Chicago Rivet has the capability to head both medium sized parts (1/2” x 5”) to very small parts like this one for the controls industry. This standard-shaped rivet is made of steel wire < 0.05” diameter, with a 0.028” extruded hole and an upset head. The part is nickel plated in-house to suit the application.

Project Name & Description

Micro Headed Parts

Capabilities Applied/Processes

Cold heading, Automated Optical Inspection

Equipment Used to Manufacture Part

1-die, 2-blow header

Overall Part Dimensions

~0.10” long, <0.05” dia. with extruded hole

Tightest Tolerances


Material Used

Low-Carbon Steel

Material Finish

Nickel plate

Industry for Use