- The squeeze riveter uses the air pressure to provide a squeezing action that compresses the rivet from both sides rather than distinct blows.
- Once properly adjusted, the squeeze riveter will produce very uniform rivet bucks.
- A hand riveter is a manually operated tool used to install blind rivets.
- This tool group includes tools which are hand operated and hand powered and those that are hand operated and pneumatically powered.
- Both types are used to install blind rivets and both function in the same way.