HuckMAX® Blind Rivets : Technical Information : Rivet Removal Procedure

Rivet Removal Procedure

 
 
1). It is recommended that a small center drill be use to provide a drill start.
 
 
2). Use a high strength drill of a diameter equal in size to the rivet spindle and drill to depth of lock.
 
 

3). Drive out the rivet spindle using steel drift pin of proper size.
 
 

4). Drill nearly through the head of the rivet using a drill the same size as the rivet shank.
 
 

5). Break off rivet head using drift pin as a pry.
 
 

6). Drive out the remaining sleeve with a drift pin having the same size as the rivet shank.




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