01 August 2009
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Industry re-examines assembly techniques

The increasing use of coated lightweight high strength materials, has led much of industries to re-examine traditional methods of assembling components

As welding of these materials is difficult and assembly using conventional rivets is slow and costly, the benefits of a process that combines high joint integrity with rapid assembly times become obvious.

Henrob Self-Piercing Riveting is just such a process, providing many benefits over conventional fastening techniques. Placing a rivet is fast – around two seconds. With no drilling, heat, fumes, or swarf. And the operation make little noise and is economical.

Author
Paul Gay

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