pop rivet

Definitions

Cars & Driving

  • noun a type of tubular rivet which initially has a hard steel pin passing through it; when the pop rivet is fitted with a pop rivet gun, the head of the pin expands the inner end of the tubular rivet, closing it; the head of the pin then snaps off; used when a joint can be accessed from one side only

Construction

  • A fastener installed with a rivet gun to connect metal pieces.
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