A blind rivet consist of 2 parts:

  • Body
  • Mandrel

According to the applications and assembly features, there are different head and mandrel end styles.

Head styles: Dome Head, Flat Head, Large Head, Extra Large Head and Countersunk Head.

Mandrel end styles: Normal chisel end, Point end, Conical mandrel end.

The performance of a blind rivet mainly requires the mechanical powers of tensile and shear strength.


Below chart shows the correct rivet material to be used in which application. When wrong combined materials are used it can cause corrosion.