Drive rivets are fasteners that can be identified by a short mandrel that protrudes from the head. This mandrel provides a key function in the drive rivet’s installation. When driven with a hammer, the inserted end of the rivet flares out and serves to secure the rivet in place. A backing block, made from steel or another dense material, is also placed behind the rivet as it’s hammered. These rivets have less of a clamping force compared to other rivets.
Drive rivets are most commonly used to secure wood panels. Since these rivets do not require installation holes to be drilled completely through the panel, they contribute to a flush, aesthetically pleasing appearance. In addition to wood structures, drive rivets can be used in plastic, metal, and other materials. Apart from a hammer and backing block, these rivets do not require any special setting tools or equipment.
Drive rivets are reliable fasteners that are used in many applications. We carry military drive rivets and commercial drive rivets that are available in a comprehensive range of sizes. Our inventory includes industrial and mil-spec drive rivets made from a range of enduring, high performance materials. Through our catalog, you can easily source steel drive rivets that provide reliable strength, and stainless steel drive rivets for added corrosion resistance. We also provide aluminum drive rivets, which deliver lightweight strength.
To get a quote on mil-spec or commercial drive rivets made from steel, stainless steel, aluminum, or other materials, call us directly or complete an RFQ with your specs. We’ll address your needs promptly.
We’re proud to be a trusted, U.S. based source for leading rivet manufacturers. Thanks to our extensive inventory and experience as a dedicated master stocking distributor, we can readily supply you with Southco drive rivets and others than meet your military and commercial requirements. You can also get a range of drive rivet tools and other installation essentials by choosing us as your rivet supplier. Our products include MS rivets like mil-spec aluminum rivets, and steel rivet nuts, and Monel solid rivets. When you need certifications that include RoHS, DFARS, and DRC Conflict Minerals with your rivet order, just let us know and we can provide you with the information you require.
Here at Rapid Rivet & Fastener Corp., we’re dedicated to giving you the best possible purchasing experience when you need drive rivets, rivet tools, and more. When you call us, you’ll speak to a knowledgeable member of our staff who can answer all of your questions and get your account set up in minutes. When you need a quote, just fill out our RFQ and we’ll respond promptly. We’re here to meet and exceed your expectations when you want competitive pricing, reliable service, and fast fulfillment of your order. We can get your order on its way to you in just 24 hours and provide shipping worldwide.