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Riveting Tooling

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by HarveyCoppock, Jan 29, 2017.

  1. HarveyCoppock

    HarveyCoppock New Member

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    Does anyone know of a supplier of things like riveting sets, and dollies, and 2nd hand air hammers even, and rivets, hopefully in the Sheffield area. This is for 3/8 and 1/4" rivets, to get round heads. I figure many folks probably make sets and dollies, but that's what I've been asked about!
     
  2. estwdjhn

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    You can still buy guns suitable for small rivets. CP 4123 is the small caulking / baby riveting gun I'd use for 1/4 rivets.
    Available from any CP agent (I use Walt-Air near Tibshelf)

    Snaps for that size gun may be harder to come by new - I think most of the ones I use have been machined from air chisels and bolt drifts commonly available due the
     
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    Rivets were supplied by: http://www.sapphireproducts.co.uk/ when we needed them. Airtools were secondhand Ingersoll Rand handguns. Probably the rivet supplier will know present suppliers.
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    Jos Koopmans
     

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