip 1.1-9.5mm The original Gesipa® Bulb-Tite Rivets -...

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Gesipa Birdie Electric Rivet Gun Blog Thumbnail

Since the first version of the Accubird® cordless rivet gun was invented in 1992, German manufacturer Gesipa® has continuously gained a good reputation for quality and innovation on its battery-operated cordless rivet guns. From the original Accubird, Powerbird & Firebird guns to the ‘Bird’ Pro versions and the latest ‘Bird’...

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Rivet Nut Insert G-Sealed RivetLab Blog Thumnail

A rivet nut insert is a perfect fastener for creating a permanent and reusable thread in thin sheet materials. It is gaining popularity because of its high versatility and ease of assembling. Introducing G-Sealed® Rivet Nuts Recently, German manufacturer Gesipa® released a pre-coating version of the rivet nut insert called...

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RivetLab's presence at Australian Manufacturing Week 2022

Owned and operated by the Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL), Australian Manufacturing Week is an industry exhibition encompassing all aspects of manufacturing in Australia. This year, this exhibition will take place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney on 7 – 10 June 2022. With 170 organisations showcasing state-of-the-art...

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How to pick the most suitable rivnut tool - RivetLab Blog

What are rivet nuts? Rivet nuts, also known as rivnuts, nutserts, blind rivet nuts, or threaded inserts, are one-piece internally thread inserts that can be installed in sheet metal and composite materials from one side to create a permanent and reusable thread. Are rivet nuts versatile? Yes, they are highly...

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Selecting Rivets - RivetLab Blog - Thumnail

What is a rivet? Rivet is a permanent fastener that can be installed from one side of a joint. Before installation, a rivet consists of a smooth cylindrical shaft with a head on one end (rivet body). The end opposite to the head is called the mandrel. During installation, the...

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Cordless Rivet Gun Trouble Shooting Blog Thumbnail

If your cordless rivet gun is given up on you, going through the following four causes might be more helpful than blaming the quality of the tool. Believe or not, these causes claim 90 percent of the tool failures: First, nose assembly maintenance Cordless rivet guns need to be maintained,...

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RivetLab Blog Rivet Nuts Rivnuts Nutserts

For those looking for a fastener that works with thin materials, rivet nuts will be very useful. Also known as blind rivet nuts or blind nuts, rivet nuts feature a tubular round, splined, square, hexagonal or half hexagonal body. Rivet nuts are becoming increasingly popular, as the manufacturing trend seems...

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Nose Assemblies for Structural Rivets and Lockbolts RivetLab

Nose assemblies are the ‘adaptor’ or ‘connector’ between an installation tool and your rivets or lockbolts. Nose assemblies are made up of nosepieces, collets, and jaws. Most nose assemblies need to be purchased separately and need to suit your specific fastener. Brands The three major players in the market: Huck®,...

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POP PNT410 Rivnut Tool Blog Thum

The POP® PNT410 Lever Rivnut Tool looks pretty straightforward to use, however, there are some tricks and if you don’t pay attention, your rivnut installation could become messy, and furthermore, your tool could be damaged. Here is how to operate this tool: PREPARATION   a. Establish material thickness the rivet...

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Gesipa Firebird Pro Rivnut Gun

Good news for fans of the GESIPA® range. The company has released two new additions to the GESIPA® Pro Bird Family. The key features of the new Rivnut Tool are:  BLDC (Brushless) technology 18 v/2.1Ah Li-ion battery Quick change nose assemblies Ergonomic design   What does this mean for you?...

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RivetLab blog Gesipa battery rivet guns

German manufacturer Gespia® have long had a great reputation in the rivet-tool and fastening sphere. Boasting a handful of luxury brand clients such as BMW, Mercedes, Jaguar & Land Rover which use the Gesipa® Cordless Rivet Guns for their production, it continues to impress. Founded in 1955, Gespia®’s long-standing success...

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