The head should be almost completed. Then the
first in one direction to fill the larger hole and then slanting
edges can be clinched and the head rounded off.
it in the opposite direction, the rivet can be driven so as to
In some instances, specially devised apparatus
fill the entire hole. The hammer can then be rotated to
may be used to reach the most difficult and
round off the rivet head and clinch its edge to the repaired
inaccessible spots. An example is the Installation
of draft castings on, the center sill for use with
draft gears. Pipe, provided with a rivet header,
e. Riveting in Partly Inaccessible Locations. In many
can be bent to the desired shape. The bent
instances, because of projecting parts, it is difficult or
portion will be placed against a fixed structure so
impossible to obtain clear access to, a rivet. In such
that pressure exerted against the opposite end
cases the hammer may be slanted from various sides so
will force the rivet header against the rivet. The
as to swell the rivet shank and hold the rivet more
other end of the rivet shank can then be formed
securely in place.
into a head.