Riveting four-part snap buttons are known as snap fasteners to many people. They have more than one hundred years of tradition. Their appearance and functions have remained practically unchanged during this time. It should be noted that despite their great age, they perfectly fulfill their function even today. They are perfectly joined and the most diverse materials can be snapped with them.
Riveting by using a hand press
Riveting can be performed manually by using the appropriate tools, see the article How to Manual Riveting or by using a hand press. In this article you will learn what benefits a hand press and we will describe in individual steps how to work with it.
Riveting chaton rivets
Chaton rivets are rivets embedded with cut imitations of gems – chatons. Like saddlery rivets, chaton rivets also consist of a head and a lower part. The head has the same shape as a saddlery rivet. The lower part with the shaft is concluded with a special bed, into which the cut jewelry stone made of glass is embedded.
How to manual riveting
For manual riveting you need a rivet, a punch or punching pliers, rubber pad, riveting and small hammer.
Saddlery rivets (2nd part)
In the last part of our series on saddlery rivets you could learn the function of saddlery rivets and according to what we divide them. In today’s part we focus on the shapes of saddlery rivets, their finish and proper use in production.
Saddlery rivets (1st part)
Riveting is the joining of materials, whose aim is the quick formation of a firm, elastic and undetachable joint besides some exceptions. This is performed with the aid of metal saddlery rivets. An undetachable joint means that the dismantling of the rivet is only possible through the depreciation of the links (by breaking the head). Riveting is a non-demanding technological operation that needs more work tools. The quality rendering of the riveted links and quality fancy goods, point to the skill and professionalism of the manufacturer.
Haberdashery rings and D rings
Haberdashery rings and D rings are undoubtedly one of the most frequently used fittings. You can choose from a variety of materials and designs. In this article you will learn which one, what is the difference between them and what they suit the best.