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The History Of Hollow Rivet.
Apr 01, 2018

The earliest rivet was made of wood or bone, and the earliest metal variant may be the ancestor of the rivet we know today. There is no doubt that they are metallic connection method of the oldest known to mankind, can be traced back to the original use wrought metal so far, for example: the Bronze Age the egyptians used rivet type slotted wheel perimeter of six wooden door riveting fastening together, form the greeks after successfully cast in bronze statue of large, reoccupy rivet riveting components together.

Hollow rivet mostly for manufacturing or repairing harnesses and equipment and invention, hollow rivet what time of the invention, people are not very clear, but the harness is among the 9 or 10 century invented. Riveting harness and hung up the horseshoe nail, set slaves from heavy work liberate, rivet has also led to many important inventions, such as copper iron workers with iron type pliers and pastoral wool scissors, etc.

In 1916, when British aircraft manufacturer h. v. white first patented a blind rivet that could be riveted, it was almost impossible to expect the rivet to be widely used today. From space shuttle to office machines, electronics and playground equipment, the blind rivet has now become an effective and stable mechanical connection.