Dissimilar Materials

Brake Shoe

Impact Riveted Brake Pad

Process: Semi-Tubular Rivets

Multiple rivets were set with a single impact machine using an X-Y table, increasing efficiency. Process monitoring provided quality control, while multiple part fixtures for the same machine increased versatility and Return on Investment.

Air Duct Dampener

HVAC Vent Impact Riveted

Process: Self Piercing Rivets

Self Piercing Rivets eliminated alignment issues and the need for pre-drilled holes. It also allowed for the dissimilar material thickness. A faster process yielded a higher throughput, and minimized fixtures reduced initial costs.