Solid rivets

Shapes and dimensions

Shapes

Sectional drawing

Dimensions

Dimensional recommendations

Recommended shank diameter (d2) : 0.8 - 1 - 1.2 - 1.5 - 1.8 - 2 - 2.5 - 3 - 3.5 - 4
Recommended head diameter (d1) : 1.1 - 1.2 - 1.3 - 1.4 - 1.5 - 1.75 - 2 - 2.5 - 3 etc... 0.5 mm intervals

Tolerances

Head diameter d1

Head height K

Shank length L

Shank diameter d2

Relief angle α

Radius on the head R

Mini

-0.1

-0.05

0

-0.05 d2 < 1.8
-0.07 d2 > 1.8

7.30/15 degree

±10%

Maxi

+0.1

+0.05

+0.15

0

The manufacturing capacity for the shank diameter varies from 0.8 to 4 mm.

Materials

Low level

Low voltage

All metal alloys

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Palladium

Silver and silver alloys

  • Ag
  • AgCu
  • AgCd*

Refer to Metalor's alloy catalogue

Sintered alloys

  • AgCdO* 90/10 85/15 88/12
  • AgNi 90/10 85/15 80/20
  • AgSnO2 92/8 90/10 88/12
  • AgZnO 92/8

*Please read carefully the materials restriction concerning silver cadmium (AgCd) and silver cadmium oxide (AgCdO) alloys

Finish conditions

Hardness

  • Cold worked
  • Annealing according to hardness specification

Surface treatment

  • Degreasing and brightening
  • Silver or gold plating as required

Packing

  • In hermetically closed plastic bags
  • In plastic containers with dehydrating agent
  • Labelling with traceability number and packaging date

Production means

  • A well equipped workshop with hot welding and cold bonding machines
  • A pressurised air conditioned workshop ensures the cleanliness required for electronic applications
  • An ISO 9002 approved quality system. On the spot quality supervision to maintain optimum reliability
  • An excellent technical environment and a first-rate metallurgical laboratory

Others conditions

Our manufacturing is carried out according to customer specifications. The shape of the rivet heads and shanks, as well as their dimensions are numerous. Other conditions as contact material choise, hardness, surface treatment should be defined in cooperation with the customer.

Our technicians are entirely at the disposal of our customers for product design and development.

Utilizations

Industry

  • Electronics
  • Communication
  • Automotive industry
  • Household appliances
  • Automation etc...

Switchgear

  • Relays
  • Sliding contacts
  • Mini-circuit breakers
  • Switches
  • Contactors etc...