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Steady Industrial Fasteners Co., Ltd.

Steady Industrial Fasteners Co., Ltd. is and , specialized in producing Blind Fasteners, including Rivet Nuts, Rivets, Clinching Fasteners and Welding Studs. With more than 10 years experience in production and exporting, STEADY is a High & New technology enterprise founded in 2001.

Wtih ISO 9001:2009, TS16949 certified facilities in Zhejiang, China. We can manufacture 1.5 billion blind rivets that meet DIN7337, IFI and GB(chinese) standards annually, Plus 283 million pieces rivet nuts 120 million pieces of clinching fasteners annually, that most competitors can not simply compete.


a professional manufacturer of blind fasteners.

STEADY manufactures over thousands different type of blind rivet nuts in steel,aluminium and stainless steel, diameter from M3-M16 in metric and UNC #6-32 to UNC 1/2-13 in inch. High advantage in stainless steel blind rivets both for open and sealed type, mutigrip,monobolt and other structural rivets. We focus on "one stop shopping" and with advantage of large production capacity , consistent quality, competitive prices, punctual delivery and excellent serverices before and after sales, STEADY has become one of the leading blind fasteners manufacuture & supplier in Asia.

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What is aluminum open-end blind rivet?

Open-end blind rivets are a type of fastener commonly used to join materials together, particularly when you have access to only one side of the workpiece. They are called "blind" because they can be installed without the need for access to the backside of the workpiece.
Here's a breakdown of the components and characteristics of an open blind rivet:
Body: The body of the rivet is a hollow cylindrical tube, typically made of aluminum in the case of an "Al" designation. The body has a flared or expanded end that creates a larger surface area when the rivet is installed.
Mandrel: The mandrel is a thin rod that passes through the center of the rivet body. It typically has a pre-determined breaking point. When the mandrel is pulled, it deforms the rivet body, expanding it and creating a secure joint.
Open End: Open blind rivets have an open head on one side of the rivet body. The open end allows the mandrel to protrude beyond the rivet body when it is pulled, which facilitates the rivet installation process.
The installation of an open blind rivet involves inserting the rivet into a pre-drilled hole in the workpieces to be joined. A rivet gun or similar tool is used to pull the mandrel, which causes the rivet body to deform and secure the joint. The excess mandrel is then typically removed, leaving a neat and finished appearance.
Aluminum open blind rivets are popular due to the lightweight and corrosion-resistant properties of aluminum. They are commonly used in various industries, including automotive, aerospace, construction, and electronics, for applications that require a secure and cost-effective fastening solution.

How well do aluminum open-end blind rivets resist corrosion?

Aluminum open-end blind rivets generally exhibit good resistance to corrosion, primarily due to the inherent corrosion-resistant properties of aluminum. Aluminum forms a natural oxide layer on its surface, which acts as a protective barrier against corrosion. This oxide layer helps prevent the formation of rust or corrosion in various environmental conditions.
However, the corrosion resistance of aluminum open-end blind rivets can be influenced by several factors, including:
Alloy Type: Different aluminum alloys have varying levels of corrosion resistance. Some alloys are specifically formulated to enhance corrosion resistance.
Coatings: In certain applications, aluminum blind rivets may be coated with additional protective layers to further improve corrosion resistance. Common coatings include zinc, which can provide an extra layer of protection.
Environmental Factors: The specific environment in which the rivets are used can impact their corrosion resistance. Harsh or corrosive environments, such as marine or chemical exposure, may require special considerations.
Compatibility with Other Materials: The corrosion resistance of aluminum blind rivets may also depend on the materials they are joined with. Compatibility between the rivet and the joined materials can affect the overall corrosion performance.