The History of Rivet

Jul. 27, 2017

The first Rivet is wooden or bone small stud, the earliest metal deformation body is probably the ancestors we know today rivets. There is no doubt that they are the oldest known metal connection, can be traced back to the initial use of malleable metals so far, such as the bronze age, the Egyptians used rivet notching outside the six wooden wheels sector riveting fastening together, the Greeks succeeded in casting large bronze statue, then the rivet parts are riveted together. In 1916, when the British aircraft manufacturing company, H V White, first patented a single riveted blind rivet, it was hardly expected that the rivet would be used so widely today.