General Repair Procedures (cont).
(1) Installation. (Figure 3-4)
When installing new rivet in same location as a rivet that has been
removed, if diameter of hole in structure has been enlarged during
Figure 3-4. Installing Blind Rivets.
(a) Determine type, size and grip range of rivet to be used. Grip length
equals combined thickness of materials being riveted together. Grip range
of rivet must encompass grip length.
Drilling creates metal chips which may enter eyes and cause seri-
ous injury. Eye protection is required.
Do not drill deeper than necessary to install rivet as you may drill
through other side of panel.
Drill hole size must
Quantities of sheets
together with sheet
match size of rivet being used.
may be drilled at the same time when held
Clean rivets with solvent before installing.
removal of rivet, use next larger diameter rivet for replacement.