American Precision is proficient in riveting (cherry max, cherry lock, blind and solid rivets) to a variety of Aerospace, Military and Commercial specifications.

We are equipped with pedestal compression riveters, squeeze riveters. As well as pedestal stand squeeze riveters, bench riveter along with Cherry and Huck Brand rivet and lock bolt guns.

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Rivet Fastening Techniques


Riveting is a fastening technique used to bring two pieces (riveted) together. A blind rivet joins the pieces permanently. A workpiece can screw-fitted by using a rivet nut via an internal thread.



Let American Precision help you with all of your assembly needs. We can supply your components. Or you can send them to us and we’ll send them back to you, fully assembled. We can handle all your short runs of just a few hundred pieces to all of your long runs of many thousands. We have an experienced team that will assemble, rivet and ship back your parts to you.


American Precision has an unmatched in-house supply of rivets, threaded inserts, tools and repair parts that can be used and shipped immediately from our stock. 


Assembly Capabilities



We install the following riveting jobs:

  • Short runs
  • Long runs
  • One time jobs
  • Seasonal jobs
  • Impact Riveting
  • Squeeze Riveting
  • Orbital Riveting & Staking
  • Semi-tubular Rivets
  • Solid Rivets
  • Blind Rivets
  • Threaded Inserts
  • Press in Captive Hardware
  • Screws & Nuts
  • Other Hardware and components


No investment in tools or machines


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With a full line of blind rivet tools, American Precision enables customers to develop blind rivet systems that meet their very specific requirements, from low-frequency maintenance usage through mechanized or automated mass production lines.


A blind rivet is a basic bolt for metals that is made from stainless-steel, light weight aluminum or ordinary steel. So additionally called a pop rivet. Yet Pop is really a trademark name for this type of rivet.
Blind rivets are reasonably very easy to set up as well could be set up from one side. So, as compared to a strong rivet which needs 2 individuals; one with a rivet hammer placed on one side of the framework and also one more. One beyond that has a throwing bar.
The entire procedure is reasonably brief, which just takes a couple of secs. Therefore, you could constantly mount blind rivets on your own. You do not need to fret about having no experience and also making blunders.
The steels that you are most likely to secure with each other could be affixed with each other in an additional method. Or re-riveted by simply getting rid of the previous pop rivet that you mounted.

Rivets are the unrecognized heroes of the assembly business.

Some rivets give extreme locking capacities for light and also heavy-duty applications alike, and rivets have actually been used for years on anything from submarines to planes to sheet-metal installations.


Rivets are actually excellent with respect to supporting shear and tensile loads, along with leak-proof installations.


Simply just what is a rivet? A rivet is actually a mechanical fastener featuring a smooth, round shaft along with a head. After installment, the end of the shaft increases, building a “shop head” and connecting items in location.


Now there are lots of types of rivets: blind rivets, solid rivets, tubular rivets, drive rivets, split rivets, shoulder rivets, tinners rivets, mate rivets, and belt rivets.


Each kind of rivet has special advantages, molding each ideal for an unique form of riveting. Yet generally also offered in assorted materials, overall sizes and finishes, as desired.



CherryMAX ® is generally a locked spindle blind rivet along with a visibly inspectable mechanized securing unit and its very own mounting washer, which does away with the obstacles arising from worn out device anvils. This is actually knowned as a “bulbed” fastener because of its massive blind side bearing surface, in addition created in the course of the installment process.


CherryMAX ® fastener are generally employed in sheer sheet applications as well as when it comes to use throughout materials which may well be damaged from other styles of blind rivets.


The CherryMAX ® rivet is probably the most trustworthy, very high toughness structural fastener by having visual inspectability all over the world today. It includes the “Safe-lock” enclosing collar to get a lot more dependable joint stability.



Bulbed CherryLOCK ® is simply a complete shear fastening system. Its components could be incorporated when it comes to the best possible power and also productivity inside both equally thick and thin sheets.


It presents the maximum attainable layout stability, significantly throughout double dimple or even slim backside sheet applications. CherryLOCK ® hydroshift installation equipment systems are definitely needed with regard to installation.



Ideal when it comes to tasks when access to the joint is simply restricted to a single edge. Blind rivets (or “pop” rivets) are generally provided in traditional, structural, closed end and several additional types for a wide variety of uses.


Blind Rivets are multi-piece rivet assemblies, with the ability of being put in through one edge of the workpiece. Generally, blind rivets were actually chosen upon aircraft primary edges, trailing edges, and also close out locations in which are confined to entry to just one part of the construct.


Current blind rivet application has broadened to lots of extra regions of the plane within an effort to lower effort expense and also to resolve the ergonomic problems of solid riveting.



One of the earliest rivets around, the classic solid rivet, it is extremely tough. It is really thought of amongst many tamper proof and vibration resistant fasteners offered.


Solid rivets are one of the earliest and also more reputable forms of fasteners, having actually been generally located in historical findings dating back to the Bronze Age.


Solid rivets are composed merely of a shaft as well as head which in turn are actually deformed with a hammer or rivet tool.