Click here to shop for rivets in the Spaenaur Catalog Rivets Trivia: Rivets are one of the oldest fastening devices in the world, being used as early as 3000 B.C. in Egypt to make tools. The first rivet nut was created and named Rivnut® by BF Goodrich in the 1930s. It was first used to mount rubber de-icing boots to aircraft wings. Over 10 million rivets were used in the construction of the Queen Mary cruise ship. There are many types of rivets, here are a few: Solid … [Read more...] about Rivet Types with Video
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