Making copper rivets Making copper rivets Niranjan S (Mechanical) (OP) 10 Sep 17 13:11 Hello All, I need some advice for making solid copper rivets from the solid copper rods. Kindly tell me the procedure to do. Thanks! Niranjan S RE: Making copper rivets JohnRBaker (Mechanical) 10 Sep 17 14:22 Do a Google search "How to make rivets". You'll find dozens of YouTube videos and other articles on the subject. John R. Baker, P.E. (ret) EX-Product 'Evangelist' Irvine, CA Siemens PLM: UG/NX Museum: The secret of life is not finding someone to live with It's finding someone you can't live without RE: Making copper rivets berkshire (Aeronautics) 11 Sep 17 01:55 Niranjan, why bother when you can buy them , https://www.rivetsonline.com/copper-rivets#1 B.E. You are judged not by what you know, but by what you can do. RE: Making copper rivets tbuelna (Aerospace) 11 Sep 17 03:19 For medium quantities (>1000 pcs) of a custom rivet made from bar stock, have them produced using a swiss machine. RE: Making copper rivets Screwman1 (Mechanical) 11 Sep 17 14:21 Cold heading. RE: Making copper rivets berkshire (Aeronautics) 12 Sep 17 03:42 Screwman, Yes you can cold head them Or you can clamp the shaft and hot forge them. Until the OP comes back and tells us why he wants to do this, I still say it is cheaper to buy them ready made, unless he lives in a country where he cannot get them. B.E. You are judged not by what you know, but by what you can do. RE: Making copper rivets rb1957 (Aerospace) 13 Sep 17 12:09 just upset a copper rod using a normal rivet squeeze gun. another day in paradise, or is paradise one day closer ?